120: The Retirement Glide

In this episode KT discusses:   Thinking about retirement in your 50s Retirement pre-planning The “retirement paycheck”   Key Takeaways: The ups and downs of downsizing The pros and cons of working longer Consider debt in retirement   Quote:   “I see it all of the time. People thinking they’re going to retire and then…

119 – Financial Hacks: Selling Your Own Home

In this episode KT discusses:   Realtors vs. For Sale By Owner The actual cost of a realtor What you can do with the money you saved   Key Takeaways: 5 steps to selling a home by yourself 25% of home sales are by owner Pre, during and post-sale steps   Quote:   “The idea…

118: Happy New Year! Financial Resolutions

In this episode KT discusses:   The top New Year’s resolutions People tend to have a haphazard approach to money KT’s personal story of semi-retirement   Key Takeaways: Educate yourself, there are a lot of resources out there The credit score myth Savings and bill paying strategies   Quote:   “If you’re one of those…

117: Successful Retirement

  In this episode KT discusses:   Recurring income during retirement The reality of people living longer KT’s personal story of semi-retirement   Key Takeaways: 11,000 Americans retire every day 30% of Americans spend retirement income on debt 19% of retirees work, money isn’t the only reason why   Quote:   “(Working) is a great…

116: The Ho Ho Rally

  In this episode KT discusses:   The market’s so-called Santa Claus Rally What could contribute to the end of the year gains Why the rally may not matter   Key Takeaways: Most big investors take December off There might be tax reasons for the rally End of year rallies are random   Quotes:  …