1. This Is Why You Never Assume

      We often see people making certain assumptions about retirement that just aren’t correct. Matt and Nick explore some common assumptions that they see in their office. Get Access To The IFL Manual Vault Click here to listen to more episodes. If you have any questions, give us a call at 888-228-8814. And don't forget to subscribe to the show on your favorite app. Just click on one of the li…Read More

  2. Does The Rule Of 100 Still Work?

      The financial industry has held many general rules of thumb throughout the years, but one of the most popular ones is the rule of 100. If you subtract 100 from your age, that's percentage of stocks you should have in your account. This may be a good place to start, but it's certainly not a financial plan. Matt and Nick discuss their thoughts on this rule of thumb and talk about the 3 strate…Read More

  3. Explaining GameStop’s Meteoric Stock Rise And Lessons Learned From A Wild Wall Street Week

      You probably heard all about GameStop stock and buzzwords like short squeeze, Reddit’s Wall Street Bets, and hedge funds the last week of January. But what really happened that had all of the financial media world stirred up and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Donald Trump Jr. actually agreeing about something? We’ll seek to explain what happened and cover some lessons learned from the eve…Read More

  4. The Roth Conversion

      Is a Roth Conversion right for you? There are many different financial firms advertising this strategy right now, but it can be difficult to know this is truly something that will work well with your plan. We dive into how a conversion works, how taxes are paid, and the long-term effects of this process. Get Access To The IFL Manual Vault Click here to listen to more episodes. If you have a…Read More

  5. New Stimulus Package and End Of Year Planning

      A 900 billion stimulus package just got approved by Congress. So what does this mean for the economy and stock market? Matt and Nick discuss the big points of this new bill, how this will affect middle-class Americans, and the looming tax bomb that is building up as we keep adding to our national debt. We will also mention a few end of the year planning ideas to help set you up for success …Read More

  6. The Conversation No One Wants To Have

      As we approach the holidays, this may be a good time to discuss the wants and needs of our family in retirement. Even though this conversation can be tough and emotional, it's one that is pertinent to your retirement plan. Today Matt and Nick will discuss some of the barriers that can stand in the way of this conversation, a few ways to get this discussion started, and issues that could pot…Read More