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This podcast offers financial and retirement planning guidance from Scott Searles of Skybox Financial Group. If you want a clear view of your financial situation then this is the podcast for you. We’ll make sure you’re poised for a successful financial future. Check out the episodes below and don't forget to subscribe on your favorite podcast app.

 

Thursday, November 19, 2020

This episode is all about addressing the most frequently asked questions about 401(k)s. Click "play" to listen to the show... Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app below. Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Google Music...

 

Thursday, November 5, 2020

On this episode, we present you with five commandments that are worth of being written on stone tablets in your retirement plan. Click "play" to listen to the show... Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app below. Apple...

 

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Just like any decision in life, making financial choices would be a lot easier with the benefit of hindsight. Let’s talk about some of the things we might hear from people who wish they’d done things differently after...

 

Thursday, October 1, 2020

There’s a popular podcast called Stuff You Should Know, where they break down things like how sneezing works. Typically, it doesn’t have anything to do with the financial world. On today’s show, we’ll embrace...

 

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The IRA is an incredibly popular vehicle to save for retirement. But are you being too passive about how you’re saving and investing inside that account? Let’s put your IRA through some scrutiny to see if you’re truly...

 

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Everyone has read blogs, watched shows, and listened to people talk about all the key ways to improve or succeed in retirement. But what about how you can mess it all up? Let’s tackle five easy ways to ruin your retirement (then...

 

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Let’s learn a little more about our nation’s history. Specifically, since this is a “financial” show, let’s take a look at some of our country’s largest and oldest financial intuitions and learn a...

 

Thursday, August 6, 2020

One thing is certain: at some point in time, all of us won’t be alive on this Earth. This means that we all need proper estate plans. Many people, however, fail to set their estate plans up correctly, keep them up to date, or...

 

Thursday, July 16, 2020

It seems that most people don’t have a clear picture of whether they should contribute to a traditional IRA or a Roth. Let’s discuss how to determine what’s best for you. Click "play" to listen to the show......

 

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The comments section in any article is usually an entertaining section to browse if you're looking for more perspectives, or if you just enjoy drama. But how much should you actually take away from the advice offered by these "keyboard...

 

Thursday, June 18, 2020

If you’re like most people, you probably have some financial accounts that you haven’t paid much attention to recently. The statements are just collecting dust in your file cabinet, but they might actually be hidden gems...

 

Thursday, June 4, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has likely led to you hearing a lot more financial buzzwords and it’s possible you aren’t familiar with some of the terms getting thrown around. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular...

 

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Coronavirus stimulus bill now makes it easier for Americans to withdraw money from their 401(k)s and other types of retirement accounts. Is this a wise choice to help ease the burden of the crisis? Plus, we debut the "Shelter In...

 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

We'll update you on the Coronavirus' impact on the economy, the markets, retirement planning, and where we all go from here. Click "play" to listen to the show... Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app below. Apple...

 

Thursday, April 16, 2020

A lot of things in the financial landscape have an “it depends” resolution. It can be frustrating when things are so fluid and vary person to person. So, let’s discuss some financial truths that we can state with...

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

We'll take a look at the Coronavirus' impact on the financial markets, the economy and our personal retirement plans. Scott will help us try to put it all in perspective and figure out where we go from here. Click "play" to listen to...

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Different people have different levels of desire when it comes to finding their retirement date. Let’s explore these different levels of desire, as indicated by the statements people might make, and discuss how we’d help...

 

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The idea of a Roth conversion is intriguing to a lot of people, and for some people it can be a great strategy to enact. Let’s explore the concept on this episode. Plus, we'll answer some Social Security questions from one of our...

 

Thursday, February 20, 2020

It’s always good to keep yourself up to date with what’s going on in the financial world. But it’s also important to understand that the information you get from the media isn’t completely unbiased. Let’s...

 

Thursday, February 6, 2020

A lot of financial professionals say things that just aren’t true. And it’s not that they’re intentionally trying to mislead, it’s just that they’ve been trained to use certain talking points, which they...

