Category Archives: Finance

Episode 12 – Eight Retirement Pressures

We all have financial pressures in our lives right now. Taxes, college tuition, car repairs…we are well aware of these pressures that try to drain money from our budgets. But do we know about the financial pressures that will go hand-in-hand with retirement?

This episode is all about getting prepared. It’s about getting informed so that you can make choices that will help protect you and your family during retirement.

Tune in as I explore the top eight retirement pressures and ways that you can push through these pressures.

Episode 11 – The 2018 Small Business Owner Guide to Maximizing Your benefits from the 2017 Tax Cuts

Small business owners, how will you be affected by the new tax cuts? Are you feeling some financial pressure, or perhaps wondering if there is a silver lining?

We believe that the future for small business tax benefits has never looked brighter.

Learn how to make the most of tax-law changes by downloading John Smallwood’s free guide: The 2018 Small Business Owner Guide to Maximizing Your Benefits from the 2017 Tax Cuts. It’s your blueprint for learning the key changes to the tax law and how to plan for 2018 taxes.

Listen in as John walks us through his guide and offers tax-saving strategies along the way.

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Episode 10 – 3 Core Financial Pressures Eroding Your Wealth

Have you ever used an air mattress that had a leak in it? You probably felt the impact of that leak as you sank lower and lower towards the ground. And yet, wasn’t it impossible to find the source of that leak?

We can go through a similar experience with our budgets. Thousands of dollars could be sucked away over time, and yet we’re not really sure where all of that money went. It’s almost as though we have several tiny leaks in our budgets.

There are three sources of these financial leaks. In this episode, John Smallwood reveals the source of these financial leaks and explains how you can take control and keep more money in your pockets.


Episode 2 – What Is Wealth Under Pressure?

No matter what aspect of financial planning, there are positive pressures and negative pressures. We have positive pressures such as savings rates, lottery winnings, inheritance, positive interest, etc. Then there are things that will try to bring our wealth down such as taxes, transaction costs, inflation, etc. Wealth is under pressure all the time whether good or bad. The question is how can we balance it so that you have more positive pressure and less negative pressure?

Learn more about wealth under pressure in this podcast: