Bright Wealth Management with Matt Dages
May 19th, 2024
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  1. May 19th, 2024
    May 19th, 2024
  2. April 21st, 2024
    April 21st, 2024
  3. April 14th, 2024
    April 14th, 2024
  4. April 7th, 2024
    April 7th, 2024
  5. March 31st, 2024
    March 31st, 2024
  6. March 24, 2024
    March 24, 2024
  7. March 17th, 2024
    March 17th, 2024
  8. March 10th, 2024
    March 10th, 2024
  9. March 3rd, 2024
    March 3rd, 2024
  10. February 25th, 2024
    February 25th, 2024
  11. February 18th, 2024
    February 18th, 2024
  12. February 11th, 2024
    February 11th, 2024
  13. February 4th, 2024
    February 4th, 2024
  14. January 28th, 2024
    January 28th, 2024
  15. January 21st, 2024
    January 21st, 2024
  16. January 14th, 2024
    January 14th, 2024
  17. January 7th, 2024 - Happy New Year!
    January 7th, 2024 - Happy New Year!
  18. December 31st, 2023
    December 31st, 2023
  19. December 17th, 2023
    December 17th, 2023
  20. December 10th, 2023
    December 10th, 2023
  21. December 3rd, 2023
    December 3rd, 2023
  22. November 26th, 2023
    November 26th, 2023
  23. November 19th, 2023
    November 19th, 2023
  24. November 12th, 2023
    November 12th, 2023
  25. November 5th, 2023
    November 5th, 2023
  26. October 29th, 2023
    October 29th, 2023
  27. October 22nd, 2023
    October 22nd, 2023
  28. October 15th, 2023
    October 15th, 2023
  29. October 8th, 2023
    October 8th, 2023
  30. October 1st, 2023
    October 1st, 2023
  31. September 24th, 2023
    September 24th, 2023
  32. September 17th, 2023
    September 17th, 2023

    What is forced early retirement and how to best deal with it, and Matt is excited to finally share a new retirement product that acts as a safe retirement savings vehicle and can also be used for growing lifetime payments.

  33. September 10th, 2023
    September 10th, 2023

    How can we plan for retirement if we don’t know how long it will last? Matt and Rebecca also talk about how can taking Social Security early impacts the total amount of benefits you receive over your lifetime…Sundays on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a, 550 KFYI at 9a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p!

  34. September 3rd, 2023
    September 3rd, 2023
  35. August 27th, 2023
    August 27th, 2023
  36. August 20th, 2023
    August 20th, 2023
  37. August 13, 2023
    August 13, 2023

    Why is it important to ask and make sure you are working with a fiduciary? Matt and Rebecca discuss that and also the differences between what is talked about on TV all the time and the actual concerns Matt hears about from his clients…Sundays on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a, 550 KFYI at 9a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p!

  38. August 6th, 2023
    August 6th, 2023

    Will an increase in retirement age affect your retirement plan? Matt and Rebecca touch on netter options than a 401(k) for retirement savings and what actually can be considered an income source in retirement.Sundays on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a, 550 KFYI at 9a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p!

  39. July 30th, 2023
    July 30th, 2023

    Matt talks about some of the biggest retirement regrets he’s heard and shares how he can help. The show also touches on what financial independence is and why it is important in retirement and provides a blueprint on how to get there.This episode wraps up with an update on the latest recession projections.

  40. July 23rd, 2023
    July 23rd, 2023

    Why is it important to ask and make sure you are working with a fiduciary? Matt and Rebecca also take a deep dive into one of the chapters in his book (that he offers free to listeners!) and also touch on the differences between what is talked about on TV all the time…

  41. July 16th, 2023
    July 16th, 2023

    Rebecca and Matt address some of the pros and cons to rolling over your retirement plan when you retire and look at when is a good time to implement the bucket strategy in retirement (and what that is).Finally - they touch on some questions we should be asking ourselves before deciding what age to take Social Security…

  42. July 9th, 2023
    July 9th, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca talk about how to combat the biggest retirement “enemies,” why annuities are experiencing an unprecedented surge in popularity…and the relationship between inflation and a possible recession.

  43. July 2nd, 2023
    July 2nd, 2023

    Should you rely on Social Security as the only source of income during retirement? There are many people who look at retirement as a “finish line” and feel like it’s a time they can put things on cruise control…is that a wise approach? Matt and Rebecca also talk about the benefits of owning annuities within an IRA.

  44. June 25, 2023
    June 25, 2023

    What does the interest rate pause mean to us? What is forced early retirement and how to best deal with it, and Matt is excited to finally share a new retirement product that acts as a safe retirement savings vehicle and can also be used for growing lifetime payments.

  45. June 18th, 2023
    June 18th, 2023

    Are we really in an historic bull market on the heels of rampant recession and bear market fears? What does it mean to “insure” your retirement and why is it important? Finally, why is sequence of withdrawals so important when building a retirement income plan?

  46. June 11th, 2023
    June 11th, 2023

    How to avoid overestimating how much they will actually receive in retirement. Why more retirement plans are offering annuities - including some employee plans. Is the 4% rule outdated? Rebecca also asks Matt what KISS means in the introduction of his book “Retirement Solutions For Your Life” that he offers for free to everyone who books a complimentary consultation.

  47. June 4th, 2023
    June 4th, 2023

    Is the 4% rule outdated? Rebecca also asks Matt for recommendations for those seeking alternative guaranteed income strategies amid recession fears as well as how a pause in interest rate hikes would impact people. This week's show concludes with a discussion about some universal rules that can apply to everyone when planning for retirement.

