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The Dr. John Delony Show
The Dr. John Delony Show
Ramsey Network
Dealing With Past Childhood Trauma & Setting Boundaries with an Alcoholic
The Dr. John Delony Show is a caller-driven show that gives you real talk on life, relationships and mental health challenges. Through humor, grace and grit, John gives you the tools you need to cut through the chaos of anxiety, depression and disconnection. You can own your present and change your future—and it starts now. So send us your questions at johndelony.com/show or leave a voicemail at 844-693-3291. We want to talk to YOU! Show Notes for this Episode * 4:32: How do I navigate my co-worker getting promoted to be my supervisor? * 17:13: My alcoholic son is coming to visit for the holidays; how do we set boundaries? * 25:48: Teaching Segment: Toxic Positivity * 30:29: I was sexually molested by my older brother and have never told anyone. I also struggle with porn/sex addiction. * 48:37: Lyrics of the Day: "Motorcycle Drive By" - Third Eye Blind tags: workplace/career, disagreement/conflict, substance abuse, family, boundaries, abuse, sexuality/intimacy, addiction, culture/current events These platforms contain content, including information provided by guests, that is intended for informational and entertainment purposes only. The content is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional medical, counseling, therapeutic, financial, legal, or other advice. The Lampo Group, LLC d/b/a Ramsey Solutions as well as its affiliates and subsidiaries (including their respective employees, agents and representatives) make no representations or warranties concerning the content and expressly disclaim any and all liability concerning the content including any treatment or action taken by any person following the information offered or provided within or through this show. If you have specific concerns or a situation in which you require professional advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified professional expert and specialist. If you are having a health or mental health emergency, please call 9-1-1 immediately.
51 min
Retirement Starts Today Radio
Retirement Starts Today Radio
Benjamin Brandt CFP®, RICP®
Retirement Rewind: The Hidden Challenges of Retirement with Fritz Gilbert, Ep # 168
Welcome to Retirement Rewind! Each year I take the holiday season off from podcasting to spend more time with my family. The good news is that I prepare my favorite episodes from the past for you to enjoy. This episode is an interview with Fritz Gilbert over at the Retirement Manifesto blog. In this interview, Fritz and I discuss his new book, Keys to a Successful Retirement as well as his firsthand experience now that he has recently retired. If you’ve already listened to this episode before you might be surprised to hear the tidbits that you forgot about and if you missed it the first time around, you won’t want to miss the interview this time. Outline of This Episode * [2:37] Why your first cup of coffee in retirement is the best cup of your life * [5:22] Retirement advice for a 38-year-old * [9:53] If you only had $500 to spend on retirement education what would you do? * [13:28] Are we in the golden era of Roth Conversions? * [16:27] A question about chapter 4 of Fritz’s book * [20:21] How to create the ideal retirement You have to experience retirement to really understand it Fritz spent years leading up to retirement trying to understand what retirement would be like. However, after finally retiring, he realized that it isn’t something that you can explain to others. You have to actually experience it yourself to understand. I like his analogy of having a locked door in front of you your whole life and on the day of your retirement, you are finally given the key. What do you think? Do you think the feeling of retirement can be conveyed to others? More than half of all people retire before they think they will Save, save, save! Even if you are one of those people that think they will continue working forever, it is still important to save for retirement. 60% of all people are forced into retirement before they have planned. What if you were forced into retirement tomorrow? Would you be ready? What are you doing now to help yourself prepare for the inevitable time when you won’t be able to work anymore? What is the biggest bang for your buck for learning about retirement? I asked Fritz how he would spend his money if he only had $500 to spend on learning about retirement. It’s not a lot of money to spend on such an important topic, but fortunately, there is so much free content available; you can learn just about anything without too much money. YouTube, podcasts, and blogs provide a lot of information for free. Fritz would spend his $500 in one of two ways. He loves books and feels like they provide a wealth of information. He also values the money he spent on hiring a CFP for a once over on his accounts. As a DIY investor, the peace of mind of having a professional give him the green light was invaluable. If you only had $500 to spend learning about retirement how would you spend it? Create your ideal retirement by embracing your passion Retirement is a fantastic time to devote yourself to the passions that you’ve had to put on the backburner during your working years. Do you have a passion? How will you pursue it in retirement? If you don’t have a passion yet a curious mind can take you a long way to discovering one. Fritz found a passion that he never knew he had. Find out what it is by listening to this interview. Resources & People Mentioned * Garrett Planning Network * XY Planning Network Connect with Fritz Gilbert * Retirement Manifesto * Keys to a Successful Retirement * Fritz on Twitter @RetireManifesto Connect with Benjamin Brandt * Get the Retire-Ready Toolkit:http://retirementstartstodayradio.com/ * Follow Ben on Twitter:https://twitter.com/retiremeasap Subscribe to Retirement Starts Today on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Podbean, Player FM, iHeart, or Spotify
28 min
Retirement Answer Man
Retirement Answer Man
Roger Whitney, CFP®, CIMA®, RMA, CPWA®, AIF®
The Parent Project: 6 Ways Aging Parents Can Impact Your Retirement
