When the kids are grown and have left the family home, many parents experience "empty nest syndrome.” It’s a “condition” with both emotional and financial symptoms. John Walker of the Cordasco Financial Network team hosts and is joined by CFN advisor and financial planning specialist Dennis Jablonoski. They discuss the challenges that may arise when a couple, no longer immersed in the efforts of raising children, suddenly find themselves in what may seem like a totally new relationship. Plus, they detail newfound financial opportunities that arise at this stage of life that can be used by couples to reduce expenses and shore up their retirement planning.
Program Length: 18 minutes
Your rising costs for healthcare could bankrupt your retirement plan. Cordasco Financial Network’s John Walker sits in for me and is joined by CPA Jim Tate, a member of the CFN team. They discuss solutions that will help you prepare for the increasing cost of healthcare.
Program Length: 16 minutes
Cordasco Financial Network’s Business Development Director John Walker sits in. Like nearly all decisions you make based purely on emotions, the outcome is often not what you’d want or expect. As the saying goes “cooler heads prevail.” Most decisions, including those all-important financial and retirement decisions, are best made by pushing aside your emotions and relying on the facts, past history, and sometimes gut instinct. John discusses four specific types of emotional financial decisions and beneficial ways to help you adjust your approach.
Program Length: 15 minutes
Cordasco Financial Network’s Business Development Director John Walker sits in, along with CFN Financial Advisor and CPA Tim Joseph. They take an adventurous dive into the most common mistakes you can make while planning for, or living through, your retirement years. John and Tim offer practical advice to help you recognize and rectify these common errors.
Program Length: 30 minutes
Your gradual retirement can benefit you and your employer. If you retire abruptly from full-time work, the transition can be a shock to your system, and to those around you, particularly your spouse. At a time when a massive number of baby boomers are reaching retirement age, many employers are concerned about finding enough skilled workers to fill their shoes. Cordasco Financial Network’s John Walker sits for me and is joined by CFN's Brian Hillsberg to discuss the concept of easing into retirement by making a gradual transition. They discuss some of the perceived obstacles and detail the many benefits realized by employees and employers when a long-time employee enters retirement in phases. They also share a recent case study where together they helped facilitate a slow transition to retirement with excellent results.
Program Length: 22 minutes