Posts tagged Roger Whitney
#190 - How much you should have saved for retirement by now

Comparison is important to keep us on track with our goals but when we put all of our focus on our performance v.s. someone else's performance...we often become unhappy. Regardless of where you are in life or how much you have saved for retirement, comparison could be the death of joy. Listen to this week’s episode to hear my thoughts on how to stay on track without letting go of your joy.

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#188 -  Worried about the Equifax Data Breach? Here’s Your Protect Your Credit Action Plan

Your life is wrapped up in one 9 digit code, your Social Security Number. If someone were to get that number they could open credit cards in your name, access your life savings, and even take out a mortgage. While the dangers are high, there are effective ways to protect yourself and your assets. I will outline some of the most effective ones in this episode of the Retirement Answer Man.

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#38 My #1 Retirement Planning Tool to Help People Find Balance [Podcast]

I'm convinced that the most stressful part of planning for and living in retirement is that we don't know how to balance living well today while not sacrificing tomorrow. As a result, most of us live out of balance. In this episode, I talk about my #1 retirement planning tool to help find a delicate balance.

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#37 Kary Oberbrunner Wants You to Ignite Your Soul [Podcast]

Too many of us live in a prison within our mind. We are trapped by our past choices, not realizing that today, right now, we can start a new journey.  If you feel stuck, you can create a new life. You can ignite your soul and live your own hero's journey.

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#36 7 Steps to Help Fight Through a Market Correction [Podcast]

You don't like to lose money. Nobody does. That's one reason it is so hard to stick to a long-term investment plan when we feel like we're getting punched in the face by the markets. In this episode, I discuss 7 steps to help you fight through a normal market correction.

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#33 5 Steps to a Healthier Life [Podcast]

Not living a healthier life can be costly as you age. USA Today recently reported that the top retirement concern for people over age 50 is healthcare costs. In fact growing older and being unhealthy can be financially disastrous. It just makes sense, to take a proactive approach to investing in your health.

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#32 Career Pivot: How to Change Careers When You're in Your 50s

Most of us are in careers that we were trained to do. Not careers that centered on our talents.  After college, we start work and our careers generally progress on their own without much intentional direction from us. If you're in your 50s and this fits you, it's not too late to begin to pivot your career towards something you have natural talents for. In this episode, Career Pivot's Marc Miller outlines how to start your pivot.

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#30 How to Invest in Your Marriage with Jackie Bledsoe [podcast]

In my 23 years of marriage, there were times my wife and I drifted apart. It's easy to do. Work, kids, hobbies, etc. just make life hectic at times. We eventually learned to be intentional about nurturing our marriage. Jackie Bledsoe has had the same experience. In this episode, we discuss how to best invest in your marriage.

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#29 Should I Convert to a ROTH IRA? A Talk with Ed Slott [Podcast]

Taxes suck. They erode away your income, savings and investments. One strategy to maximize your retirement savings is to convert your IRA to a ROTH IRA. ROTH IRAs are a powerful tool to help you do this but there are lots of tax and planning issues to consider first.

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