Category Archives: Homeownership

Ep. 279: Elaine & Steve

On this episode of The Pete the Planner® Show, we meet Elaine and her husband, Steve. Elaine and Steve never seem to be on the same page when it comes to money. Steve owns his own business, making it even more difficult…

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Ep. 277: Kal

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show,  we meet Kal. He’s got an impressive Power Percentage™, a great start to his retirement fund,  and his only debt is a small car loan that will soon be a thing of the…

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Ep. 274: How to start a retirement plan at age 50

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show, we’re doing something fun! As opposed to the last 10 years of the show, we’re sticking to one topic for the entire show. In light of Pete’s four-part series in USA Today, we’re dedicating…

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Ep. 270: Nicole

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show, we meet Nicole (not to be confused with Producer Nicole.) Nicole is tired of commuting over two hours round trip to work and has eyes on investing in real estate. But before she…

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Ep. 268: Home buyer’s remorse and 401k roll-overs

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show, we’re back answering more of your money questions. Our first question comes from a listener with a case of home-buyers remorse. His dilemma? He can afford his current housing situation, but he doesn’t want to…

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Ep. 267: Jackie

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show, we meet Jackie. She’s 56, recently remarried, and feeling all over the place financially. After losing her dad two years ago, she inherited his estate but hasn’t done much with it. Currently living…

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Ep. 266: 401k fees, refinances, and the weirdest financial product

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show, we’re back answering more of your money questions. To kick things off, Pete and I dive into an email asking for a simplistic review over 401k fees. Following our 401k fees exploration, we…

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Ep. 262: Taking advice from friends, housing situations, and student loans

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show, Pete and I are back answering three more of your money questions. Our first question comes from an emailer whose friend has extended his advice on “what he’d do if he was in…

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Ep. 260: Funding dual college tuitions and early 401k cash-outs

This week on The Pete the Planner® Show, we’re answering more of your money questions! First, in our trio of questions, we received an email from a woman getting ready to change jobs and has some choices to make while doing so….

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