Will 2021 Bring Gridlock or Change to Washington?

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Our main focus on this week’s Wise Money is whether or not Washington will be in gridlock, or will we finally be able to see some change come from the Capital? And if we get change, how might that affect your retirement plans? All that and more with Michael Andersen this week!

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How to Set Yourself Up for Success in Retirement

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In this episode of Wise Money, Michael walks through a few of the rumored bi-partisan proposals floating around Washington and whether he thinks they’ll help or hurt your retirement savings plans. He also discusses Roth conversions and other ways that you can manage your money so that you minimize your taxes and maximize your savings.

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Plan Around What You Know and Adjust As You Go

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As we wrap up the recent elections and approach the end of 2020, it’s important to be sure that you take the necessary steps so that you can start 2021 off on the right financial foot. That means making sure you maxed out any retirement contributions you have for plans through your work and making sure that you’ve taken any and all necessary tax moves that you need might need for your 2021 tax return. Ultimately, even though we’ve been living through seasons of intense change it seems, the basic fundamentals for our financial planning have stayed the same: plan around what you know and adjust as you go.

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Where Do We Go From Here? Retirement Planning After the Election

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While this isn’t a political show, the reality is that whoever wins the Presidential election will have a real effect on the economy, our future taxes, and as a result, our retirement savings. So, how can you best build a retirement plan that will stay steady no matter who wins the election? That’s what today’s episode is all about.

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