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Roger Whitney

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Retirement Answer Man
Traditional Retirement
Investing, Early Retirement/FIRE
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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This is the third episode in our April series on bonds. On this episode, we discuss interest rates and how they affect bonds. One question we explore is, are interest rates the nemesis of bonds? To help me explore this question and explain a bit about bonds Chief Investment Strategist, John Lynch of LPL Financial […] ...
Posted: Apr 18 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Why would you ever add bonds to your portfolio if their return is so low' This is the second episode in the April bond series. This month we are learning all about bonds. On this episode, we delve into the question: why do we even have bonds in our asset allocation' I really get into […] ...
Posted: Apr 11 2018 @ 7:00 AM
April is Bond Month on the Retirement Answer Man podcast. Over the next four weeks, we will be discussing all things bonds. This is the first episode in the bond series in which we will discuss what exactly a bond is and why we all love them. You’ll want to listen to this series to […] ...
Posted: Apr 04 2018 @ 7:00 AM
This is the fourth and final episode of the Healthcare Before Medicare series. On this episode, we discuss two more options to consider when thinking about healthcare before Medicare: taking on a part-time job for the insurance benefits and COBRA. We also answer some listener questions and comments in the practical planning segment of the […] ...
Posted: Mar 28 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Over the past few weeks on the Healthcare Before Medicare series, we have been exploring the different ways to solve the question of how to pay for medical insurance before you reach Medicare age. On this week’s episode, we are getting creative. We are thinking outside the box of regular insurance and we are exploring […] ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 7:00 AM
John Leland is a New York Times columnist and best-selling author of Happiness is a Choice You Make. He spent a life-changing year talking to six really old people. John thought that the year would be somewhat depressing, but it turned out to be quite different than he expected. He gained a lot of insight […] ...
Posted: Mar 16 2018 @ 6:00 AM
This is the second episode in our Healthcare Before Medicare series and one you will not want to miss! This episode covers ACA and COBRA and we have a lot of ground to cover. The whole point of this series is to help you guys (and myself) figure out how to afford medical insurance before […] ...
Posted: Mar 14 2018 @ 6:00 AM
This is it, the long-awaited beginning of the Healthcare Before Medicare series!! I’ve been meaning to cover this topic on the show for awhile and the timing couldn’t be better because I’m now deep in the search for my own insurance. So as I dive in to research this topic for all of you I […] ...
Posted: Mar 07 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Many of my listeners have remarked about how I am always giving advice for married couples, they feel that some of my information may not be directed toward them. But what about those of you who are single' I have plenty of listeners that are single, widowed or divorced. Are you wondering what you need […] ...
Posted: Feb 28 2018 @ 7:00 AM
We need to have a social network in retirement. A good network of friends can help you live your life to its fullest and expand the quality of your life. Retirees with the most robust network of friends are happier, healthier and more engaged than those who are lonely. Your social network doesn’t have to […] ...
Posted: Feb 21 2018 @ 7:00 AM


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