13 episodes

You are at the heart of the story behind Bonfire Financial. We believe that like a bonfire, life should be filled with celebration and memorable experiences. Money is often the way to get there, and that is what the Filed Guide Podcast is about, helping you find creative solutions to balance living for today and saving for tomorrow. Hosted by the CEO of Bonfire Financial, Brian Colvert, CFP®, each episode will bring you ideas to simplify, navigate and elevate your financial life.

The Field Guide: Simplify, Navigate and Elevate Your Financial Life Brian Colvert | Bonfire Financial

    • Business
    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

You are at the heart of the story behind Bonfire Financial. We believe that like a bonfire, life should be filled with celebration and memorable experiences. Money is often the way to get there, and that is what the Filed Guide Podcast is about, helping you find creative solutions to balance living for today and saving for tomorrow. Hosted by the CEO of Bonfire Financial, Brian Colvert, CFP®, each episode will bring you ideas to simplify, navigate and elevate your financial life.

    Real Estate Investing: Fees, Cash Flow, and Risks

    Real Estate Investing: Fees, Cash Flow, and Risks

    Today we are diving deeper into alternative investments and talking about the crucial aspects of investing in real estate, from understanding who truly benefits from these investments to evaluating fees, cash flow, and risks. You'll learn about different real estate investment options, including REITs, personal property investments, and limited partnerships.

    Detailed notes: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/real-estate-investing



    To learn more about Bonfire Financial, please visit: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com



    Disclosure: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/disclosure/

    • 8 min
    Collectibles as an Investment: Where Fun Meets Finance

    Collectibles as an Investment: Where Fun Meets Finance

    Discover how the fun and passion of collecting items like cars, art, wine, and more can become part of your investment portfolio. Learn about the intricacies, due diligence, and market nuances that make collectible investing both a hobby and a financial strategy. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or just curious, this episode will enlighten you on how to balance enjoyment and profitability in the unique realm of collectibles.



    Detailed notes: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/collectibles   



    To learn more about Bonfire Financial, please visit: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com



    Disclosure: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/disclosure/

    • 7 min
    Alternative Investments: Beyond Stocks and Bonds

    Alternative Investments: Beyond Stocks and Bonds

    Explore the world of alternative investments. Learn how adding real estate, commodities, collectibles and other alternatives can diversify and strengthen your portfolio.

    To learn more about Bonfire Financial, please visit: https://www.bonfirefinancial.comDisclosure: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/disclosure/

    • 9 min
    Understanding RMDs: Tips and Resources for Retirees  

    Understanding RMDs: Tips and Resources for Retirees  

    Explore what Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) mean for your retirement and how to manage your savings and steer clear of penalties with practical tips and insights.

    To learn more about Bonfire Financial, please visit: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com



    Disclosure: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/disclosure/

    • 9 min
    Navigating Healthcare Costs: The HSA Advantage

    Navigating Healthcare Costs: The HSA Advantage

    One of the most disruptive elements to any well-crafted financial plan is the unpredictable nature of medical expenses. Enter the Health Savings Account (HSA), a powerful tool that can change how you manage and mitigate healthcare costs both now and in retirement. Tune in to learn about its unique benefits and how you can navigate the ever-changing terrain of healthcare costs with confidence.To learn more about Bonfire Financial, please visit: https://www.bonfirefinancial.comDisclosure: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/disclosure/

    • 6 min
    Backdoor Roth: From Tax Burden to Tax-Free Growth

    Backdoor Roth: From Tax Burden to Tax-Free Growth

    Join host Brian Colvert, CFP®, as he unpacks the intricacies of backdoor Roth IRAs, an often-misunderstood approach to tax-efficient retirement saving. He covers everything from the basics of Roth IRAs to navigating the complexities of backdoor conversions, offering actionable tips for maximizing wealth-building potential. Whether you're a high-income earner or simply looking to optimize your retirement savings, this episode provides a comprehensive guide to leveraging a Backdoor Roth IRA.

    To learn more about Bonfire Financial, please visit: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com

    Disclosure: https://www.bonfirefinancial.com/disclosure/

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Tiffany C- ,

Great insights and advice!

Offers practical and actionable insights and advice. Always learn something new when I listen!

Colveps ,

Great information!

Great questions on ways to plan & save on taxes. Presented in an easy to understand format. Good info. regardless of which state you live in. Definitely worth a listen!

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