Tag: financial planning

The Retirement Hazard Zone

The Retirement Hazard Zone

In today’s episode, we’re going to discuss the financial hazard zone. This is the 10 years leading up to retirement and the first decade of retirement itself. Listen in Scott compares this period to driving through a construction zone, focusing on the need to slow down, think differently, and be prepared for the unexpected.

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2024 Tax/Retirement Changes & Strategies

In today’s show, we’re going to share some crucial changes and strategies that will help you navigate your financial landscape in 2024. Scott will break down the latest adjustments you need to be aware of, from increased standard deductions to updates in Social Security and Medicare. We’ll also share some strategic tips and tactics to position your tax and retirement plans for success in the coming year.

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Patience Pays: The Power of Delayed Gratification

In a world where technology has placed instant gratification at our fingertips, it can be hard to make financial sacrifices when the reward might not be seen until several years in the future. Today we’ll talk about some of the situations where you might be inclined to take the immediate benefit, when you should really consider the delayed rewards…

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Retirement in America

The Future of Retirement In America: Is The Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Are we on the brink of a retirement renaissance or stormy seas ahead? In this episode, we jump into the pressing issues of Social Security, taxes, and the stock market. Whether you’re an eternal optimist or cautious pessimist, this episode will equip you with perspectives to plan your retirement years with confidence as we ask the longstanding question, “is the glass half full or half empty.”

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Use 401k or Alternative, Lump Sum or Stretch Out, Deductions for Charitable Gifts – Tax Mailbag Episode

We’re back for our third and final week of answering listener questions about year-end tax planning. These episodes are a unique opportunity for you to gain insights from real-world scenarios and inquiries shared by our listeners. In this installment, we’re delving into the crucial concept of tax diversification, exploring methods to optimize your tax deductions for charitable contributions, and more.

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Year-End Retirement & Tax Planning

As we move into the fourth quarter of the year, now is the time to be looking ahead and determining what year-end tax planning and retirement planning opportunities and strategies might be available to you. Evaluating where you are today and making the necessary changes can have a very positive impact on your financial position moving forward. 

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