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Ready For Retirement is the podcast dedicating to helping you learn the tips and strategies that will help you achieve your retirement goals.

Ready For Retirement James Conole, CFP®

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Ready For Retirement is the podcast dedicating to helping you learn the tips and strategies that will help you achieve your retirement goals.

    Should I Switch From Pre-tax to Roth 401(k)?

    Should I Switch From Pre-tax to Roth 401(k)?

    Our topic on this episode of the Ready for Retirement podcast is about 401(k)s and specifically whether or not you should switch from pre-tax 401(k) to an after-tax (Roth) 401(k).
    Questions answered: Should I be contributing to my 401(k) or Roth 401(k)?  What are the pros and cons to each? What strategies can I implement today to improve my financial future? What is the best approach for my individual situation? 
    Are you ready to start focusing on the things that truly matter when it comes to your financial future?
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    • 18 min
    How Much Do People Actually Spend in Retirement?

    How Much Do People Actually Spend in Retirement?

    Our topic on this episode of the Ready for Retirement podcast is about understanding how much people actually spend in retirement.
    Questions answered: What do people actually spend in retirement and how much does it differ from what they anticipated? What planning can I do now to ensure I don’t outlive my money? What is the best approach for my individual situation? 
    Are you ready to start focusing on the things that truly matter when it comes to your financial future?

    Episodes Mentioned:
    Episode 27: How Much Can I Safely Spend In Retirement?
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    • 20 min
    Lessons Learned From History's Greatest Investors

    Lessons Learned From History's Greatest Investors

    Our topic on this episode of the Ready for Retirement podcast is about the lessons learned from history’s greatest investors.
    Questions answered: What do all great investors do? What are the most important lessons / stories throughout history surrounding investing? What strategies can I implement to improve my financial future? What is the best approach for my individual situation? 
    Are you ready to start focusing on the things that truly matter when it comes to your financial future?
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    • 23 min
    5 Things You'll Wish You Knew Before You Retired

    5 Things You'll Wish You Knew Before You Retired

    Our topic on this episode of the Ready for Retirement podcast is about 5 things you will have wished you knew before you retire.
    Questions answered: What should I know before I retire?  What can I do to prepare for retirement? What strategies can I implement to improve my financial future? What is the best approach for my individual situation? 
    Are you ready to start focusing on the things that truly matter when it comes to your financial future?

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    • 15 min
    Pros and Cons of Dividend Investing

    Pros and Cons of Dividend Investing

    Our topic on this episode of the Ready for Retirement podcast is about the pros and cons of dividend investing.
    Questions answered: What percentage of my portfolio should be coming from dividends in retirement? What strategies can I implement to improve my financial future? What is the best approach for my individual situation? 
    Are you ready to start focusing on the things that truly matter when it comes to your financial future?
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    • 22 min
    Here's the Mindset Shift People Struggle to Make in Retirement

    Here's the Mindset Shift People Struggle to Make in Retirement

    Our topic on this episode of the Ready for Retirement podcast is about how to go from a saving mindset to a spending mindset.
    Questions answered: What amount should I feel comfortable spending in retirement?  What can I do to shift anxiety that comes from no longer receiving a consistent paycheck? What strategies can I implement to improve my financial future? What is the best approach for my individual situation? 
    Are you ready to start focusing on the things that truly matter when it comes to your financial future?
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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Juan Peso ,

This young man is legit

Great content…perfect cadence ( weekly ) & length (15-25 minutes ). He makes technical topics easier to understand.

Davo1466 ,

Best Financial Podcast Out There: Six Stars

Remember the 80/20 Power Law? If you only have time to listen to one financial podcast, this is it! Cut to the chase financial wisdom.

Roger6262 ,

Favorite retirement podcast

It’s nice to have a show that makes complex retirement topics so easy to understand. Thanks for making your topics so clear and engaging!

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