Roy Matlock Jr. shares advice on preparing and planning for retirement on The Money and Business Hour radio show

42 – Retirement Plan

Retirement can be a very challenging season of life for those who fail to save. If you don't prepare in advance for retirement, you could find yourself saying "au revoir" to your post career dreams and hello to an extended working schedule. And even worse, you could spend your retirement worrying ab...

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39 – The Financial Defense

Have you thought about your financial defense? What does that even mean? Simply put: It's being frugal. It’s the pay yourself first strategy. Most of us want to save but try our best to do so at the end of the month, instead of immediately after we get paid at the beginning of the month. And most of...

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Roy Matlock Jr. shares the four most fundamentals of finance in this episode of The Money and Business Hour with Roy Matlock Jr.

37 – Four Fundamentals of Finances Part 1

Essential skills, in both your personal life and career, include the ability to budget and plan financially. You should confidently be able to weigh up the risks and rewards associated with your borrowing and investment options. In this episode of The Money and Business Hour, Roy Matlock Jr. explain...

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Learn how to fix the two biggest money problems: dying too soon or living too long in this episode of The Money and Business Hour with Roy Matlock Jr.

36 – Fix the 2 biggest money problems: Dying too soon or Living Too Long

Life insurance is the best tool to guard against the risk of dying too soon, while annuities are the way to go to guard against the risk of living too long. Typically, purchasing life insurance is done almost routinely and without question, probably because most of us tend to think of others before ...

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Learn how to get ahead financially on the Money and Business Hour with Roy Matlock Jr.

35 – Basics to Getting Ahead Financially – Podcast Replay

There is something amazing about being ahead financially. You have more options, you're less stressed, and things don’t feel as rushed. If you feel trapped with your money situation, be sure to tune into this episode of The Money and Business Hour where Roy Matlock Jr. shares some things you can do ...

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Learn four money fundamentals you must master from Roy Matlock Jr. on The Money and Business Hour

34 – Four Money Fundamentals You Have to Master

Everyone wants to be wealthy. Even if happiness for you is more contingent upon emotional experiences than material goods, being financially free can help you do more things; whether that's traveling as often as you would like, or donating to help those in need. But the reality is, only a small perc...

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Top 50 Financial Based Questions Answered

31 – Top 50 Financial Questions Answered – Part 2

Everyone could use a little help with some aspect of a financial plan. Whether it’s tax planning, investing, debt management, estate planning, or a variety of other topics, money can be complicated. Seeking advice from a professional financial advisor when you need it is certainly a better choice th...

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Learn how to create an action plan for your retirement from Roy Matlock Jr. on this episode of The Money and Business Hour

16 – Plan of Action at or Near Retirement

Retirement planning is a crucial part of our financial life. Each year we have a chance to build up savings to ensure the future. Whether your future plans include the desire to travel, to save for your children, or someday make that move to your dream destination, it all requires some forethought. ...

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Prepare Your Finances for Retirement

5 – Finances at or Near Retirement

As the time for your retirement approaches, or if you've already reached that time, there is a likely chance that the amount you thought would be sufficient to finance your retirement years isn't. This could be due to cost-of-living increases and lower-than-projected returns on your investments. In ...

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