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Ep 30: How Women Can Make Sure They’re Involved In Financial Decisions

A recent survey found that nearly half of the female respondents said they defer major financial and investment decisions to their spouses. Most of the explanations amounted to just wanting to stick their heads in the sand. They want to just know they’re taken care of, but not get mired in the minutia. But we’ve heard countless stories of why this is a bad idea because one day you might become the lead decision maker. On this episode, let’s go over some tips for how women can get back in the game when it comes to involvement in the process of making financial decisions.

2021-03-18T13:54:24+00:00March 18th, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 29: Should Parents Involve Children In Making Financial Decisions?

It’s time to plan the next family vacation. Do parents tackle the planning all themselves and decide on the budget, location and activities? Or should you bring the kids into the conversation? There are probably positives and negatives to either direction, so let’s discuss when and where it might be a good idea to help give kids some control over the family’s finances.

2021-03-04T15:09:47+00:00March 4th, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 28: Know Thyself: How Looking Inward Can Lead To Major Financial Impacts

Socrates said that “the unexamined life is not worth living.” And when it comes to financial planning, it’s important to examine yourself by pondering some important questions.

2021-02-18T15:23:39+00:00February 18th, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 27: Where All My Financial Knowledge Comes From

Have you ever stopped to think about your journey of learning all that you have about money and finances? Did you parents shape your financial views most heavily? Is there a TV or radio expert that has influenced you most? Or have you learned everything from a book or Google?

2021-02-04T15:04:56+00:00February 4th, 2021|Podcast|

Ep 24: Are Variable Annuities The Canned Tuna Of The Financial World?

We all have that food we just can’t stomach. Maybe canned tuna. Stinky cheese. Liver. Kool-Aid pickles. You get the idea. If there is any product in the financial world that’s like one of these much-maligned meals it has to be the variable annuity. It “gets hated on” by seemingly everyone who calls themselves a retirement planner. Why is that? And just like there’s always a couple of people who like pineapple pizza, is there ever a situation where a variable annuity could be an attractive delicacy for an investor?

2020-12-17T14:52:43+00:00December 17th, 2020|Podcast|

Ep 23: Is Diversification for Suckers?

If you look up quotes about diversification from famous investors, you might come across one from renowned investor Warren Buffet that will certainly raise your eyebrows. It goes, “Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.” Yet, we’ve always heard about diversification being one of the keys to success for retirement planning. How can these seemingly different ideas both be right?

2020-11-30T20:42:52+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Podcast|
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