Ep #03: Why Tax Strategy is Critical in Retirement
Scot Landborg, host of the weekly podcast Retire Eyes Wide Open talks about tax strategy and why it’s a critical component in retirement plan optimization. Scot talks about the week’s news in the Money Rundown and our Scot Strategy and Listener Questions are all about taxes and your retirement.
12 Sep 2018
Ep #04: Social Security & Retirement Optimization
Top tips for optimizing your social security benefit in retirement. Top mistakes people make when electing their social security. Scot Landborg, host of the weekly podcast, Retire Eyes Wide Open, shares insight and strategy around social security and how comprehensive planning can help you maximize your benefits.
4 Oct 2018
Ep #10: Kids & Money - Spend It or Leave It?
Are you planning on bouncing your last check or leaving a big financial legacy? People often fall into one group or the other. We’ll talk about strategies for each. Scot Landborg, host of the podcast, Retire Eyes Wide Open, shares strategies to optimize your financial legacy and ideas to make sure your money lasts through retirement.
17 Dec 2018
Ep #09: Advanced Planning Concepts
Advanced retirement planning strategies can help optimize your plan. Scot Landborg, host of the weekly podcast, Retire Eyes Wide Open, shares his top advanced planning concepts. They include the restricted application, the backdoor ROTH, charitable strategy and more.
26 Nov 2018
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Ep #05: Trust – How to Find the Right Financial Professional?
Is your advisor worthy of your trust? Do you trust too much? Or not enough? What characteristics make an advisor worthy of trust? What things should you legitimately be worried about in your financial life? How do you get clarity? Scot Landborg, host of the weekly podcast, Retire Eyes Wide Open, shares about Trust and how you can find an advisor worthy of your trust.
15 Oct 2018
Ep #07: 13 Question REWO Test
How do you know if you are retiring with your eyes wide open? Are you informed? What’s missing? Our 13 yes or no questions will give you some clarity on how prepared you are for retirement. Scot Landborg, host of the weekly podcast, Retire Eyes Wide Open, shares his thoughts on what you need to know to be prepared for retirement.
3 Nov 2018
Ep #06: Annuities – Hate or Love?
Are annuities as bad as some people say? Are they as good as some people think? We take a more balanced approach and talk about the positives and negatives of annuities in a portfolio. Who are they designed for and who are they NOT designed for? Scot Landborg, host of the weekly podcast, Retire Eyes Wide Open, shares his thoughts on annuities and if they are a good fit for retirees.
29 Oct 2018
Ep #08: Adding JOY in Retirement
An active retirement is often a happy retirement. What are some easy things to add joy to your retirement? Scot Landborg, host of the weekly podcast, Retire Eyes Wide Open, shares his thoughts on joy and travel in retirement.
13 Nov 2018
Ep #11: REWO Season 1 Bloopers
We are gearing up to start Season 2 of our Retire Eyes Wide Open Podcast. In the meantime, enjoy some Scot bloopers!
12 Nov 2019
Ep #15: Psychology of Retirement
We’re talking about the psychology of retirement with special guest Professor Kenneth Shultz, Ph.D. and author of the book Happy Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention. You’ll also hear my top 10 tips for adjusting to your new retirement reality.
5 Dec 2019