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Teach and Retire Rich - Talking teacher retirement savings plans.

Teacher Daniel Otter, Ph.D. and Certified Financial Planner Scott Dauenhauer discuss teacher retirement savings issues over a couple of micro beers. Never too serious, Dan and Scott strive to make learning about pensions, the 403(b), the 457(b), and investing, fun and understandable.
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Now displaying: December, 2019
Dec 27, 2019

In this last pod of the year we answer some reader questions, give a preview of some 2020 403bwise initiatives and Dan reads a poem called: How the TPA Grinch Stole the 403(b).

00:34 Jibberish including discussion of Star Wars and German soldiers on crystal meth
04:35 403bwise Facebook Group killing it
07:09 Dan gets and misses a Facebook Inquiry from a TV Reporter
08:15 Dan Flynn has a word generator
09:46 Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA (pre-tax vs. Roth)
18:11 Special Medicare Tax
20:44 403(b) and 457(b) 2020 contribution limits
26:20 403bwise 2020 initiatives 
30:34 How the TPA Grinch Stole the 403(b)

Hidden Payments and Costly Plans Dent Teachers’ Retirement Savings

Texas Teachers Told to Take Closer Look at 403(b) Retirement Plans as New Law Takes Effect

How the TPA Grinch Stole the 403(b)

Dec 19, 2019

In what we are jokingly calling an emergency pod, we discuss the just released article Teachers Pay High Fees for Retirement Funds. Unions Are Partly to Blame. by Anne Tergensen and Gretchen Morgenson of The Wall Street Journal. This is the union-focused 403(b) article we have been long hoping for. 

Dec 13, 2019

Part two of our interview with Dr. Carolyn McClanahan, a medical doctor who became a certified financial planner. We touched on a cross section of healthcare and planning topics:

  • 00:23 Which Senator killed the public option?
  • 01:48 Importance of the public option
  • 02:10 Elisabeth Rosenthal book How Health Care Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
  • 04:25 Ideas for fixing healthcare
  • 5:16 Origin of “ObamaCare”
  • 06:11 Ted Kennedy and healthcare
  • 06:35 Nixon had a good healthcare plan
  • 08:24 The craziness of employer based healthcare
  • 09:56 Is Long-Term Care Insurance worth it?
  • 11:44 The Big Four of Aging
  • 15:44: "Primary Care for All!"
  • 19:58 Aging parents and healthcare

Time to Expand Community Health

Carolyn McClanahan, MD, CFP®

Meridian Wealth Management

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