Retirement Talk Podcast Episodes

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163. 8 Reasons Advisors are Worth Their Fees

163. 8 Reasons Advisors are Worth Their Fees

Fiscally conscious investors want to get the most for their money, and when it comes to working with an advisor, it’s important to understand the fee structure and what value they’ll provide. Now that anyone can research and access information at the click of a mouse,...

152. When It Comes to Risk, It’s Dangerous to Trust Your Instincts

152. When It Comes to Risk, It’s Dangerous to Trust Your Instincts

The famous boxer Mike Tyson once said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” He meant it about his opponents, but we can apply that same idea to financial planning in the middle of a volatile market. How will you react when things first get...

146. Are Bonds a Good Investment During a Recession?

146. Are Bonds a Good Investment During a Recession?

If you go back to October of 2022, you’ll find the worst 12-month period ever for bonds. With the pressure on the economy, bonds struggled right alongside many other investments. The last year showed us many investors move to bonds during periods of volatility, and...

137. What is a Dividend Yield?

137. What is a Dividend Yield?

The extended downturn in the market has given investors a chance to re-evaluate their portfolio and rethink the strategy that best fits their needs in retirement. Dividend-paying stocks are often a popular choice, especially in times like these, because they can help...