Andi Last brings nearly 30 years of broadcasting, media, and marketing experience to Pure Financial Advisors. She is the producer of the Your Money, Your Wealth® podcast and radio show, and moderator for the firm’s digital events.
Prior to joining Pure, Andi was Media Operations Manager for a San Diego-based financial services firm with a long-running, nationally syndicated financial advice TV and radio show. While living in Australia, Andi was the Operations Manager for the media branch of an international non-profit organization examining global sustainability challenges and responses.
Andi gratefully serves on the board of directors of Living LFS, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization supporting those with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS), a rare genetic predisposition to developing cancer. Andi enjoys still photography, and her photos have appeared in national publications and on a Grammy-nominated record. Andi and her husband Jay have been together since 2010. Sharing a passion for music, they produced and recorded a house concert series featuring performances by professional touring musicians. The Lasts also play music themselves: their band has played 60’s garage rock for audiences of three in their living room, and tens of people have watched their music videos on YouTube.
Andi's Latest Contributions
How much will money will you need in retirement, adjusted for inflation? Joe and Big Al spitball on your future dollars, how to calculate the tax on Roth conversions, and the benefits of converting to Roth when financial markets are down. Plus, should retirement savings contributions be half pre-tax and half post-tax? And finally, saving to a 529 plan for your kids, or sending them to Hollywood stunt training camp – which would you do!?
When should you take your pension, what types of things should you think about when it comes to deciding between a lump sum or a monthly annuity payment – risk protection, for example – and how do you work your pension into your overall retirement plan? Spitballing on retirement pension options, and saving to a taxable account when you’re concerned about required minimum distributions or RMDs, on today’s YMYW.