Financial Plan for Retirement

What is your financial plan for retirement? If yours isn’t rock solid, you’re not alone. The recession has thrown many retirement plans – for those who have them – for a loop. Here I talk with some of the nation’s leading financial planning and retirement experts about how to afford retirement, how to save for it, and even how to retire overseas!

How to Create a Retirement You Love

Retirement has changed. Baby Boomers are looking for more, but what really makes for a satisfying retirement? In this interview I talk with Dan Kadlec, co-author of A New Purpose: Redefining Money, Family, Work, Retirement, and Success (co-authored with Ken Dychtwald).

We talk about what the research shows about a meaningful life, how boomer's definition of retirement is changing and the surprising relationship that could make a huge difference in life satisfaction. This interview aired live November 4, 2013.

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401(k) Withdrawals

If you reach retirement age with funds in a 401(k) account you’ll have to make decisions about what to do with that money.

In this interview with founder Gary Foreman, we discuss the five options available at retirement. We discuss how to avoid expensive penalties and common mistakes.

In the second part of the interview we talk about reverse mortgages and when they may – or may not – be useful for supplementing retirement income. This interview aired live October 7, 2013.

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Smart Woman's Guide to Retirement

Women, have you been putting off planning for retirement because you are overwhelmed, afraid, or just too busy? Then Mary Hunt's got some advice for you: you can't put this off any more. And in her accessible, understanding style she's going to help you figure out how to get started (or catch up!) In this interview, Mary shares how writing her new book, A Smart Woman's Guide To Retirement, changed her financial life, and describes the essential steps every woman must take to get her retirement on track. This episode aired live Nov 4, 2013.

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Financial Plan for Retirement Podcasts You Won't Want to Miss

Listen to financial plan for retirement podcasts from Gerri Detweiler's Talk Credit Radio.

Cheapest Places to Retire Overseas 
Retiring overseas can offer immense advantages, including lower living expenses, great healthcare and the opportunity to see the world. Don't have …

Getting Close to Retirement Not rated yet
Are you getting close to retirement? If so, then you'll want to listen in as Tom Roberts, CFP and founder of A New Approach Financial Planning shares tips …

Can You Afford to Retire on 70% of Your Income?  Not rated yet
Mike Sante is the managing editor of, a website that helps consumers make smart financial decisions. He previously spent 13 years as the business …

After 50 It's Up to Us Not rated yet
The Baby Boomer generation grew up feeling powerful, relevant and able to effect important change. The future looked good -- if they worked hard and did …

The Future of Social Security Not rated yet
Will Social Security be there for you? If not, what else do you need to do to help ensure your retirement? Gary Foreman, founder of The Dollar Stretcher …

How Do Reverse Mortgages Work? Not rated yet
Join me as I talk with a reverse specialist about how reverse mortgages work, including pros and cons of reverse mortgages. You'll learn surprising ways …

How to Afford to Retire Not rated yet
When can you really afford to retire? And how can you ensure that when you do you'll have a good shot at having enough money to live comfortably? Fee-only …

How to Afford Full-Time RVing Not rated yet
Do you want to hit the road full-time in an RV? An RVer who has been on the road for seven years shares her tips. Learn how to find work on the road, save …

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