On this episode, we will be answering some mailbag questions that have come in. We will discuss if it's wise to pay off your investment properties, how much you should contribute to your child's college expenses, and how to split up assets during a divorce.
Today's Puzzle: Comprehensive planning takes care of every aspect of retirement, but without it there are areas that could quickly become a calamity. Today we’ll identify five key areas where people don’t pay enough attention and end up flirting with disaster. [spp-player url=https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ns7qys/163_-_NIKKI_EARLEY_-_FLIRTIN_WITH_DISASTER978y5.mp3] (Click the featured times below to jump forward [...]
Today's Puzzle: Much like technology becomes outdated each year, retirement planning strategies begin to lose their effectiveness over time. Today we’ll look at five different planning ideas that have been used quite a bit before but might not have the same impact in today’s economy and market conditions. [spp-player url=https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/v5sish/159_-_NIKKI_EARLEY_-_OBSOLETE_RETIREMENT_PLANNING_IDEAS6a9d8.mp3] (Click [...]
Today's Puzzle: Like it or not, there are certain financial challenges that women are more prone to face. Why is that? What can you do about it? [spp-player url=https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/t869v8/158_-_NIKKI_EARLEY_-_FINANCIAL_CHALLENGES_FOR_WOMEN83sjp.mp3] (Click the featured times below to jump forward in the episode) The Solution: What financial challenges are most prevalent among women? We [...]
Today's Puzzle: We often find that people are clinging to certain ideas or beliefs that end up giving them a sense of false hope about their retirement. It’s a dangerous position to be in. Let’s explore some of the faulty thinking that ultimately leaves people underprepared for retirement. [spp-player url=https://financialpuzzle.podbean.com/mf/play/jqcffb/157_-_NIKKI_EARLEY_-_RETIREMENT_READY_98lat.mp3] (Click [...]
Today's Puzzle: Maybe you know you need to contribute somewhere or you’ve always contributed to a traditional IRA but have been wondering about the Roth. Nikki explains the similarities and differences between the two and explains the long-term benefits. [spp-player url=https://financialpuzzle.podbean.com/mf/play/e1ctj6/156_-_NIKKI_EARLEY_-_TRADITIONAL_VS_ROTH_adhap.mp3] (Click the featured times below to jump forward in the [...]