Category Archives: Retirement

71. Cash Is King



Storing money under your mattress may give you easy access to those funds, but it is also a far less secure saving strategy. Depositing your cash in the bank gives you access and security.

In this episode, Peter Raskin discusses the importance of liquidity and cash within your financial plan. He reveals how your cash is protected while in the bank and why you should maintain easily accessible assets in case of emergency. Peter shares options for saving your liquid assets, why you should consider avoiding risky investments despite their growth and the long term benefits of certain liquid assets.

Peter discusses:

  • How FDIC protects your cash
  • Which types of accounts and investments are considered liquid assets
  • Why you should not necessarily risk your assets for increased growth
  • The long-term impact of liquid assets
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.

 


70. Descending The Mountain Of Retirement



When creating your retirement plan, the income you set aside needs to last throughout your entire retirement. The most important step of your plan is protecting what you put aside.

In this episode, Peter Raskin discusses the importance of protecting your income during retirement. He reveals the importance of considering longevity, inflation and sequence of return risk when investing or retirement and how each impacts your retirement income.

Peter discusses:

  • What to consider when determining how long your retirement plan should last
  •  The impact of inflation on your retirement income
  • The potential risk on your investments and how to avoid loss
  • The three sources of protected income
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.

 


69. Get The 411 On The 1031 With Paulo Aguilar



Let’s face it—everyone loves a tax-deferred financial strategy, and the real estate business is no different. Enter: the 1031 tax exchange, which allows the owner of US real estate to defer the capital gains tax owed on the sale of the property.

In this episode, Peter Raskin is joined by Paulo Aguilar, vice president at Inland Securities Corporation, to discuss the 1031 tax exchange, and how real estate investors can utilize this tax-deferred strategy. Paulo reveals the origins of the 1031 and its use in modern real estate.

Paulo discusses:

  • What the 1031 exchange tax code is
  • How you can leverage the code to create equity
  • The necessary parties involved in a 1031
  • How Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) can be used as a 1031 exchangeable option
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.

 


68. Five Reasons To Have A Long Term Contingency Plan



Do you have a plan in place for long-term care in case you reach a point in life where you can no longer care for yourself?

In this episode, Peter Raskin discusses five reasons to include a long-term contingency plan in your overall retirement plan. Peter reveals the questions you should ask yourself and your loved ones about your wants and needs when selecting the best option for you and your family.

Peter discusses:

  • The importance of having the difficult discussions with loved ones when creating your retirement plan
  • The overall costs of long-term care
  • The physical and emotional toll long-term care can take on your loved ones
  • The questions you should ask your family, your advisor and yourself when creating your retirement plan
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.


67. The First Step To The American Dream



The American dream can be easily imagined, with a loving partner, children and the perfect home. Have you considered including your child’s first step towards the American dream in your financial plan? 

In this episode, Peter Raskin discusses the steps for children buying their first home and the role of the parents during this process. He shares personal anecdotes from both his children and his clients, and provides insight into various options for helping your children finance their first property.

Peter discusses:

  • The importance of having an open discussion with your children
  • Questions you should ask yourself when creating your financial plan
  • How gifting works financially, even to your children
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.


66. The Conversation About Healthcare Advocacy with Dianne Savastano



The healthcare system can be difficult to navigate—between the technical terms, the insurance and the after care for patients. Healthcare advocates offer support as they guide you down the path to making the best decisions for you.

In this episode, Peter Raskin is joined by Dianne Savastano, founder and principal of Healthassist. Dianne shares her personal experience as a healthcare advocate and as someone who has used the same tips she gives to others. Dianne provides examples of how healthcare advocates can be a benefit to anyone at any point in their life.

Dianne discusses:

  • Why there was a need for healthcare advocates in the market
  • The importance of having a care partner when visiting your physician
  • Her personal experience as a healthcare advocate and as an individual who utilizes the services
  • The future of healthcare advocates
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.


65. Concierge Care 24/7 365 with Dr. Ned Legare



Having a financial planner on call provides peace of mind for your money. How can you provide that same peace of mind for your health?

In this episode, Peter Raskin is joined by Dr. Ned Legare, MD, FACP, to discuss his approach to wellness. Ned shares how the shift to concierge care benefits his patients, in terms of cost and time.

Peter and Ned discuss:

  • Why he shifted from internal medicine practice to concierge care doctor
  • The cost difference between concierge care and care providers
  • How the healthcare system evolved to include the concierge care model
  • The strengths and weaknesses of the business
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.


64. The Reliable Bonds Of Your Portfolio with Stan Sattler



The media always talks about how you should invest and why you should avoid high interest bonds. But what is the real truth about bonds?

In this episode, Peter Raskin is joined by Stan Sattler, vice president of Belle Haven Investments. Stan discusses what bonds are, how they work within your portfolio and the potential risks and rewards for investing in bonds.

Stan discusses:

  • The role of bonds within your portfolio
  • Why higher interest rates in your bonds can be beneficial
  • The importance of choosing the right type of bonds for your goals
  • And more

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.


63. The Monte Carlo Of Financial Planning



Creating a financial plan for retirement requires answers to what the future will bring. While we can’t predict what’s to come with one hundred percent accuracy, we can create adjustments during life’s journey to make an educated gamble.

In this episode, Peter Raskin discusses different factors to consider when creating your financial plan. Peter discusses an analytical tool used at Raskin Planning Group called the Monte Carlo simulation and how it could benefit your financial planning today and updates to future plans.

Peter discusses:

  • What the Monte Carlo simulation is
  • How the Raskin Planning Group leverages the Monte Carlo simulation to analyze and make adjustments to your optimal financial plan
  • The role of insurance when planning for uncertainty
  • The various ways that Monte Carlo simulation may impact your future planning adjustments
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.


62. Your Financial Plan And Your Nonprofit Involvement Aren’t So Different with Charles Gagnon



Your financial plan is only as good as the different components it is made up of, similar to the way a nonprofit is only as good as the organizational structure.

In this episode, Peter Raskin is joined by Charles Gagnon, CEO of Volunteers of America Massachusetts. Charles leads the strategic vision and mission to build and benefit the community from the ground up, which he says is similar to building a holistic financial plan. Discover the importance of starting from the bottom to complete the plan you envision, for you and those you love.

Charles discusses:

  • The importance of conscientious budgeting for nonprofits
  • The importance of being smart and strategic when investing
  • The role of risk management in your financial planning
  • How each role plays an integral part in your financial plan
  • And more!

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investment advice. Always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service providers with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Peter Raskin is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Raskin Planning Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances.