The Variables That Shape Your Retirement Plan

If the variables were the same for everybody, retirement planning would be much simpler. But the fact that everybody is different is what makes it fun. On today’s show, we’ll explain why answers to some of retirement’s critical questions vary from person to person.

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What Flying Teaches Us About Retirement

Today’s Flight Plan: There are some important lessons that flying can teach us about retirement planning. Since Steve is a pilot, we thought it would be interesting to see how he can find similarities between both of his professions. Click the play button to listen to this episode… Explore More Episodes: Check out more episodes…

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Responsible Savers

Even for people who have been very responsible with their money over the years, entering retirement can still be a challenge because it’s such a different stage of life. Let’s talk about some of the missteps that even responsible savers can make…

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Busting The Biggest Financial Myths

Today’s Flight Plan: Today’s episode is simple. We’ll look at some of the most widely believed financial myths and try to bust them wide open. The scary thing is that a lot of people base their financial plans on some of these myths. Don’t be like that. Click the play button to listen to this…

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Why Are You Making Excuses For Sticking With The Wrong Advisor?

Very often we see a broker or advisor who’s doing a less than stellar job, but folks continue to work with him or her simply because they feel that he or she is a nice guy/gal. Let’s talk about the ridiculousness of actual statements we’ve heard from clients and why it’s important for people to get help and advice that they really need, instead of just maintaining a relationship for strictly personal reasons…

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You Need To Avoid These Portfolio Disasters

Today’s Flight Plan: Between wildfires, hurricanes, tornados and floods, there’s always a natural disaster making news headlines. And while life and limb aren’t at stake when it comes to your portfolio, experiencing a financial disaster can still have a catastrophic effect on your life in retirement. Let’s discuss some portfolio disasters that we’ve seen and…

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What Does Financial Security Mean To You?

Today’s Flight Plan: “Financial Security” might mean different things to different people, but for nearly everyone, making sure that they achieve their own definition of security is the most important part of their retirement plan. So, how do you define financial security? On today’s show, we’ll cover some of the popular responses we hear from…

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Changing Jobs? Don’t Forget Your Retirement Account

  People commonly make the mistake of leaving their old retirement accounts behind when they change jobs. While it’s perfectly legal to do this, there are advantages of taking your old retirement plan with you when you leave. An old account can be transferred to an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) or a new employer’s retirement…

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Exposing 401(k) Weaknesses

Today’s Flight Plan: Your 401k can be your most powerful retirement savings tool. But it’s not perfect. Let’s talk about some of the weaknesses that you should be aware of in your 401k (or 403b…or TSP…or 457 plan). Click the play button to listen to this episode… Explore More Episodes: Check out more episodes of…

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4 Simple Retirement Questions (That Are Hard To Answer)

Today’s Flight Plan: Some of retirement planning’s most important questions seem so simple at first. They can be asked in just a few words and give the impression the answers are a simple “yes” or “no”. But it’s tricky because many of these questions can become overwhelming to answer. Let’s cover some of the important…

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