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Financial and retirement planning guidance from Kansas City’s Scott Dougan of Elevated Retirement Group.

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Financial and retirement planning guidance from Kansas City’s Scott Dougan of Elevated Retirement Group.

    Why is the Market Going Down?

    Why is the Market Going Down?

    The stock market has been on the decline. But is this normal, or is this time different? How should we handle the drop? We’ll share what advice we give clients and how you can handle the ups and downs with confidence.

     

    Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com 

     

    What we discuss in this episode:

    2:00 – Why is the market going down?

    5:36 – Volatility is quicker

    9:02 – Upward trend

    11:59 – Final thoughts

    • 15 min
    Murky Issues That Make Retirement Planning Harder

    Murky Issues That Make Retirement Planning Harder

    A recent USA Today article pointed out three murky issues that increase retirement planning’s degree of difficulty, especially in today’s economic climate. On this episode, we’ll breakdown the article to see if the murky issues are actually that threatening, and what you can do about it if you’re concerned.

     

    Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com 

     

    What we discuss in this episode:

    2:38 – Income growth

    8:13 – Social Security

    10:52 – Withdrawal rates

    17:20 – Data and variables

    • 19 min
    Home Run Retirement: How Baseball Principles Also Score Financial Runs

    Home Run Retirement: How Baseball Principles Also Score Financial Runs

    After listening to today’s episode, you’ll never attend another baseball game with the family and look at it the same way. We’re going to show you how taking some of baseball’s most basic principles can also lead to financial success in your retirement portfolio. So, grab your peanuts and crackerjacks and let’s take the financial field.

     

    Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com 

     

    What we discuss in this episode:

    2:31 – Home runs

    4:26 – Appearances

    8:12 – Five-tool players

    11:59 – Coaching

    • 15 min
    Worried About Bad News? Remember, This Too Shall Pass

    Worried About Bad News? Remember, This Too Shall Pass

    We’ve had no shortage of bad news in the news lately, but don’t panic. Remember, this too shall pass. We’ll share how we walk with clients through troubling times and keep their finances in order

     

    Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com 

     

    What we discuss in this episode: 

    1:20 – Crisis du jour

    3:22 – Focus, not fear

    6:55 – Can’t speculate

    9:11 – Fear

    10:31 – How we help

    • 17 min
    What’s the Most Important Part of Retirement Planning?

    What’s the Most Important Part of Retirement Planning?

    Planning for retirement is relatively complex. There are a lot of different moving parts and factors to consider. Adjusting any of these variables can impact the end result. But is there one part of the retirement planning process that’s most important?


     


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    What we discuss in this episode: 


    2:07 – Deciding what you do


    5:09 – Start now


    6:15 – Income


    7:55 – Spending


    9:20 – Portfolio allocation


    11:14 – Fulfilling retirement


    15:23 – The right advisor


    19:09 – Most important

    • 22 min
    Planning for Things You Can’t Predict

    Planning for Things You Can’t Predict

    There are some things in life you can’t predict, but you can try to plan for them. For example, when is the next market crash going to happen? We don’t know, but here’s how you can prepare for this and other things in your financial life.


     


    Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com 


     


    What we discuss in this episode:


    3:01 – Market crashes


    6:57 – Health care


    11:19 – Taxes


    13:42 – Life expectancy

    • 18 min

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