79 episodes

Pension Attention is a show dedicated to helping firefighters and police officers take charge of their finances to build a life they love.

Your host Brad Barrett is a Managing Director and Partner at One Capital Management, a top ranked independent investment advisory firm managing $2B in assets for clients.

He has advised families in the Los Angeles City Fire Department for over 12 years, is an active member in Kingdom Advisors, a biblically based advisory network and holds the certified financial planning designation.

Pension Attention Brad Barrett

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Pension Attention is a show dedicated to helping firefighters and police officers take charge of their finances to build a life they love.

Your host Brad Barrett is a Managing Director and Partner at One Capital Management, a top ranked independent investment advisory firm managing $2B in assets for clients.

He has advised families in the Los Angeles City Fire Department for over 12 years, is an active member in Kingdom Advisors, a biblically based advisory network and holds the certified financial planning designation.

    What Do I Do In THIS MARKET?

    What Do I Do In THIS MARKET?

    Many Americans are feeling the weight of market volatility, inflation, job growth and supply chain issues. However, if we tune out the noise of the media and politics and instead, look at the data; we can begin to understand what is really going on in the market.
    In this episode, Brad will take you through what has happened, what is going on and what the future could look like when it comes to your money.
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    Show Highlights Include:
    You lose, I win. (1:44)  We got used to the shutdown. (5:28)  This STAT has not changed since 1980! (10:50)  Interest rates and home buying. (10:10)  Loose money. (13:27)  We have the intelligence, not the stomach. (16:53) It is hard to predict the predictions. (18:46) To schedule your free retirement tracking meeting, specifically for first responders, head to http://pensionattention.com/ or call us at 805-410-5454.

    • 22 min
    Are TAXES Going Up?

    Are TAXES Going Up?

    For many, the topic of taxes can cause fear and anxiety. In reality, it is more about the misunderstanding of taxes and how what we hear from the media that keeps us in a state of worry. 
    In this episode, Brad discusses the history of taxes can be a good indicator of where we are going.
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    Show Highlights Include:
    A history lesson on taxes. (2:59)  The Beatles and the burden. (4:32)  The bracket game(7:42)  We are all red-blooded Americans. (12:36)  The gap between national debt and taxes (15:20)  Buying assets on sale. (17:48)  To schedule your free retirement tracking meeting, specifically for first responders, head to http://pensionattention.com/ or call us at 805-410-5454.

    • 19 min
    3 Things EVERY Portfolio Should Have

    3 Things EVERY Portfolio Should Have

    When it comes to our financial portfolio, it's not only about accumulation and distribution. We all want the quick and easy steps for a successful plan but it's not so cut and dry.
    In this episode, Brad discusses the 3 things everyone should consider when it comes to designing your portfolio.
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    Show Highlights Include:
    What growth should look like. (1:32)  The younger brother of "rate of return" (5:15)  Grandpa says, make your money on the buy.  (7:33)  Standing the test of time. (10.57)  Only 5 places to invest. (13:29)  Not so conservative. (14:55)  To schedule your free retirement tracking meeting, specifically for first responders, head to http://pensionattention.com/ or call us at 805-410-5454.

    • 18 min
    How Diversification Can Reduce RISK

    How Diversification Can Reduce RISK

    A question often asked is... Is diversification risky? Risk means different things to different people, and we all want to reduce risk in our lives but many people don't think about diversifying their portfolios and how it relates to risk reduction. 
    Today, Brad discusses the topics of diversification and risk and how the two relate when it comes to our investments.
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    Show Highlights Include:
    Kids and diversified foods (1:59)  Hypocrisy of risk. (5:29)  Nothing lasts forever.(8:29)  What we can learn from the 1970's. (12:02)  What we buy today, matters tomorrow. (13:05)  To schedule your free retirement tracking meeting, specifically for first responders, head to http://pensionattention.com/ or call us at 805-410-5454.

    • 16 min
    Is There A RECESSION Coming?

    Is There A RECESSION Coming?

    Some say the word "recession" is the evil sister or brother of depression. This economic term gets widely used, especially in the media. We hear speculation and rumors about that word and for some, it can be alarming and concerning.
    In this episode, Brad provides a fundamental, economic overview as to what we might be seeing as it pertains to the idea of a recession.
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    Show Highlights Include:
     Diversification for a 6 year old (2:25) 
    Pessimism overdone. (5:50)  Supply chain problem or just a supply problem? (7:34)  Demand for workers remains robust. (9:42)  Debt service payments are low for consumers and companies. (10:40)  There is still room for economic news. (12:46)  To schedule your free retirement tracking meeting, specifically for first responders, head to http://pensionattention.com/ or call us at 805-410-5454.

    • 16 min
    What Is HAPPENING In The MARKETS?

    What Is HAPPENING In The MARKETS?

    There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding market volatility. Media outlets are selling fear but focusing on the core things around the discussion of recession and some of the indicators of the yield inversion can equip us in the current climate.
    In this episode, Brad reiterates his passion that planning and making sure you have a cohesive and integrated financial plan, coupled with discipline is vital as you head toward retirement. 
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    Show Highlights Include:
    The flurry of global and geopolitical events. (3:25)  When the Fed tightens. (7:17)  Bumps in the road. (9:01)  Economic impacts in Europe vs the U.S.. (13:18)  The growth rate looks positive. (16:06)  What's going to stick? (18:53)  To schedule your free retirement tracking meeting, specifically for first responders, head to http://pensionattention.com/ or call us at 805-410-5454.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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This podcast is amazing and very informative

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