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Saving The American Dream Podcast

Welcome to the Saving The American Dream Podcast with Financial Advisor Michael Schulte of WestPac Wealth Partners. Are taxes, market volatility, inflation and other risks threatening your pursuit of the American Dream? If you need help planning how to tackle these financial headwinds, then this is the show for you!

With pensions disappearing, the American Dream is harder than ever to achieve. We're on our own to successfully plan for our financial futures. That's why it's so important to make wise decisions with your financial plan and as you get older those decisions become more and more critical.

New episodes bi-weekly. Visit our website for show notes, resources, more information and to contact Michael at SavingTheAmericanDreamPodcast.com. Or call 702-767-4897.

Dec 1, 2022

As we approach the end of the year, saving money on taxes becomes a bigger focus for many people. Today we’re focusing on some of the most common retirement planning questions about taxes.

We’ll talk about mistakes to avoid and how a proper plan can make a significant difference in your tax savings. We’ll...


Nov 17, 2022

Just like the lights on your dashboard can indicate if something is wrong with your car, like low tire pressure or leaking oil, there are indicators in your financial life that might point out that you have a problem that needs to be addressed.

On today’s show, we’ll explain why your net worth, your view...


Nov 3, 2022

Bonds have been a pretty hot topic this year. And, oftentimes, people misunderstand how they work and what role they play in a proper financial plan. On today’s show, we’re addressing some of the misinformation and explaining why this has not been a good year for bonds. 

A lot of people consider bonds to be the safe...


Oct 20, 2022

Today we're checking out some headline news. Are the negative news stories as bad as they seem? And how should you react when you read news that could impact your finances?

We’ll give you insight into what is portrayed in the media and what is reality. It’s so hard to get unplugged in 2022. You always have media and...


Oct 6, 2022

When the markets take a tumble, people often wonder, where is the bottom? We’ve gotten this question from clients quite a few times lately, so we wanted to address it on today’s show.

Mathematically speaking, we can tell people pretty close where the bottom of the market is for their mix of assets. There are...