Year: 2024

A Warning To Those Neglecting Their Estate Plans

This week’s episode serves as a warning to those neglecting their estate plans. Learn why updating your estate plan is crucial through the cautionary tale of Jeffrey Rolison and Margaret Sjostedt.

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Good Retirement Planning Is Like Independence Day!

As we approach the 4th of July, it’s a perfect time to reflect on the concept of independence- not just in terms of our nation, but also in our personal financial lives. In today’s episode, Don and Marc chat about some of the fascinating parallels between the celebration of Independence Day and the journey of retirement planning.

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The Tax Pitfalls Of Gifting Your House To Your Family

With the rising costs of homeownership and the looming concerns of long-term care, it’s no wonder that many parents consider transferring their homes to their kids. However, this seemingly generous act can come with significant financial pitfalls and tax consequences that you may not be aware of. Join us as Don shares some important items to consider and common mistakes to look out for…

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Scammers Tried To Steal Graceland; How To Protect Against Real Estate Fraud

Did you know that the legendary estate of Elvis Presley was nearly auctioned off due to a scam? Listen in as Don takes us through the shocking details and the lessons we can learn to protect our own properties.

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Get Your House In Order – Retiree Insurance

What types of insurance coverage should you be considering for your golden years? What do you need to keep in mind as you prep for the transition? We’re going to walk you through the fundamentals in today’s episode.

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Get Your House In Order – Goodbye Tax Season, Hello Tax Planning for 2024

As we approach the first week of May with tax season behind us, it’s the perfect time to look ahead. With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act set to expire at the end of 2025, some big changes are in store for the next two years from a tax standpoint. In today’s episode, Don will dive into the changes you need to be aware of for 2024 and beyond.

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Get Your House In Order – Estate Planning for 2024

In today’s episode, Don offers actionable advice and encourages listeners to talk with their families, update their estate planning documents, and make sure their financial house is in order.

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Driverless Cars, Missed Medical Expenses & Tax Breaks

In our last episode, we teased a discussion about long-term care insurance deductions and health savings accounts but ran out of time. Don’t worry though, because today we’re diving deep into these important topics.

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Little-known Tax Deduction for your Valentine

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl, and Valentine’s Day is here. It’s a busy time of year, and while “Be my little tax deduction” isn’t the most romantic thing to say to your spouse this holiday, we’re going to discuss a tax deduction you can make for your Valentine before April 15th in today’s show.

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Successful Retirement Planning Is Like The Movie “Groundhog Day”

In celebration of the holiday this week, we thought we’d have a little fun and see what the movie “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray and Andy MacDowell, can teach us about successful retirement planning. Throughout this conversation, we’ll draw parallels between the movie’s themes and financial planning, sharing six important lessons to help guide you to financial success.

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Bad News Is Good News?

It’s that time again when the world attempts to foresee the twists and turns the coming months might bring. As the air buzzes with predictions and forecasts, it’s worth stepping back and glancing at the rearview mirror of history. In it, you’ll see that predicting the future isn’t as easy as it seems.

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New Year’s Resolutions + Lessons From 2023

The new year is upon us, so we thought we’d take this time to reflect on the past year and chat about starting the new year on the right footing. Join Don and Marc as they discuss a wide array of topics, ranging from health concerns to retirement, relationships, and unexpected global events that took place in 2023.

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