Episode 106: A reimagined approach to finding retirement income.

In this episode we sit down with Rebecca Meskin & Cara Reisman from Blackrock to discuss a paper we collaborated on; A reimagined approach to funding retirement income: Defining individual styles and solutions using the RISA® framework. During th…

Episode 105: Managing Taxes in Retirement using the Effective Marginal Tax Rate

Tax planning is the topic du jour for this week, as Wade and Alex discuss a recent article from Advisor Perspectives that Wade wrote with Joe Elsasser from Covisum. Wade describes the effective marginal tax rate approach for managing Roth conversions…

Episode 104: Year End Planning Considerations

Wade and Alex discuss with Rob Cordeau, CFP®, RICP®, CHFC®, the most frequently dealt with year-end planning topics that he discusses with clients. As we near the end of year, there are various deadlines that should be addressed to help maximize your…

Episode 103: Using RISA® Framework to find the right retirement plan strategy between spouses

In today’s episode, we discuss how married couples frequently do not have the same retirement income style and how the RISA® Framework is used to identify solutions so that both individuals can feel confident with a retirement plan that satisfies bot…

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Seeing Eye to Eye

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Time in the market

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What If?

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A Bird in the Hand

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Research Papers

Retirement Income Beliefs and Financial Advice Seeking Behaviors

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A Model Approach to Selecting a Personalized Retirement Income Strategy

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