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Listen to Jim Brogan’s latest interview on The Bob Yarbrough Show on NewsTalk 98.7. Jim and Bob talked about the greatest expense you’ll have in your lifetime: Income taxes. They discuss different ways in which you can plan to minimize your incomes taxes, the best ways to save for retirement, and when you should start

Investing

The long-term benefits of tax-free accumulation and no lifetime required minimum distributions make a persuasive case to go all-in on a Roth IRA, especially for younger workers, especially those under the ages of 40 or 50. However, there are good reasons to have money in a traditional IRA when you’re retired. With a traditional IRA,

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Cumulus Media Knoxville is proud to announce their new partnership with Brogan Financial as Tennessee news leader NewsTalk 98.7’s Studio Naming Rights sponsor. All prime time broadcasts on NewsTalk 98.7 will now officially be delivered to listeners via “The Brogan Financial Studios.” Click here to read the full press release!

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  Listen to Jim Brogan’s latest interview on The Phil Williams Show on NewsTalk 98.7. Jim and Phil talked retirement, preparing for 2020, debt, and the recent stock market volatility and how it could affect your investments. Click to listen!  

Giving

Giving should not only be a central part of your financial plan, but also of your life plan. While giving can be monetary in nature, it also comes in the sacrifices we make, in our gifts of service and many other forms.

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An Interview Between Jim Brogan & Dr. Laura Seery Cole Many Americans, from young to old, lack confidence and understanding when it comes to personal finance. Recent research polled 1,000 individuals over age 30 and found that over half of those individuals feel lost when it comes developing a long-term, stable financial plan. For those

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Tens of millions of Americans increasingly feel pressure coming at them from both sides. They juggle the needs and challenges of caring for both the young and the old. They are the sandwich generation.

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The joy of income: that’s what it’s all about in retirement. The day that you retire and step over that threshold, you no longer have earned income. Instead, you’re going into a spending phase of your life. Several recent studies have shown that retirees with a guaranteed income stream are actually happier than those without

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Brogan Financial is proud to welcome Rich Polchinski to our firm as Director of Operations and Development. In this role, he will be responsible for all operational and business services, including Client Relations, Compliance, Human Resources, and Information Technology. Additionally, Rich will be actively leading and developing the Client Services team to better serve our

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How might the upcoming midterm elections affect the stock market and our economy as a whole? The way that the markets are priced right now, it appears to anticipate that the Republicans will maintain the Senate and the Democrats will gain the House of Representatives. As we found out in the 2016 election, they are

Retirement

Are your beneficiary designations for your retirement accounts up-to-date? How we pass on our retirement accounts is the most overlooked area in estate planning today. First, let’s talk about wealth transfer 101. For many, retirement accounts are typically the largest or second largest asset outside your house. You have to realize that if you have