The Financial Answer

Financial planning guidance from West Tennessee’s Nathan O’ Bryant.

Statistics on Saving and Investing

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What’s typical when it comes to saving and investing? We review a report to get the most recent statistics on things like using target date funds and making use of a Roth 401(k). How do you compare?

 

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What we discuss on the show:

0:29 - Nathan shares about his latest catch.

1:50 - A recent study shows the majority of people use target date funds in their 401(k).

3:30 - What is a market cap weighted fund?

6:08 - Should you be using a Roth 401(k)?

7:53 - Should you be holding more or less company stock?

10:25 - Is it logical to take a hardship withdrawal from a 401(k) if needed?

Mom’s Favorite Phrases And Financial Planning

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My mother used to say…to make my bed, obey my parents, and save my pennies. What other commonly used phrases by mom relates to financial advising today?

 

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What we discuss on this show: 

1:11 - Fun fact: Not making your bed can be safer.

3:06 - “Why? Because I said so!”

6:03 - “If you’re going to act like a child, I’ll treat you like one.”

7:55 - “If all your friends jump off a bridge, will you do it too?”

11:37 - “One day you’ll thank me.”

14:13 - What kind of financial education did you receive in school?

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