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Steve Deppe - Solid Financial Advice

Steve Deppe – Market & Economy During COVID-19, Ep 13

In this episode of Solid Financial Advice, Steve Deppe joins host Ryan Hughes to discuss his career, day-to-day life, the stock market, and the economy. Steve is the co-founder of Nerad and Deppe Wealth Management. He spends most of his days centered around the thirst for knowledge about managing his clients' monies as prudently as possible. In his personal life, he's the father of three kids. Outline of This Episode - 0:31 – Steve Deppe: Co-Founder ...
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My 11-Yr Old Son Interviews Me, Ep 12

Hayden Hughes, the 11-year old son of Ryan Hughes, interviews his father during the COVID-19 quarantine. We begin the episode with Ryan asking Hayden what his experience has been like during the lockdown period and if he thinks at all about finance (the answer is no, of course). Then Hayden flips the script and interviews his father with a list of unscreened questions. You are all in for a treat as we get to experience ...
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SFA Scott Milnes

How to Navigate Finances in Relationships with Scott Milnes, Ep 11

Finances in relationships can be a large source of stress and conflict, especially during market downturns. Developing a budget and deciding where money is or isn’t spent isn’t an easy conversation to navigate. Scott Milnes specializes in helping couples navigate conflict, create the life they’ve imagined, and recovering from divorce. After a divorce at the young age of 29—and dealing with a heart-wrenching breakup years later—he knew something needed to change. Listen to this episode ...
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SFA Jim Best

Coronavirus – Everything you need to know, Ep 10

The media is swirling with half-truths and myths about the Coronavirus—Covid-19—and how it will impact the general public. Their scare tactics have the population buying big-box stores out of toilet paper, Purell, and soap. Is it all just hype? What could the potential impact be? Jim Best joins me today to have an evidence-based discussion around the virus that is trending worldwide. Jim spent 15 years in the Biotech and Medical device industry, educating salespeople ...
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Human Advisor Podcasat with Tyrone Ross

Human Advisor Podcast – Ryan Hughes

I was recently interviewed by Tyrone Ross for the Human Advisor podcast. This podcast is dedicated to highlighting how modern advisors across the United States run their business and actually take care of their clients. In this episode, I talk about my history, how I started Bull Oak Capital, and how the firm is differentiated when it comes to financial planning and my investment philosophy. Check out the episode and let me know what you ...
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Know Your Why

Know Your Why – How This Executive Coach Uses His Why to Fuel His Dreams with Darren Reinke, Ep 9

 Do you know your why? Consultant and executive coach, Darren Reinke, joins me today to discuss money, freedom, and the importance of knowing your why. Darren coaches leaders by helping them become stronger leaders by helping them win in competitive markets. Darren has enjoyed a career that didn’t necessarily end up where he expected. Instead of shooting to the top of a Fortune 500 company, he realized that more than anything, he really wanted ...
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Year End Financial planning checklist

Your Year-End Financial Planning Checklist, Ep 8

This year-end financial planning checklist is the perfect tool for ensuring that your habits line up with your financial goals. We’ll cover a range of different areas that you should consider at the end of the year. You’ll want to take this opportunity to maximize your income and minimize your expenses and taxes. Discover what you should be doing on a yearly basis to consider whether your spending aligns with your values by listening to ...
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Helpful Information on social security with Brody Rosenfeld

Helpful Information on Social Security with Brody Rosenfeld, Ep 7

You can never have too much information on Social Security. Brody Rosenfeld is on the Solid Financial Advice podcast today to help me dissect the Social Security beast. We dive deep to teach you as much as we can about Social Security. You’ll learn a brief history of how it started, what it looks like today, will it go broke, and how and when should you file. You’ll want to listen in since Social Security ...
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Why Active fund Management often underperforms

Why Most Active Fund Management Often Underperforms, Ep 6

Some of the most famous investment advisors out there are involved in Active Fund Management - big name people like Warren Buffett and George Soros. They are famous because they are so successful at actively managing investment funds, regularly beating the averages reflected in the S&P 500, for example. But most active fund management is not that successful - not even close. On this episode, I want to help you understand the difference between active ...
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Solid financial advice

Hi. I’m Ryan. Nice to meet you. Ep 5

There are many roads you could take to become a financial professional and my road was one that didn’t necessarily seem like the natural path to take. From a very non-privileged upbringing to enlistment in the Navy after high school, to a self-funded college education, I pursued the path that I felt made sense for me. It’s made me who I am and has enabled me to build a financial advisement practice that serves hard-working ...
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Is the inverted yield curve a predictor of recession

Is The Inverted Yield Curve A Predictor Of Recession? Ep 4

There is a lot of talk in financial circles about the inverted yield curve and how it might be indicating bleak economic times ahead. But many investors don't understand what the yield curve is or how it can indicate future economic difficulties. On this episode, I explain what the yield curve is, discuss how predictive it is of recession, and explain why we should not be too quick to take the yield curve alone as ...
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How to Pay for College

How To Pay For College with Brody Rosenfeld, Ep 3

If you are a parent you know that higher education is expensive - so how do you plan to pay for college for your kids? For this episode of the podcast, I’ve invited my friend Brody Rosenfeld to join me to discuss this issue. Brody has experienced his own college funding struggle first-hand, including graduate school - and he’s also walked alongside clients in making plans to pay for their children’s college. Together, the two ...
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How to understand leading economic indicators

Understand The Leading Economic Indicators, Ep 2

Most people understand the basics about the stock market and the economy - but few people have a deep enough knowledge of the two to serve them well in making financial decisions. With that in mind, I thought it would be helpful to outline how the economic cycle works and how stocks, the underlying economy, and the leading indicators can help us forecast what’s coming next so that you can make solid financial decisions. Outline ...
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9 Tips To Help You Find A Financial Advisor, Ep 1

9 Tips To Help You Find A Financial Advisor, Ep 1

 Did you know there are over 686,000 financial advisors in the United States as of 2017? That means there are a lot of people out there giving advice about financial matters and getting paid for it. Of course, that’s fine - but if you’re wanting to work with an advisor to build wealth, there are some things you should look out for. On this episode, I want to lay the groundwork for everything to ...
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