  48. May 28th, 2023
    May 28th, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca start off the show with an update on what it means that the Federal Reserve keeps hinting at pumping the brakes on interst rates and how people look at the stock market as an investment option in these volatile times. Later in the show, the topic of younger generations actually being more prepared for retirmeent comes up as well as the difference between risk tolerance and risk capacity.

  49. May 21st, 2023
    May 21st, 2023

    Every week Matt offers free copies of his book “Retirement Solutions For Your Life” to listeners, and today he and Rebecca take a dive into the second chapter, titled; “Step Up And Lock In Your Gains.” There’s also a segment on annuity basics as well as how to win at retirement savings!Listen Sundays on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a, 550 KFYI at 9a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p.

  50. May 14th, 2023
    May 14th, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca talk about the unforgettable event in Scottsdale where bestselling author Tom Hegna was so generous with his time speaking to listeners at a free seminar.After that, the show gets into what impact a recession could have on your retirement plans as well as what the first steps of building a retirement plan should be as well as when a good time to change your retirement approach is (if at all).Listen Sundays on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a, 550 KFYI at 9a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p!

  51. May 7th, 2023
    May 7th, 2023

    The Federal Reserve said they expect a recession this year - what does that mean for us? Matt and Rebecca also talk about the future of “AI” in retirement planning as well as the exciting event coming up in Scottsdale featuring bestselling author Tom Hegna!Listen Sundays on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a, 550 KFYI at 9a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p!

  52. April 30th, 2023
    April 30th, 2023
  53. April 23rd, 2023
    April 23rd, 2023
  54. April 16th, 2023
    April 16th, 2023

    Tax season is a time all of us have a keen eye on our finances…but what are some ways to keep an eye on things the rest of the year? What does it mean that the Treasury’s annual report said Social Security trust funds will begin to run out of money by 2034…and how lifestyle choices make a big impact on retirement.

  55. April 9th, 2023
    April 9th, 2023

    Podcast: How to stay calm during something like the Silicon Valley Bank collapse - an event that was a surprise to even the most experienced financial experts. How technology can help you build a retirement house and why you don’t have to put all your eggs in a 401k, IRA or annuity “basket,” but rather balance through diversification.

  56. April 2nd, 2023
    April 2nd, 2023

    The Fed just raised rates for the ninth time in the past year…is there any end in sight to the rising interest rates? Matt and Rebecca talk about that as well as why some retirees and investors weren’t worried at all during the SVB bank run and how working after retirement impacts Social Security benefits.

  57. March 26th, 2023
    March 26th, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca talk about the impact rising interest rates could have on your retirement plans, the Federal Reserve warning about the possibility of a recession, what “longevity literacy” means and why it’s so important.

  58. March 19th, 2023
    March 19th, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca talk about what to make of the massive news that Silicon Valley Bank failed and how that impacts retirees. This week’s show also touches on the possibility of taking Social Security early and what annuities actually pay.Hear us every Sunday on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p!

  59. March 12th, 2023
    March 12th, 2023

    Why is it important to ask and make sure you are working with a fiduciary? Matt and Rebecca discuss that and also the differences between what is talked about on TV all the time and the actual concerns Matt hears about from his clients…Hear us every Sunday on KKNT 960 The Patriot at 8a and KTAR 92.3 at 3p!

  60. March 5, 2023
    March 5, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca talk about how to combat the biggest retirement “enemies,” why annuities are experiencing an unprecedented surge in popularity…and Matt puts on his tweed jacket, plays professor and shares his retirement “syllabus!”

  61. February 26, 2023
    February 26, 2023

    What can we learn from Tom Brady’s second retirement - and how he’s working as a broadcaster now following his football career? What are some of the questions people should be asking themselves about retirement finances? Rebecca and Matt also discuss how buying an annuity has become easier over the years.

  62. February 19, 2023
    February 19, 2023

    How to sort through the “alphabet soup” of IRAs, 401ks and other retirement accounts, what questions advisers should definitely be asking retirees (and is it a red flag if they’re not asking those) and a deep dive into a helpful case study are all part of this great episode.

  63. February 12, 2023
    February 12, 2023

    How mortgage rates impact everyone when it comes to retirement planning, why betting on sports might be fun - but gambling with your retirement sure isn’t and why it’s important to focus on generating an income stream in your golden years.

  64. February 5, 2023
    February 5, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca discuss how to avoid how much you’ll receive in retirement, what some of the other big challenges in retirement are and some of the biggest “dos and don’ts” in an uncertain market fraught with volatility.

  65. January 29, 2023
    January 29, 2023

    What impact will a recession have on your retirement plans? Matt and Rebecca talk about that as well as some smart moves to make in the early part of this (and any) calendar year.

  66. January 22, 2023
    January 22, 2023

    Get your plan back on track after a rough 2022, how the SECURE 2.0 Act impacts retirees, what’s fact and what is fiction when it comes to annuities, how much you’ll need to retire are all topics for Matt and Rebecca this week.

  67. January 15, 2023
    January 15, 2023

    Matt and Rebecca talk about Financial New Year's Resolutions, what probate is and why you want to avoid it (and how Matt can help!), if the "4% rule" is making a comeback and a recession in 2023 on the show this week.

  68. January 8, 2023
    January 8, 2023
  69. January 1, 2023 - Happy New Year!
    January 1, 2023 - Happy New Year!
  70. December 25th, 2022
    December 25th, 2022
  71. December 18, 2022
    December 18, 2022
  72. December 11th, 2022
    December 11th, 2022
  73. December 4th, 2022
    December 4th, 2022
  74. November 27th, 2022
    November 27th, 2022
  75. November 20th, 2022
    November 20th, 2022
  76. November 13th, 2022
    November 13th, 2022
  77. November 6, 2022
    November 6, 2022
  78. October 30th, 2022
    October 30th, 2022