My Two Cents

My Two Cents

Keith Beggs from Steadfast Wealth Strategies shows high-level executives and business owners why comprehensive financial planning and executive bonus structures don’t have to be too good to be true. Keith draws on his experience in realistic financial planning and expert guests to share his two cents about academically-based financial planning that you have to hear to believe.

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May 18, 2022 21 min

As a business owner, your company’s future depends on your actions today. And making the wrong action could end up costing your family, your employees, and your business more than you realize.

In this episode, Keith Beggs sits down with Nick Dupre, Board Certified Estate, Tax Planning Attorney and Managing Partner at Stanfield & Dupre, PLLC, to discuss the importance of trust planning, and why you need to have a plan in place s...

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Although tax season might be over, tax planning never ends.

Stay on top of your finances now to avoid penalties later that you weren’t anticipating or budgeting for.

In this episode, Keith Beggs talks with Sarah Jones, CEO of Sarah Jones CPA LLC, about her experience as a Certified Tax Planner, and what her and her company do for various types of business owners to save them thousands of dollars during tax season. 

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Planning for retirement isn’t a subject that we can tread lightly about.

One of the biggest questions people ask themselves is, “do I have enough money to retire and sustain my current lifestyle?”

In this episode, Keith Beggs interviews Patrick Kelly, best-selling author, and highly sought-after speaker and trainer. Patrick and Keith discuss how to ensure that you’re prepared for retirement so that you can live the lifestyle you wa...

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Retaining top talent has always been a concern for business owners in all types of industries and company sizes. But finding ways to do this without breaking the bank can be difficult. 

In this episode, Keith Beggs interviews John McDonough, senior managing director at Cool Springs Financial LLC, about how to retain top talent in your company, and rewarding these employees without impacting your own company growth or monetary growt...

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If you own your own business and have employees, you know the costs of employee benefits, especially healthcare, has been rising.

In this episode, Keith Beggs speaks with Adam Fineberg, senior vice president at USI Insurance Services about how to keep benefits costs low, unconventional ideas to offer better packages to your employees and ways to grow your business and focus on what matters. 

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    When you own your own business, you face unique challenges and hardships that can really put your entrepreneur skills to the test. 

    But it can be difficult to be sure you are making the right decisions to benefit your company, your employees and yourself. 

    In this episode, Keith Beggs sits down with Doug Thorpe, executive business coach, to kick off the series to discuss the importance of business coaching as a means to learn how t...

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    For the last few months, every time the news is turned on all anyone can hear about is the supply chain problems not only affecting the United States but also the rest of the world. 

    In this episode, Keith Beggs sits down with Jay Calavan, owner of Trucks For You and Emily Andrew, senior director of sales and marketing and driver recruitment for Trucks For You to talk about supply chain issues and what their company is doing to sta...

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    When dealing with finances and the markets, you want to be sure you know everything that can help you make money and stay on top of what is going on. 

    In this episode, Keith Beggs talks to Laurence Black, founder of The Index Standard and Index Advisor to Professor Robert J Shiller. Laurence shares everything an advisor needs to know about indexing and recent changes with the S&P 500. 

    Keith and Laurence discuss: 

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    November 10, 2021 25 min

    Do you ever feel guilty about spending money? Are you worried about how inflation is going to impact your financial plan?

    In this episode, Keith Beggs talks about inflation, and how last year’s hyper-inflation has led to paranoia surrounding people’s money. Keith also talks about spending guilt, and what you can do to overcome it.?

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    The election for Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Board of Trustees’ seats 5, 6 and 7 is approaching, and the candidates are eager to show off their plans for your child’s education to better their academic future. 

    In this episode, Keith Beggs sits down with Lucas Scanlon, candidate for position 7 on the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s Board of Trustees, to talk about his views about the school system, and how his campaign is focused on the studen...

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    The world of investing is full of different strategies that different people will swear by. But it’s important to actually know which methods are academically founded and focused on making you money. There may not be one single perfect investing method, but by looking at historical performance and financial science, there are certainly some investment … Continue reading 23. The Academic Honest Investing Vehicles Wall Street Won’t T...
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    When you think of basketball, often you don’t think of business. But in reality the business side of basketball is what makes the game happen.   In this episode, Keith Beggs speaks with NBA player Anthony Tolliver, who most recently played for the Philadelphia 76ers, about the business side of the NBA, including contract negotiations and … Continue reading 22. Business Side of the Basketball Court with Anthony Tolliver of the NBA’s...
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    Anyone who has ever looked into, or is currently receiving Medicare knows it can be very confusing to understand your coverage and what you’re entitled to. But understanding this and how to get those benefits can be the difference for what your retirement years will look like.  In this episode, Keith Beggs talks with Sean … Continue reading 21. How Well Do You Understand Your Medicare Coverage? With Sean Rose →
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    Knowing what investing strategies are based on academic research, and not theory, can be one of the biggest challenges when it comes to preparing your portfolio.  In part two of this series, Keith Beggs reveals three academic theories that are proven to have better rewards than other strategies you might read on the internet, or … Continue reading 20. The Truths and Myths to Investing – Part Two →
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    Not everything you read about investing on the internet is true… And some of these lies could cost you more money than you think. In part one of this mini-series about truths and misconceptions about investing, Keith Beggs focuses on four common myths people believe about investing, and how they could be hurting your investments.  … Continue reading 19. The Truths and Myths of Investing – Part One →
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    Procrastination is something many of us face every day—but procrastinating on your financial planning can have much more damaging consequences to your future the longer you hold off.  In this episode, Keith Beggs gets honest about how procrastination affects our finances. Follow along as Keith gives some great advice that you can implement today that … Continue reading 18. The Truth About Procrastination and Your Money →
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    Many people are still feeling the effects of the coronavirus on their finances. Especially those who were planning on retiring during this time.  In this episode, Keith Beggs talks about the do’s and don’ts of financial planning and retirement during themes of uncertainty in the economy. This episode focuses on the side of how to … Continue reading 17. Retiring During Uncertain Times →
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    Emotions can be a great asset in life, but when it comes to investing, they may be a liability. In this episode, Keith Beggs walks you through the investor’s mindset and shares which specific emotions can get in the way of making great decisions that could lead you towards a lot of financial stress or … Continue reading Episode 16 – The Investor’s Mindset: Emotions and Investing →
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    With Social Security, you just get one chance to make the right decision — there’s no turning back. Join Keith Beggs as he delves into the depths of Social Security, addressing all of your burning questions and concerns while also providing new perspectives and information that you may not have heard before. In this episode, … Continue reading Episode 15 – What You Need To Know About Social Security ?
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    “Discovering your true purpose for money and for your life transforms everything about your experience of investing— in an instant.” – Matson Money In this episode, Keith Beggs sits down with Josh Crawford, vice president of coaching at Matson Money, to discuss all the incredible opportunities investors have with their money and portfolio, as well … Continue reading Episode 14 – The American Dream Experience — With Josh Crawford →
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