Rank #1: Interview with Joe Saul-Sehy
Nov 05 2016
Rank #2: What is the Social Security Spousal Benefit?
Oct 29 2016
Rank #3: Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy With Paul Sullivan - 120
Paul Sullivan, author of "The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy" tells Joe and Big Al how the decisions you make about your money can put YOU in the wealthy club. Plus, how should you prepare for President Trump’s "biggest tax cut ever?" 3 things you may be getting wrong about retirement planning, and international taxation if you’re planning to move out of the country in retirement.
Jun 26 2017
Rank #4: 8 Financial To-Dos before Year-End
Sep 24 2016
Rank #5: Use This Quick Calculation to See If You're on Track for Retirement - 176
Are you on track for retirement? Big Al Clopine, CPA created a quick retirement calculation to help you find out. If you’re a little behind in your savings, Big Al also has 3 ways to get caught up. Wondering if Joe contributed anything to this episode?? That would be a yes! We’ve got questions and Joe’s got answers on the differences between the 403(b), 457(b) and 401(a), he clears up the whole Roth IRA 5-year clock thing, and producer Andi gets an answer to her question on doing a Roth conversion from her current 401(k) plan. Transcript and show notes at http://bit.ly/YMYW-176
Jul 04 2018
Rank #6: The Investing Lie Wall Street Needs You To Believe - 114
Larry Swedroe, author of "Think, Act and Invest Like Warren Buffett," explains Wall Street's passive investing lie and what kind of returns you can really expect. Plus, how he relates investing performance to Babe Ruth and Roger Federer. Also, 5 Things Parents Need To Teach Kids About Money from Jack Kosakowski, President and CEO of Junior Achievement, 10 Retirement Planning Moves To Make in your 20s, and a closer look at Donald Trump’s tax outline.
May 15 2017
Rank #7: Can I Roll my Solo 401(k) to a Simple 401(k)?
Sep 24 2016
Rank #8: Investing Q & A’s + Tax Quiz
May 21 2016
Rank #9: How to Be Financially Alert and on FIRE at Age 36, Even With Market Volatility - 164
Michael from FinanciallyAlert.com reached Financial Independence / Retire Early, or FIRE, at age 36. He shares his inspiring success story of how being financially alert allowed him to transition from small business entrepreneur to stay-at-home Dad and FIRE blogger with a growing net worth of over $2M - and how he can coach you to FIRE too. Plus, market volatility is back, but Chuck Norris laughs in the face of market dips - and Brian Perry, CFP® has the Q1 market update. It’s tax season and you might not get audited, but watch out for those penalties. And just how much should you have in Roth, tax deferred and taxable accounts at retirement? Show notes and transcript at http://bit.ly/YMYW-164
Apr 10 2018
Rank #10: 102. How To Retire Early and 7 Retirement Rules For Anyone Over 50
Aired 2/4/2017: How to retire early - like, really early - and real estate investing with Andrew Fiebert from the Listen Money Matters podcast, Seven Essential Retirement Rules for Anyone Over 50, and Joe and Big Al answer emails about target date funds, making the most of your pension income, buying Mom’s house rather than inheriting it and determining capital gains on the sale of a rental.
Feb 13 2017
Rank #11: How Much Can You Really Spend in Retirement? - 172
Wade Pfau on the 4% rule for retirement withdrawals. How a risk-filled burrito can earn up to 11%. Joe & Big Al take on Dave Ramsey’s advice to pay debt before saving for retirement and they debate real estate vs. bonds. IRA planning for the rest of 2018 to save on taxes - tell the grandparents to use RMDs for QCDs. Work remotely? Consider a move to Vermont. Lifestyles of the middle class in a new segment, "Where Does Big Al’s Wife Anne’s Family Live?" Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-172
Jun 06 2018
Rank #12: How to Be Like the Millionaire Next Door - 222
Dr. Sarah Stanley Fallaw (co-author, The Next Millionaire Next Door) shares her research into how millionaires become wealthy, and what has changed since her father, Thomas J. Stanley, wrote his groundbreaking book The Millionaire Next Door in 1996. Plus, what should you do with universal life insurance policies with large cash values? Will you pay income tax on a Roth conversion made after you move from California to a no-income-tax state like Texas? Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-222
May 21 2019
Rank #13: How To Successfully Retire at 41 - 153
Chris Mamula retired early - at age 41! He now blogs about his experiences at CanIRetireYet.com. How did he do it, after making a decade of retirement planning mistakes? Plus 5 Things to Consider Before Tapping Your Retirement Accounts, and the good, the bad and the ugly of the popular "guaranteed income" products known as annuities. But first, the fellas have a bone to pick with CNN Money about the confusing new business tax deduction.
Feb 11 2018
Rank #14: How to Rock Retirement With The Retirement Answer Man - 175
The Retirement Answer Man, Roger Whitney, CFP® talks about his book, Rock Retirement: A Simple Guide to Help You Take Control and be More Optimistic About the Future (listen to find out how to get a free copy!) Also, in some states, you may be able to pay your state taxes as a charitable donation and get a tax deduction, but Joe and Al explain why you might want to be careful with that. Plus, 5 hidden taxes that could bite you in retirement, the fellas help a listener make the most of her passive losses, and what’s the latest with the deductibility of home equity loans? Transcript and show notes at http://bit.ly/YMYW-175
Jun 26 2018
Rank #15: Using Reverse Mortgages To Secure Retirement with Dr. Wade Pfau - 117
Dr. Wade Pfau reveals new research on the reverse mortgage as an insurance policy and investing tool, and discusses the 4% rule for withdrawing retirement income from your portfolio. Plus, Joe and Al have 10 tips to boost retirement savings, the pros and cons of rolling your 401(k) into an IRA, long term care tax strategies, the latest on the Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule, Prince’s $250 million estate planning mistake, and who is better at investing, men or women?
Jun 05 2017
Rank #16: Your Money, Your Wealth Hr. 2
Mar 12 2016
Rank #17: How to Turn $3,000 into $50 Million - 130
Investing authority Paul Merriman explains how to turn $3,000 into $50 million and talks to Joe and Big Al about value vs growth companies, market timing, choosing the right mix of stocks, bonds and other investments, and which stocks don’t beat even Treasuries in the long term. Plus, The 10 Best - and Worst - Places to Retire, Ways to Fund Children’s Education, and how to minimize taxes in retirement.
Sep 04 2017
Rank #18: 7 Reasons to Say Yes to a Roth IRA
Jan 28 2017
Rank #19: Answers to Your Investing Questions
Aug 27 2016
Rank #20: Stock Markets: Past & Present
Jul 23 2016