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The Here We Grow Show, a show specifically designed to bring together community leaders to make a difference, and share financial strategies so you can plan for and live the retirement lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Your host is Amazon best selling author and president and founder of Foguth Financial Group, Michael Foguth.
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Foguth Financial Group was established in 2009 by Michael Foguth, with the mission to remove barriers to maximize retirement dollars and reduce financial pressures of those nearing or in retirement.

Website link https://foguthfinancial.com

Here We Grow Show With Your Host Michael Foguth Foguth Financial Group

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The Here We Grow Show, a show specifically designed to bring together community leaders to make a difference, and share financial strategies so you can plan for and live the retirement lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Your host is Amazon best selling author and president and founder of Foguth Financial Group, Michael Foguth.
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Foguth Financial Group was established in 2009 by Michael Foguth, with the mission to remove barriers to maximize retirement dollars and reduce financial pressures of those nearing or in retirement.

Website link https://foguthfinancial.com

    Episode 78: Setting Yourself Up For Success In Retirement With Special Guest Tom Hegna

    Episode 78: Setting Yourself Up For Success In Retirement With Special Guest Tom Hegna

    In this episode, Michael speaks with Tom Hegna, a nationally recognized retirement income guru! Michael and Tom discuss many topics from trial retirements all the way to guaranteed lifetime income. This is an episode you don't want to miss. Listen now and learn tips that could help you achieve the retirement you dreamed of.

    Topics Covered:


    Trail Retirement
    Tax-Free Money
    Life Insurance
    Spend Your Money
    Annuities
    Protecting your retirement from taxes 
    Tom's Books
    Paychecks and Playchecks
    QCD's
    The difference between saving your retirement and being in retirement

    Book Links


    Pay Checks and Play Checks
    Don't Worry Retire Happy
    Man On A Mission
    Retirement Income Masters

    Tom Hegna:

    Tom Hegna is an economist, author, and retirement expert. He has been an incredibly popular industry speaker for many years and is considered by many to be THE Retirement Income Expert!.

    As a former First Vice President at New York Life, retired Lieutenant Colonel, and economist, Tom has delivered over 5,000 seminars on his signature "Paychecks and Paychecks" retirement approach, helping Baby Boomers and seniors retire the "optimal" way. He has condensed a large chunk of his considerable knowledge into 5 books.

    About Michael Foguth:

    Michael Foguth takes pride in guiding his clients through the demanding retirement planning process with customized plans molded to withstand whatever the future holds. Raised in Mid-Michigan by his parents, Michael and Marie, he was taught that family and faith are the foundation of a successful life. Michael and his wife, Brooke, along with their six children, support that belief with their continuous involvement in their community and faith. Family is what drives Michael to continue his passion for retirement planning. Michael has made it his mission to educate and teach others what they can do to ensure that their retirement plans turn into reality.

    About Foguth Financial:

    Foguth Financial Group was established in 2009 by Michael Foguth, with the mission to remove barriers to maximize retirement dollars and reduce the financial pressures of those nearing or in retirement.

    Michael started with in-home client appointments, before opening our first office in 2011 in Howell, Michigan. In 2016, after many years of rapid client growth, Foguth Financial Group moved to its current headquarters in Brighton, Michigan. Since then, Michael has been able to expand his staff to include five advisors and 15 additional full-time staff members. In 2019, Foguth Financial Group opened its first satellite office in Northville, Michigan. From simple beginnings, Foguth Financial Group has expanded to meet the needs of its clientele and today Michael and his team are dedicated to educating their clients so they can make informed financial decisions.

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    Episode 77: Understanding Social Security Nuances With Mary Beth Franklin, CFP

    Episode 77: Understanding Social Security Nuances With Mary Beth Franklin, CFP

    In this episode, Michael speaks with Mary Beth Franklin, CFP, a nationally recognized Social Security guru! Michael and Mary discuss the pitfalls that so many people make when planning for Social Security. Listen now as Mary and Mike dispel myths about social security, and talk about topics from her new book. 

    Topics Covered:

    Mary's career, How Mary got started, How to prepare for your social security, when to take social security, Mary's new book - Maximizing Social Security Retirement Benefits, and much much more!

