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Do you have questions about retirement? Financial planning? What about taxes, insurance, investments, risk, and the hundreds of other retirement planning questions that are probably on your mind. If you want to learn a little about the financial world so that you can be better prepared for your retirement future, then this is the podcast for you. Join Charles Scott of Pelleton Capital Management as he guides you through these topics in a fun and educational way. Check back often as we typically have two new episodes each month.

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Coronavirus Update

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a dramatic impact on our daily lives and many people are taking a huge financial hit from lost wages, a volatile stock market, and general economic uncertainty. Charles will talk about his thoughts on this situation and we will briefly mention a couple elements of the new CARES Act.

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Financial Truths

There are many "it depends" situations in financial and retirement planning. On today's show we look at some truths we can state with confidence.

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Who Really Pays Income Taxes?

With the national elections in November, the parties have VERY different opinions regarding who should be paying their fair share of income taxes. But do we really know who pays what? You certainly can’t rely on either political party to give you the straight information. We also dive into a discussion on how to reasonably incorporate emotions into your financial plan.

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Your Financial Advisor Must Have These Traits

Trustworthy. Likeable. Problem-solving. Good listener. We should be describing your financial advisor or a potential advisor if you’re in the process of finding one. On today’s show, we’ll talk about why it’s so important for your advisor to embrace these kinds of characteristics. That’s the easy part. But we’ll also tackle the harder part and discuss some tangible ways how you can determine if an advisor has these characteristics or not.

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Even Responsible Savers Make Mistakes

Even for people who have been very responsible with their money over the years, entering retirement can still be a challenge because it’s such a different stage of life. Let’s talk about some of the missteps that even responsible savers can make…

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Why Are You Making Excuses For Sticking With The Wrong Advisor?

Very often, we find that people wil stick with a broker or financial advisor who's doing a less than stellar job, and there's usually a handful of reasons why. Charles will poke some holes in those excuses, and give you a healthier picture of what your financial advisor should be doing for you if he or she is truly a good fit. We'll also take a look at some recent news items related to the student loan debt crisis.

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Exposing 401(k) Weaknesses

Your 401k can be your most powerful retirement savings tool. But it’s not perfect. Let’s talk about some of the weaknesses that you should be aware of in your 401k (or 403b, or TSP, or 457 plan).

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