 

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Do you believe you need to be completely debt free to retire successfully? Or are you okay carrying some balances beyond your working years? There are many opinions about the best way to handle debt and retirement planning, so...

 

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Trustworthy. Likeable. Problem-solving. Good listener. We should be describing your financial advisor or a potential advisor if you’re in the process of finding one. On today’s show, we’ll talk about why it’s so...

 

Thursday, December 19, 2019

There are some people who don’t care at all about leaving a financial legacy, but for those who do, it’s important to eliminate some of these common estate planning mistakes… Click "play" to listen to the show......

 

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Myths, rumors, and misunderstandings are pervasive in the world of Social Security. On this show, we’ll look to clear up the top 5 misunderstandings about Social Security. Click "play" to listen to the show... Subscribe to the...

 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Simple mistakes can sometimes lead to larger regrets in retirement. On today’s show, we’ll explore some of the things you can do to avoid living with regret in retirement. Click "play" to listen to the show... Subscribe to...

 

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Sometimes being a good financial advisor means having uncomfortable conversations. We’ll take a look at how advisors should help clients navigate various tricky situations. If you’re going to be working with a financial...

 

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Some people think we’re on the cusp of the next stock market crash. Others predict that we’re just due for a minor correction. And another camp thinks we’ll continue an upward trend. We don’t know who is right...

 

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Even for people who have been very responsible with their money over the years, entering retirement can still be a challenge because it’s such a different stage of life. Let’s talk about some of the missteps that even...

 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Have you ever had financial trouble? And we’re not just talking about the direst of situations like going bankrupt. Do you think a divorce is to blame for messing up your finances? Do you tend to think the system is rigged...

 

Thursday, September 5, 2019

As we get into the 2nd half of 2019, there are several planning items you might want to run a quick checkup on, especially if you’re a retiree, or pre-retiree, to make sure you’re still on the right financial track. Are you...

 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Between wildfires, hurricanes, tornados and floods, there’s always a natural disaster making news headlines. And while life and limb aren’t at stake when it comes to your portfolio, experiencing a financial disaster can...

 

Thursday, August 1, 2019

"Financial Security” might mean different things to different people, but for nearly everyone, making sure that they achieve their own definition of security is the most important part of their retirement plan. So, how do you...

 

Thursday, July 18, 2019

There are plenty of proverbs and axioms that aren’t meant to be about money, but we can easily learn a financial lesson from them anyway. We’ll show you the hidden money meanings behind some of these popular sayings. We...

 

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

We all probably did something that got us in big trouble when we were kids. Just wait until you hear what kind of mischief Scott was up to when he was little. Plus, did you know you're probably being exposed to financial "fake news" on...

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Goat Yoga... That's actually a thing these days. And it somehow comes up on today's podcast when we answer a question from Arnold about a "Stretch IRA". You won't want to miss that conversation. We'll also switch gears and talk about...

 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

On this episode... If you’re heading out on a road trip this summer, there’s a long checklist of items that you want to be sure you haven’t forgotten. And in retirement planning, some of those exact same items need to...

 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

On this episode... Let's discuss a few examples where following conventional wisdom might lead you astray. We'll also answer a question from Mary about the consequences of making a mistake while rolling over a 401k. And if Scott had to...

 

Thursday, May 2, 2019

On this episode... The realities of retirement planning are different than they were even a decade ago. Let’s talk about some of the realities that affect how you need to plan. We'll also answer a question from Lou about assuming...

 

Thursday, April 18, 2019

On this episode... In many phases of life our attitudes and mindsets can have big impacts on where we go and what we do. Retirement planning is no different. Let’s look at the five dangerous mindsets that can quickly sink your...

 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

On this episode... We'll get know Scott a little better on this first show. We'll find out why he got into the financial industry, what stirs his passion for helping people plan for retirement, and how he and the team at Skybox Asset...

 

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

On this episode... Coming in April 2019, a new podcast to help you prepare for a successful financial future. Be sure to tune into and subscribe to the Retirement Toolbox podcast with Scott Searles of Skybox Asset Management. We'll...