Chris Hogan kicks off the episode explaining how to calculate net worth. He also talks with guest Rachel Cruze about the importance of establishing good financial habits and talks about her new book, Love Your Life Not Theirs. Other features include the Hear from the People segment and The Takeaway: Complaining produces victims, but the right habits produce victories.
0:34 – WELCOME
1:49 – HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR NET WORTH
12:35 – VIP ANNOUNCEMENTS
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13:42 – THE HOGAN SAVINGS CHALLENGE
Next week is National Save for Retirement Week. In honor of that, Hogan has thrown down a social challenge.
Pick one of the following challenge options:
1. R:IQ SNAPSHOT CHALLENGE
Discover your R:IQ at chrishogan360.com and click Dream Team to connect with a SmartVestor Pro to talk about your number.
2. HOME RESTAURANT CHALLENGE
Instead of going out to a restaurant, make a fun meal out of food already in your house. Dress the kids up as waiters and have them bring you the bill in a retirement envelope.
3. DRIVE BY, NOT DRIVE THRU CHALLENGE
How much do you spend at Sonic or Starbucks every week? Save that money this week and drive by instead.
4. CUT THE CABLE CHALLENGE
Cancel cable or streaming services for a month. You’ll be surprised how many channels you can get in HD with a cheap antenna.
5. TAKE A HIKE CHALLENGE
Tell an expensive outing to take a hike! Instead, go for a walk or hike with your friends or family.
The challenge ends when you take a fun social pic of your action and post it to Facebook or Instagram with these tags: #NS4RW @chrishogan360.
18:25 – GUEST CONVERSATION WITH RACHEL CRUZE
Chris and Rachel discuss financial habits and her new book, Love Your Life, Not Theirs. It’s now available at RachelCruze.com.
39:22 – THE TAKEAWAY
What new habits are you willing to establish so you can take your retirement planning to the next level? Hogan takes it up a notch and offers a three-point takeaway in this episode.
44:53 – HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE
Hogan reads listener emails:
50:22 – RALLY CRY WRAP-UP
51:31 – CALL TO ACTION
Chris Hogan talks about age versus maturity and recalls a time when five years of stupid cost him a lot of time and money. Other features include the Hear from the People segment (answers to email) and Hogan’s 3-Point Takeaway on plugging in to power sources.
0:29 – WELCOME
1:47 – AGE VS. MATURITY
15:34 – TIP OF THE DAY
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16:36 – VIP ANNOUNCEMENTS
18:52 – 5 YEARS OF STUPID
Chris rants about a time in his life when a car and some bad money decisions cost him a lot of time and money. Listen to the difference between borrowing and investing a large amount of money.
25:01 – 3-POINT TAKEAWAY
Jump-starting anything requires plugging in to a charged-up power source.
32:00 – HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE
Hogan reads listener emails:
40:41 – RALLY CRY WRAP-UP
41:45 – CALL TO ACTION
Chris Hogan discusses the Retirement Education report, based on Ramsey Solutions’ Retirement in America survey. He also sits down with financial expert and podcast host Jean Chatzky. Together, they talk about men and women’s savings behaviors, Social Security, 401(k)s, and even her retirement dreams. Other features in this episode include Hogan’s Takeaway and the Hear From the People segment, during which he answers listener questions.
0:28 – WELCOME
2:07 – RETIREMENT IN AMERICA STUDY: EDUCATION IN THE WORKPLACE
15:05 – TIP OF THE DAY
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16:12 – VIP ANNOUNCEMENTS
18:35 – A CONVERSATION WITH JEAN CHATZKY
Financial expert and host of the Her Money podcast Jean Chatzky joins Hogan in the studio. Together, they talk male vs. female financial habits, investing, and more.
38:37 – 3-POINT TAKEAWAY
“We cannot delegate progress; it must be owned.”
43:39 - HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE
Hogan reads listener emails:
49:00 – RALLY CRY WRAP UP
50:13 – CALL TO ACTION
Chris Hogan talks about the importance of having a personalized battle cry for your retirement dreams and offers some diversification education. As always, he shares a three-point takeaway, answers listener emails, and even delivers some Coach Hogan halftime speeches.
