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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Social Security, Annuities, MDF, Beneficiaries, and Taxes: Q&A #2402

January 13, 2024

Social Security, Annuities, MDF, Beneficiaries, and Taxes: Q&A #2402

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, annuities, MDF, beneficiaries, and taxes. (5:30) A Washington listener wonders if stock options should be counted towards earnings when considering Social Security. (20:15) A New York listener comments on trying to discuss his form SSA-44 with the local Social Security office. (27:15) A listener in Minnesota...

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Target Outcome TIPS ETFs: EDU #2402

January 10, 2024

Target Outcome TIPS ETFs: EDU #2402

Jim and Chris sit down to continue to their discussion on some defined outcome treasury inflation protected securities (TIPS) ETFs. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y24E02.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:21 — 28.5MB) Subscribe:...

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Medicare, IRMAA, Social Security, Roth Conversions, Taxes, RMDs, and Trusts: Q&A #2401

January 6, 2024

Medicare, IRMAA, Social Security, Roth Conversions, Taxes, RMDs, and Trusts: Q&A #2401

Jim and Chris discuss listeners questions relating to Medicare, IRMAA, Social Security, Roth conversions, taxes, RMDs, and trusts. (5:00) George from Arizona asks why Medicare doesn’t “true up” IRMAA penalties on a tax return. (12:00) George in Florida wonders if a couple has to be married for 10 years consecutively to qualify for a Social Security spousal benefit. (20:30) A...

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Seniors and Insurance: EDU #2401

January 3, 2024

Seniors and Insurance: EDU #2401

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss an article relating to three types of insurance seniors should know about. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y24E01.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:07 — 21.6MB) Subscribe:...

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Social Security, IRMAA, Backdoor Roth Contributions, and Annuities: Q&A #2352

December 30, 2023

Social Security, IRMAA, Backdoor Roth Contributions, and Annuities: Q&A #2352

Jim and Chris sit down to discuss listener questions relating to Social Security, IRMAA, backdoor Roth contributions, and annuities. (13:45) A local listener worries and asks about earning excess income in a certain year while already claiming her Social Security benefit. (25:15) A Virginian listener looks for clarification on what qualifies as a “work reduction” for IRMAA purposes....

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Quarterly Dialogue: Funding The Minimum Dignity Floor (MDF): EDU #2352

December 27, 2023

Quarterly Dialogue: Funding The Minimum Dignity Floor (MDF): EDU #2352

Jim and Chris continue their quarterly dialogue discussing listener emails relating to funding the MDF while considering SPIAs, interest rates, inflation, risk tolerance and planning. https://media.blubrry.com/the_retirement_and_ira_show/s3.amazonaws.com/TheRetirementandIRAShow/RAIRA-Show-EDU-Y23E52.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:32:47 — 42.5MB) Subscribe:...

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Jim Saulnier and Associates | 970-530-0556 | 506 East Mulberry Street, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Ed Slott Advisor recognition requires an advisor to be well versed on the rules and regulations regarding IRAs. The advisor must attend two live training sessions and pass two written exams annually to remain in the program. Jim Saulnier & Associates, LLC (“RIA Firm”) is a registered investment adviser located in Fort Collins, CO. Jim Saulnier & Associates, LLC may only transact business in those states in which it is registered, or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration requirements. Current registered states: CA, CO, PA, TX, WA, IL Insurance products and services are offered and sold through James H. Saulnier, a Colorado licensed insurance producer, only in those states in which he is reciprocally licensed or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from licensing requirements. Current reciprocal insurance licensing in these states: AZ, CA, CA, CN, FL, HI, IA, MA, MD, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY Click here for a more detailed disclosure.