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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.

Getting the Facts Straight on Social Security

You may think you know everything there is about Social Security, but even today in the Information Age there are myths and misinformation that persist. Today on Radio Evolved, Jon and Karyn go over several long-held ideas concerning Social Security and explain the facts as well as dispel the myths so you can get the absolute most from your benefits.

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The Building Blocks of a Confident Retirement

Some people still have a traditional pension waiting for them to provide retirement income, but most do not. There are many strategies and options available to build one for workers who don’t have one available. Jon and Karyn take a look at straightforward steps you can take to build that lifetime retirement income using many different sources – Social Security, home equity, real estate holdings, annuities, and more.

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Four Areas of Retirement Where Professional Advice Can Be A Difference Maker

Many things can be done on your own for retirement planning, but there are areas where having a trusted financial professional can be a great benefit. Today Jon and Karyn go over four specific areas such as Social Security optimization, tax diversification, and others, where professional help can help maximize your ability to be sure the income is there for your post-working years.

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Seven Steps to Help Prepare Your Assets for the Next Market Downturn

The stock market is remaining strong as we enter the final months of 2018 – but it eventually will start a downward trend of some kind. Today Jon and Karyn talk about the proper steps to take to be sure your investments for retirement are positioned so when this does occur, losses can be kept to a minimum and your nest egg stays safer to preserve your funds – and maybe even preserve your retirement.

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Assuming Responsibility | 8 Financial Assumptions for Building a Stronger Retirement

People need to make certain assumptions about their money to build a solid retirement foundation. This often includes investments, expenses, income needs and more. Today Jon and Karyn discuss what all of these are, why they are important and how to address each area to be sure you have what you need – when you need it.

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Six Steps to a Smooth Financial Transition from Work to Retirement

Are you really prepared to make the transition from work to retirement? Today Jon and Karyn talk about the preparation needed to make sure it works – especially involving retirement income, protection from high costs of health care, asset allocation and more.

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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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