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Ep. 202: Chris

This week, we met Chris. Chris’s main concerns, in his own words: “My in-laws have struggled through financial issues for most of their lives. Now that problem is hitting home for my family. They are moving in with our family…

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Ep. 199: Eliminating expenses prior to retirement

This week on the Million Dollar Plan, we’re combating retirement (or as I should say, income independence) from a COMPLETELY different angle. Usually on this show we look at and discuss ways to get/save a bunch of money. But today…

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Ep. 198: Dr. Stella

This week, we meet Stella. Stella’s main concerns, in her own words: “I got a late start financially because I got a PhD, but I’ve educated myself a lot and am passionate about being in control of my finances. I’d…

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Ep. 195: Pete’s Potpourri pt. 2

Y A few weeks back, we introduced a special edition of The Million Dollar Plan, called “Pete’s Potpourri.”  We talked a little bit about this and a little bit of that. Some might say, a bit of a “potpourri” episode, if…

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Ep. 187 Freezing your credit: the what & how to’s.

In a special early week edition we’re focusing on how our data is handled, specifically with the credit data bureaus. In early September of 2017, one of the big three credit bureaus (Equifax) had a data breach causing potential reproductions…

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Ep.177: Allison wants to retire early, but got a late start on serious retirement savings.

Meet Allison. Allison’s main concerns, in her own words: I am a single Federal Government employee who would like to retire at 62. I currently make just over $100,000, but I live in the high cost of living area of…

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Ep. 169: Setting Your Financial Rules.

This week, I’m talking about rules. You need rules to live by. For each component of your life you need to set some personal rules, or standards if you will, that apply to you and your everyday obligations. If you don’t–you are…

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Ep.163: The Reality Gap

This week on the Pete the Planner® Show, I’m going to be talking about: The Reality Gap. Ah,  the reality gap–so, this is what I’m really into right now and I’m going to explain and walk you through this concept. But first…

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