Tag: financial planning

Not Your Parents’ Retirement

Who are you learning from when it comes to making sure your retirement plan is successful? If you’re of the age that your mom and dad retired 20 or 30 years ago, the world was a much different place when they walked away from their paychecks. Let’s talk about how things are different now…

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Do You Need Life Insurance In Retirement?

We commonly get asked if life insurance is needed in retirement. With many advertisements and commercials emphasizing the importance of life insurance, this can be an understandably confusing topic. So, in today’s episode, we’re going to talk about the purpose of life insurance, explore the circumstances that warrant its need, and discuss what you can do with your policies if you find it unnecessary.

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5 Big Money Mistakes In Retirement Planning

No one enjoys making mistakes, as they can result in wasted time and money and cause significant stress and frustration. In the complex world of retirement planning, there are countless pitfalls one could fall into if you aren’t properly prepared. In this episode, we’re going talk about the top 5 money mistakes that Scott often sees in retirement planning and how to avoid making them.

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Can I work and Collect Social Security? Will There Be a Penalty?

In this episode, we dive into a common question: Can you work and receive a wage income while collecting Social Security? The answer may surprise you, as it’s yes, maybe, and no. Join us as we explore each response in detail, discussing whether your benefits would be reduced and uncovering ways to reclaim any deductions. Additionally, we’ll discuss four key ingredients to consider when deciding the optimal time to take your Social Security benefits.

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Ep 105: Paying Off the Mortgage, Convincing a Spouse to Retire, Taxes on Inheritance – Mailbag Episode

In today’s episode, we continue discussing and answering listener questions we’ve received. Scott will answer questions on paying off your home mortgage, navigating retirement discussions with your partner, and leaving behind an inheritance for your children. Listen in as you may find yourself asking a similar question, in a similar scenario, or able to take the strategies discussed to help improve your financial picture!

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Ep 104: Are You Planning For THIS Retirement Cost?

Effective retirement planning involves not only knowing your sources of income, such as Social Security but also having a clear understanding of the expenses that will be incurred from that income. It’s very important to consider all potential costs to ensure a comfortable retirement. In Scott’s experience, there is one cost that many individuals tend to overlook or underestimate, and that’s what we’ll be discussing in today’s episode.

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