Larry Swedroe

Larry Swedroe is principal and director of research for Buckingham Asset Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor firm in St. Louis, Mo. He is also principal of BAM Advisor Services, LLC, a service provider to investment advisors across the country, most of whom are affiliated with CPA firms. Swedroe's mission is to educate people on [...]


Joe Anderson
ABOUT Joseph

As CEO and President, Joe Anderson has created a unique, ambitious business model utilizing advanced service, training, sales, and marketing strategies to grow Pure Financial Advisors into the trustworthy, client-focused company it is today. Pure Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), was ranked 15 out of 100 top ETF Power Users by RIA channel (2023), was [...]

Alan Clopine

Alan Clopine is the Executive Chairman of Pure Financial Advisors, LLC (Pure). He has been an executive leader of the Company for over a decade, including CFO, CEO, and Chairman. Alan joined the firm in 2008, about one year after it was established. In his tenure at Pure, the firm has grown from approximately $50 [...]

Published On
April 11, 2015

In this first hour, Joe and Al discuss common retirement risks. Healthcare costs and longer life expectancies are huge factors to take into consideration with regard to saving for retirement and making sure your money lasts.  Special guest Larry Swedroe stops by the show to discuss whether the financial gurus’ predictions were accurate or not in the most recent quarter.

3:10 “There are many overlooked risks that pose a real threat to your overall retirement, and every one of them is as dangerous, if not more dangerous, than investment risk”

7:00 “Contrary to popular belief, not all medical costs are covered by Medicare”

16:33 “You might want to take Social Security at 70, since the benefits would be almost double what it is at 62”

20:10 Start of interview with Larry Swedroe

23:35 “The dollar did rise dramatically in the first quarter”

35:16 “A lot of Baby Boomers are in the Sandwich generation, which means they have to take care of their parents and they are still taking care of their adult children”