Whether in retirement or behind the wheel, it’s good to have a plan and a pulse on what is happening around you. Knowing the rules, the technology, and your motivation all plays a part in the route you take with your retirement planning. In this episode, J’Neanne covers a few different topics happening in the news, such as self-driving cars. Then, she answers three questions from the mailbag, including one from someone with a lack of drive to leave a legacy.
There are plenty of proverbs that aren’t meant to be about money, but we can easily learn a financial lesson from them anyway. We’ll show you the hidden money meanings behind some of these popular sayings and answer a question from the mailbag about changing annuities.
The term “fake news” has become synonymous with the political climate of the past few years. But the phenomenon has spread to other parts of our culture as well. What about fake news in the financial space? We’ll look at some recent news headlines to see if they qualify to be labeled as “fake news”.
Indecision can be just as dangerous as making the wrong decision. That’s why sometimes you have to decide when to fish or when to cut bait. J’Neanne will walk us through five holdups that might stall your financial decisions. We also answer a listener question about rental properties.
What do Kohl’s, Disney, and McDonald’s have in common? They're all making headlines as they roll out new business plans. J’Neanne talks about how their plans could affect you as an investor. Then, love is in the air with today’s question from the mailbag...but is debt hovering as well?
There’s a buzzword in the financial world called “safe money”, but it has many definitions . Everyone wants their money to be safe to a certain extent, but you need to balance risk and safety in your portfolio. There's also a lot of misinformation out there, so J’Neanne shares everything you need to know about safe money.
Are you wondering if it’s “safe” to retire? What kind of factors should you consider beforehand? In looking at your lifestyle and preparing you for some of the unknowns, J’Neanne gives some pointers on how to know when you’re ready to retire. She then talks tax reform as we put Tax Day 2019 behind us.
Today we’re tackling five financial pain points you will likely face--if not now, then in the future. Do you know how you plan to address these in your life? Then, we’ll talk about J’Neanne’s thoughts on taxing the rich and saving for college.
Everyone has a junk drawer somewhere full of odds and ends that might get so cluttered you forget what you have. We’ll talk about the six financial things you probably have sitting in a drawer somewhere as well and what you need to do to dust them off and make sure they are put to use. Then, J’Neanne talks about student loans and the ripple effect they have in the financial world.
On this all-mailbag edition of the podcast, learn how your Social Security will be taxed. We'll also explore how cash settlements and inheritances could change your retirement.