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Ep 29: Take This Retirement Preparedness Quiz

Want to find out just how prepared you are for retirement? Here are five key questions that you need to be asking yourself. The answers will help determine just how ready you are to retire.

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Ep 28: Best Places to Retire

Are you thinking about moving to a new state when you retire? Today we’ll look at a list of the top places people retire and discuss the common factors that go into make a decision like that. Plus, we’ll share the locations that many of our Minnesota clients have decided to live in retirement.

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Ep 27: Retirement Concerns for Baby Boomers

With so many Baby Boomers heading into retirement every day, they are finding different challenges and concerns than their parents had to deal with. We work with many people in that generation and have heard many of these things first hand. Today we’ll talk about where the worries are and what they can do to be prepared for a long retirement.

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Ep 26: The Financial Forecast

The change from summer to fall always gets us talking about the change in weather so we thought we’d carry that conversation over to the podcast. Join us as we provide correlations between what we see in the weather with how we prepare our finances.

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Ep 25: Obsolete Retirement Planning Ideas

There are plenty of financial planning strategies that have been passed down to each generation without losing effectiveness, but not everything can stand the test of time. Today we’ll identify five planning ideas that are either becoming obsolete or already hold little value anymore.

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Ep 24: How Your Home Fits into Retirement Planning

Your home is one of the biggest assets in your financial portfolio and there are a lot of decisions to make related to real estate. Let’s talk about the conversations we have with clients about mortgages, rental properties, downsizing, and more.

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Ep 23: Awkward Conversations in Financial Planning

In order to build a complete financial plan that meets aligns with your goals, it takes many honest conversations with your advisor. Some of those, by nature, are going to be a little uncomfortable. Let’s look at some of the more awkward discussions we have with clients during the planning process.

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Ep 22: Understanding the 3 Qualities of Money

Financial planning can be complicated at times so let’s try to simplify it a bit. Today we’ll break down the three qualities of money we utilize for a client’s portfolio and what type investments fit into each.

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Ep 21: Being Honest With Yourself Financially

The Game Plan Before you reach retirement, it’s important that you take an honest look at yourself and your situation. Truly understanding where you want to go and what approach you want to take to get there will help you build the best retirement plan. Today we’ll lay out a list of questions you should...

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Ep 20: Declaring Our Financial Independence

In honor of the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend, we’re going to declare our financial independence. Join us as we lay out a list of things we want to be independent of when retirement rolls around.

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Ep 19: Financial Truth Bombs

It’s time to blow up some of the common beliefs people have held for years to make sure you know the truth about financial planning.

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3 Critical Considerations for Delta Buyouts

If you’re a Delta employee or know someone who is, take a few minutes to listen to this special episode dedicated to the buyout offer being made by the airline. We’ll tell you what three considerations you need to make before making any career decisions.

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Ep 17: How We Get Lost in Retirement

Have you ever gotten lost? Not that much fun is it? Well, getting lost in the car or in the woods is a lot like getting lost in retirement planning. Let’s look at the reasons that people get lost, and then how to get back on track.

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Ep 16: 5 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Retirement

When you spend a lot of time thinking about how to and when to retire, you don’t want to overlook these easy ways to ruin it! On today’s episode we highlight five ways you could ruin your retirement if you aren’t careful.

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Ep 15: The Customer Isn’t Always Right When It Comes To Financial Planning

If you work with an advisor, are you expecting expert advice or are you expecting to be the one who is right all the time? It’s a relationship of trust as you make wise decisions together, but you might not always be “right” when it comes to making financial plans.

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