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Financial Planning: Explained

Episode Guide



Episode #26: Michael Cellucci - Understanding Property & Casualty Insurance

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, Mike is joined by Mike Cellucci.  Mike is the owner of Cellucci Foran Insurance, Inc., located in Springfield, PA, where Mike focuses on Property and Casualty insurance.  

The two Mike’s review who may need property casualty insurance and what options do you have when applying for insurance.

Understanding Property & Casualty Insurance episode wrap up (1:17)



Episode #25: Anthony Natale - Running A Restaurant During Covid

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, Mike is joined by the Owner of Anthony’s Italian Restaurant in Malvern, Anthony Natale.  

Mike and Anthony discuss what it was like owning a restaurant during covid, what Anthony’s did to make it through the pandemic, and what he would change if he had to do it all over again.

Running a restaurant during covid episode wrap up (1:41)

     



Episode #24: Kyle Ryan, CFP - First Time Homebuyers

"What should I know about buying my first home?"

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, we cover the intricacies of buying your first home, through the eyes of a first time home buyer. Host Michael Menninger, CFP is joined once again by Kyle Ryan, CFP, an associate at Menninger & Associates.

Buying your first home can be intimidating, here are a few tips and tricks you should know before making the largest purchase of your life.

First Time Homebuyers episode wrap up (2:17)


Episode #23: Kyle Ryan, CFP - Traditional vs. Roth 401(k)

One of the most often asked questions of financial planners is, "Should I contribute to a Traditional or a Roth 401(k)?"

                                                                                                                              On this weeks episode of Financial Planning: Explained, we cover contributing to Traditional or a Roth 401(k). Host Michael Menninger, CFP is joined by Kyle Ryan, CFP, an associate at Menninger & Associates.

Although it depends on your unique financial situation that determines whether you should contribute to a Traditional or Roth 401(k), Mike and Kyle draw out many of the determining factors.

Traditional vs. Roth 401(k) episode wrap up (2:00)


Episode #22: Michael Egan, ChFC - Business Succession Planning

Business succession planning is an important part of operating a business, especially for small-business owners and owners who are nearing retirement.

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP welcomes Michael Egan, ChFC. Michael Egan is the founder of JME Financial Services, before merging with Menninger & Associates in 2019.

By making business succession arrangements early, owners help make a smooth transition and minimize any negative effects of their departure on the company.

Business Succession Plan episode wrap up (1:22)


Episode #21: Sarinia Feinman, Esq. - Family Law: Divorce and Custody Part II

Divorce can be one of the hardest things in life to go though.

On this weeks episode of Financial Planning: Explained, we cover part two of our series on Family Law. For the second week, we are joined by joined by Family Law attorney, Sarinia Feinman, Esq. Sarinia is a Partner at Vetrano Vertrano & Feinman.  

This week, Sarinia and Mike discuss alimony, post divorce issues, and tie both segments back into how it pertains to financial planning. The fear of not knowing what the next phase of life will look like can be intimidating, but we hope this insight will give a little ease to the divorce process.

Family Law: Divorce and Custody Part II episode wrap up (2:02)



Episode #20: Sarinia Feinman, Esq. - Family Law: Divorce and Custody Part I

Divorce can be a terrible experience.

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, we tackle a two-part series on Family Law. For the next two weeks, Mike will be joined by Family Law attorney, Sarinia Feinman, Esq. Sarinia is a Partner at Vetrano Vertrano & Feinman. 

Sarinia and Mike discuss the multitude of considerations when it comes to a divorce and custody, while still trying to maintain an amicable environment. The fear of not knowing what the next phase of life will look like can be intimidating, but we hope this insight will give a little ease to the divorce process.

Family Law: Divorce and Custody episode wrap up (1:19)


Episode #19: Matt Mark - College Sports & Recruiting Part II

In part two of our college sports series, Mike sits down with Matt Mark. Matt is the former head baseball coach at Caltech, and is currently the director of sales for SunnyMac Solar.

Matt and Mike discuss the college recruiting process through the eyes of a coach as well as the transition to solar power and its benefits.

College sports & recruiting Part II episode wrap up (2:16)



Episode #18: Mark Davis, Esq. - College Sports & Recruiting Part I

         

We're very excited to announce our three part college sports series, where we will be discussing the process of recruiting and the transition into college sports.

In part one we welcome Mark Davis, a successful Defense Attorney and former Major League Baseball player from Pasadena, California.

Mark and Mike discuss criminal law, college recruiting, and dog days in the big leagues.

College sports & recruiting Part I episode wrap up (2:15)


Episode #17: Michael Menninger, CFP - Understanding Social Security Part II

Are you or someone you know approaching Social Security age?

If so, this episode is a must watch as it covers the summary of the benefits in detail.  This episode provides a detailed calculation of your social security benefit and when you should consider taking it.

Be sure to share this video with friends and family that could benefit from this relevant information as they near retirement. 

Understanding social security part II episode wrap up (2:02)



Episode #16: Michael Menninger, CFP - Understanding Social Security Part I

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® introduces Social Security. This is a two part series that provides an in-depth analysis on understanding how Social Security works and the benefits of the system.

Part I gives a broad overview of how Social Security works, where Part II investigates the specifics in great.

Understanding social security part I episode wrap up (2:38)



Episode #15: Nick Kennedy, CFP® - 401(k) & Retirement Plans

 

In this weeks episode of Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® sits down with Nick Kennedy, CFP®. Nick is the Regional Vice President for Ameritas Retirement.

Nick and Mike dive deep into the retirement plan process, and discuss strategies to maximize retirement outcomes.

401(k) & Retirement Plans episode wrap up (1:26)


Episode #14: Courtney Dolaway, Esq. - Trusts

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® welcomes Courtney Dolaway, Esq. Courtney is a partner at Flaster Greenberg PC, and oversees the Trusts & Estate department.

