Providence Financial Retirement Show

with Anthony Saccaro
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How Confident Are You with Your Retirement Plan?

Are you highly confident in the retirement plan you have set up? If you’re like most of the people we run across, you’re probably a low or medium on the confidence scale. Some people don’t even have any plan set up at all! Here are 4 questions you have to answer positively in order to...
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Back Door Roth IRA Conversions

If you make too much money to contribute to a deductible IRA or even a Roth IRA, this episode may be of interest to you as we explain what a back door Roth conversion is and how it works. Let’s start with the definition: back door Roth conversion =  contributing non-deductible money to a traditional...
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Q&A: Dollar Devaluing, Social Security Spousal Benefit, Inherited IRAs

In this show, we answer 3 questions that seem to come up frequently from listeners in recent weeks: the US economy, China and what happens if the dollar becomes worthless Social Security and the spousal benefit if you inherit an IRA and a Roth IRA, do you have to take distributions Listen in for the...
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Are You More Loyal to Your Investments or to Your Family?

The title of this podcast must be a rhetorical question, right? Well, not necessarily. We recently met with an individual who has been following this podcast, and he has $10M in stock with $5.5M of it in UPS stock. He used to work for UPS, he loves UPS, he never wants to sell the UPS...
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Why Is It so Difficult to Retire Today?

A stressful retirement is certainly nobody’s goal, and in today’s show we cover 3 reasons why retirement is harder for you than it was for your parents. There are many more pieces to the puzzle today, you have to make more choices and have the opportunity to make more mistakes; and this alone creates more...
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3 Reasons Against Roth Conversions

If you have a retirement account and have been thinking about doing Roth conversions, you may want to listen to today’s show as we answer 2 questions: – should I convert all of my retirement accounts? the answer is No, you probably don’t want to convert all of them – are there any reasons why...
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Whose Retirement Account Is It, Anyway?

This is a rhetorical question, right? Or is it? Retirement accounts are any IRA, 401(k), 403(b) SEP IRA, simple IRA or other employer-sponsored retirement accounts – any type of pre-tax account. You put money into them pre-tax and postpone the tax; you save the tax dollars now but have to pay them later when you...
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Client Q&A

We have a special extended edition of the podcast today as we replay our most recent client Q&A webinar. These quarterly webinars are a great opportunity to keep our clients up to date with what’s going on with the market, as well as for them to ask the questions that are on their mind. Here...
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Certainties We Can Count on in an Uncertain World

Retirement can be quite uncertain, and uncertainty creates stress. If you don’t have a plan to save for retirement, or have saved enough money but are afraid to spend it because you fear you’ll run out — that’s stressful. We don’t know when we’re going to die, we don’t know how high taxes are going...
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ESG Investing, FedNow, Fedcoin

What is ESG investing? Put simply, it’s “socially responsible investing”. There are money managers who invest in companies that are deemed “socially responsible” and which do not harm the social environment. But ESG is more than not investing in companies you don’t want to support; it has morphed into more of a political investing environment...
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Reverse Dollar Cost Averaging Dangers

Are you driving the wrong way on a one-way street? Reverse dollar cost averaging is the equivalent of this when it comes to planning for retirement. Why? Because you’re going in the wrong direction financially and that can be deadly for your portfolio. What is reverse dollar cost averaging? When you get to retirement, you’re...
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IRAs v. Annuities

As an Ed Slott Master Elite IRA Advisor, I was recently asked by his team to write an article comparing annuities and IRAs. We’ll start by defining what an IRA is (hint: it’s not an investment in itself). We’ll then talk about annuities as investment vehicles, and how to use them both inside and outside...
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About the Host

Anthony A. Saccaro, ChFC, J.D., Esq., is one of California’s financial leaders as awarded by Forbes magazine in 2013, 2015 and 2019 and has been helping thousands of individuals take control of their finances and prepare for retirement. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Saccaro founded Providence Financial & Insurance Services in 1999 and Anthony Saccaro Law in 2020. 

As a holistic financial planner and attorney, Saccaro is first and foremost an educator who knows how to explain the industry jargon in terms that make sense to the average Americans looking to understand the fine print on their statements or get a higher rate of return or protect their nest-eggs. He is passionate about teaching and coaching clients on the universe of investment options in order to help them develop clear income strategies for a secure future.

Anthony’s first book, “More Life Than Money – How Not To Outlive Your Savings”, was launched on February 7, 2023 and reached Amazon Bestseller status in just 5 weeks. What you don’t know CAN hurt you, and nowhere is this more true than when it comes to preparing for retirement. In “More Life Than Money”, Saccaro explains what you might not know, so you can dramatically decrease the odds of running out of money before you run out of life. 

A frequent guest on Cheddar TV, Yahoo Finance, OAN Network, CNBC and KCAL9, Anthony also hosts a popular podcast and the Providence Financial Retirement Show which airs on KRLA AM 870 every Saturday at 9:30 AM PST.  He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Daily News, Pasadena Star News, FOXBusiness, and West Valley News.

Saccaro is a frequent speaker on estate and financial planning topics and is a board member for Advisors Academy and for Senior Market Advisor, a leading industry publication, as well as a member of the Ed Slott Master Elite IRA Advisor Group. 

Naming golf, family travel and studying the bible as favorite pastimes, Anthony and his wife Anca have been married since 2000 and have two children, Aiden and Audria.

Providence Financial Retirement Show KRLA AM 870, Saturdays, 9:30 AM PST

Unfortunately, many people spend more time planning for their annual vacations than they do for their years in retirement. With studies showing that more and more people are enjoying 30+ years in retirement, that can be a recipe for disaster.

That’s why, since 2017, The Providence Financial Retirement Show has addressed the financial issues that matter most to individual investors, retirees, business owners and anyone hoping to retire in the near future.

This weekly radio program delivers a plain-language, no-nonsense, educational approach to financial success – each Saturday at 9:30 AM PST on KRLA AM 870 The Answer.

What you don’t know CAN hurt you. Retirement is the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make and because you only get one shot, you better get it right.

At Providence Financial, our passion is helping you make it across the retirement goal line with the confidence you need to win the game!

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