12 episodes

While researching for her book, Cindy Couyoumjian, a Certified Financial Planner with over 3 decades in the financial industry, came to an alarming realization about our society… most Americans have become financially illiterate. Now, her mission is to awaken individual investors and empower you with facts and knowledge to help you make better financial decisions.

Financial Literacy Cindy Couyoumjian

    • Investing

While researching for her book, Cindy Couyoumjian, a Certified Financial Planner with over 3 decades in the financial industry, came to an alarming realization about our society… most Americans have become financially illiterate. Now, her mission is to awaken individual investors and empower you with facts and knowledge to help you make better financial decisions.

    Ep 013: Small Inflation Rates Can Add Up To A Lot Of Money In 30 Years Of Retirement, How Can You Minimize It?

    Ep 013: Small Inflation Rates Can Add Up To A Lot Of Money In 30 Years Of Retirement, How Can You Minimize It?

    • 8 min
    Confusion And Lawsuits Over… 401(k)’s??

    Confusion And Lawsuits Over… 401(k)’s??

    When you take withdrawals from your ROTH 401(K), will have to pay taxes on it? Cindy explains what portion could be taxed and why. Plus, why are companies being sued by employees over 401(k) plans?

    • 10 min
    How Much Money Are You Paying For YOUR OWN Money?

    How Much Money Are You Paying For YOUR OWN Money?

    One of the more encouraging trends in financial planning is a slow decline in the amount of fees charged by fund managers. Still, info on the fees that we do pay is notoriously buried in the fine print. Cindy talks about what you should look for in your investment accounts to find out what you are really being charged.

    • 9 min
    If You Have Life Insurance With Your Employer, You May Still Want Independent Coverage

    If You Have Life Insurance With Your Employer, You May Still Want Independent Coverage

    A recent newspaper article raised the question. Cindy explains, through personal real-life experience, why it might be a good idea for you to have additional life insurance.

    • 7 min
    Saving To A Traditional 401(k) May Mean You’re "Crazy"…?

    Saving To A Traditional 401(k) May Mean You’re "Crazy"…?

    One well-known personal finance professional is now saying that, putting money into a traditional 401(k), is “crazy”...? Cindy talks about why this may, or may not, be true. Plus, she shares a real-life experience about 2 sisters which will likely motivate YOU to create a better estate plan.

    • 7 min
    America’s Top 3 Retirement Concerns

    America’s Top 3 Retirement Concerns

    As the responsibilities to prepare for retirement continue to increase, so do our worries about how to manage them. Cindy talks about 3 major concerns many of us have and offers some potential solutions to help in the planning process.

    • 8 min

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