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Listen to Retirement Evolved, our weekly radio show and podcast, co-hosted by Jon Magoch and Karyn Damschen. Listen on KQTH 104.1 FM every Saturday at 10 am and every Sunday at 2 pm.

Fixing Eight Common Money Mistakes

These include not having a budget, not planning on when to take Social Security, and not knowing how much you can take out on a regular basis. Jon and Karyn discuss these areas and others to be sure you have all the bases covered and that one mistake doesn’t lead to others.

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Seven Strategies to Protect Your Assets from Health Care Costs

Health care is expensive. Add in the cost of potential long-term care and retirement health care is even more expensive. Today Jon and Karyn talk about the best ways to protect your income from those high costs by using portions of your assets in areas such as insurance or health savings accounts to provide funding if the worst case scenario does occur.

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Five Financial Fundamentals for Your Retirement

These fundamentals are specifically designed to help prevent your portfolio from the kind of market volatility that occurred this past February – and which we did not see much of last year. Today Karyn goes through all five of them to help you make sure your plan and nest egg are protected.

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Picking The Right Retirement Date

Do you have an idea of when you want to retire? Whether you have that or are still in the process, Jon and Karyn talk about the factors you need to take into account when deciding when to pull the trigger and making sure that the decision you make is the right one for you.

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Like the Idea of Retiring Sooner?

Who doesn’t, right? Even though more Americans are retiring later, more people would prefer to call it quits sooner. But that’s easier said than done – especially if you don’t have a rock solid plan to do it. Today Jon discusses the things you can’t overlook if you plan to retire early. Including trying to save more, allowing for health care until Medicare eligibility kicks in, and seven other factors you need to have locked down if retiring sooner rather than later.

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Four Pathways to Retire with Confidence

People get excited about the idea of retirement – but they may also question whether their nest egg can handle it. Jon and Karyn discuss the questions people have such as whether investment decisions are the best ones, or how to pay for healthcare and cover taxes. Making sure your money is positioned properly will help make sure your retirement will be everything you want it to be.

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Maneuvers For Heading Into Retirement

People are looking for ways to make their lives better – and if they are quick and easy, that’s even better. On this week’s episode of Retirement Evolved Jon and Karyn discuss some of the easy ways you can position your money so that you are optimally prepared when your retirement arrives.

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Eight Pillars to A Sound Retirement Strategy

They include assets, income, protection and more. They are the features of building a retirement plan in a similar way that a house is built – with a strong foundation. Jon and Karyn talk about all of these pillars that go into your retirement foundation and the best ways they can work for you and your plan.

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Get More Bang For Your Annuity Banking Buck

Annuities can provide guaranteed income for retirement, one of the few instruments which can do so. But are they worth it, given some of the costs like commissions, or fees, or other penalties which surround having one? Jon and Karyn discuss this issue and provide tips on how you can determine if an annuity is right for your situation.

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The Three Stages of Retirement

The go-go, slow-go and no-go stages of retirement each have their own lifestyle needs and financial considerations. Today Jon and Karyn talk about how to plan for each, what your money likely will go for, and how to make sure you have enough of it when and where you need it.

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