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The Chris Hogan Show

“The Chris Hogan Show" provides sound answers to your money questions. Featuring Chris Hogan, America’s trusted voice on retirement, investing and building wealth, this show  educates, encourages and empowers listeners of all ages to create a solid plan for their money and to work toward becoming everyday millionaires. We want to talk to YOU! Call us with your success stories or questions about money. Leave us a voicemail at 844.283.9383, email us at ask@chrishogan360.com, or visit www.ChrisHogan360.com.
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Feb 15, 2017

Hogan believes financial investing (Baby Step 4) is crucial to your retirement dreams. But what about other key investments you must make? As a bonus, Hogan talks to guest Dr. Meg Meeker about the relationships you should invest in. Hogan also does a deep dive and challenges you to invest in yourself so you can become the best version of you possible. The episode also features The Takeaway and responses to listener emails.

 

0:32—WELCOME

 

1:37—ARE YOU A LISTENER OR A SUBSCRIBER?

 

Hogan wants to talk to you about some benefits of subscribing to the Retire Inspired podcast.

 

4:09—CONVERSATION WITH DR. MEG MEEKER

 

Hogan sits down with his friend and fellow author/speaker/podcaster Dr. Meg Meeker to discuss the importance of investing in your future relationships.

 

23:08—INVEST IN YOURSELF


 

Hogan challenges you to invest in yourself as you invest money toward your future retirement dreams. He offers multiple tips on how to invest in your personal life:


Start the day off right.
Redirect your time so that none of it is wasted.
Get organized.
Make “Wanna-Do” and “Gonna-Do” lists.
Be a money boss.
Defend your sanity. Schedule free time for yourself.
Set goals but think of them as promises.
Do things that make you smile.
Be true to yourself.
Build your confidence.
Network outside your bubble.
Decide to be happier than ever before.

 

33:30—LISTEN UP VIPs

 

Join Hogan’s next retirement challenge. Text RETIRE to 77948 to sign up.

Interesting in hearing Chris Hogan live? Go to chrishogan360.com and choose one of the “Retire Inspired” events. Use the code HOGANPODCAST at checkout for $10 off the admission price!

We want to hear from you! Send us an email today: podcast@chrishogan360.com

 

35:10—HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE

 

Hogan reads and answers two emails:

A listener talks about saving ahead.
A listener asks a question about real estate.

 

41:39—THE TAKEAWAY: OUR ELP PROGRAM

 

Hogan breaks down the dream team  in the ELP (endorsed local provider) program on his website. You can find people in your area who specialize in insurance, taxes, and real estate.

Hogan gives a 3-point-takeaway about reaching out to ELPs:


Don’t overthink it. Just call!

Have an actual phone conversation to get information.

Set an appointment to interview them.

 

51:31—RALLY CRY WRAP UP

 

Hey subscribers! Look for a special podcast—The Home Seller’s Special—that drops on February 22. Then pass it along to friends who might need it!

A Million Strong (VIP Anthem)
Don’t forget about the custom music track we created for you. A preview debuted on the last podcast episode, but you can listen the entire song here:soundcloud.com/a-million-strong-vip-anthem

 

52:12—CALL TO ACTION

 

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

Email us your retirement dreams or wins, your halftime speeches, and 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.

Feb 1, 2017

This episode focuses on avoiding future money mistakes by addressing four things you must know about retirement. As a bonus, Hogan gives you a step-by-step process for overcoming past mistakes. Also in this episode, you’ll gain exclusive access into the VIP Backstage Experience at one of the Retired Inspired live events. You’ll hear Hogan and a SmartVestor Pro answer questions from the crowd—the same kind of questions you might have. Other features include Hogan’s Takeaway and the Hear from the People segment, during which Hogan responds to emails about self-made millionaires, goals, and your R:IQ.

 

0:00—WELCOME

 

1:58—FOUR THINGS ABOUT RETIREMENT TO AVOID FUTURE MISTAKES

If you can avoid future money mistakes, regret can’t creep in:



Know your retirement dream. This is your starting point, so give it deep thought.

Know your R:IQ. How much will you need to live your dream retirement? Go to chrishogan360.com/riq to find out.

Know your next steps. From budgeting to getting out of debt and beyond, follow the Baby Steps (outlined in Chris Hogan’s Retire Inspired book).

Know where to go for help. Get with a professional who can answer your retirement and investing questions. Go to Hogan’s website at chrishogan360.com/dreamteam.

 

17:48—LISTEN UP, VIPS

Hogan has some special announcements. We want to hear from you! Send us an email today at podcast@chrishogan360.com.

 

18:53—EXCLUSIVE BACKSTAGE ACCESS

Listen to highlights from the VIP Backstage experience at one of the Retired Inspired live events. Hogan and a SmartVestor Pro answer questions on investing and retirement.

Hogan answers a question about when to start investing to reach $1 million net worth (@19:29).
A SmartVestor Pro answers a question about 401(k)s (@21:47).
Hogan answers a question about talking to parents about retirement (@26:12).

28:58—THE TAKEAWAY: OVERCOMING YOUR LAST MISTAKE

Every mistake has a lesson attached to it. You can overcome what’s keeping you from your retirement dreams:


See the mistake. What could you do different?

Understand the mistake. Why did it happen and what did it cost you?

Own the mistake. Don’t blame outside factors or somebody else.

Forgive yourself. Don’t hold it against yourself, but remember it to avoid similar mistakes in the future.

Let it go . . . mostly! Put some dollar amount safeguards in place.

 

39:49—HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE

Hogan reads and answers emails:


A self-made millionaire wants you to know “this works!” (@40:07).
A woman gives feedback about Episode #16: Goals and Effort Must Be Aimed (@42:09).
A woman has questions about her R:IQ (@43:34).

 

45:30—RALLY CRY WRAP-UP

A Million Strong (VIP Anthem)
Don’t forget about the custom music track we created for you. A preview debuted on the last podcast episode, but you can listen the entire song here:
soundcloud.com/a-million-strong-vip-anthem

 

46:51—CALL TO ACTION


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

Email us your retirement dreams or wins, your halftime speeches, and 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 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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