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The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 034: Accessing the World of Piloting over 50

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

What if there was a time machine? How would it change our lives? Would you do things differently if you could? Well, today we're talking about a different take on a time machine....

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 033: A 2020 Investment Markets Recap & 2021 Preview

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

As Financial Advisors, we are very frequently asked to give our thoughts on the investable markets and what it means for our retirement. While our show mainly discusses life...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 032: Dreaming & Creating Your Traveling WanderList

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

About now, we're all needing something to look forward to. One of those things that you and perhaps your spouse state is that you want to travel more. But what do you want to...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 031: Conversations About Aging

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

As we were creating our podcast, we looked around the State of Maine to see if anyone else was having similar conversations as what we're having here. We reached out to our next...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 030: Choosing the Best Retirement Location for You

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

Do you ever get to the point that the weather in Maine kind of gets to you? Do you ever dream about moving to another destination, perhaps in retirement? Well, following our...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 029: The Spectrum of Senior Living

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

A common goal we hear from our clients is that "I want to age in my home for as long as possible!" But when do we know that its time to consider other living arrangements...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 028: Considering Living Abroad in Retirement

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

Several of our clients have expressed to us over the years when visualizing their own retirement success that they are interested in living abroad. But living abroad means we'll...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 027: Mastering Communication to Get What We Want in Retirement with AmyK Hutchens

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

Communication is hard. We were all born with a voice box, but it didn’t come with instructions on how best to use it. We see this in our financial planning sessions with clients...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 026: The One-Year Anniversary Special!

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

Today's the day ~ our podcast turned ONE year old! To celebrate, we recorded a one year anniversary special where we review our first year. Check it out AND also let us know what...

The Retirement Success in Maine Podcast Ep 025: Rediscovering Self Purpose After Losing A Loved One

Benjamin Smith, CFA

Executive Summary

What happens when in retirement the person you want to experience life together with passes away? Your dreams might be shattered, the goals and experiences you've been looking...