114 Retirement Planning Case Study For An Msu Employee (youtube Thumbnail)

Ep 114: Retirement Planning Case Study for an MSU Employee Play in new window | DownloadIn today’s episode, Dave and Nick have an interesting case study of a couple of MSU professors. Join us as we take a look at some of the common scenarios that come up in a case like this when we’re helping people create their […]

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Setting And Keeping Your Financial Goals In 2023

Setting and Keeping your Financial Goals in 2023 Play in new window | Download Nick and Dave discuss the difference between, “I want to be financially responsible” versus “I’m going to try to keep a budget this year.” If you’re starting from the standpoint of already being a financially responsible person, then budgeting is just part of […]

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Student Debt Relief Plan

Student Debt Relief Plan Play in new window | DownloadJoin Dave and Nick as they review the Student Debt Relief Plan and go over some options.  Here are the main points from this episode:  $10,000 of student loan forgiveness for Federal student loan borrowers (and $20,000 for borrowers who received a Pell Grant […]

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Monte Carlo

What is Monte Carlo Analysis?

We use financial planning software that utilizes a statistical technique called Monte Carlo Analysis. This technique analyzes spending goals from a portfolio over long time periods and calculates the odds of a plan’s success by running the plan with a thousand different potential investment outcomes rather than assuming a portfolio […]

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The Psychology Of Money Recap

The Psychology of Money Recap Play in new window | DownloadHave you read The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel? Join Nick and Dave as they recap a book they both have read and resonated with both of them. The book covers a lot of practical advice when it comes to managing your personal […]

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Reviewing Your 2021 Tax Return

Reviewing Your 2021 Tax Return Play in new window | DownloadJoin Dave and Nick as they review the important things you should consider when reviewing your 2021 Tax Returns. They conveniently break the information down for those who are working and those who are retired. So, this information applies to everyone with a tax […]

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Should I Hire A Financial Advisor

Should I Hire a Financial Advisor? Play in new window | DownloadShould You Hire a Financial Advisor? YES (maybe) When? Now (or later) Join Dave and Nick as they talk about who should hire a financial planner and when. The need for a financial advisor will vary throughout your life. Financial planners are key when […]

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Starting A New Job Rolling Over A 401k

Starting A New Job – Rolling Over a 401K Play in new window | DownloadAre you starting a new job? Do you have a 401K to roll over? This is the podcast episode for you. About Shotwell Rutter Baer Shotwell Rutter Baer is proud to be an independent, fee-only registered investment advisory firm. This means that we are […]

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Power Of Inflation What's Going On (1)

Power of Inflation – What’s going on? Play in new window | DownloadJoin Dave and Nick around the Kitchen Table to talk about Inflation. Inflation hasn’t been a real issue in American lives for about 30 years. But just like everything financial, it is cyclical. So, what is going on with inflation in 2022? Find out […]

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