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Common sense retirement planning advice that answers the tough money questions. The Plan 2 Retire Podcast will guide you through the noise of mainstream financial advice that is not always in your best interest. Making you a better investor, consumer, and helping you make smart money choices as you journey through retirement.


Certified Financial Planner, Jeff Bowers, with over 30 years of financial services experience breaks down the hard to understand in simple, actionable steps to help you maximize your Social Security, learn how to invest your retirement funds, and coordinate your health care choices.

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Prepared to Lose Power

Recently, Texas experienced a major power outage due to severe storms. At one point and time more than 4.5 million people did not have power. Are you prepared for a disaster such as this? On this podcast we have David McDonald, with Apparatus Repair and Engineering, and Mike Radaker, with MEC, to talk generators. Tune in to learn more about what you may need to be prepared.

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Importance of Insurance

Often there are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings when it comes to insurance. Certain insurance is a huge part of both your financial and retirement planning.

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SEP VS. SIMPLE: Let's talk IRAs

One of the questions from the field we often get is: What the difference is between a SEP IRA and a SIMPLE IRA? In this podcast Jeff breaks down the differences and compares the two. There are several things to consider when you are thinking about which plan would be the best to implement for your company.

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2021's Social Security Changes

Social Security is an important factor for most people’s retirement. It represents about 50% of retiree’s income for about 50% of the population! In this podcast Jeff explores the changes that have been made for 2021 as well as tips for how to maximize your benefit.

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Disentangling Election Emotions with Apollo Lupescu

On this podcast Jeff interviewed Apollo Lupescu, Vice President at Dimensional Fund Advisors, where he started in 2004 after finishing his PhD in economics and finance at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During his tenure at the firm, Apollo has gained experience in a wide variety of practical subject matters. Jeff and Apollo will explore the connection that emotions can have with investment decisions during election time along with many of the contributing factors that surround investment portfolios.

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