The Retirement Cafe: With Dan Reese and Brent Oliver

One of the buzzwords around financial planning and investment management is fiduciary. On today’s show we are going to spend some time talking about what a fiduciary is and if a fiduciary may be appropriate for your needs.

When we think about receiving a large lump sum of money, we tend to look at that as a positive thing. However, if you look at the statistics among NFL players and lottery winners, they end up filing for bankruptcy only a couple years after receiving those big checks. On today’s show, Dan and Brent talk about some proactive steps you should take when receiving a large amount of money and where most people go wrong.

Today’s episode is all about keeping tabs on where you have been, where you are currently, and where you are heading. Dan and Brent consider this one of the biggest keys to long-term success. It also can be one of the most challenging tasks when dealing with money.

Medicare can be difficult to understand because it contains a variety of moving parts. There are a lot of misconceptions about the coverage you receive and what the different parts provide. Dan and Brent look to clear up some confusion with Medicare and discuss the penalties if you apply late and some possible remedies to solve that situation.

Most financial professionals make it a point to have an annual review done with you to look over your portfolio and see how everything has been doing. These reviews should make you feel secure in your plan moving forward, however, some advisors have this review to see if they can sell you another financial product. Dan and Brent talk today on what their annual reviews look like and some red flags you should be weary of.

2020 was not an easy year to be an investor in the stock market. After nearly a decade of a bull market, things quickly took a sharp downturn in March with news of the pandemic. This decline instilled fear in a lot of people and caused some to even pull their money out of the market at a loss. Today the Dan and Brent look back on the stock market’s performance for 2020 and put some numbers behind a hypothetical portfolio going through a year like 2020.

This is the last installment of our retirement phase series. It’s not easy to discuss how you would like your assets to be distributed when you are gone, but it is certainly an essential conversation to have. We take a look at some items you should review, making your assets tax-efficient, and much more.

Filter by Category

Subscribe to the Podcast

Contact Us

Fill out the form below and we’ll reach out to you with more information!

Contact Info