    Book Links

    https://www.investmentnews.com/store/product/maximizing-social-security-retirement-benefits/

    About Mary Beth Franklin, CFP:

    Mary Beth became a Certified Financial Planner in 2015 and is a sought-after speaker. Mary has also been featured in numerous radio and television programs. She is the author of “Maximizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits” and host of the Retirement Repair Shop podcast. Mary Beth Franklin is a Contributing Editor for Investment News specializing in Social Security, Medicare, and Retirement Income. She has been a financial journalist for over 40 years, covering everything from the federal budget and tax policies as a Capitol Hill reporter for United Press International to consumer finances as a writer and editor at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. 

    About Michael Foguth:

    Michael Foguth takes pride in guiding his clients through the demanding retirement planning process with customized plans molded to withstand whatever the future holds. Raised in Mid-Michigan by his parents, Michael and Marie, he was taught that family and faith are the foundation of a successful life. Michael and his wife, Brooke, along with their six children, support that belief with their continuous involvement in their community and faith. Family is what drives Michael to continue his passion for retirement planning. Michael has made it his mission to educate and teach others what they can do to ensure that their retirement plans turn into reality.

    About Foguth Financial:

    Foguth Financial Group was established in 2009 by Michael Foguth, with the mission to remove barriers to maximize retirement dollars and reduce the financial pressures of those nearing or in retirement.

    Michael started with in-home client appointments, before opening our first office in 2011 in Howell, Michigan. In 2016, after many years of rapid client growth, Foguth Financial Group moved to its current headquarters in Brighton, Michigan. Since then, Michael has been able to expand his staff to include five advisors and 15 additional full-time staff members. In 2019, Foguth Financial Group opened its first satellite office in Northville, Michigan. From simple beginnings, Foguth Financial Group has expanded to meet the needs of its clientele and today Michael and his team are dedicated to educating their clients so they can make informed financial decisions.

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    Episode 76: What You Need To Know About Inflation, and How it Impacts Your Retirement

    Episode 76: What You Need To Know About Inflation, and How it Impacts Your Retirement

    Episode 76 of the Here We Grow Show. This week we're talking to Ed Harris, Financial Advisor, AWMA. Ed joined Foguth Financial Group a few years ago and has helped 100's of clients align their goals with their retirement. Ed is also an established author. His most recent book is titled Mountain Climbing Money. 

    Topics covered:


    Inflation
    Inflation stats
    Inflation effects
    Where to go for advice
    What to look for in a financial advisor



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    Episode 75: Tick Tock, Tick Tock.. Is Your Tax Time Bomb Ticking? Michael Foguth Talks With Ed Slott About The Ticking Tax Time Bomb

    Episode 75: Tick Tock, Tick Tock.. Is Your Tax Time Bomb Ticking? Michael Foguth Talks With Ed Slott About The Ticking Tax Time Bomb

    In this episode, Michael speaks with Ed Slott, a nationally recognized IRA distribution guru! Michael and Ed discuss the pitfalls that so many people make before they even get to retirement and what steps they can take to avoid them. 

    Topics Covered:


    Ed's career
    How Ed got started
    How to avoid the government plan
    How to play both halves of retirement
    Tax-deferred vs. tax-free
    How to pay taxes at the lowest rate
    Ed Slott's Book - The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb: How to Take Financial Control, Avoid Unnecessary Taxes, and Combat the Latest Threats to Your Retirement Savings 

    Book Links


    https://www.amazon.com/Retirement-Savings-Time-Bomb-Defuse/dp/014313454X
    https://www.irahelp.com/timebomb

    About Ed Slott:

    A nationally recognized IRA distribution expert, speaker, television personality & best-selling author known for his unparalleled ability to turn advanced tax strategies into understandable, actionable and entertaining advice.

    Named “The Best Source for IRA Advice” by The Wall Street Journal, he is the go-to resource for media, regularly providing insight on breaking news affecting retirement and tax planning laws and strategies.

    Ed is one of the top pledge drivers of all time with his popular public television specials raising more than $65 million and has been recognized by leading industry organizations for his significant thought leadership & contributions.
    He is the creator of Ed Slott’s Elite IRA Advisor Group℠ and most recently published The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb: How to take financial control, avoid unnecessary taxes and combat the latest threats to your retirement savings.

    About Michael Foguth:

    Michael Foguth takes pride in guiding his clients through the demanding retirement planning process with customized plans molded to withstand whatever the future holds. Raised in Mid-Michigan by his parents, Michael and Marie, he was taught that family and faith are the foundation of a successful life. Michael and his wife, Brooke, along with their six children, support that belief with their continuous involvement in their community and faith. Family is what drives Michael to continue his passion for retirement planning. Michael has made it his mission to educate and teach others what they can do to ensure that their retirement plans turn into reality.

