How to Apply for Social Security

How to Apply for Social Security

Are you preparing to apply for your Social Security benefits? Follow along in this step-by-step walkthrough of how to apply for Social Security and when the best time is to do so.

There are several different ways to apply and don’t forget about applying for retirement, spousal, and Medicare benefits as well. Learn all the information you need to set … Read more

Jason Thomas

Sell in May and Go Away: Can You Time the Market?

Nationally recognized mutual fund, index investing and asset allocation authority Paul Merriman gives us the truth on market timing versus buy and hold – and he explains why he still does both. Plus, answers to your questions on collecting Social Security and a pension, non-deductible, Roth and SEP IRA rollovers, Backdoor Roth conversions, and are there financial perks to getting … Read more

Guest:  Paul Merriman Paul Merriman

Podcast #169

Money & Divorce: 14 Disastrous Mistakes That Will Steal Your Financial Dignity

Money & Divorce: The financial lifeguard Christine Luken talks about her new program, Financial Dignity After Divorce, plus 14 money mistakes to avoid during a divorce, how much the average couple will spend on healthcare costs in retirement, and with all this market volatility, is your 401(k) safe? And the fellas answer questions buying a house with cash vs … Read more

Guest:  Christine Luken Christine Luken, The Financial Lifeguard

Podcast #167

From Consumer to Creator: How to Reach Financial Independence

Philip Taylor, AKA PT of PTMoney.com, shares the method he used to reach financial independence as he transitioned from CPA to financial media mogul. Plus, 5 ways to turn retirement savings into income, how a big lottery win might affect your Social Security benefits, and if you dollar cost average into Bitcoin to buy winter parkas, how is that Read more

Guest:  Philip Taylor Your Money, Your Wealth guest Philip Taylor

Podcast #166

7 Changes to Social Security You Need to Know

Seven new changes to your Social Security benefits – Joe and Big Al talk about the good and the bad. Plus, how small business owners may be in danger of screwing up their Social Security, how the new tax law lets you save big money if you’re taking required minimum distributions, and Joe’s fear of commitment is further cemented by … Read more

Podcast #152

Opportunities, Challenges and Tricks Coming from Trump’s New Tax Law

Joe and Big Al weigh in on 10 retirement resolutions experts say you should make for 2018. We’ll learn some new opportunities, challenges and potential tricks coming out of President Donald Trump’s new tax law. We’ll find out the secrets to Big Al’s big wallet, and how Joe is unwillingly helping his boy Mikey cut expenses. And we’ll hear one … Read more

Podcast #150

Losing Money Sucks. Time for Asset Protection

Asset protection attorney Doug Lodmell has the secrets to keeping your money safe in the event of a lawsuit. Social Security benefits and 401(k) contributions are going up, but the 401(k) thing may also be a nightmare. Al’s got 6 myths about freezing your credit in the wake of the Equifax double debacle, and the fellas answer your emails on … Read more

Guest:  Doug S. Lodmell, J.D., LL.M. Doug Lodmell

Podcast #138
Retirement Readiness Guide

Retirement Readiness Guide

Want to learn the little-known secrets to help you prepare for retirement? This Retirement Readiness Guide includes 7 important and simple plays to help you get retirement ready despite the uncertainties that we may face. Planning for your retirement is something that takes time, so start today for a bright future tomorrow.

In this guide you’ll learn…

  • How to create
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How to Fix Retirement Savings and Social Security

Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer and Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Robert Pozen suggests fixing the retirement savings crisis with the Automatic IRA and using Progressive Indexing to fix Social Security. Joe and Big Al discuss 6 Ways to Survive Retirement Income Shock, recourse versus non-recourse loans, RMDs on annuities in a 401(k), the difference between stocks that pay dividends and
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Guest:  Bob Pozen Bob Pozen

Podcast #129

3 Innovative Ways to Reduce Debt

America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, offers creative ways to reduce student loan debt, car loan debt and mortgage loan debt. Big Al lists 7 Facts About Your Roth IRA That You Didn’t Know. Jason Thomas, CFP® comes up with 5 Mistakes Retirees Make When Claiming Social Security. Answers on recovering IRA losses, early retirement account withdrawals, real estate investing … Read more

Guest:  Jordan Goodman Jordan Goodman

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