Retirement Starts Today Radio

By Benjamin Brandt CFP®, RICP®

Benjamin Brandt CFP©, RICP© answers the questions on the minds of the modern retiree, often joined by the top experts in the retirement planning industry. If you enjoy Dave Ramsey and Freakonomics then you'll love Retirement Starts Today Podcast. Ask Benjamin a question here: http://retirementstartstodayradio.com/ask-a-question

  1. 1.
    Fidelity & Schwab Donors Set Record for Charitable Giving in Response to Pandemic, Ep #187
    19:00
  2. 2.
    Why We’re Experiencing Zoom Fatigue and How To Fix It, Ep # 186
    17:11
  3. 3.
    How To Protect Yourself and Your Savings From Cyberfraud, Ep # 185 
    18:33
  4. 4.
    The American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021, Ep # 184 
    18:43
  5. 5.
    What to Expect When You're Expecting (to Apply for Medicare), Ep # 183 
    16:19
  6. 6.
    Why Save If You’re Not Going To Spend? Ep #182
    15:48
  7. 7.
    Is a 50% Probability of Success Good Enough? Ep #181 
    17:50
  8. 8.
    Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery, Ep #180
    18:00
  1. 9.
    Why Companies Fret as Vacation Days Go Unused, Ep # 179
    17:11
  2. 10.
    Frothy Markets - Beware or Prepare? Ep # 178 
    13:32
  3. 11.
    Single-Ply Retirement, Ep #177
    16:31
  4. 12.
    Life Insurance Isn’t Special, Ep #176 
    18:06
  5. 13.
    What to Do with $500,000 I Don’t Need? Ep #175
    16:06
  6. 14.
    Could Living Abroad Save You Money? with Tim Leffel, Ep # 174 
    24:32
  7. 15.
    What You Need to Know About Coronavirus Stimulus Package 2.0, Ep # 173 
    19:11
  8. 16.
    Retirement Rewind: How to Retire Abroad with David Jacoby, Ep # 172
    21:12
  9. 17.
    Retirement Rewind: Estate Planning Strategies to Preserve IRAs with John Ross, Ep #171
    24:23
  10. 18.
    Retirement Rewind: It’s Roth Conversion Season, Ep #170
    24:09
  11. 19.
    Retirement Rewind: My Favorite Retirement Podcasts (for the 3rd time) #169
    20:10
  12. 20.
    Retirement Rewind: The Hidden Challenges of Retirement with Fritz Gilbert, Ep # 168
    28:28
  13. 21.
    BIG Legislation Changes, tiny Portfolio Changes, Ep # 167
    16:17
  14. 22.
    Medicare Annual Maintenance and Timelines: What Do I Need to Do Annually? Ep #166
    22:29
  15. 23.
    Medicare Supplements & Advantage - Where Does Part D Fit In? Ep. #165
    26:35
  16. 24.
    Retirement: What to Expect if You Retire Before or After Age 65 with Danielle Roberts, Ep # 164
    25:49
  17. 25.
    Medicare Basics: What to Expect as You Approach Age 65 with Danielle Roberts, Ep # 163 
    21:32
  18. 26.
    How to Avoid Burnout While Working From Home, Ep # 162 
    17:52
  19. 27.
    Social Security Bankruptcy Insurance, Ep # 161 
    16:52
  20. 28.
    How Do You Plan to Give Your Retirement Notice? Ep # 160 
    14:03
  21. 29.
    Are Stock Splits Good for Stocks? Ep # 159
    19:09
  22. 30.
    How the Biden Tax Plan Could Affect Your Retirement, Ep # 158
    17:50
  23. 31.
    Will Bank Bail-Ins Replace Bail-Outs? Ep # 157
    20:18
  24. 32.
    Mentored By a Shark with Kevin Harrington from TV’s Shark Tank, Ep # 156 
    23:13
  25. 33.
    Do You Still Need Life Insurance in Retirement? Ep #155
    19:08
  26. 34.
    Lifetime Income Illustrations Are Coming to Your 401K, Ep #154
    19:12
  27. 35.
    Nobody Wants Your Stuff, Ep # 153 
    21:25
  28. 36.
    Does It Still Make Sense to Save in a 401K? Ep # 152
    19:03
  29. 37.
    Put Your Social Security Knowledge to the Test, Ep # 151
    22:29
  30. 38.
    Taxes in Retirement with Andy Panko, Ep # 150
    31:38
  31. 39.
    Optimizing Your Retirement Planning Strategies with Grant Bledsoe, Ep # 149 
    23:17
  32. 40.
    Money Can’t Buy Happiness - Or Can It? Ep # 148
    16:54
  33. 41.
    Should Private Equity Funds Have a Place in Your 401K? Ep # 147
    14:42
  34. 42.
    The Hidden Challenges of Retirement with Fritz Gilbert, Ep # 146
    28:21
  35. 43.
    Answering Listener Questions with Grant Bledsoe, Ep # 145
    25:14
  36. 44.
    Bankrupt in Just Two Weeks, Ep #144
    17:26
  37. 45.
    4 Questions to Ask Yourself If You Are Offered an Early Retirement Package, Ep #143 
    18:20
  38. 46.
    Are You a Prudent Pessimist? Ep # 142
    19:33
  39. 47.
    Economic Effects of the Coronavirus, Ep #141
    16:37
  40. 48.
    How Did Oil Prices Drop to Negative Numbers? with Dan Eberhart, Ep # 140
    17:47
  41. 49.
    How to Get a Refund for Your Cancelled Plans, Ep # 139 
    15:50
  42. 50.
    8 Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor, Ep # 138
    24:13

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