Financial Flight Plan Podcast

3 Cons of the TSP in Retirement

We spend a lot of time on the podcast talking about federal employees and their retirement plans. They have access to different investment vehicles that other workers are not able to participate in. We talk about the TSP, or Thrift Savings Plan on today's show. It's similar to a 401(k), but there are specific stipulations that are not necessarily efficient. We will address the cons of the TSP today and Brie will give her advice on how to maneuver through some of the rules.

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3 Federal Employee Retirement Mistakes

Planning for retirement is no easy task. There are many instances where a small decision you make can leave a lasting impact for your whole retirement. This can be even more difficult for federal employees who have a lot of special nuances to their planning. We take a look at 3 of the most common mistakes Brie sees in her practice and some proactive steps you may be able to take to avoid these for your retirement.

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Website: https://www.estesfinancial.net/

Call: 817-444-8402

Politics & Your Investments

The presidential inauguration has finally passed us and we have a new president in the White House. This has caused some people to panic and feel like the stock market is going to crash any day now. But if we take a step back and look at the market from a macro perspective, this is just another blip on the radar that will pass. Today Brie looks at some historical data with how the markets reacted to previous elections and why there is no need to panic.

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Call: 817-444-8402

3 Strategies for Federal Employees Planning to Retire Soon

For many people, their retirement date comes sooner than they expected and before they truly get a chance to prepare. But with proper planning, federal employees can enjoy a comfortable retirement. Let's look at three key planning strategies you need to address within five years of your retirement.

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Website: https://www.estesfinancial.net/

Call: 817-444-8402

A 5 Question Retirement Preparedness Quiz

Want to grade your preparedness for retirement? Here are five key questions you need to ask yourself. Your answers will help determine how ready you are for retirement.

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Call: 817-444-8402

What Specific Retirement Challenges Face Baby Boomers?

We’re talking specifically to Baby Boomers on this episode. What are the most common challenges, fears and objectives of this generation? What are some of the mistakes Boomers often make and how can they be avoided? We’ll ask and attempt to answer those questions on today’s show.

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Website: https://www.estesfinancial.net/

Call: 817-444-8402

This One’s On the House

We get a lot of questions about how the house (or houses) fit into retirement plans. From downsizing to rental properties to interest rates, let’s explore some of the top retirement questions as it relates to all things housing.

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Website: https://www.estesfinancial.net/

Call: 817-444-8402

5 Financial Issues Particularly Challenging For Women

Many financial issues impact us all the same. But, of course, other challenges have varying impacts from person to person because our situations are all unique. Let’s take a look at some of the financial and retirement challenges that are unique to women.

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Website: https://www.estesfinancial.net/

Call: 817-444-8402

3 Hidden Expenses In Retirement

There are many misconceptions that revolve around retirement and there are many factors that people can fail to plan for. Brie helps us break down some of the hidden expenses that can blindside you in retirement if you're not ready for them.

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Website: https://www.estesfinancial.net/

Call: 817-444-8402

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of the Current Social Security Scam

If you've received an email, phone call or text message about Social Security, you should probably think twice before taking any action. Brie is here to get you up to speed on the most common Social Security scams to look out for and how to identify them, so that you don't be come the next victim.

Important Links:

Website: https://www.estesfinancial.net/

Call: 817-444-8402

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