Investing Like a Genius

What does it mean to invest like a genius? We talk about the common characteristics among intelligent people and how you can apply those characteristics to your investing strategies. Then, Brian answers two questions from the mailbag about money in retirement.

Mailbag: Do I have Enough to Retire with my Pension?

We all want to know that we have enough for retirement when the time comes. Brian an-swers a question from the mailbag from someone who previously thought she couldn’t af-ford retirement, but has since realized her pension would provide more than she thought. Is it enough to retire though? How do you figure that out?

Should You Have a Charitable Trust?

Some of the greatest coaches inspire their teams to do well. Today we look at quotes from famous coaches and apply the same wisdom to our financial lives. Then, we discuss the seven deadly sins and how to avoid them when saving, spending, and strategizing with your money.

Should I Have Mutual Funds?

Mutual funds have been a popular way to invest, but are they what’s best for your financial plan? Brian talks about what happens with a mutual fund, who has them, and what might be a better fit instead. According to Brian, mutual funds are kind of like driving a 1987 As-trovan. Is that the kind of vehicle you want to travel in?

Retirement Planning with Mr. Miyagi

Financial planning is not the same for everybody, so it’s important to have a plan. Living below your means, saving and investing, can get you far. Just like Mr. Miyagi in the movie Karate Kid teaches discipline, you need to have discipline with your financial plan. Then, we talk about why some people don’t want to retire.

Stock Market Shenanigans

Now that we are in the heart of football season, what can we learn from the game? Coach Brian is here to guide you through what you need to know when it comes to your financial plan. We compare different football analogies to retirement planning to help you understand where you’re headed and find out if you’re making the right decisions. But first, we answer some questions from the mailbag.

What Football and Retirement Planning Have in Common

Now that we are in the heart of football season, what can we learn from the game? Coach Brian is here to guide you through what you need to know when it comes to your financial plan. We compare different football analogies to retirement planning to help you under-stand where you’re headed and find out if you’re making the right decisions. But first, we answer some questions from the mailbag.

Mailbag: Do I Need to Start a Budget Before Retirement?

No one likes to talk about a budget, but is it wise to start one before going on a fixed income in retirement? Brian talks about what a budget or a spending plan can look like and why it matters. From investing choices to small business decisions, Brian answers three questions on today’s show.

The Cost of Long-term Care

Many retirees overlook long-term care, something that Medicare does not cover. How can someone plan for long-term care? The cost of long-term care insurance may seem too expensive, but consider the cost of that care, later on, should you need it.

Tax Planning to Protect Your Future

  Why is tax planning so important? What does it entail? Brian talks all about this crucial part of your financial plan. President Biden just signed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes money for the IRS tax enforcement division. Kevin O’Leary from Shark Tank says to focus on reducing your taxes by paying attention to [...]

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