2021 FEATURE

22. Business Side of the Basketball Court with Anthony Tolliver of the NBA’s 76ers



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 his own experiences becoming an entrepreneur as he approaches the end of his career as a player. 

Keith and Anthony discuss: 

  • Anthony’s experience in the NBA and how he became involved in the business aspect
  • Anthony’s experience as vice president on the NBA’s executive board
  • A look into how the collective bargaining agreement works for players in the NBA 
  • Anthony’s investment process as an entrepreneur and his favorite industries to invest in 
  • And more

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About our Guest: Anthony Lamar Tolliver is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Creighton Bluejays.

Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Skilled in Entrepreneurship, Event Management, Team Building, Public Speaking, and Fundraising. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Finance, General from Creighton University.


2021 FEATURE

21. How Well Do You Understand Your Medicare Coverage? With Sean Rose



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 Medicare in 2021 and what you can do to stay ahead of Medicare changes, and on top of your retirement planning. 

Sean discusses: 

  • The difference in part A and part B of Medicare and what each plan covers 
  • Changes to custodial care in Medicare 
  • How Social Security works with Medicare part B
  • Why going to different pharmacies might end up costing you more money with your drug plans 
  • What IRMAA is and what it has to do with your Medicare 
  • And more

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LongTermCare.gov Website 

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20. The Truths and Myths to Investing – Part Two



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 hypothesis, and the three factor model make up the “Matson Method”
  • Why free markets have real potential to work if you take the long-term approach
  • How to truly diversify your portfolio 
  • Why investing in smaller companies can actually give you higher returns than investments in larger companies
  • Three factors that can tell you if a company has the potential to obtain higher growth
  • And more

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19. The Truths and Myths of Investing – Part One



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 massive investing companies keep making money
  • Realities behind market-timing, and the damage it could be causing your accounts
  • How rebalancing can help your portfolio grow 
  • And more

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18. The Truth About Procrastination and Your Money



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 having. 

Keith discusses: 

  • Why people procrastinate when it comes to their finances 
  • How procrastinating on your finances can end up having negative impact on your future 
  • How to get started with a practical budget started that works for you
  • Useful suggestions to help you stop procrastinating and take charge of your finances now 
  • And more

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17. Retiring During Uncertain Times



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 rest of your life. 

Keith discusses: 

  • How to protect your retirement cash flow through uncertain times
  • Preparing for and handling market losses
  • Why it is never too early to start your retirement plan
  • How controlling the volatility in your portfolio can benefit you in the long run 
  • And more!

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Episode 16 – The Investor’s Mindset: Emotions and Investing



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 judgement of making sound investment decisions
  • How greed and fear can affect your investing
  • Why clients need to focus on long-term investments rather than short-term gains
  • And more!

Listen now to hear more about the investor mindset and the emotions to avoid while investing!

Resources: Steadfast Wealth Strategies | Keith Beggs 


Episode 15 – What You Need To Know About Social Security



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, you will learn:

  • The history and development of Social Security
  • What the full retirement age for Social Security is 
  • When the best time to take Social Security is 
  • How to eliminate or minimize taxes
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about Social Security today! 

Resources: Steadfast Wealth Strategies | Keith Beggs 


Episode 14 – The American Dream Experience — With Josh Crawford



“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 as how people can find true purpose and uncover the science of investing with the American Dream Experience. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What the Matson Method is and how you can use it to achieve peace of mind around money
  • How Matson Money can help you achieve the American Dream experience
  • How people can find their true purpose in life when it comes to investing
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about the American Dream Experience with Josh Crawford, vice president of Matson Money!

Resources: Steadfast Wealth Strategies | Keith Beggs | Josh Crawford | Matson Money

 


Episode 13 – Why Use Premium Financing – Part 3 — With Guest John McDonough



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:

  • How to create equal value of exchanges for your heirs 
  • What estate designs are and how they work
  • What collateral is and the different options available to you
  • And more!

Tune in to learn about estate planning with premium financing! 

Resources: Steadfast Wealth Strategies | Keith Beggs | Cool Springs Financial | John McDonough