129 episodes

Ready For Retirement is the podcast dedicating to helping you learn the tips and strategies that will help you achieve your retirement goals. When it comes to retirement planning, it can quickly become overwhelming and easy to not take action. I designed this podcast because I want you to have the knowledge and confidence to create your secure retirement. My ultimate goal for all of my clients (and listeners) is to create peace of mind and that starts with having a strategy. I want you to spend more time thinking about what matters most to you in retirement. I post weekly episodes to keep you up-to-date on all the best tips and strategies to create a retirement that excites you. Everything from investing tips, tax planning, withdrawal strategies, insurance planning, Social Security, and that's just the start! Let's help you maximize your return on life. We use your money and the strategies I share in this podcast to do just that!

Ready For Retirement James Conole, CFP®

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    • 4.9 • 222 Ratings

Ready For Retirement is the podcast dedicating to helping you learn the tips and strategies that will help you achieve your retirement goals. When it comes to retirement planning, it can quickly become overwhelming and easy to not take action. I designed this podcast because I want you to have the knowledge and confidence to create your secure retirement. My ultimate goal for all of my clients (and listeners) is to create peace of mind and that starts with having a strategy. I want you to spend more time thinking about what matters most to you in retirement. I post weekly episodes to keep you up-to-date on all the best tips and strategies to create a retirement that excites you. Everything from investing tips, tax planning, withdrawal strategies, insurance planning, Social Security, and that's just the start! Let's help you maximize your return on life. We use your money and the strategies I share in this podcast to do just that!

    What's the Best Way to Help My Kid Buy a Home?

    What's the Best Way to Help My Kid Buy a Home?

    In this episode of Ready for Retirement, James discusses the best way to help your children buy a home.
    Questions Answered: 
    How can I best help my child buy a home?What are the best strategies to help?How does this impact my overall retirement plan?Check out the podcast on YouTube here!
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    • 17 min
    How to Best Align Your Portfolio with Other Income Sources

    How to Best Align Your Portfolio with Other Income Sources

    In this episode of Ready for Retirement, James discusses how to best align your portfolio with other income sources.
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    How can I align my portfolio with my other income sources?What are the best investments for your specific goals?How do your investments and other income sources connect to your overall retirement plan?Check out the podcast on YouTube here!
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    • 17 min
    Should Gold Be Part of Your Investment Portfolio?

    Should Gold Be Part of Your Investment Portfolio?

    In this episode of Ready for Retirement, James discusses if gold should be part of your investment portfolio.
    Questions Answered: 
    Should gold play a role in your investment portfolio?What are the best investments for your specific goals?How do your investments connect to your overall retirement plan?Check out the podcast on YouTube here!
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    • 24 min
    What Are the Best Strategies for Reducing Required Minimum Distributions?

    What Are the Best Strategies for Reducing Required Minimum Distributions?

    In this episode of Ready for Retirement, James discusses the best strategies for reducing RMDs (Required Minimum Distributions).
    Questions Answered: 
    How can you minimize Required Minimum Distributions?What's the best account for your specific goals?How do your investments connect to your overall retirement plan?Check out the podcast on YouTube here!
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    • 26 min
    Avoid These Pitfalls of Asset Location

    Avoid These Pitfalls of Asset Location

    In this episode of Ready for Retirement, James discusses how you can avoid the pitfalls of asset location.
    Questions Answered: 
    How can you effectively invest in the right accounts?What's the best account for your specific goals?How do your investments connect to your overall retirement plan?Check out the podcast on YouTube here!
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    • 22 min
    What's the Best Way to Teach Kids About Money and Investing?

    What's the Best Way to Teach Kids About Money and Investing?

    In this episode of Ready for Retirement, James discusses the best way to teach kids about money and investing.
    Questions Answered: 
    How can you effectively teach kids about money and investing?What's the best strategy to have kids start to understand about money?Check out the podcast on YouTube here!
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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
222 Ratings

222 Ratings

TexasTrailBlazer ,

Seriously amazing show

As others have noted, Ready for Retirement addresses so many crucial topics, most of which I didn’t know I needed to know. If you are even THINKING about retiring, early or otherwise, this show is a REQUIRED LISTEN. I can’t wait to catch up so I can listen to the episodes again!

eureka homesteader ,

Basic

Really basic content. Often seems like James is struggling for content. Example, if you have a defined benefit plan that covers 100% of your expenses, are you able to invest your portfolio differently? Duh!

Gemrider ,

Best retirement podcast by far

James explains topics clearly and concisely but also very thoroughly. His latest podcast on gold was a great look at speculative investments. I recently listened to an older podcast of his on when to take social security considering investment returns. He covered it from all angles, while others just throw out rules of thumb and don’t address the time value of money when talking about social security. Glad I found this podcast as I plan my retirement!

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