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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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Jun 21, 2017

The podcast is a year old and we’re just getting started! This episode features Hogan’s 6-Point-Plan so you can get un-stuck and start moving forward. To celebrate the podcast’s anniversary, this episode includes a special segment, “Voices of our Community.” Also featured in this episode are The Takeaway (Financial Farming), and Wake Up Calls.

 

0:29—ANNIVERSARY WELCOME AND CHALLENGE

 

0:59—VOICES OF OUR COMMUNITY

Many of our VIPs at a recent conference wanted to share their retirement dreams and give personal messages to Hogan about the podcast.

 

5:48—FROM STUCK TO MOVING FORWARD

  • The Incredible Hulk versus quicksand (@6:00)
  • How to break out of a rut (@9:06) http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/9406/break-out-rut
  • A time when Hogan got stuck: His son’s diagnosis of Hunter Syndrome (@12:23)
  • Hogan’s 6-Point-Plan for Getting “Un-Stuck” (@15:39)
  1. Write down what gets you stuck (@15:44)
  2. Be accountable to someone (@16:18)
  3. Focus on one future dream and post it in your home (@16:55)
  4. Add something new to your retirement dream (@18:46)
  5. Read a motivational book that will inspire you (@19:24)

Suggestions: The Go-Getter (Peter B. Kyne); Rhinocerous Success (Scott Alexander)

  1. Find a physical, positive place to dream again (@20:54)

 

22:44—LISTEN UP VIPS

  • Remember to share the podcast and subscribe! Your friends and family can find the podcast on chrishogan360.com or the following mobile apps: Apple Podcasts, GooglePlay, or Stitcher.
  • Email us the financial jargon you want Professor Hogan to define. We would also love for you to email us halftime speeches and retirement poems you want Hogan to read. Send them to podcast@chrishogan360.com.

 

24:38—THE TAKEAWAY: FINANCIAL FARMING

Even though he grew up in Kentucky, Hogan was never a farmer, but he was around it a lot. His takeaway for financial farming:

  • Start planning now
  • Wait on the harvest / let it grow
  • Don’t just plant once

 

31:31 —WAKE UP CALLS

  • A female calls in and wants to know how to inspire people who are facing large amounts of debt or illness (@31:47)
  • A self-made millionaire calls in. With a net worth of over 2 million dollars, he will be able to retire by 55 (@37:42)

Do you want to be a self-made millionaire? You need a plan! (41:47) Click here for help.

 

42:33—RALLY CRY WRAP UP

Hogan wants to invite you to be a part of his rapidly growing online community. Go on Facebook and search: Hogan’s Retirement Challenge and sign up to join.

Have you done your R:IQ? The Retire Inspired Quotient is a free online retirement calculator. Go to https://www.chrishogan360.com/riq/.

Jun 7, 2017

When you’re in debt, you’re making others wealthy—especially the bank! When you invest that money instead, you’re building wealth for yourself and your loved ones. In this episode, Chris Hogan gives you practical steps to get on track with growing wealth. As a bonus, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of The Dave Ramsey Show, Hogan recalls a classic Dave story you probably never heard. Also featured in this episode: Retire Inspired poetry; Hear from the People; and a new Millionaire Moment.

 

0:29—WELCOME

 

1:30—A CLASSIC DAVE RAMSEY MOMENT

 

In light of the 25th Anniversary of The Dave Ramsey Show, Hogan recalls a time at an event where he was eyewitness to a classic Dave moment.

 

6:08—WEALTH BUILDING PLAN

  1. Look at the big picture (@9:14).
  2. Define your strategy (@11:09).
  3. Match your actions to your goals (@12:01).
  4. Invest with your style (@12:54).
  5. Keep diversifying your investments (@13:36).
  6. Stay focused on the long term (@14:23).
  7. Don’t flinch (@14:53).
  8. Understand your investing average (@15:40).
  9. Get professional advice (@16:16).
  10. Never hand off your dream (@17:07).

 

22:33—LISTEN UP VIPS

 

Chris gives a call back to Episode #26: You or Your Kids. He references an article that offers credit card tips to college students. Hogan gives his own advice for college students about living out their dreams so credit card companies don’t live out theirs. Article link: MSN article 7-credit-card-tips-for-soon-to-be-college-grads

 

Remember to share the RI podcast and subscribe! No one can promote our podcast better than you! Your friends and family can find the podcast on chrishogan360.com or on the following apps: Apple Podcasts, GooglePlay, and Stitcher.

 

26:10—THE SMOOTH, COOL POET

 

Hogan puts the beanie back on. With the aid of a little jazz, he performs retirement poems written and submitted by several VIPs:

From Phil (@26:37)

From Will (@28:18)

From Krystal (@28:59)

 

Write a poem you for Hogan to perform! Email it to: podcast@chrishogan360.com. Subject line: Poem.

 

30:24—HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE

 

A listener has a Baby Step 4 question about pensions, percentages and “gravy on the biscuit” (@30:57)

A 47-year-old listener asks a question about retirement savings and debt in regard to a ROTH investment (@33:18)

 

37:34—THE MILLIONAIRE MOMENT

 

Meet Ron, a self-made millionaire with a net worth of over 3 million dollars. He learned early on how to remove the word “can’t” from his vocabulary. Do you want to be a self-made millionaire like Ron? Then you need an investing plan. Click here for help:

INVEST

 

40:38—RALLY CRY WRAP UP

 

Have you done your R:IQ? The Retire Inspired Quotient is a free online retirement planning tool at chrishogan360.com.

Hogan wants to invite you to be a part of our rapidly growing online community. Go to Facebook and search: Hogan’s Retirement Challenge. Then click to join!

 

 

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