As the year winds down, it’s important to set ourselves up for success not only in personal growth, but also with our finances. 2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year with many events no one could have predicted, and having a financial plan helps protect your portfolio when these unforeseeable moments transpire. Taylor and Brad talk today on what you can do starting now to help set you up for a great 2021 no matter what may happen in the new year.
In order to retire comfortably and confidently, you need an income plan to carry you through retirement. Often times, people have a certain number they would like to reach before they can retire, but other considerations need to be included such as risk and your goals. Taylor and Brad talk about the variables that make up a great income plan that will help get you through retirement.
Some people have an ambitious goal to retire early, but there are considerations we need to take into account. What if they retire before they are able to qualify for Medicare? Taylor and Brad will talk about different plans that are available for people in this exact situation.
As the years have gone by, Social Security has become more complex and complicated. Knowing when it’s appropriate to start taking Social Security is a crucial part of any retirement plan. Taylor and Brad talk about many considerations that you need to work out with your advisor before you make that important decision.
We invite a very special guest to this week’s episode, Taylor’s wife, Torrey Fike! Many people do not know how to bring up the conversation of retirement to their spouse, or the right questions to ask. So in light of this, Taylor and Torrey have an honest conversation about what they want retirement to look like.
On today’s show, we discuss step 2 of the Retire ASAP Process. Now that we have evaluated what we want out of retirement, it is important to take inventory on what we already have in order to work towards our goals.
It is important to know what you want out of retirement and to be able to set some goals for yourself when you are in this phase of life. Brad Fike joins us on today’s show to discuss the first step of the retirement planning process when you work with Fike Advisors.
As the end of the year comes to a close, many people like to set goals for the upcoming year. Today’s show focuses on a few steps that might make achieving your goals for the new year a little easier.
Today’s show revolves around required minimum distributions. Taylor will break down what this term means, how it works, and possible problems people may run into when dealing with this facet of the financial world.
As we get into the holiday season, you may hear more people talking about the importance of gratitude. It is important to keep this same idea when it comes to your finances. Perspective matters when it comes to investing and Taylor will help explain how a change in attitude can positively affect your financial life. There is no doubt that life can take many unexpected turns. Getting laid off from your job, a family emergency, so many different scenarios can happen throughout the course of your life. Today’s episode focuses on the importance of making sure that your financial plan is flexible enough to accommodate for these unexpected life events.