The Retirement Playbook with Dale Tondryk

Ep 37: State of the American Pension Plan

Is the pension becoming a thing of the past? More and more people are having to create income plans that don’t include a pension and it can present a different set of challenges. Today we’ll discuss the state of the American pension plan and what you need to know with and without one.

 

Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://retirementplaybookpodcast.com/retirement-strategy/ep-37-state-of-the-american-pension-plan/1414/ 

 

What we discuss on this episode: 

1:13 – How many Minnesota companies still offer a pension?

2:05 – Lack of pensions impacts planning

3:18 – Does pensions put you in a better position?

4:40 – Buyout or lump sum?

7:07 – Planning for inflation

8:04 – Having a plan for the pension

8:44 – Final thoughts on pensions

Ep 36: This is Why You Never Assume

As people prepare for retirement, there are some common assumptions that get made. The problem is these assumptions can often lead you astray and underprepared financially. Today we’ll look address these misconceptions and explain why it’s important to never assume.

 

Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://retirementplaybookpodcast.com/retirement-strategy/ep-36-this-is-why-you-never-assume/1408/ 

 

What we discuss on this episode: 

1:23 – Puppy update

3:11 – You’re going to spend less in retirement

5:32 – Taxes will be lower when you retire

8:38 – You have to prioritize your child’s college over your retirement

11:23 – Assuming you won’t be able to retire

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