The Retirement Roadmap Podcast

What Is “Safe Money”?

What is meant by the term “Safe Money”? Do you have some “Safe Money” in your retirement plan? How much risk do you have in your retirement plan? This week we delve into this subject and discuss different applications of “Safe Money” and how different strategies can provide opportunities to hedge some of the risks that come up in the retirement years. Listen in and let us know how we can help you develop your Retirement Roadmap.

When Is It Safe To Retire?

In approaching retirement this question becomes very important to answer and to make sure it's answered correctly! To make sure you “get it right”, there are a number of additional questions and considerations to evaluate. Sit back relax and listen in on this week's conversation. We're here to help you successfully plan and navigate your Retirement Roadmap. Let us know how we can help!

Retirement Realities

Sometimes reality turns out to be different than what you might imagine. Like other areas of life, most people have certain conceptions of retirement which may or may not be the reality. As you listen to the podcast this week, you may be surprised by a few things you hear! We're here to help you design your Retirement Roadmap into the reality you desire. Let us know how we can help!

5 Common Pain Points

There are certain issues that can create “pain points” when retirees and pre-retirees think about their retirement plans. Unfortunately, human nature leads many people to ignore or put off dealing with challenging issues. Take a few minutes to listen in on our conversation as we discuss 5 of the most common "pain points" that may deserve your attention. Make sure you don't let these “pain points” take your Retirement Roadmap on a dangerous detour.

Retirement Conversations – Breaking The Ice

Sometimes thinking about or talking about what retirement will actually be like on a day to day basis can be challenging. This week our conversation centers around financial and non financial retirement planning. Listen in on this week's podcast as we discuss “The Bucket List” and more! Making sure your Retirement Roadmap includes all aspects of life is critically important to ensure you have an enjoyable and fulfilling retirement.

5 Things In The Financial Junk Drawer

Do you have a “junk drawer” that hasn't been cleaned out recently? What about your financial life – do you have a financial “junk drawer” that needs to be cleaned out or straightened up? Listen in as we discuss five financial situations that people sometimes find in their “junk drawer”. Who knows, you might discover something that you want to straighten up as you travel along your personal Retirement Roadmap.

The Messy Estate Plan

Making sure that your wishes are carried out is the foundation of any estate plan. This week we spend a little time discussing how the best of intentions can sometimes turn into unintended consequences. Take a few minutes to listen in on our conversation about how plans can inadvertently end up going off course. Paying attention to details can help ensure that the final stop on your Retirement Roadmap is what you intended for your heirs and loved ones.

What About Do It Yourself Retirement Planning?

DIY has become very popular in today's culture. You name it – home improvements, landscaping, interior design, cooking – but what about retirement planning? In this weeks podcast we discuss pros and cons of “Do It Yourself” Retirement Planning. Take a few minutes to listen in on our conversation about some of the nuances and differences of saving for retirement vs. living in retirement. You might just discover some important distinctions that enhance your personal Retirement Roadmap.

Political Contentions & Economic Indicators

As we look to the current political climate in Washington and to what's going on in the economy – it's easy to find a number of concerns. This week we discuss a variety of concerns in the news and ways to think about them. It's important to understand how to process the constant flow of information and news that can impact your personal Retirement Roadmap.

I’ve Been Thinking About . . .

There are a number of questions and topics that retirees and soon to be retirees often wonder about - so this week we turn our attention in this direction. Listen in on our conversation as we discuss some of the questions and topics that may have been on your mind. You might just gain some insights that enhance your travels along your Retirement Roadmap.