0:37 – WELCOME
1:50 – DIVERSIFICATION EDUCATION
12:07 – TIP OF THE DAY
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13:10 – LISTEN UP VIPs
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14:02 – RETIREMENT DREAMS / BIG POP STORY
Send in your retirement dreams and retirement wins to email@example.com. Please specify in the subject line either RETIREMENT DREAMS or RETIREMENT WINS.
21:46 – COACH HOGAN HALFTIME SPEECHES
Chris reads personalized halftime speeches written by and sent in from listeners (whistle and locker room provided).
26:00 – THE TAKEAWAY
“Dreams are personal and authentic. Don’t settle. Build!”
36:42 – HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE
Chris answers emails from listeners:
45:23 – BATTLE CRY CHALLENGE
47:06 – CALL TO ACTION
Chris Hogan discusses the Retirement in America study and what the research reveals about Millennials and retirement. He also takes wake-up calls from several Millennials and gives his three-point takeaway on a fearless future: believe, avoid, and absorb.
1:00 – MILLENNIAL WAKE-UP CALL
Chris talks on the phone with Nelson, a Millennial success story.
5:15 – RETIREMENT IN AMERICA: THE MILLENNIALS
Whether you’re a Millennial, a parent of one, or work with one, don’t miss what America’s trusted voice on retirement found out from this research study.
21:35 – LISTEN UP VIPs
Hogan shares special announcements with his listeners.
24:20 – MILLENNIAL WAKE-UP CALL
Chris talks on the phone with Michael, a Millennial on Baby Step 3, about investing and saving for a house.
28:33 – TIP OF THE DAY
Check out the free digital tool Assembling Your Retirement Dream Team. Text the word PROFESSIONAL to 44222 to receive this PDF.
29:26 – THE TAKEAWAY
For a fearless future: believe, avoid, and absorb.
36:05 – MILLENNIAL WAKE-UP CALL
Chris talks on the phone with Greg, a Millennial who received a large inheritance, about investing.
41:42 – CALL TO ACTION
Chris Hogan brings in another coach, Lou Holtz, to talk about some key aspects of planning well for retirement: obstacles, excuses, and discipline. Chris also shares an experience from his Retire Inspired live event and gives his three-point takeaway formula for success: confidence, competence, and diligence.
1:00 – WHAT’S YOUR EXCUSE?
Chris talks about a Retire Inspired live event experience.
6:04 – A CONVERSATION WITH COACH LOU HOLTZ
The two coaches discuss obstacles, excuses, and discipline.
19:42 - TIP OF THE DAY
Check out Hogan’s Homebuyer Guide. Text “buyhome” to 44222 for this free digital tool.
20:33 – THE TAKEAWAY
Formula for success: confidence, competence, and diligence
29:58 – HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE
Chris answers social media questions.
39:13 – CALL TO ACTION
Chris wants you to know your R:IQ. He breaks down what, why and how. He answers social media questions, shares the takeaway about people of action, and features a story about a retired couple who started over.
1:00 - DO YOU KNOW YOUR R:IQ?
“You'll never know you are lost if all you are doing is wandering.”
18:08 - RANT & CHALLENGE
Couple delays retirement to pay adult son’s student loans
23:16 - HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE
Chris answers social media questions
29:45 - TIP OF THE DAY
Planning your retirement dream date
30:40 - THE TAKEAWAY
People of Action Get ... Stuff ... Done!
36:52 - STORY SPOTLIGHT
43:55 - CALL TO ACTION
Chris Hogan talks about the 10 characteristics of highly successful people working toward retirement. Other features include a rant on credit card fine print, social media questions about debt and investing, and Hogan even uses his soothing voice to read Retire Inspired poems.
Submit your own Retire Inspired poems, success stories or questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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New episodes available every other week.
In this variety-format podcast, Chris Hogan shares tips on how you can retire as a millionaire by saving $10 a day and offers a 3-point takeaway on mentally preparing to win. Hogan also takes to the phones to talk with listeners and answers social media questions. Submit questions or success stories to: email@example.com.
In this podcast premiere, Chris Hogan explains how to prepare for retirement in different decades of life and offers a 3-point takeaway on moving toward your goals by assessing, acknowledging and activating. He also highlights a couple’s success in working toward retirement, answers social media questions, and uses his distinctive voice to give a personal halftime speech. Submit questions or success stories to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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