Americans are addicted to the stock market – the most overused investing tool on the planet is the mutual fund. LONG after we have too much money to need Mutual Funds (around 25k-50k), we continue to use them because some fee-hungry retail mutual fund salesman gets paid to keep us in them. If the stock […]


My interview with Joe Fairless is live and ready to go! I’m excited to share my story on the Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Show with Joe Fairless! For a full description and interview of the show, click here! P.S. If you enjoyed my Best Ever interview with Joe and think others will find it valuable, please click here […]


Hosting a podcast takes a lot of time, but it’s also very rewarding. I’ve interviewed a few people on my show, and I’ve had the opportunity to be interviewed on a few shows as well. One being The Old Dawg’s REI Network The Old Dawg’s REI Network is hosted by Bill Manassero. He presents an engaging series […]


I recently recorded 5 Renovating Retirement Podcast episodes on how home equity is not a wise investment. Home equity is defined as is the market value of a homeowner’s unencumbered interest in their real property. Money put inside of the home and the interest on top of the mortgage. Home equity and mortgages go hand […]


Three Rules: How to Build Wealth and Keep It! Spend less than you earn…and save the rest Stop losing money: Using indexed strategies (losing no money when the market goes down) will protect you from losses you can’t afford to recover from over a 28-year period. Renovating Retirement Episode 005 teaches you about this concept Stop […]


I’ve had some questions lately about the different ways to listen to a Podcast. In this weeks post, I am going to show you how to listen to a Podcast, on several different platforms, with screenshots included! Libsyn Libsyn is a Podcast hosting platform that also offers listeners an easy way to listen to their […]


CNBC recently published an article on Annuities linked below, Believe it or not, buying an annuity can be a good decision A friend was gracious enough to point it out to me This is actually quite a good article but I do want to point out two helpful things. The article says: If you do […]


I’ve now been to somewhere between 50 and 60 intense multi-day financial and retirement planning workshops and bootcamps. I’ve been digging for eleven straight years to find the best of the best available for my clients. If I were to narrow it down to which five books one should read to start renovating their retirement […]


Friends, I hope you all had a great Memorial Day Weekend, I wanted to recap on a few things I am teaching in my daily podcast, Renovating Retirement, to show you, in writing, how optimizing your retirement will give you the best financial future! Now that I have over 10 hours of recorded content available, […]


It’s All About the Balance, Not the Rate of Return; Actually, It’s All About the Income, Not the Account Balance I am releasing this article to teach you about what really matters in your retirement plan. What really matters is what is being put into your account, not your Rate of Returns, not your Account […]