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Financial Guide for a Better Tomorrow

RL197 - Financial Guide for a Better Tomorrow

In this episode, Roshan and Adrian discuss the foundational steps to take when planning for your financial future. They cover topics such as saving in a 401k to the match, building cash and paying off consumer debt, insurance needs, home down payment, education savings, and retirement savings. They emphasize the importance of setting goals, managing cash flow, and being tax-efficient in your investments. By following these steps, you can build a solid financial foundation and achieve your long-term goals. Listen now to learn all about the Financial Guide for a Better Tomorrow.

  • Save in your 401k to the match to take advantage of the 100% return on your money.

  • Build cash and pay off consumer debt simultaneously to avoid slipping into a debt cycle.

  • Assess your insurance needs, including disability, life, and long-term care insurance, to protect yourself and your goals.

  • Prioritize your goals, such as a home down payment, education savings, and retirement savings, based on your individual situation.

  • Review and adjust your financial plan annually, considering changes in goals, cash flow, and investment performance.



00:00 Introduction

01:27 Building a Financial Foundation

04:19 Saving in a 401k to the Match

14:28 Building Cash and Paying off Consumer Debt

19:19 Insurance Needs

23:45 Home Down Payment

25:20 Education Savings

30:16 Retirement Savings

35:34 Conclusion

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Roshan Loungani can be reached at or at 202-536-4468.

Erik Olson can be reached at or 815-940-4652.

Adrian Nicholson can be reached at or at 703-915-8905.

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Disclaimer Welcome, you are now listening to the retirement lifestyle show with Roshan Loungani Erik Olson and Adrian Nicholson. This show is an exploration of ideas to help you work towards your ideal retirement. Roshan Loungani and Erik Olson serve clients across the US. They offer financial planning and investment advice through Arete Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC registered investment advisor and securities through Arete Wealth Management LLC, member FINRA, SIPC, and NFA. Get ready for the financial independence of your dreams. All opinions expressed by podcast hosts and guests are solely their own are based on information they believe is reliable. Neither Arete Wealth nor its affiliates, warrants its completeness or accuracy, nor do their opinions reflect the opinion of Arete Wealth. This podcast is for general informational purposes only and should not be regarded as specific advice or recommendations for any individual. Before making any decisions consult a professional. Finally, our music is the chance by Jason Shaw and Audionautix. It’s part of the YouTube Audio Library and it’s licensed under a Creative Commons license.

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