Your Financial Mission Podcast 2018-06-27T15:26:00+00:00

Episode #36: In The News: Are Robots Taking Over?

In the past year, several economists have talked about the impact of increased automation in the labor market, or to put it more plainly, robots taking jobs away from people. We’ll find out about J’Neanne’s take on this trend and how real the threat is of people losing their jobs to robots in the future.

Episode #35: Mailbag: Age Gaps, Rental Property, Too Conservative

Answering your questions from the mailbag about selling rental property, planning for a couple when there’s an age gap, and conservative investing. Also, what should you do if one spouse has a ton saved for retirement, but the other spouse doesn’t? We’ll answer that question and more on this week’s “Your Financial Mission”.

Episode #33: The Cryptocurrency Game

It seems like there’s a new company every week getting involved in the bitcoin/cryptocurrency game. Is this phenomenon worth exploring for the average investor?

Episode #32: Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

There are a lot of changes, trends and issues we’ll face in the coming years in the financial world. How optimistic should you be about each of them? We’ll cover whether you should see the financial landscape as half full or half empty.

Episode #31: Common 401(k) Questions

A lot of Americans have 401(k) accounts. Let’s cover some of the common questions we get from 401(k) owners. You probably have some of these questions on your mind anyway. Oh, and this advice generally applies if you have a 403(b) or similar type of account, too.

Episode #27: Stocks And Tax Code: How They’re Related

In a follow-up to our podcast on putting the tax code proposals in context, we’ll take a deeper look at how the tax code influences the stock market’s outlook. We’ll also ask J’Neanne if the “middle class” gets accurately reflected in the proposed brackets. And if you’re retiring soon, should you put it on hold until the tax situation works itself out?

Episode #25: Reaping Rewards For Financial Sacrifice

It can be difficult to make financial sacrifices when the reward for doing so might not be seen until several years in the future. Let’s talk about some of the situations where you might be inclined to take the immediate benefit, but you should really consider the delayed benefit.

Episode #24: Opportunities For Improvement

Sometimes people just need a complete overhaul of their financial plan. Other times it’s just a matter of a few tweaks that make all the difference. Let’s look at some of the easy opportunities for improvement we commonly see in the investing world.

Episode #22: Healthcare’s True Retirement Impact

It seems a lot of people don’t truly grasp the impact that healthcare costs are going to cause on their financial and retirement plans in the future. Let’s analyze why that is and what it looks like to truly plan for healthcare in a financial plan. 

Episode #19: Retirement Regrets

The old saying goes, “Smart people learn from their own mistakes. Geniuses learn from the mistakes of others.” Let’s look at some of the regrets we hear from people who wish they’d made different financial decisions, so you can learn from those missteps.