Posts Tagged ‘Financial Plan’
Every generation has had a different experience and are currently at a different life stage. In this episode, Eric talks through some of the financial challenges that Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers face. Understanding and acknowledging these different challenges can help you better plan according to where you are in life.Read More
Advisor Pet Peeves
We all have pet peeves, so in today’s episode we talk about some pet peeves financial advisors have. Eric shares his experience as a financial advisor and sheds light on some things in the industry that can negatively impact both clients and professionals. From cookie-cutter financial plans to hidden fees, these things can really rub you the wrong way.Read More
Every once in a while, financial concepts or strategies get misunderstood or misconstrued. It’s important to understand what you have and why you have it. On today’s show, we break down some financial ideals to find the “mistruths” or lies that can mistakenly be adopted.Read More
What’s the Difference in These Financial Items?
Some financial products or terms are easy to mix up. They sound the same or might do some of the same things, but there’s still an important difference between them.Read More
Mailbag: Where Should I Invest after Maxing Out 401(k)?
When saving for retirement, a lot of people look to their 401(k). But what happens after you’ve maxed out your contribution based on the yearly limit? Eric explains what options you have to invest toward your retirement beyond a 401(k). This will include money in the different buckets as well as other products to consider.Read More
Stories People Tell Themselves
When it comes to where you’ve ended up financially, you may have a running narrative on how that happened. There are a number of common stories people tell themselves to make sense of their situation. On today’s show we discuss some of these stories and how we can both understand them and improve upon them.Read More
SECURE Act 2.0 – What Retirees Need to Know
Congress passed the SECURE Act 2.0 at the end of 2022, and you might have missed it because it was part of a larger bill.Read More
Retirement planning is so much more than simply having enough money socked away. Social activity, hobbies, skills, physical activity, and routines are all big components of your life now and likewise, should be in your retirement.Read More
Desire to Retire
Are you dreaming of retirement? We talk through the different levels of desire people have in regards to retirement. Some can’t wait to cross the finish line and others have no plans soon to walk away from their jobs and careers. Depending on where your desire lies, here’s what you can be doing to prepare for the future.Read More
Retirement Lessons From Disney World
Ready to reminisce about the happiest place on earth? Or maybe you have plans to visit Mickey in the new year. On today’s show, we talk through some of the classic rides you can find at Disney World and what they have in common with your financial plan.Read More
Mailbag: Where Should I Withdraw My Retirement Funds?
In retirement, even if you’ve saved more than you’ll need, there are still a lot of questions that come up as you make wise decisions about what to do with your money. Eric answers three questions from retirees on how to best navigate what they have and how to rest easy in retirement. If ever you have a question for Eric, feel free to reach out!Read More
An inheritance isn’t something you experience every year, so when it does happen, there are a lot of details to understand. We talk about some of the questions surrounding inheritances. Eric also shares the most common mistakes and how you can avoid them.Read More
Mailbag: Do I Have Too Much in Cash?
When people are in retirement or closer to retirement, the accessibility of money goes up. So, what does that mean when you have to take out RMDs? How do you know if you have too much money in the bank? Talking through this with an advisor might help you make the right next steps with your money. We also talk about what mistakes people are prone to make if they try to DIY their retirement planning without a financial advisor.Read More
Retirement Planning with Mr. Miyagi
Eric answers three questions from the mailbag today, all common scenarios that you might one day come across yourself. Find out what he has to say!Read More
Financial Advice from Seinfeld
Ever take financial advice from your favorite TV show? Believe it or not, you might learn something, even from an unlikely source. Inspired by a classic sitcom, today we take some quotes from Seinfeld to apply them to our financial plans.Read More
Mailbag: Which Investment Should I Withdraw From?
Whether you are nearing retirement or wanting to buy a new car, taxes are often a big part of the conversation. Thinking through how and when to withdraw from your investments strategically can make all the difference in what taxes you pay afterwards.Read More
Investing and Coffee
In the fall, a lot of people are ready to cozy up with a coffee or latte in their favorite mug. For fun, we talk about the different types of coffee drinks and what kind of investor that might make them. Do you take your coffee the same style you do your investing? Which one are you?Read More
The Different Kinds Of Annuities
To some people, an annuity is almost like a dirty word. In reality, there are a lot of different kinds of annuities, and some are better for your financial plan than others.Read More
Financial Fortune Cookies
What small piece of wisdom can we take away and apply to our financial plan? Eric talks through five fortune cookie statements and what they mean.Read More
The Worst Investor
Which investors will end up ahead in the end? Eric talks through the types that might look successful…until they aren’t.Read More