Category: Make It Last Radio

Make It Last – Ep 111 – Signs You Are Not Ready For Retirement

How do you know if you are ready to retire? In today's episode, Victor goes through some signs to help you identify if you are ready for retirement or, if you should wait. Text the word INCOME to 609-554-5936 for a free report on the income bridge to make sure you have enough income to[...]

Make It Last – Ep 110 – Gift Card Scammers, Age’s Impact on Financial Literacy, & Nursing Home Expenses

On average, after age 60, financial literacy decreases by 1.5% per year. In today's episode, Victor discusses how to handle this idea moving forward in financial planning. Victor also talks through scammers using gift cards to finance fraud as well as the rise of nursing home expenses. Text QUESTIONS TO 609-554-5936 for a free report[...]

Make It Last – Ep 109 – 5 Psychological Stages of Retirement, Electronic Wills, & Mindfulness

In today’s episode, Victor breaks down electronic wills and reiterates the importance of mindfulness. Victor also lays out the 5 Psychological Stages of Retirement as inspired by a study done by AgeWave, Ameriprise Financial, & Harris Interactive to learn more about the attitudes and worries of people before and after retirement. For a FREE checklist[...]

Make It Last – Ep 108 – 5 Retirement Planning Sins & Fiduciary Advisors vs Financial Advisors

In today’s episode, Victor tackles the question, “Are my financial advisors working in my best interest?” In addition, Victor discusses 5 Retirement Planning Sins and ways to avoid and overcome them. For additional information on retirement planning issues and things you should look to avoid, text RETIREMENT to 609-554-5936. Make It Last with Victor Medina[...]

Make It Last – Ep 100 – Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Medicare for All in Retirement

Today is a very special episode! 1. It marks the 100th episode recorded & 2. It marks the 2 year anniversary of Make It Last Radio. Thank you for following the program for 2 years and 100 episodes. I am excited for what the future holds and to keep sharing great legal and retirement information.[...]

Make It Last – Ep 99 – How to Find, Calculate, and Control Your Fees During Retirement

In this episode Victor goes over some legal and retirement updates – the status of the law which will allow terminally ill patients to have the “right to die” & the status of the Nevada fiduciary law. The main topic of the episode is retirement fees. Fees in retirement can add up in a hurry,[...]

Make It Last – Ep 98 – Gearing Up for the Changes Retirement Brings

Transitioning into retirement is going to be a big change for a lot of people. Likely you have been used to the routine of working for the past 20 or 30 years. Retirement is going to cause major changes to not only your routine but also your financial situation. The best thing you can do[...]

Make It Last – Ep 97 – Keeping Up with Your Pay Stub & Index or Mutual Funds – Which is Better for You?

In the first half of the show, Victor explains the importance of keeping a close eye on your pay stubs. You want to make sure that your retirement funding is exactly how you had indicated you wanted it to be, your pay is being calculated appropriately, and always pay close attention whenever a big change[...]

Make It Last – Ep 96 – Hoping for the Best but Preparing for the Worst…

One of the biggest mistakes you can make in retirement is to not plan if things don't end up going how you hoped. Victor's advice in this episode is – hope for the best, but always have a plan for the worst. Make It Last with Victor Medina is hosted by Victor J. Medina, an[...]

Make It Last – Ep 95 – How Much is Enough?

How will you know how much you need to retire? Victor encourages you to ignore the outside noises telling you there is some sort of magic amount of money you need to retire. Your Retirement fund should revolve around your lifestyle, not the recommendation of someone on TV who does not know you. Make It[...]