Courtney and Mike explore the many different facets that are involved when it comes to Trusts.

Trusts episode wrap up (1:32)



Episode #13: Cindy Axelrod & Kyle Ryan, CFP - Temple Financial Planning Program

On this weeks episode of Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® sits down with Cindy Axelrod, CFA and Kyle Ryan, CFP®.

Cindy is the Director of the Financial Planning Program at Temple University's Fox School of Business. Kyle is a Financial Planner at Menninger & Associates and a recent graduate from the Temple Financial Planning Program. Tune in as the trio talks about the process students go through to become a Financial Planner, and the transition into the business world.

Temple Financial Planning Program episode wrap up (2:23)



Episode #12: Stacey McConnell, Esq. - Estate Administration

This week on Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® welcomes Stacey McConnell, Esq. Stacey is an Attorney and head of the Estate and Trust department at Lamb McErlane PC.  

Stacey and Mike discuss topics ranging from executors handling an estate, to steps to help your administration after death.

Estate Administration episode wrap up (1:32)



Episode #11: Michael Menninger, CFP - Retirement Planning & Distribution

In this weeks episode of Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® discusses Retirement Planning & Distribution. Topics discussed include: cumulation of assets and what people do when it comes to their 401(k) or pension.

Retirement Planning & Distribution wrap up (1:18)



Episode #10: Michele Leahy - Disability Life Planning


This week on Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® welcomes Michele Leahy. Michele is a disability life planner, and owner of Leahy Life Plan.

Michele and Michael discuss topics including, home community based services for people who are born disabled as well as how to navigate people with disabilities to their federal benefits.

Disability life planning episode wrap up (1:24)



Episode #9: Steve Potts, Esq. - Special Needs Planning

On this weeks on Financial Planning: Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® sits down with Steve Potts, Esq. of Herr Potts & Potts.

Steve and Michael discuss Special Needs Planning as it relates to Estate Planning. Topics covered range from potential government benefits to setting up trusts for people with special needs.

Special needs planning episode wrap up (1:54)



Episode #8: Ed Bernhard, Car Dealership Owner - Car Purchases

This week on Financial Planning Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® welcomes Ed Bernhard, a retired car dealership owner.

Ed and Michael discuss various topics from owning vs. leasing a car, to the auction process of automobiles.

Car Purchases episode wrap up (1:31)



Episode #7: Michael Menninger, CFP - Fundamentals of Estate Planning

In this weeks episode of Financial Planning Explained, Michael Menninger, CFP® discusses the fundamentals of Estate Planning. He provides an overview of the estate administration process, common pitfalls often encountered, how estates are taxed and strategies to improve estate efficiency.

Estate Planning episode wrap up (1:45)


Episode #6: Kevin Stegena, Broker - Mortgages


This week on Financial Planning Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® welcomes Kevin Stegena, mortgage broker and owner of Lending Capital Mortgage LLC.

Kevin and Mike review the current interest rate environment and the impact it has on mortgages and refinancing.

Mortgages episode wrap up (1:36)


Episode #5: David Cary, Realtor - Real Estate

This week on Financial Planning Explained, Michael Menninger, CFP® welcomes Real Estate agent David Cary. David is a senior realtor with Salomon Realty, LLC. In 2018, David was named Best of Bucks County for real estate agents.

David and Mike discuss the current state of the real estate market, the impact of COVID on interest rates, staging, and other things to consider when buying or selling a home.

Real Estate episode wrap up (2:20)



Episode #4: Michael Menninger, CFP - Tax Planning Part II

In this weeks episode of Financial Planning Explained, host Michael Menninger, CFP® covers part two on Tax Planning. After reiterating the foundation of the tax system, Michael uncovers some interesting and unique Tax Strategies.

Tax planning part II episode wrap-up (2:15)


Episode #3: Michael Menninger, CFP - Tax Planning Part I

In episode three of Financial Planning Explained, Michael Menninger, CFP® discusses the first half of a two part series on Tax Planning as it pertains to Financial Planning as a whole. In part one, he discusses the foundation and fundamentals of how the tax system works.

Tax Planning Part I episode wrap-up (3:19)



Episode #2: Adam Peltzman, RHU  -  Medical & Health Insurance

In the second episode of Financial Planning: Explained, our host Michael Menninger, CFP® is joined by medical and health insurance expert, Adam Peltzman, RHU. Adam is the CEO of Health & Benefits Partners located in East Norriton.

Mike and Adam discuss how to navigate the open enrollment period, the Affordable Care Act, group insurance and how it all relates to Financial Planning.  Watch a short clip of the episode as Mike correlates Medical & Health Insurance to Financial Planning:  

Medical & Health Insurance episode wrap-up (2:24)


Episode #1: Bryan Adler, Esq - Elder Law


In the first episode of Financial Planning: Explained, our host Michael Menninger, CFP® is joined by our first guest, Bryan Adler. Bryan is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) and Managing Partner at Rothkoff Law Group where he dedicates his elder law practice to advising and counseling clients in the areas of elder law, life care planning, asset protection, veterans’ benefits, estate planning, guardianships, and long term-care advocacy for both Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents.

Medical & Health Insurance episode wrap-up (2:24)



Pilot Episode: Al Cini - Introduction to Financial Planning

Check out the pilot episode of, Financial Planning: Explained! Our President and Principal, Michael Menninger, CFP® is joined by RVNTV host, Al Cini, to introduce the six fundamentals of Financial Planning as well as preview future shows.






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                                                         CEO CHAT - RVNTV

                                                        Coffee with Joe - RVNTV

                                                        Fundamentals of Estate Planning - HMC-TV

                                                        Tax Law Changes - HMC-TV

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