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Podcast Archive

7 Simple Strategies to Simplify Planning for Retirement


Having a successful financial game plan doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s about how a handful of simple steps could make a world of difference. Join Ron and Paul as they discuss how to take these simple steps to pursue your retirement goals.

Topics: Retirement Planning

Co-host: Paul West

Setting the Record Straight on 7 Toxic Investing Myths


People adopt certain beliefs, or make assumptions about investing for retirement. Join Ron and guest Mark Schlipman to set the record straight on 7 toxic investing myths you see and hear in your everyday client meetings.

Co-host: Ron Carson, Mark Schlipman

Everything You Need to Know About Withdrawing Money From Your IRA and 401K in Retirement


Contributing to an IRA or 401K is easy, but withdrawing this money in retirement gets complicated. If you’re not paying attention, you could easily trigger an avalanche of taxes, penalties and fees. Listen to Ron and Paul on why having a strategy is so important.

Co-host: Paul West

9 Common Social Security Assumptions That Could Cost You a Small Fortune!


Let’s set the record straight on several common social security assumptions that could cost thousands of dollars in retirement. Join Ron and Paul as they tackle some of the most common incorrect assumptions people make about Social Security.

Topics: Social Security, Retirement

Co-host: Paul West

There’s a 60% Chance You’ll Retire Unexpectedly … Here’s How to Prepare Yourself Now!


Staggering statistic that most people don’t retire on their own terms, according to a research study featured in USA Today, 60% of U.S. workers retire sooner than they expected. Join Ron and Paul as they discuss strategies to prepare for early retirement.

Topics: Retirement

Co-host: Paul West

Could Living a Long Life Cause You to Go Broke? Strategies to Make Your Money Last!


Today, people are living well into their 80’s and 90’s. And it’s not uncommon to know of someone who is 100+ years old. In fact, some seniors aren’t just surviving in their older years, they’re thriving. And the statistics keep improving every year. Join Ron and Paul as they discuss topics and strategies for not outliving your wealth!

Topics: Longevity, retirement

Co-host: Paul West

Is Any Upside Left ln The Market … Worth the Downside Risk?


Is there any upside gain left in the market? And if so, is it worth the downside risk at this stage of the game? Join Ron Carson as he discusses where to find value with markets at all time highs!

Topics: Risk

Co-host: Paul West

The Tax Secrets of the Uber-Rich … That Could Save You Thousands


How do the uber-rich get away with paying a fraction of their fair share of taxes? What do they know that others don’t know? This week’s show is about revealing the tax secrets of the uber-rich that save them thousands of dollars every single year, join Ron and Paul as they tackle these secrets for you.

Topics: Tax Planning

Co-host: Paul West

What’s Holding You Back from Retiring? Your 7-Step Action Plan!


This show will challenge you to think about what’s holding you back from your dream of retiring. Ron Carson and Paul West offer a 7-step action plan that could help you retire sooner than you ever thought possible and make the most out of the money you’ve saved for retirement.

Topics: Retirement, Social Security

Co-host: Paul West

Is Your Financial Advisor Truly Creating Value?


This show is about posing a very simple question … Is your financial advisor truly bringing value for you? Ron Carson and Paul West discuss questions you should be asking your financial advisor in every review meeting as well as what to look for in a quality advisor.

Topics: Financial Advisor, Retirement, Second Opinion

Co-host: Paul West