Ep 36: This is Why You Never Assume

As people prepare for retirement, there are some common assumptions that get made. The problem is these assumptions can often lead you astray and underprepared financially. Today we’ll look address these misconceptions and explain why it’s important to never assume.

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The Game Plan

Saving for retirement takes a lot of time and effort so it’s important to protect what you’ve worked for. One way to do that is by proper planning rather than relying on assumptions.

On this episode of the podcast, Dale will help dispel the most common assumptions we hear from people as they prepare for retirement. Many of these make sense on the surface but seeing them from the right perspective will make you understand why it’s best not to assume.

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The X’s & O’s

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[1:23] – Puppy update

[3:11] – You’re going to spend less in retirement

[5:32] – Taxes will be lower when you retire

[8:38] – You have to prioritize your child’s college over your retirement

[11:23] – Assuming you won’t be able to retire


“There’s a good chance that you’re going to spending just as much money, or maybe even more, once you’ve retired.”

– Dale Tondryk

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