Retire With Style Podcast

The purpose of Retire With Style is to help you discover the retirement income plan that is right for you. The first step is to discover your retirement income personality. Your hosts Wade Pfau, PhD, CFA, RICP and Alex Murguia, PhD walk you through creating and implementing a retirement plan that will help you reach your goals, and that you’ll be able to stick with. Start by going to risaprofile.com/style and sign up to take the industry’s first financial personality tool for retirement planning.

Episode 15: How Volatile Markets Affect Your Investor Psychology and What You Can Do About It

Wade and Alex take the events from the current market downturn and discuss how our psychological make up becomes our own worst enemy when it comes to investment and retirement decisions we make under times of extreme market volatility. We discuss how you...

Episode 14: What to Make of the Current Market Downturn

In this episode we invite Bob French to discuss what has been happening lately in the stock and bond markets. We review the why, the how, and whether we think it may or may not continue. We also discuss how to think about this downturn within the context...

Episode 13: How to Start Your Retirement Income Plan With Our Financial Implementation Matrix

In this episode, Wade and Alex discuss how retirement income self-efficacy and perceived advisor usefulness can be used to identify the four main implementation personas. They are Delegators, Collaborators, Self-Directed, and Validators personas. In addi...

Episode 12: Psychological Factors That Affect Your Retirement Plan Implementation

In this episode we examine the various psychological and behavioral factors. They include Loss Aversion, Heuristics- Financial Biases, Inertia, Numeracy, Numeracy self-awareness, Retirement Income Self-efficacy, and perceived Advisor Usefulness. We asses...

Episode 11: Understanding Your Health Risk in Retirement

Guest Dan Veto stops by the podcast. Health is not a risk well understood by most individuals preparing for retirement. Too often, health risk is characterized as completely unknowable and therefore is inadequately addressed. Visit  https://retirementres...

Episode 10: Behavior Finance and Psychology – Setting the Stage for Your Retirement Income Plan

It seemed to us that Behavioral Finance and general psychological concepts are studied independently of each other when it comes to financial planning. In this episode, we lay the groundwork for key behavioral finance and psychological constructs that th...

Episode 9: Is there a role for Risk Tolerance Questionnaires within the RISA® Framework?

Wade and Alex examine the RISA® Profile against a popular retirement income strategy selection tool; the Risk Tolerance Questionnaire. Which one better accounts for: The new risks in retirement The different retirement income strategies The more aligned ...

Episode 8: Making Sense of the Different Retirement Income Strategies Within the RISA® Framework

In this episode, we go into detail the different retirement strategies within the RISA® Matrix. Two strategies reflect complementary RISA® profile beliefs and two other strategies were developed to reflect more behavioral accommodations to balanced out m...

Episode 6: Secondary Retirement Income Styles, Part 2

This is the second part of our discussion on secondary RISA® factors (no pun intended ????). In this episode we discuss how your views towards developing a stable floor of income floor may lead you two consider two distinct strategies. In addition, we ask i...

Episode 7: Smile, It’s the RISA® Framework – Blending Your Retirement Income Personality with Strategies that Resonate

This is the second part of our discussion on secondary RISA® factors (no pun intended). In this episode we discuss how your views towards developing a stable floor of income floor may lead you two consider two distinct strategies. In addition, we ask if ...