Inflation & Recession: 7 Podcast Episodes You Should Hear

Inflation and recession are probably a couple words you’ve heard more times than you can count in the last few years. With feelings of uncertainty in the market and what the future will look like, it’s important to know how to respond with how you’re approaching your investments.

We’ve covered inflation, recession, and the potential impact it can have on your retirement planning in several episodes of our podcast. We wanted to compile those episodes for you this week here on the blog! Listen in to learn more about navigating the current market.


What is a Recession? Should You Be Concerned? (& Statistics for Bear & Bull Markets) – Episode 9

Have you been hearing the word “recession” a ton lately? It feels like we’ve heard it every single day as a looming, sinister concern for each of our financial futures.

In this episode, we’re breaking down what a recession is, whether or not you should be concerned, a look back on the statistics for the ups and downs in the economy throughout history, and what you should consider doing with your investments if the market enters a recession.

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Wisely Responding to the Current Economy – Episode 18

What should we be doing during an economy like this? If you are worried about the future or retiring in a recession, we’re breaking down what you need to know.

In this episode, Phil and Kendall are letting you know how you should respond to a recession, what advantages there are in the current economy, and what you should be doing about it. We also talk about how having your adult children living with you might be affecting your plans to retire and how to handle other tough financial topics.

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Recessions & Bear Markets: Developing a Plan – Episode 13

We’re talking about recessions, the difference between bear and bull markets, and inflation in this episode. There’s a whole lot of “doom and gloom” talk out there in the world right now. How concerned should you be as you plan for your financial future?

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How Does Market Volatility Affect Retirement Income? (& the Best Possible Investments for High-Inflation Environments) – Episode 8

Without income, you have no retirement. Yet there are experts in our field saying that you might want to rethink your income strategy in today’s market.

In this episode, we’re diving into the traditional 4% rule for withdrawals from retirement accounts. Does it still apply? Does it need to be adjusted? Additionally, we’re answering a question sent in about the best investments for high-inflation environments.

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Preparing Your Finances for Uncertain Times – Episode 6

There have always been (and there will continue to be) uncertain times in the world. We all can agree we’ve seen some of those uncertainties recently! For example, we’re seeing inflation, an increase in interest rates, along with the normal uncertainties in life, like our health.

While we can’t always be sure what tomorrow will bring, we can always be proactive in planning for the reality of uncertain times. The people who can best weather the storms along the way are the ones who have taken the time to plan and prepare before those storms come.

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How to Navigate Inflation & Ways to Retire  – Episode 4

Inflation is here, and it’s here to stay. There are some that estimate the inflation rate greatly increased in the last year, and this (unsurprisingly) has some pretty big effects on our financial plan.

In today’s episode, after answering a question about ways to retire, we’re talking all about strategies to help protect your finances against inflation. We’re covering what inflation is, investments to consider avoiding right now, potential changes in interest rates on the horizon, and strategies you should consider as you navigate what’s ahead.

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Approaching Retirement During “The Perfect Storm” – Episode 16

The market is down. Inflation is up. Rising interest rates. Potential tax increases. Many people are calling this “the perfect storm.” And in many ways, they’re right. We haven’t seen a lot of these circumstances for over a decade, and it’s rather interesting to see them all at once. So the big question is, “How do we respond?”

In today’s episode, after answering a question about social security and pensions, Phil and Kendall are taking a deep dive into the market we’re all navigating and sharing some suggestions, questions they’re hearing clients asking, big mistakes people are making right now, and more.

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While we don’t have a crystal ball to be able to predict the future, there are always steps you can take to make sure you have a plan for changing market conditions.

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