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Chris Hogan's Retire Inspired

Number-one, best-selling author Chris Hogan wants to turn the tables on how we think about retirement. Retirement isn’t an age; it’s a financial number! It’s not about how old you are; it’s about how much money you need to live your retirement dream! Using a variety format of segments in each episode, America’s trusted voice on retirement unpacks topics like saving, investing, budgeting, building wealth, and everything else you need to win long-term. Plus he answers your questions and highlights successful men and women who are winning the retirement game. Whether you’re 25 or 55, this podcast will change your life—today and tomorrow‪!
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Jan 18, 2017

Hogan has special guest Dave Ramsey on to continue the self-made millionaire conversation.  In fact, this episode is called MILLION because that word touches everything Hogan shares. He also gives his Takeaway to jump-start your millionaire mentality and then features a story spotlight about Terry, a retired teacher who happens to have a net worth of over 1.3 MILLION dollars! That’s right, a teacher who became a self-made millionaire. Also, the Retire Inspired podcast has a reason to celebrate the word MILLION: the podcast has officially crossed over ONE MILLION PLAYS because of you VIPs! So join the celebration with a few episode goodies.

 

0:00—WELCOME

 

1:43—CONVERSATION WITH DAVE RAMSEY

 

Hogan talks to Dave about the millionaires he has had on his talk show over the years. The two of them break down the mentality and actions a self-made millionaire.

 

29:28—POST-CONVERSATION BREAKDOWN—THE SELF-MADE MILLIONAIRE

 

Hogan breaks down the conversation with Dave.

HAVE A WHY. You must tap into that reason to keep you motivated and millionaire-bound.

 

STAY A STUDENT. Self-made millionaires study other millionaires and their practices.

 

FOLLOW AN INVESTMENT STRATEGY. Be consistent, and think long-term; make sure it’s easy enough to explain it to a 7th grader.

 

31:27—THE TAKEAWAY

 

Hogan wants you to get feisty if you want to reach that millionaire status.

 

Be bold.

 

Go on the offensive and grow your retirement fund.

 

Get on the defensive to protect your wealth.

 

40:29—STORY SPOTLIGHT - "DRIVEN"

 

Meet Terry, the 72-year-old millionaire. From poverty to learning disabilities, this woman overcame it all to reach a net worth of 1.3 million.

 

47:03—CELEBRATION AND SURPRISES

 

YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS! Hogan’s team surprises him during his announcement that the Retire Inspired podcast has hit its first million plays. He had no idea how big the celebration would be.

So how do you celebrate such a milestone? With a cake? That’s a good start, but we have a gift for you VIPs. We could not have passed one million plays without you. So here’s your gift: a rap music anthem! Only the preview of it debuts on the podcast, but the link to the entire song is beneath the following lyrics.

 

A MILLION STRONG (VIP ANTHEM)

Written/performed by David Wilkinson  Produced by James Childs

 

Humble beginnings, small Kentucky town,

Momma Hogan raised him right, but still he looked around and wondered,

“Should I go play ball, or get in the ring and fight?

But God, do you have a bigger dream for me tonight

that I cannot see with my own eyes?”

That’s when Hogan finally realized that all he had do was believe

that one day God would put him up on a stage and put him on a podcast mic

and rock A MILLION PLAYS!

No, never going back ‘cause he knows that…

 

I was made for this, and I ain’t going out ‘til I take it…

what I came to get, I was made for this…

and I will never lose I was made for this… just face it…

I was made for this…

 

Yeah, we’re calling all VIPs, saddle up!

Our posse is ready ‘cause Hogan’s on the hunt

A man on a mission, nomadic with vision, so make your decision:

Will you choose to leave all your broken dreams behind you?

And ride to the fight to destroy what will bind you?

The anthem we ride to, it didn’t start today but when you pressed play

Now a million strong…

Believe your dreams are coming true, grab the reigns and sing along

‘Cause this is your song…

 

I was made for this, and I ain’t going out ‘til I take it… what I came to get…

I was made for this, and I will never lose I was made for this… just face it…

I was made for this, and I ain’t going out ‘til I take it… what I came to get…

I was made for this, and I ain’t going out I was made for this…

And I will never lose… I was made for this…

 

Remember the door where you left your excuses

Remember this day, remember that you must choose this

And never forget that nobody gives you anything

A fighter’s legit when unafraid to take everything

Don’t matter the opponent and no matter the moment

If you got a dream VIPs you got to get bloody

No retreat or surrender, no begging, no barter

Take every single shot and show them you can hit harder! 

