Providence Financial Retirement Show

with Anthony Saccaro
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5 Common Retirement Mistakes

“I realize I’m taking a little more out of my portfolio than I’d like, but there’s probably enough money to last me through retirement.” “I’m regularly spending a little more than I should but I’m sure it will work out.” These may sound like minor mistakes, but over time they can add up. At 85...
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Why You Should Care About Long Term Care

Not knowing what health needs one might have down the road is a major cause of worry for those who are retired or close to it. There’s a lot of confusion about long term care insurance and in this show we’ll answer a few questions about it: what is is what are the odds of...
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Client Webinar Q&A – Part 2

Here’s part 2 of our most recent quarterly Client Webinar, a chance for our clients to ask questions and receive answers in a live conversation with us to which they are welcome to invite family and friends. Listen in.
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Knowledge is Power

Retirement is the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make; you can’t afford to mess it up. It has been compared to a second career. Just like the career you had during your working years, you have to have the knowledge for it. You need to know how to retire. Retirement has also been compared to a...
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Quarterly Client Q&A – Part 1

Every quarter, our Providence Financial clients have the opportunity to attend a live webinar, invite their family and friends to submit questions and have a conversation with me about all matters related to retirement. Here’s our latest webinar – if you enjoy part 1, make sure to listen to part 2 next Thursday, September 14.
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What Are You So Afraid Of?

Here are Providence Financial, our goal is for you to have a stress-free retirement. After being a retirement advisor for almost 25 years, I’ve realized that most retirees are afraid of the same things – and many of them aren’t even aware they’re afraid. Here are some common fears: – fear of dying itself –...
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Investing by Direct Contract v. Indirect Contract

What does it mean to be invested by contract? It means that you have a direct contract with the investment company; you own that contract and you get the guarantees listed in it. Outside of bankruptcy, you can count on those guarantees. If the contract says the investment will pay you a certain income, you...
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Your Retirement Flight Plan

I recently attended an air show in Camarillo, California. Between the F18 zooming by at over 700 mph, the WW2 bombing simulations and plane formation aerobatics – it was an amazing experience. What caught my ear was the announcement made before the show started, stating that every single maneuver had been carefully planned; each plane...
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Overcoming Fear of Spending in Retirement

As a retirement advisor for over 25 years, I’ve come across many retirees (especially in the last couple of years) who are deathly afraid to spend down their retirement savings. They would never pay for things that they can actually easily afford – such as flying first class, for instance. If you’ve worked hard and...
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5 Reasons Why Impatience Can Hurt Your Retirement

We’ve all heard it said, “patience is a virtue” – and that’s certainly true. But when it comes to real life, how many of us actually believe and practice patience? Southern California freeways come to mind, for instance. Most of us tend towards impatience. During retirement, being impatient at the wrong time can really hurt...
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Q&A – Long Term Care, Annuities and Investing for Income

Back by popular request – a Q&A show, and today we’ll cover 3 topics: 1. long term care 2. annuities 3. investing for income We’ll also discuss how these seemingly separate topics actually tie in together perfectly (hint: you can use an annuity to fund long term care as well as invest for income). Listen...
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7 Essential Steps for Peace of Mind in Retirement

Are you confident that your retirement will be your “golden years”, or are you worried that it might be your “rusty years”? I talk with a lot of people who don’t know when they’re going to retire but worse yet, they don’t know why they want to retire and have absolutely no plans as to...
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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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