The Biggest Retirement Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

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The Biggest Retirement Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

When it comes to your retirement, what you don’t know can destroy it. Join Dean Barber and JoAnn Huber, along with special guest Brie Williams, VP of State Street Global Advisors, as they talk about the biggest retirement mistakes they see and how to avoid them. You’re going to learn a lot this weekend on America’s Wealth Management Show, Saturday at 11am on 98.1FM KMBZ.

This Week’s Giveaways

Retirement Plan Checklist

This checklist was created to give you a timeline of items that should be done prior to and during retirement. Whether you’re looking for an age-based timeline or a timeline based on how many years away from retirement you currently are, this has you covered. Finish this workbook by completing our 30 question Retirement Plan Checklist which is designed to give you a full picture of where you are today and what your next steps should be. 

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Tax Reduction Strategies

Tax Reduction Strategies is a list of tax strategies to consider that could improve your overall tax structure during your retirement years and for the beneficiaries who inherit your estate. 

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Tax Planning: The Most Critical Part of a Long-Term Financial Plan

Dean and special guest JoAnn Huber, CPA, CFP®, examine the most critical part of a long-term financial plan: Tax Planning. On a scale of 1 to 10, how much is filing your tax return correctly and on time going to impact your financial life? According to JoAnn, a 0 or a 1. On that same scale, how much impact on your financial life will creating a forward-looking tax strategy so that you pay as little taxes as possible? JoAnn’s response, “A 10.” Learn more about forward-looking tax planning on this episode of America’s Wealth Management Show.

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10 Year Anniversary of the End of the Great Recession

Happy Anniversary! March 9, 2019, is the 10-year anniversary of the official end of the Great Recession. The stock market hit its all-time-low on that day after falling 56% from its peak in October 2007. On average, bear markets happen every three and a half years. We’ve not had a bear market in 10 years now. Dean and Bud discuss the last 10 years in the market and their thoughts on what to look out for on this weekend’s episode of America’s Wealth Management Show.

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About the show

Since 2003, our nationally syndicated radio program America’s Wealth Management Show has been informing and educating retiree’s and those nearing retirement on what life is like after your working career ends.

Dean Barber, CEO of Barber Financial Group and Bud Kasper, President of Barber Financial Group–Lee’s Summit focuses on the second half of your investment lifetime by discussing the topics of asset management, tax reduction strategies, estate planning and investing which, in the past, was reserved for only the very wealthy.




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Proper planning for retirement isn’t just about saving and investing money. That’s only a small part. There’s Social Security claiming strategies, tax planning to reduce your tax liability in the future, leaving your legacy with estate planning, and proper insurance coverage, to name a few. Use this form to send us your question, and you will receive a reply. We may even use it on a future show!