Our Past Shows
Here you will find a year's worth of our past radio shows. Please understand, due to compliance and supervisory guidelines, there is a lag time from when a show first broadcasts to when it can be listed here for later playback. If the show you want is not available, please check back again soon.
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November 14, 2015
Powers of Attorney can be tricky documents if you don’t get the wording just right. Jim, Chris and Peter discuss how best to set up a Power of Attorney in regards to issues like gifting, real estate and beneficiary designation changes. They also talk about the recent changes to Social Security and the file-and-suspend claiming strategy....Listen Now
November 7, 2015
Buried inside the Budget Bill that was passed by both the House and Senate, and signed into law by the President on Monday November 2nd, were provisions that change the rules regarding claiming your Social Security benefits. Jim and Chris discuss some of the Social Security claiming strategies that will be disappearing with the new Budget Bill. They also discuss how Social Security benefits are...Listen Now
October 31, 2015
Just in time for Halloween – spooky Social Security stories! The Budget Bill that was passed by Congres and anticipated to be signed into law by the President on November 2, 2015 has spooky implications for some Social Security claiming strategies. Jim, Chris and Peter discuss these impliactions and how they could affect you....Listen Now
October 24, 2015
Have you ever wondered what the differences are between fixed annuities and bank CDs? Well, then this show is for you. Jim, Chris and Peter discuss how flexible these two are, how they are taxed, what the penalties are for cashing a policy or a CD early, how suitable each of these are for certain situations, and how each of these transfer to heirs at the death of the owner....Listen Now
October 17, 2015
When you turn 70 1/2, you need to take required minimum distributions (RMDs) from your retirement accounts, but different retirement accounts have different rules. Jim, Chris and Peter review the RMD rules for IRAs versus employer plans like 401(k), 457, 403(b), etc. They also give a warning about possible 403(b) RMD issues involving TIAA-Cref accounts. In addition, Peter addresses an email...Listen Now
October 10, 2015
Jim, Chris and Peter are joined again by Jan Lord, an attorney focusing on elder law, to answer listeners’ questions regarding elder law, estate planning and retirement planning. This week, listeners ask questions including: “What does it cost to set up basic estate planning documents like a will and Powers of Attorney?”, and “How do Social Security survivor benefits...Listen Now