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The Great Escape: Making The Leap From Employee To Entrepreneur

podcast Nov 15, 2022
 

Becoming a business owner is not for the faint at heart. If it were everyone would take the leap.

It can be a fairly scary adventure, especially if you go into it without a plan. In this week's podcast, my guest contributor Alexandra Davis, a fellow CPA, CFP® and I discuss our...

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America's Obsession With Consumption: How To Break The Habit And Save More Money

podcast Nov 07, 2022

Have you ever gone to the store to purchase one item and you left with a cart full of crap you really don’t need. Sounds familiar? Do you ever wonder why you made the choices you did? 

What were you thinking about at that moment? Or perhaps you were not thinking and someone else was...

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Retirement Planning Without A Pension x 2

podcast Nov 07, 2022
 

This is a continuation of last week's podcast on planning for retirement when you don't have a pension. If you are concerned about having adequate retirement savings, you are not alone, 76% of Americans do not have access to a pension. 

When 401k retirement plans hit the scene in...

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Retirement Planning Without A Pension

podcast Oct 17, 2022
 

The public sector (state and federal employers) is one of the few sectors that still provide their employees with a pension. The National Institute on Retirement states that less than 26% of American have access to a pension.


What do the remaining  74% of Americans do? How do you...

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Step Out On Faith To Step Into Your Purpose

podcast Sep 29, 2022
 

Step Out On Faith To Step Into Your Purpose

The Retire Ready Two Podcast is back for season two and just in time for fall.

The goal of the podcast is to inspire, educate, empower listeners to take control of their lives and their money so that they can have a life by design. Rather than...

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What Generation X Can Learn From The FIRE Movement

podcast Aug 10, 2022
 

The FIRE Movement is a lifestyle that revolves around understanding what is really important to you about money. FIRE stands for financial independence retire early.

It is a movement of living your life on your own terms rather getting swallowed up...

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Making College Affordable

podcast Jul 11, 2022
 

Making College Affordable

The cost of college has been increasing at a rate greater than inflation for years, creating a financial challenge for college students and their families. 

Not to mention college graduates are also leaving their...

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Life Insurance Explained

podcast Jul 09, 2022
 

Life Insurance Explained

Today's podcast our guest contributor will discuss  life insurance, who needs it, why and factors that should go into determining how much is needed.

Generally, the primary purpose of life...

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Redefining The American Dream To Live Financially Free

podcast Jun 21, 2022
 

Redefining The American Dream To Live Financially Free

Can you imagine waking up every day excited to start your day? Being passionate about your work? 

How does the idea of doing what you want to do, when you want to do it with whomever you want to do it with sound to you? 

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Why Everyone Needs Estate Planning

podcast Jun 14, 2022
 

Why Everyone Needs Estate Planning

This week's guest contributor is Donna Hartl an attorney and Certified Public Accountant.

She focuses tax planning, tax dispute work, estate planning, guardianship, probate and trust administration. Donna has also been named an Illinois Super...

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