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PODCAST EPISODE 138: MEET A MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR WITH JEFF MILLER

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode of Your Business, Your Wealth, Paul welcomes a member of the Sound Financial Group, Jeff Miller, to discuss the path to financial independence. Jeff breaks down his strategies for building wealth, including controlled consumption and having a money saver’s mindset. Finally, Paul and Jeff talk about the importance of starting today in order to take …

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PODCAST EPISODE 137: THE 5 PILLARS OF TAX PLANNING WITH SHAHAR PLINNER

EPISODE SUMMARY In this very first episode of the newly branded Your Business, Your Wealth Podcast, Paul welcomes Shahar Plinner to break down the five pillars of tax planning. Shahar is a certified public accountant who specializes in tax preparation and strategy consulting. Paul and Shahar discuss tax savings tools, cash flow, and the value of defined benefits plans. WHAT …

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PODCAST EPISODE 136: SPENDING THE DEATH BENEFIT OF YOUR LIFE INSURANCE WHILE YOU’RE STILL ALIVE

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast, Paul and Cory break down the possibility of spending the death benefit of your life insurance while you’re still alive. They talk about the common misconceptions about retirement savings and the dangers of spending down into the principle of your retirement. Finally, Paul provides alternatives to wealth replacement strategies, …

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PODCAST EPISODE 135: LIFE INSURANCE AS AN ASSET CLASS WITH DICK WEBER

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast, Paul and Cory welcome Dick Weber, a financial planner and life insurance advisor. Dick’s firm, Ethical Edge, helps to improve the integrity of communication and understanding of today’s life insurance policies. Paul, Cory and Dick talk about life insurance as an asset class, financial strategies, and volatility buffers. WHAT …

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PODCAST EPISODE 134: WHOLE LIFE IS A BAD INVESTMENT – DEBUNKISODE

EPISODE SUMMARY In this first ever debunkisode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast, Paul and Cory debunk the myth that whole life insurance is a bad financial investment to make. They dissect and analyze an article that lists eight specific reasons that support the argument that whole life insurance is not a sound investment. By taking a deep dive into …

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PODCAST EPISODE 133: BEYOND TAX DEFERRED: THE TEFRA TAMRA CORRIDOR

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast, Paul and Cory discuss the value of whole life insurance as a financial investment. They cover the restrictions and legislation that govern these policy investments, including the TEFRA TAMRA Corridor and the 7-Pay Test. Finally, Cory and Paul compare whole life insurance with other investments such as a 401(k), …

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PODCAST EPISODE 132: YOUR BUSINESS IS NOT YOUR WEALTH

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast, Paul and Cory discuss why it is imperative that business owners diversify from their businesses to their personal balance sheets. They cover the common mistakes that many entrepreneurs make when valuing their businesses as it relates to financial independence. Finally, Paul and Cory discuss the Wealth Design-Build Model that …

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PODCAST EPISODE 131: WEALTH COORDINATION ACCOUNT: BIG WEALTH, SMALL BUSINESS

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast, Paul and Cory dissect the Wealth Coordination Account and its relationship to big wealth and small business. Paul and Cory talk about the importance of having a financial mechanism that you have total control and autonomy over on a consistent, ongoing basis. They provide the true definition of an …

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PODCAST EPISODE 130: CONSUMING FINANCIAL MEDIA: A HOW TO GUIDE

EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast, Paul and Cory break down a recent Kiplinger article to show how financial media should be viewed and consumed. Financial literature, for the most part, is written for the benefit of advertisers and it is imperative that the audience views them with a healthy amount of skepticism and concern. …

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PODCAST EPISODE 129: DIAGNOSING THE BROKEN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WITH DR. PAUL THOMAS

EPISODE SUMMARY This episode of the Sound Financial Bites Podcast tackles a topic that is central to our financial and physical wellbeing: healthcare. Paul Adams and Cory Shepherd welcome primary care physician Dr. Paul Thomas to discuss his practice, Plum Health, and the innovative strides he is making in the healthcare industry. Dr. Paul’s mission is to make healthcare accessible …