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Episode 31 – The Art of Downsizing in Boston— With Deborah Lucci



Your kids will probably be grown up and independent by the time you retire. At this point, your family home might start to feel too big and too empty. You might decide that it’s time to downsize.

In this episode, Peter Raskin is joined by top Massachusetts realtor Deborah Lucci. Deborah generously shares insights into what you can do to successfully market and sell your home in the Boston area.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What the timeline of selling your home should look like
  • The importance of being emotionally ready to sell your home
  • How Deborah guides clients through the decision-making process of selling their home
  • What the marketing side of selling your home looks like
  • And more!

Join Peter and Deborah now to learn how to approach the downsizing of your home. 

Resources

Raskin Planning Group: (617) 728-7433 | Deborah Lucci Team | The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.


SPECIAL UPDATE: COVID-19



In this special episode, we share updates on how we are responding to the COVID-19 situation, how we’re assisting our clients, and what actions we’re advising investors to take during this time of uncertainty. 

Tune in now to learn how the markets are being affected and what we’re doing to help clients during this tumultuous time.

Resources:  Raskin Planning Group

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Episode 30 – 4 Options for Funding Your Child’s Education



We all want the best for our children, which includes providing them with the best education possible. Whether you’re planning for private school or college, the question remains the same: How will you fund it?

In this episode of Wealth Is in the Details Podcast, Peter Raskin takes you through the four options available to anyone who wants to provide education funding for a family member. He discusses the pros and cons of each option, emphasizing that only you and your financial professional can decide which one is best for you.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why using a traditional savings account may be the most flexible option 
  • The downside of Uniform Transfers to Minors Act accounts
  • Advantages of using a 529 plan 
  • How a Coverdell Education Savings Account works
  • And more!

Tune in to learn four ways to fund your child’s education. It’s never too early or too late to start planning!

Resources

Raskin Planning Group: (617) 728-7433 | Saving for College

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Disclosure: The is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.


Episode 29 – Becoming a Good Steward of Your Finances With a Checklist



Have you ever considered revisiting and reviewing your financial plan every quarter? The beauty of planning ahead is that it opens up space for relaxing and being present. 

In this episode, Peter Raskin shares ideas on how to become a better steward of your money by using a checklist. Raskin Planning Group has created a family annual checklist to help you plan your year financially. With this, you will be able to keep better track of your goals for savings or affording that big vacation and ensure you are making the most of charitable contributions.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What it means to be a good steward of your finances
  • Which to focus on and consider in each quarter 
  • When the ideal time is to review your different insurances 
  • Examples of milestone birthdays to be aware of
  • And more!

Listen in and learn 

Resources:

Raskin Planning Group: (617) 728-7433 

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.


Episode 28 – Trust Is About Certainty and Love — With Dean Mioli



“Trust” is defined as having a reliance on the integrity, ability, and surety of a person or a thing. In short, trust equals certainty. 

With estate planning, anyone who sets up a trust does so because they want to feel certain about a future outcome. 

In this episode, Peter Raskin is joined by Dean Mioli, director of investment planning at SEI Private Trust Company, to unpack the numerous benefits of establishing a trust. This is a conversation that answers basic questions about trusts and dives into more complex matters about leaving assets to children, tax planning, and making the process easier for your trustee. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What the purpose of a trust is and how it’s structured
  • Nonfinancial reasons for having a trust
  • What to consider when choosing your trustee
  • Examples of how a discretionary trustee can help maintain the harmony in your family
  • And more!

Listen in now to learn about the benefits of establishing your trust. 

Resources:

Raskin Planning Group: (617) 728-7433 | SEI Private Trust Company  

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Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.


Episode 26 – How to Align Your Values With Your Investing



When you align your financial plans with your personal values, it becomes much easier to achieve your goals. 

In this episode, Peter Raskin explains how he helps his clients align their values with their financial plans through an approach called responsible investing. This episode is a must-listen for anyone who wants to choose the companies they invest in, not only based on financial criteria, but also with a strong consideration of environmental, social, and governance issues. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What responsible investing really is and how to get started
  • What environmental, social, and governance factors are and why they’re important to consider in responsible investing
  • How to screen and engage with companies that align with your values
  • The trends around ESG investing
  • And more!

Tune in and learn how to invest in companies whose values align with yours!

Resources:

Raskin Planning Group

Disclosure: The is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.

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Episode 27 – How to Plan for the Final Third of Your Life — With Karen Wasserman



Our lives can be divided into thirds: young life, adulthood, and retirement. During adulthood, we’re in the thick of experiencing life, yet this is when we must invest the most time in planning for our final third, retirement. 

In this episode of Wealth Is in the Details Podcast, Peter Raskin sits down with Karen Wasserman, director of Your Elder Experts, to discuss planning for the final third of your life.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • When Karen suggests you should begin planning for the final third of your life
  • How to approach the conversation with your parents as they age
  • How long-term care plays into the planning conversation
  • What your options are if your home feels unsafe as you age
  • And more!

Tune in now to start thinking about planning — financially and practically — for the final third of your life!

Resources

Raskin Planning Group | Your Elder Experts | The Conversation Project

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Disclosure: The is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.


Episode 25 – Do You Know Your Investment Risk Tolerance?



For many Americans, the idea of “risk” when it comes to your investments can be scary. You want to feel secure in your finances, especially when it comes to your future. 

In this episode, Peter Raskin debunks common misconceptions about risk in the market and explains why risk can be a good thing. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What makes risk in your investments different from risk in gambling
  • Why Peter says you can construct a portfolio to meet all levels of risk tolerance
  • The four aspects of risk in investments
  • Why “risk tolerance” is not a value statement
  • Why short- and long-term objectives are imperative to determining risk tolerance
  • And more!

Tune in today to learn more about risk tolerance and how to plan with risk in mind. 

Resources  Raskin Planning Group | Episode 8: Financial Decision Making Isn’t Always Rational

Disclosure: This is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.

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Episode 24 – Make Your Travel Dreams Come True — With Jacqui Lewis



It’s important to build your financial plan around more than just your needs — to consider your wants as well. 

In this episode of Wealth is in the Details Podcast, Peter Raskin speaks with guest Jacqui Lewis, president and managing director of Audley Travel North America. Jacqui gives you special insight into the travel expertise she shares with clients and emphasizes the value of a well-planned trip.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why it’s vital to determine your priorities when planning for retirement
  • How your travel goals will impact your budget
  • How Audley Travel creates travel plans for multi-generational trips
  • How to use Audley Travel as a contingency plan in case of an emergency during travel
  • And more!

Tune into this fun and informative conversation and get encouraged to plan your next trip!

Resources:  Raskin Planning Group | Audley Travel North America

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The is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.

 


Episode 23 – Answers to Your Top Personal Finance Questions



Are friends and media your main sources of financial information? 

Today, Peter Raskin answers his clients’ top questions with a special focus on Social Security benefits. This is an informative conversation that will help you gain clarity that media (and even friends) can’t offer when it comes to getting expert financial advice. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How social media and mainstream media may impact your notions about Social Security
  • Why you shouldn’t plan for a shorter retirement just because your parents had a short retirement
  • Why you need to know that the economy is cyclical
  • And more!

Tune in to hear Peter answer his clients’ questions — they may be similar to yours!

Resources:  Raskin Planning Group

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Disclosure: The is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice always seek the advice of your financial adviser or other qualified financial service provider 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.