Over the next 5 episodes, we’ll be tackling an important series that I call The Parent Project. No parent wants to be a burden to their children, but as longevity increases with advances in healthcare, your parents may need you to help them out as they age. Are you helping to care for a parent or an aging family member? My goals for this series are to help you help a parent prepare for this stage of life, to help you prepare for this stage in your own life, and to share bits of wisdom along the way. You won’t want to miss this pertinent series, so press the play button now! What is aging? The word aging can be a noun or an adjective. Aging is both the process of getting older and a way to describe the signs of growing old. We all know that aging is a natural process that we go through, but that doesn’t mean that it’s fun. We are aging for a longer period of time due to health and medical advancements. We all go through 5 stages of aging -- although some may happen more quickly than others. The 5 stages of aging are independence, interdependence, dependence, crisis management, and end of life. 6 ways that aging parents can impact your life Diving into the parent project can have a big impact on your life. We want to honor our parents in this vulnerable part of their lives, but we also want to live our own life. Many of you are retired or on the cusp of retirement and caring for aging parents can greatly affect your retirement plans. These are 6 ways that aging parents could impact your life. * Retirement date - You may delay your retirement due to your parents’ condition. * Living arrangements - You may decide not to move or limit where you can live. * Time - The bureaucracy of caregiving, court documents, and everything else can eat into your time. * Psychologically - The psychological effects of caring for loved ones can lead to many feelings like guilt and disappointment. * Finances - You may need to subsidize your parents’ care. * Relationships - How are your relationships with your spouse and siblings affected? What can David’s story teach you? We have a saying over at the Rock Retirement Club, ‘walk with the wise to become wise.’ The RRC is a place to learn from each other to increase our understanding and gain knowledge of a topic. Since I’m not an expert on this topic, I have invited David to come on the show to share his story. David has recently dealt with the incapacitation and passing of his mother while also arranging for the care of his father. He learned a lot about the parent project along the way. Listen in to learn from his story so that you can start considering the different things to keep in mind as you and your parents age. As we work through the different topics over the next 5 episodes consider creating a file of resources for yourself. Sign up for 6-Shot Saturday to get FREE resources to help you prepare for your parents’ and your own aging process. OUTLINE OF THIS EPISODE OF THE RETIREMENT ANSWER MAN WHAT’S THAT MEAN? * [3:07] What is aging? PRACTICAL PLANNING SEGMENT * [6:39] 6 ways that aging parents can impact your life * [13:01] What can you do to ease the transition for your parents and for yourself? AN INTERVIEW WITH DAVID * [14:37] How did David’s parent project start? * [22:08] How to broach the conversation of moving to a facility * [28:11] David knew that he needed an elder law attorney * [32:36] How has this event impacted his relationships? TODAY’S SMART SPRINT SEGMENT * [37:10] Check out caring.com Resources Mentioned In This Episode Caring.com Rock Retirement Club Roger’s YouTube Channel - Roger That BOOK - Rock Retirement by Roger Whitney Work with Roger Roger’s Retirement Learning Center
41 min
Money! with Stacy Johnson
Money! with Stacy Johnson
MoneyTalksNews.com
How to Get Thousands More in Social Security
For more than half of Americans, Social Security will be providing more than half of their retirement income. Since Social Security is a government program available to virtually all Americans, you'd think there would be no secrets to "game" the system: no tips or tricks that could result in bigger monthly checks. But there are things you can do to squeeze more out of the Social Security program, especially if you have a spouse who's also eligible. Claiming at the right time, for example, can lead to thousands more in monthly payments over your lifetime. In this week's "Money" podcast ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/podcasts/ ) , we're going to explore techniques to maximize your Social Security. We're also going to talk about whether our younger listeners should expect to receive the benefits when their time arrives. As usual, I share the broadcast booth with longtime financial journalist and fellow podcaster Miranda Marquit ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/author/mirandamarquit/ ). Joining us this week is Jeff Miller, a former professor of economics at Gallaudet University, and founder of Social Security Choices ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/solutions/social-security/ ) , a company providing personalized reports to help consumers decide when to claim Social Security in order to maximize lifetime income. Links: * 13 Ways to Get More Social Security ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/13-ways-to-get-more-social-security/ ) * A Simple Way to Maximize Your Social Security ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/solutions/social-security/ ) * 5 Simple Steps to an Awesome Retirement ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/5-simple-steps-to-an-awesome-retirement/ ) * The Only Retirement Guide You'll Ever Need ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/courses/the-only-retirement-guide-youll-ever-need/ ) Hosts: * MoneyTalksNews ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/ ) * MirandaMarquit.com ( https://mirandamarquit.com/ ) Ask us a question ( https://www.moneytalksnews.com/contact/ ) Hey Money! listeners if you have a question, topic or life lesson you want to share with everyone, leave us a voice message by calling 1-833-669-8557 then press 0 to leave a message. We'd love to hear from you. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/money/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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