Financial Flight Plan Podcast

Getting Started: A Financial Plan’s First Steps

For some folks, the idea of putting together a financial plan can be overwhelming. But it’s less threatening if you just focus on a first step to get you started. But depending on your situation, your most logical first step could be one of several things. Brie will help you figure out what would be a good starting point for your retirement planning.

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Debunking Some Of The Worst Financial Myths

There’s an almost endless list of retirement planning myths that need to be debunked. Brie will debunk some of these misleading statements that often lead people astray. Put on your “mythbuster” hat and let’s go.

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Storytime: Wish I Would Have Listened

We’ve probably all had one of those moments where we didn’t listen to the advice someone was trying to give us. Let’s hear about a time it happened in the financial world when someone didn’t listen to the advice of their financial advisor and later wished that they had.

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Storytime: Ripped Off

It’s one of the things we’re all afraid of in many aspects of life. Nobody wants to get ripped off. Let's fhear about a time that happened with someone and if they were able to fix the problem. Brie Reyes will tell us how it happened, what they found out, what the client's reaction was, and where that client is today in their financial situation.

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April: National Distracted Investor Awareness Month

They say these days that there’s a holiday of every day of the year. It’s kind of true. In fact, the month of April, for example, is home to Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, Fresh Florida Tomato Month, Fresh Celery Month, Multiple Birth Awareness Month and National Soft Pretzel Month (sorry hard pretzels, you guys have to wait until the overall National Pretzel Month in October). What does all this have to with finances? Well, April is also National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which gave us the idea to discuss some of things that distract us financially. And since every single other thing in existence gets a holiday, we’ll make up our own to discuss on this week’s podcast. It’s National Distracted Investor Awareness Month. We’ll reveal the distractions that often peel our attention away from being good investors and savers and give you tips on how to stay on track.

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Storytime: Collaborating With Other Pros

The quarterback on a football team is often considered to be the most important person on the field. But they can’t always get the job done by themselves. Sometimes, they need to hand the ball off or throw it to a teammate to make progress down the field and ultimately score a touchdown. Your financial advisor should serve in a similar capacity. They’re the most important person in your overall planning situation, but they should also know when it’s the right time to bring in other professionals to help put together the best possible plan for you.

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His And Hers Retirement Planning

If you’re married, then this will come as no surprise. It takes two to complete a successful retirement plan. On this podcast, we’ll look at how husbands and wives have different financial goals and how that creates conflict. We’ll, of course, also explore how to resolve that conflict to establish a solid financial plan.

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Making Your Own Financial Luck

There’s a lot of talk in March about leprechauns, four leaf clovers and pots of gold at the ends of a rainbow.The bad news, however, is that none of those things will help you get wealthy or retire successfully. Well, okay, if you find a pot of gold you’ll be in pretty good shape. But those odds are slim at best. So, instead of waiting for luck to find us, how about we make our own financial luck? Here are some easy tips to follow to make it happen.

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More Headlines In The News

There have been a lot of interesting headlines in the news lately. On this podcast, we’ll cover recent stories about the labor market and how it seems most people who want to work are actually working. Is that a good sign for the overall economy? Home prices are skyrocketing across the country. Are we just setting ourselves up for another crash like we saw last decade? And a big-time hedge fund guy says we’re facing a 70% chance of a recession. We’ll talk about whether he’s right and what we can do about it.

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In The News

Let's crack open the newspaper and discuss some of today's top headlines. For instance, how will the recent tax code changes continue to impact the economy? How will advances in automation impact the job market? All that and more on this episode of The Financial Flight Plan Podcast.

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