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The Fifteen Minute Financial Advisor is a place where you can find answers to your personal finance questions with descriptions of the topic or question, why it's an important consideration and action steps you can take to address your concerns. Have a topic you want covered? Email: mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com

Fifteen Minute Financial Advisor Mike Policar - Fiduciary, Financial Advisor

    • Investing
    • 4.7 • 57 Ratings

The Fifteen Minute Financial Advisor is a place where you can find answers to your personal finance questions with descriptions of the topic or question, why it's an important consideration and action steps you can take to address your concerns. Have a topic you want covered? Email: mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com

    Navigating Employer Healthcare Plan Options

    Navigating Employer Healthcare Plan Options

    They say failing to plan is planning to fail, but sometimes your plan doesn't mean you get the best outcome possible. This week, we talk about a mental model for assessing and selecting the healthcare option that you expect to meet your needs. 




    Questions? Email me: Mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com 

    • 9 min
    Open Enrollment for 2021

    Open Enrollment for 2021

    Open Enrollment means a lot of things. It could mean Medicare. It could mean the ACA exchanges. And it could mean your company's benefits enrollment period. Whatever the case is for you, the information we discuss today can apply to all of them! We'll have more employee benefits conversations next week, too!




    Questions? Email me: Mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com

    • 10 min
    Stock Market Investing is like Parenting a Toddler

    Stock Market Investing is like Parenting a Toddler

    Neither are easy. Neither come with instruction manuals. There are countless books on both topics, but everyone's experience is a little different. This week, we draw parallels between the goofiness of the stock markets and the goofiness of toddlers. 




    Questions? Email me: Mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com 

    • 11 min
    Don't let Politics Poison your Portfolio

    Don't let Politics Poison your Portfolio

    "Wise is the man who learns from the mistakes of others." I've always liked that quote, so this week, I'll tell you about a bad trade I made in the past, and how you can prevent yourself from making this same mistake and maybe save you some money along the way! 




    Questions? Email me: mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com

    • 9 min
    A Link to the Stock Market with Stephanie Link

    A Link to the Stock Market with Stephanie Link

    It's not everyday that you get to speak with a portfolio manager who has managed billions of dollars, run Jim Cramer's Charitable Trust portfolio, and is such a blast to talk with! I hope you enjoy my conversation with Hightower Advisors Chief Investment Strategist, Stephanie Link.




    Questions? Email me: Mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com

    • 25 min
    Three Lessons Learned in Two Years of Podcasting

    Three Lessons Learned in Two Years of Podcasting

    Make a commitment. Be consistent. Let compounding work uninterrupted. 

    The parallels between personal finance and podcasting are obvious this week as we explore what I've learned over the course of the last 104 weekly podcast episodes. I hope you've learned some things too. 




    Questions? Email me: Mpolicar@hightoweradvisors.com 

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

jkbreezy7 ,

Fantastic podcast

Great information that is easy to consume for the average person. Always learning something new. Would highly recommend!!

Cmejaf30 ,

Quick, informative, and to the point

Michael does a great job distilling complex financial topics into easy to understand action items and information...and he doesn’t take hours to do it! Great show.

SamLern ,

Excellent

Highly informative, well-produced and an enjoyable listen every time. Michael’s enthusiasm for his work carries over to the listener, and you can’t help but want to listen to the next episode. Topics and their explanations are clear and concise while also delving into helpful details and examples. Highly recommend this show.

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