social security

Inflation, Early Retirement, & Proposed Changes to Social Security

In a normal year, just one of these topics would be significant news for us to discuss, but 2022 is filled with headlines that impact retirement planning. On this episode, we’re going to provide an update on inflation and the indicators to be watching, share stats on the early retirement trend, and give you the truth on the latest proposed legislation that impacts Social Security.

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Important Ages in Retirement

What should you be planning for as you reach 50? What is the best age to take Social Security? Today, we are going to go over some key ages to be aware of as you plan for and approach retirement.

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5 Financial Biases to Avoid

What can get in the way of your financial success? Today we are talking about a few financial biases such as the fear of missing out and overconfidence. We will also discuss how to overcome these biases.

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What You Need to Know About Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Are you or someone you know considering living in a retirement community? What should you know ahead of time? What kind of costs might come with that?

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Planning for Social Security Benefit Changes

The federal government recently announced an increase to Social Security benefits for 2021 but it also came with an increase in Medicare premiums. On this episode, we’ll tell you what you need to know about these adjustments along with thoughts on additional changes that could come be coming down the road.

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Preparing For Financial Storms

Are you prepared for a financial storm? We explain what to do and why a financial advisor is so important in helping you weather tough conditions when the forecast gets dark.

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Use the 3rd & 4th Quarter to Get Your Finances Organized

The second half of the year can be a great time to evaluate your portfolio and take the necessary steps to get your finances organized. If you don’t know where to start, we’ll give you a checklist of items you should be focused on during the 3rd and 4th quarter.

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Should New Technology Influence Your Investment Strategy?

From a man walking on the moon half a century ago to self-driving cars by the end of the year, technology is always changing. So should our investment strategy change alongside it? It’s a question we can’t avoid anymore so we’ll dive into it. 

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“Fake News” Impacting Your Financial Life

The term “fake news” has become synonymous with the political climate of the past few years. But the phenomenon has spread to other parts of our culture as well. What about fake news in the financial space? We’ll look at some recent news headlines to see if they qualify to be labeled as “fake news”.

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