We’re back and busier than ever for our first episode of the newly launched Rockin’ Retirement show. We have a lot to cover in this show with a primary focus on the five big money mistakes that people make in retirement. But we’re also going to address the concern that Social Security is going broke and answer the financial questions you’ve sent us.
There is a lot of noise in the media about bonds currently. Many are wondering if they should stay in bonds, how safe bonds actually are, and what voices they should listen to for advice. Every situation is different, so you should always speak to an advisor.
On this episode, we’re going to share stories with you of times when emotions like fear, greed, and pride led someone astray in their financial decisions. We’ll even cover the role positive emotions like hope and joy play in the retirement planning process.
We all want to stay informed when it comes to investing but it’s more important to make sure the research you’re doing isn’t actually misleading us. Unfortunately, some of the information out there isn’t completely unbiased. Let’s talk about some of the problems with the financial media.
Not everyone chooses to leave a financial legacy, but if you’re someone who would, then estate planning is crucial. Make it a part of the conversation when you’re working on retirement, but make sure you avoid these critical mistakes.
Mutual funds have long been a popular investment option for people saving for retirement, but is the landscape changing? We’ll take a deep look into mutual funds, explain some key terminology, and discuss whether it’s a good option or not.
There are so many parts of your financial life that are out of your control, so why would you sabotage your retirement by failing to handle the things that are within your control? Many people do this but you don’t need to be one of them. Let’s discuss some ways people sabotage their own financial health.
Are you ready to start taking Social Security benefits? Do you feel knowledgeable on what strategies to put in place to make the most of it or are you falling for some of these common misconceptions when it comes to Social Security?
Financial planning is more than just spreadsheets and dollar signs. It includes a lot of tough decisions and emotions that need to be communicated to your loved ones and advisor. Are you avoiding these awkward conversations when it comes to your finances?