Taxes are often overlooked in a financial plan, delivering a sucker punch that could cost you tens of thousands of dollars. Are you wrestling with your taxes and getting body slammed – do you even know if you are? Ignore tax strategies and you are losing money that could compound over a number of years...
Saving for retirement can be a bit of a three-ringed circus but Joe Anderson, CFP®, and Big Al Clopine, CPA have your ticket to the show! Whether you’re retired, saving for retirement, in the military, or paying off student loans, SECURE 2.0 is a massive shift in investment policy, designed to motivate and enable people...
Is your retirement plan turbocharged? Do you know how to make the most of the money that you’ve worked so hard to save? Joe Anderson, CFP®, and Big Al Clopine, CPA are here to tell you how to turbocharge your wealth. Whether you are in the slow lane with your savings benchmarks or stalled out...
Even if you’ve done a great job saving your entire working life, there are “Wealth Busters” that can destroy your financial plan for retirement. Certainly, missteps and mistakes are going to happen as you make your way toward retirement, but just knowing what the wealth busters are can help you avoid them. Joe Anderson, CFP®, […]
Would you go to a restaurant that has a C rating or even a B rating? How about your retirement plan? Do you know how your financial plan rates, or are just satisfied that you have one? Having a plan is a big step in the right direction, but is it actually going to meet […]
Do you want to be rich, or do you want to be wealthy? Do you want to be both? Is there a difference? What are important steps that you can take today to grow your wealth? Regardless of your age or where you are in life with saving for retirement, today’s show is for you. […]
Are health care costs threatening to put your financial plan for retirement on life support? If you overlook this important aspect of retirement planning, it could throw off your entire financial bottom line. Every day about 10,000 Americans turn age 65, at which point they qualify for Medicare. But for many retirees, Medicare enrollment is […]
When it comes to retirement, sometimes the things you don’t do can be more costly than the things you do. Are you your own worst enemy? One reason people make those mistakes is that they don’t know where to go for advice, much less what they should be doing. Your retirement involves more than just […]
Are you neglecting one of the most precious assets that you have? When it comes to individual retirement accounts or IRAs, many people have a practice of “fund it and forget it”. But there are strategizes you can implement to help maximize the money it generates. The “Dynamic Duo” of financial planning, Joe Anderson, CFP®, […]
What one thing can you do today to change the course of your financial future? Having a written financial plan can dramatically increase the chances you’ll reach your retirement goals. Yet, according to Schwab, only 33% of Americans have one! A One-Page Financial Plan helps distinguish the overlap of things that are actually important and […]
Planning for retirement is one of the most important processes you will undertake in your life. Where are you getting advice for this critical process? Do you get caught up in the minute-to-minute headlines of what is driving the market, or how to invest in just the right stocks to get rich? Are you Googling […]
Money mistakes in a Bull Market versus a Bear Market can make the difference in the lifestyle you have in retirement. They each require their own strategies to make the most of your money. Do you know what they are? Joe Anderson, CFP®, and Big Al Clopine, CPA help you learn from the past, and […]
One of the most powerful retirement tools that Congress has ever given taxpayers is the Roth, but not everyone is taking advantage of its big tax benefits. Many say they don’t even know investing in Roth is an option, much less how to maximize its advantages. Whether your workplace has the Roth option or not, […]