    About Foguth Financial:

    Foguth Financial Group was established in 2009 by Michael Foguth, with the mission to remove barriers to maximize retirement dollars and reduce the financial pressures of those nearing or in retirement.

    Michael started with in-home client appointments, before opening our first office in 2011 in Howell, Michigan. In 2016, after many years of rapid client growth, Foguth Financial Group moved to its current headquarters in Brighton, Michigan. Since then, Michael has been able to expand his staff to include five advisors and 15 additional full-time staff members. In 2019, Foguth Financial Group opened its first satellite office in Northville, Michigan. From simple beginnings, Foguth Financial Group has expanded to meet the needs of its clientele and today Michael and his team are dedicated to educating their clients so they can make informed financial decisions.

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    Episode 74: Elder Abuse and National Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    Episode 74: Elder Abuse and National Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    Today we're talking with Beth Newman about Elder Abuse and National Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

    Stemming from humble beginnings, Beth has always wanted to help people. However, what led her to become the senior community liaison & elder abuse prevention specialist at LCCC stems from a real-life experience that could have made her father's remaining years, very stressful. Today, Beth Newman, along with LCCC has helped thousands of people throughout Livingston County live better lives. Now Beth, along with LCCC, is taking a stand and working to help eliminate elder abuse. Listen now to learn how to identify early warning signs of elder abuse and hear how you can be a part of the solution. 

    If you are asking questions like:


    What are the early signs of elder abuse?
    How do I know if my parents are being scammed?
    How do I know if my grandparents are being scammed?
    What is elder abuse?
    What is LCCC?
    How can I be a part of the solution?

    This segment is for you!

    Event notes:

    JUNE 15, 2021 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY -

    WHAT IS ELDER ABUSE?

    11:30a – 12:30p – Virtually

    Join us for a 1-hour presentation with a Q & A period. Topics covered are:

    • Why is it important to recognize and do we need to recognize Elder Abuse

    in Livingston County?

    • What is being done to recognize elder abuse?

    • Significance & History of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    • Question and answer period with presenters

    Presenter:

    Beth Newman, Livingston County Catholic Charities

    Email Beth Newman at beth@livingstoncatholiccharities.org to receive your Zoom invitation and link to participate.



    Elder Justice Proclamation Signing - 

    June 15, 2021, Livingston County Courthouse Yard 1:30 - 2:30 pm

    Come join Livingston County Catholic Charities Elder Justice Coalition and the Livingston County Commissioners as they proclaim June 15 to be Elder Abuse Awareness Day In Livingston County from this day forward.  Be the first in Livingston County to learn how to POP for Elder Abuse Awareness

    To learn more visit https://ncea.acl.gov, or find ways to take action here http://eldermistreatment.usc.edu/weaad-home

    Beth’s Path:


    Beth graduated from LCC with an associate’s in Human Services.

    Graduated from Western with a Bachelor’s in Family Studies.

    Graduated From Western with a Masters in Family Consumer Sciences.

    MMAP (Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program) certified through the state.

    Certified family life educator.

    Chair of the Elder Justice Coalition.

    Co-Chair Livingston County Hoarding Taskforce.

    Current title: Senior Community Liaison & Elder Abuse Prevention Specialist

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    Episode 73: Navigating The Financial Sector Part 2- With Heidi McAra

    Episode 73: Navigating The Financial Sector Part 2- With Heidi McAra

    This month at Foguth Financial Group (FFG), we’re focusing on women in finance along with women in retirement.

    We are very fortunate to have Heidi back with us in the studio and working with us at FFG. She really has an amazing backstory and great insight into the financial sector. Tune in as Heidi shares with us her story of becoming an attorney, and why she made the switch to become COO of FFG. Heidi also talks about the paradigm shift with women in finance and talks about women empowerment.

    Heidi also speaks about the hardship that comes with being a female entrepreneur, a mother, an attorney, a business owner,  and a very successful woman in Finance.

    Heidi’s Career Overview:


    Chief Operating Officer at FFG
    Co-Founder at SHIFT, a retail boutique in Flint
    Founder of Paw Palace, several dog daycares in Genesee County
    Executive Director at 100k Ideas, an entrepreneurial incubator in Flint
    Chief Executive office at YWCA of Greater Flint
    Attorney

    As always, if you had a question or would like us to cover a particular topic, please contact us at https://foguthfinancial.com/contact/ or give us a call at (844) 436-4884

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