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.

Although Jim and Chris strive to make their show ─ and the information presented − topical and pertinent at the time of original broadcast, please recognize the financial world is constantly changing and evolving. These recorded broadcasts may contain outdated or obsolete information. Never make any financial, tax or investment decisions with information contained on these shows without first consulting with your legal, tax and/or financial advisor(s).

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Edu: Getting More Time for a Roth Conversion

November 21, 2018

Edu: Getting More Time for a Roth Conversion

With recent changes to tax laws, it may be beneficial to get more time to do a Roth Conversion. An unfortunate byproduct of the 2018 tax law change is the inability to do a Roth Recharacterization. This means that a Roth Conversion is final and you must pay all taxes due. However, it can be difficult to know what your tax situation is, in December, when you need to decide on your conversion...

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Q&A: Roth Conversion Strategies and Budgeting Taxes

November 17, 2018

Q&A: Roth Conversion Strategies and Budgeting Taxes

This week Jim and Chris tackle a couple great listener questions.  An Oregan listener asks about budgeting, and saving for, paying taxes in the “bucket” strategy for retirement. Another listener wonders if there is a benefit to converting a percentage of, as opposed to all of, a Roth IRA account.  ...

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Edu: How Wages Impact Social Security

November 14, 2018

Edu: How Wages Impact Social Security

Have you wondered how wages from working in retirement might impact your Social Security Benefits?   This week Jim and Chris were inspired by several listener questions to take a closer look at how working while collecting Social Security can affect benefits. They will delve into topics including whether your wages could reduce your benefits (through the Earnings Test), or increase the taxes you...

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Q&A: Pension Options, Roth Conversions, Social Security

November 10, 2018

Q&A: Pension Options, Roth Conversions, Social Security

This week Jim and Chris discuss a listener’s question about ways of dealing with his State of Kentucky pension now that he’s working for the State of Ohio. The guys also answer a Louisiana listener’s question about Roth Conversions. Four listeners (from Florida, Michigan, Tennessee, and Texas) had Social Security questions this week, including repaying benefits after...

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Edu: Roth 5 Year Rule

November 7, 2018

Edu: Roth 5 Year Rule

The Roth 5 Year Rule sounds simple: you can withdraw the earnings from your Roth IRA, tax-free, 5 years after your first contribution. Is it really that simple? Does the rule apply to a Roth 401k? Does a Roth Conversion from your IRA change anything? On this episode Jim and Chris delve into the nuances of the Roth 5 Year Rule to answer those questions and more....

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Q&A: 401k Clarifications, HSA Rules, and SS Spousal Benefits

November 3, 2018

Q&A: 401k Clarifications, HSA Rules, and SS Spousal Benefits

Need some clarification on the 401k “Rule of 55”? Can you contribute to a previous employer’s HSA? Does purchasing a SPIA of DIA with money from your IRA remove the 10% early withdrawal penalty? This week Jim and Chris address these listener questions as well as more Social Security Spousal Benefit questions from listeners in Arizona, Colorado, and North Carolina....

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