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.

Episodes

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.?

Keith discusses:?

  • Inflation and ways to protect your money?
  • How an advisor can help clients who are af...
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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 vehicles that are more likely to help you achieve your desired outcome. 

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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 the different legal and business roles that take part in making games run. Anthony also shares ...

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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 Rose, unit supervisor at Bankers Life, about some of the big issues that individuals have faced with their Medi...

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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 hear from your “stock-savvy” friends.  

    Keith discusses: 

  • How modern portfolio theory, efficient market ...
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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. 

    Keith discusses: 

  • Why stock-picking is a nonsensical investing method
  • How the Law of Large numbers help...
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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 will help you get your finances on track to the future you have always dreamed of ...

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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 retire, or to properly prepare for retirement and set yourself up for financial security through the re...

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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 bad choices.

    In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why cognitive decision-making is critical in investing
  • How our emotions can impede our ...
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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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    The last thing you should have to worry about is making difficult inheritance decisions when the time comes. In the final part of this three-part mini-series, Keith Beggs and John McDonough, senior managing director at Cool Springs Financial, share exclusive insights and expertise on estate planning with premium financing!  In this episode, you will learn: … Continue reading Episode 13 – Why Use Premium Financing – Part 3 — With Gu...
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    Business owners are utilizing premium financing to their advantage.  Find out how you can do the same in part two of this mini-series with Keith Beggs and John McDonough, senior managing director at Cool Springs Financial. Keith and John discuss how business owners can effectively use premium financing to help fund their business. In this … Continue reading Episode 12 – Why Use Premium Financing: Part 2 — With Guest John McDonough ...
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    In a nutshell, premium financing is an insurance structure when a lender pays the premiums to the policy on behalf of the client. But this doesn’t have to strictly be a death benefit—it can be an extremely useful tool in estate planning! In part one of this three-part mini-series, Keith Beggs and John McDonough, senior … Continue reading Episode 11 – Why Use Premium Financing: Part 1 — With Guest John McDonough →
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    Mortgage interest rates are historically low, but what does this mean for your home and your mortgage?  In this episode, Keith Beggs sits down with Wes Kleckley, branch manager and loan officer at Interlinc Mortgage. Wes shares his expertise and answers your questions and concerns about your home loan, how 2020 has affected interest rates, … Continue reading Episode 10 – Everything You Need To Know About Mortgages — With Wes Kleckl...
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    There’s an enormous need for basic financial literacy within many sectors today — understanding the financial side of your business and continuing your financial education is a crucial part of being successful. In this episode Keith Beggs speaks with Nick Herman, president and founder of The Institute for Financial Awareness (IFA). Nick shares how valuable … Continue reading Episode 9 — Financial Education Is Crucial To Your Busine...
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    Does your New Year’s resolution revolve around a healthier and happier you?  Then you’re in for a ride!  In this episode, Keith Beggs is joined with the head of Lifetime Fitness training program Bryce Morris. Bryce shares simple steps you can take to achieve the healthy lifestyle you desire.  In this episode, you will learn: … Continue reading Episode 8 – Simple Steps to a Healthier You →
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    Has COVID-19 changed the real estate market?  Let’s find out!  In this episode, Keith Beggs is joined by Chris Boyles, broker and owner of CB Realty. Chris has led CB Realty to be one of the top 1% of real estate teams in the Houston area, and he’s here to answer your questions and concerns … Continue reading Episode 7 – How COVID-19 Has Impacted Real Estate in Houston — With Chris Boyles →
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    How has COVID-19 altered your college experience?   In this episode, Keith Beggs is joined with Adam H. Blumenthal, co-founder of College Authority. Together they discuss how COVID-19 has disrupted and altered the ideal college experience. Blumenthal also shares various examples of what a parent should know and be cautious of as they move through the … Continue reading Episode 6 – How COVID-19 has Impacted the College Experience — ...
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