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Caffeine And Cash Flow with Michael Schulte

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 Or call 702-767-4897.

Jun 9, 2022

Can I retire at 55? We get this question a lot, especially with the recent trend of people trying to retire earlier. Most people don’t know if they can retire early, but we can help.


What we discuss in this episode: 

1:02 – Can I retire at 55?

3:16 – How many want to retire early?

4:00 – Social Security

5:48 – Retirement accounts

7:31 – Health care

8:41 – When to start planning

10:19 – Comment: Pensions

12:44 – Comment: Inflation

13:51 – Comment: Savers

17:34 – Question: Debt

19:14 – Question: Social Security

21:06 – Question: Nursing homes


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