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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[...]

Buying A New Car Is ‘One Of The Worst Decisions You Can Make’

Not only is a new car often quite expensive, but it's not an investment that will gain value over time. Click here to read more.[...]

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[...]

How Privileged Children Led To The College Scandal

The recent FBI investigation and resulting wide-ranging criminal charges placed a spotlight on the disparity between wealthy families and those who come from not-so-privileged backgrounds. Click here to read more.[...]

Family Dynamics Complicate Estate Planning Rather Than Money

Family Dynamics, Rather Than Dollars, Complicate Estate Planning. Click here to read more  [...]

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[...]

Not Filling Out A Will Can Leave Behind A Mess For Loved Ones

Have you filled out a will stating exactly how you’d like your possessions and wealth divvied up should you die? If not, you might be leaving behind a mess for your loved ones. Click here to read more.[...]

2017 Tax Cuts Could Affect Retirees

Some provisions of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could disproportionately affect retirees. Click here to read more.[...]

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[...]

Family Warns Others To Not Put Off Estate Planning

If you have little in the way of assets, you might think you don't need an estate plan. Guess again. Click here to read more.[...]