So be strong and sing along… 

I was made for this… I was made for this… just face it… I was made for this!

 

Our gift to you! The full version is waiting for you here:

soundcloud.com/user-849877986/a-million-strong-vip-anthem

 

52:21—CALL TO ACTION

Go to chrishogan360.com to discover your R:IQ. While you’re there, click “Dream Team.”  Then connect with a SmartVestor Pro for investing help and ELPs for insurance, tax services, and real estate assistance.

 

Also, email us your retirement dreams or wins, your halftime speeches, or your Retire Inspired poetry. Send them to podcast@chrishogan360.com. You can also write a review of the Retire Inspired podcast on iTunes and subscribe to future episodes.

Jan 4, 2017

Happy New Year! Your daily effort has to be aimed. There is a mental aspect and obligation to setting your goals. Do you have new year’s resolutions? Hogan has 15 tips for your New Year on how to not just set goals but aim for them. Align your heart and your head toward a common goal for your retirement dreams. Make 2017 your year of escalation. Other featured segments include: Hear From The People, Coach Hogan’s Halftime Speeches, and Hogan’s patented 3-point-takeaway. Jump start your new year VIPs!

 

0:00 – WELCOME

 

1:54 – TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN MAKE YOUR GOALS MORE EFFECTIVE

 

Chris shares 15 tips as you look at your new year’s goals:

 

THINK– Spend time thinking about what you are serious about accomplishing.

 

GET ACCOUNTABLE – Get your spouse or friend to check in with you to see if your making progress.

 

MAKE A DEAL – Place a motivational bet with your spouse or friend.

 

CALENDARS COUNT – Put the things you want to accomplish on your calendar.

 

USE PICTURES – Develop a goal board with photos of things you want to accomplish.

 

GO PUBLIC – Tell friends and family about what you are working towards.

 

WRITE IT DOWN – Put your goals in writing and keep them somewhere you can see it.

 

POSITIVE SELF-TALK– What you are chasing may be new or difficult, so what you tell yourself is very important.

 

SET MICRO GOALS – Give yourself some daily or weekly goals to help you track progress and stay motivated!

 

SET CALENDAR ALERTS – Give yourself a heads up with a notification.

 

BE AN ACCOUNTABILITY PARTNER – Cheer others on as they pursue their goal.

 

REWARD PLAN – If you have some big goals, then be ready to properly celebrate once you reach that goal!

 

BE HONEST – Don’t lie to yourself! Be honest and focused on performing your promises!

 

USE TECHNOLOGY – There are many types of apps and digital tools that you can use to help keep you on your path!

 

KEEP PUSHING – Starting is easy, it’s the finish that really counts!

 

23:03 – LISTEN UP VIPS

 

Email us- podcast@chrishogan360.com.

 

Professor Hogan- send in your big financial terms or fun pop culture references for Professor Hogan to define. See if you can stump him.

 

Retire Inspired Poetry- send in your retirement poems that you want Hogan the poet to read in his poet voice (beanie and jazz music already included).

 

Retirement Dreams or Retirement Wins- be sure to email Hogan your dreams or your wins. Chris wants to hear from you about what you plan for your future, and if you’re winning he wants to highlight it on the podcast!

 

24:37 – COACH HOGAN HALF TIME SPEECHES

 

Send in your very own halftime speeches you want Coach Hogan to say back to you on the podcast. Email us- podcast@chrishogan360.com.

 

28:55 – THE TAKEAWAY

 

Hogan gives his patented 3- point-takeaway that is connected to his year-end financial priorities for you:

 

MAKE YOUR GOALS LIKE YOUR PROMISES

 

CLARITY ON WHAT TO ACHIEVE

 

SET A PLAN FOR SUCCESS

 

34:39 – HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE

 

Hogan reads listener emails:

 

A male wants to know about investing strategy options for early retirement.

 

A female is saving 12% instead of 15%, and wants to know if leaving off the 3% will hurt her?

 

40:06 – RALLY CRY WRAP-UP

 

40:52 – CALL TO ACTION

 

Go to chrishogan360.com to discover your R:IQ. While you’re there, click “Dream Team.”  Then connect with SmartVestor Pros for investing help and ELPs for insurance, tax services, and real estate.

 

Email us your retirement dreams or wins as well as your Coach Hogan Halftime Speeches and Retirement Poems. Send them to podcast@chrishogan360.com. You can also write a review of the Retire Inspired Podcast on iTunes and subscribe to future episodes.

 

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