Tag: Retirement

The Business of Family Business With Josh Ackerman (Ep. 42)

The Business of Family Business With Josh Ackerman (Ep. 42)

How can you navigate the complexities of transitioning a family business to the next generation?

Today on Money Is Emotional, Financial Dignity® Coach, Christine Luken, sits down with Financial Life Planner™ and host of Transition Talks: Business Exit & Retirement Strategies, Josh Ackerman, who shares invaluable insights on handling the financial and emotional aspects of passing a family business to the next generation. Learn why treating your children fairly doesn’t always mean treating them equally and discover the essential conversations to have early on.

Join Christine and Josh to hear real-life experiences about what goes into creating a seamless handover, maintaining family harmony, and planning for the future. 

Top takeaways include:

  • Why Josh decided to join his father’s financial services firm, Context Financial
  • The biggest and most common pitfall in business transitions
  • Why treating your children fairly may not always mean treating them equally
  • What business owners with young children should be thinking about 
  • And more

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Josh Ackerman, joined Context Financial in 2006 and became a Certified Financial Planner™ in 2009. Josh is a member of the Financial Planning Association, a national association that supports CFP® professionals, financial planners, academic leaders, students, and those who support the financial planning process. He is the host of Transition Talks: Business Exit & Retirement Strategies.

The Wealthy Woman Within (Ep. 41)

The Wealthy Woman Within (Ep. 41)

Are you ready to discover the keys to becoming a wealthy woman?

In this episode, Financial Dignity® Coach, Christine Luken, shares the surprising keys women can use to unlock their financial power and take control of their money.  Through defining what true wealth means beyond just numbers, sharing personal journeys, exploring the power of emotions, and embracing discomfort, listeners will learn how to achieve financial confidence and empowerment.

Christine discusses: 

  • What “wealthy” means, and why women should aspire to it
  • Her journey to becoming a Wealthy Woman
  • How to use emotions as a superpower in financial decision-making and goal-setting
  • Building money confidence with competency and community
  • Why we need to step out of our comfort zone to achieve financial growth and stability
  • And more

If you’re interested in working with Christine 1:1, apply for Financial Dignity® Coaching here: https://www.christineluken.com/apply/ 

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Retirement Options for Entrepreneurs with Darren Wurz (Ep. 26)

Retirement Options for Entrepreneurs with Darren Wurz (Ep. 26)

As a business owner, securing your financial future requires making important decisions and considering various factors. 

It’s easy to get caught up in the daily hustle and forget about the need to build a strong retirement plan.

In this episode, Financial Dignity® Coach, Christine Luken, sits down with Darren Wurz, co-owner of Wurz Financial Services and host of The Lawyer Millionaire Podcast. They dive into retirement savings options for business owners. They explore strategies like backdoor Roth IRAs and solo 401(k) plans. Darren also highlights the importance of building savings outside of retirement accounts and cautions against relying solely on the sale of assets.

Christine and Darren discuss: 

  • Darren’s background and experience in financial planning for attorneys and law firm owners
  • The difficulty for self-employed individuals to prioritize saving for retirement
  • Retirement savings options for solo entrepreneurs and small business owners
  • The benefits of a cash balance plan for retirement savings
  • Non-qualified compensation plans
  • The importance of considering saving and investing outside of retirement accounts
  • The potential pitfalls of relying solely on the sale of a business or property for retirement savings
  • And more!

 

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Darren Wurz specializes in financial planning for law firm owners. He is a Certified Financial Planner® Professional with an M.S. in Financial Planning from Golden Gate University. As a fiduciary and fee-only advisor, he has developed expertise in the unique financial planning needs of those in the legal profession, and he now specializes in serving attorneys and law firm owners across the country. His mission is to help his clients achieve financial independence as they define it. As a small business owner himself, he is deeply familiar with the challenges of solo practitioners and small firm owners.

He is the host of The Lawyer Millionaire Podcast, available wherever you get your podcasts, and author of The Lawyer Millionaire: The Complete Guide for Attorneys on Maximizing Wealth, Minimizing Taxes, and Retiring with Confidence, published by the American Bar Association. Darren is a member of the American Bar Association and the Financial Planning Association. Locally, he is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, and the Covington Business Council. His office is located in Cincinnati, OH, and he was born and raised in Toledo, OH.