#82 Don’t Let Bad Markets Change a Good Plan

If you have a sound investment plan STAY!!!

One of the most tempting but dangerous things investors (and investment advisors) do is to change investment strategies in light of what current markets are doing. Don’t misunderstand, it’s always wise to make adjustments when needed, but not to your overall strategy or plan. You put together that strategy to accomplish certain goals within certain […]

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It’s been a crazy week in the investing markets. It can be scary when you see the value of your accounts go down, especially if you’re in or near retirement. It’s okay to be scared. Just don’t let your fear allow you to be caught up in the reactionary nature of crowds.

You are unique. Your situation is unique. Your goals for retirement are uniquely yours.

Chart your own course to work to achieve the things you care about most.

#81 How to Find a Good Charity in Your Community

A talk with Nancy Jones from the Community Foundation of North Texas

Today’s episode of The Retirement Answer Man debuts a brand new format that will help you make even more of your retirement and financial planning. From here on out all episodes of RAM will be consist of 3 segments – The Hot Topic, where Roger addresses current issues on the financial horizon – The Practical […]

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Should I Worry About the Markets?

Join Me for a Live Webinar to Discuss:

  • The anatomy of a market correction.
  • Practical steps you can take now to help protect your portfolio.
  • How to know when a market downturn affects your retirement plan.

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Date: August 27, 2015
Time: 07:00-8:00 p.m. CST
Event: Should I Worry About the Markets?
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#80 Why Smart People Can Be Stupid with Money, Too

Roger starts the show off with a bang today by answering a listener question: “I’m a smart guy. So why do I make such stupid decisions when it comes to money?” Feel familiar? We’ve all made our share of mistakes in the financial areas of our lives, and that pattern never really changes unless we […]

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Markets Just Went Negative for the Year: What is Your Focus?

Just saw a headline saying the markets (S&P 500) just went negative for the year. Indeed, equity markets have been volatile lately. Turn on the financial press and you’ll hear about, China’s devaluation, the coming market collapse, and other fear mongering. The financial press LOVE LOVE LOVE to play up fear and greed. Just like a weatherman […]

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#79 Want to Start a Business? Learn How to Fail Forward

Lessons Learned from Matt Miller's Entrepreneurial Journey

Retirement planning is as much about additional sources of income as it is about investments. Roger’s guest today, Matt Miller, has built a company that offers savvy retirement planners a legitimate way to add an additional stream of income to their current situation – either on the side or with hopes of it moving toward […]

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You Work Hard for Your Money. Don’t Waste It

Use these 5 steps to allocate your savings

You work hard for the money you earn. It would be a shame not to spend a little time to assure you use it intentionally. Don’t Let Good Money Go to Waste Once you’ve learned to save it’s important you learn how to use your savings wisely. Not spending it is only half the battle. […]

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#78 See, Retirement Planning Can Be Fun!

Joe Saul-Sehy From Stacking Benjamins Hacks the Show

I’ve been hacked!!!! To prove that talking retirement planning doesn’t have to be dull, Joe Saul-Sehy from the Stacking Benjamins Show hacked into this week’s show. We were all set for another super serious retirement planning show when Joe from Stacking Benjamins hacked in and took over. Evidently Joe thought I was getting a bit too […]

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