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The Perfect Game Retirement Podcast is brought to you by Black Oak Asset Management, serving the greater Atlanta area with offices in Alpharetta, Cartersville and Macon. Former professional baseball player and now financial coach, Ryan Ledden, is your host. This is the show that’ll help you make the right decisions, so you can pitch a “perfect game” in retirement.

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Episode Show Notes

Ep 38: 5 Things You Must Know About Decumulation To Retire Successfully

Often times we focus just on the accumulation of assets as we near retirement, but decumulation is just as important when it comes to collecting those assets.

August 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Ep 35: Do Retirees Really Need Life Insurance?

Ironically, life insurance is a young man’s game. The perception among many people is that your need for life insurance dramatically decreases and perhaps becomes completely unnecessary as you age. Is that really the case? On this episode, let’s explore some ins and outs of life insurance and its various uses.

June 17th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Ep 33: How Long Will Your Money Last? Let’s Run The Numbers

If you had a million dollars, how long would it last you in retirement? How drastically does that longevity change if you move to a bigger/smaller city? We’ll take a look at some stats from various areas across the country to show how difficult it is to make your money last in some areas, and how easy it might be in others.

May 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Ep 28: How Women Can Make Sure They’re Involved In Financial Decisions

A recent survey found that nearly half of the female respondents said they defer major financial and investment decisions to their spouses. Most of the explanations amounted to just wanting to stick their heads in the sand. They want to just know they’re taken care of, but not get mired in the minutia. But we’ve heard countless stories of why this is a bad idea because one day you might become the lead decision maker. On this episode, let’s go over some tips for how women can get back in the game when it comes to involvement in the process of making financial decisions.

March 4th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Ep 26: Where All My Financial Knowledge Comes From

From smart decisions he made during his baseball career to eventually owning his own financial company, Ryan tells stories of how he gained the financial knowledge he has today as well as what listeners can do to start making smarter decisions.

February 4th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Ep 22: Is Diversification for Suckers?

If you look up quotes about diversification from famous investors, you might come across one from renowned investor Warren Buffet that will certainly raise your eyebrows. It goes, “Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.” Yet, we’ve always heard about diversification being one of the keys to success for retirement planning. How can these seemingly different ideas both be right?

December 3rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |
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