Re-Engineering Your Finances Podcast

What They’re Saying: Analyzing Advice On Surviving A Bear Market

It’s no secret the stock market is in turmoil. We’re in a bear market and the R-word (recession) is getting thrown around daily. So, what can you do to survive bear markets like the one we’re in now? We’ve collected advice from various commentators and “experts” from across the country. You might have even heard some of this advice yourself. But should you follow it or proceed with caution? We’ll break down the guidance to provide some important context and perspective.

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Can You Get An A+ On Our Retirement Planning Quiz?

Don’t dread this as much as you hated hearing these words as a kid, but it’s time for a pop quiz! We’re putting retirement planning preparedness under the microscope with 5 critical questions to which you need to know the answers. So sharpen those pencils and let’s see how ready you are for retirement.

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Why Retirement Planning Ain’t What It Used To Be

In some ways, retirement planning was easier for past generations. Let’s explore how a good financial advisor helps people overcome the additional challenges of today. Our parents and grandparents may not have had to face these things, so just relying on the experiences of family members might not be enough to help us achieve our own financial success…

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Do You Concur? Picking Sides In Important Financial Debates

On this episode, we’ll try to pick sides of some important financial debates. From bonds to life insurance, credit card debt to starting Social Security, we’ll propose several different topics to see which sides of the debates you and your advisor should probably fall on.

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Secret To Retirement Success: Get Out Of Your Own Way

There are plenty of external factors that often negatively influence our chances of having a successful retirement. But often, failure comes from within. On this episode, we’ll talk about some of the common ways people get in their own way when it comes to financial planning.

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Are These Retirement Statistics Encouraging or Disturbing?

We’ve gathered some updated retirement statistics from across the country. It’s time to find out if these are encouraging or disturbing findings, if they’re reflective of the average client, and what you can do to improve your own retirement preparedness based off this information.

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Mailbags! Answering Common Retirement Questions From Listeners Like You

Leaving an inheritance, combining multiple old 401(k)s, assessing an IRAs recent performance, and what to make of capital gains taxes? These questions and more are on the docket today as we answer a smattering of questions from listeners like you in a special edition of the show. Let's open up the mailbag and get started!

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Understanding The Three Worlds Of Money

When you really boil it down, there’s really only three places where you can invest money. Let’s talk about the role that each of those worlds play in a good financial plan.

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Home Run Retirement Planning: How Baseball Principles Also Score Financial Runs

After listening to today’s episode, you’ll never attend another baseball game with the family and look at it the same way. We’re going to show you how taking some of baseball’s most basic principles can also lead to financial success in your retirement portfolio. So, grab your peanuts and crackerjacks and let’s take the financial field.

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When Guessing At Retirement’s Most Important Questions Goes Wrong

Most people, when trying to plan their retirement, have to guess about the answers to some important questions. Let’s talk about some of those questions and why you need to have a better answer than just a guess.

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Who Even Needs A Financial Advisor?

Some people feel that they’ll save money by handling their investments themselves instead of working with an advisor. Others may like the challenge of doing it themselves. Still others just don’t know who to trust so they end up not working with anyone. Let’s talk about some reasons that you might need an advisor.

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Planning For Things We Can’t Predict

There are certain things in life we just can’t predict. If we knew the answers to some of these questions, planning for retirement would sure be a lot easier. So let’s see how you go about constructing a plan that addresses the kinds of questions to which you can’t possibly know the answers.

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Retirement Potpourri: Fill In The Blank

Time for a little fun on this episode. We’ll use some fill in the blank prompts to spark good discussion about relationships between advisors and their clients, the stock market, common planning mistakes, and much more!

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Don’t Fumble Your Retirement In The Financial Red Zone

In football, teams are extra careful not to make a mistake when they get within about 20 yards of scoring points (known as the Red Zone). They’ve typically worked hard to get to that point and don’t want to cost themselves by throwing an interception or fumbling the ball and giving it to the other team. On this episode, we’ll explore the financial equivalent of the Red Zone and discuss how you can really mess things up if you’re not careful during this phase of your life. If you’re approaching retirement, this is a fundamental conversation you won’t want to miss.

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Intriguing Listener Questions

We're answering a smattering of listener questions on today's episode. We'll cover how to work part-time when transitioning into retirement, mortgage payments, savings percentages, generational wealth, and more!

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5 Signs You’re In Good Financial Health

If retirement is on your mind, then listen up to today’s show for a 5-part checklist that’ll help measure if you’re in good financial health and setting yourself up for retirement success.

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Where Financial Advisors Drop The Ball

We see a lot of people who aren’t getting the kind of advice and service from their financial advisor that they should be. In a lot of cases, the advisor is only “managing the investments,” but not providing guidance in other areas. Let’s talk about some of the things that your advisor should be doing.

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Handling Unreasonable Requests

Certainly, none of our podcast listeners would be guilty of making unreasonable requests, but let’s talk about some of the unreasonable requests we hear from others in the financial world. We’ll explore what makes them unreasonable and what proper expectations look like instead.

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The Pyramid of Risk

Sometimes it’s helpful to visualize complex topics to help make them easier to understand. On this episode, we’ll structure retirement planning in the form of a risk pyramid and work our way through each level.

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Tax Consequences: Pros & Cons of Various Account Types

Different types of accounts have different tax consequences. Let’s talk about those advantages and disadvantages in different types of accounts and how you can use them (or not) in retirement planning.

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Call: 610-388-7705

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