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Welcome to the Caffeine & Cash Flow Podcast with Financial Advisor Michael Schulte of WestPac Wealth Partners.

Are taxes, market volatility, inflation and other risks draining YOUR energy and YOUR portfolio? If you need help planning how to tackle these financial headwinds, then this is the show for you!





Ep 57: Fundamentals of Financial Planning and Baseball

After listening to today’s episode, you’ll never attend another baseball game with the family and look at it the same way. We’re going to show you how taking some of baseball’s most basic principles can also lead to financial success in your retirement portfolio. Join us as we talk about successfully executing the financial fundamentals.

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Ep 56: How the S&P 500 Changes by Decade

People own a handful of gigantic companies and think their portfolio is bulletproof, but it’s not, especially over a long period of time like we hope your retirement will be. Some clients gravitate towards bigger S&P 500 companies, assuming that they will remain stable for years to come. While these companies may appear to have a bright future, it is not always the best bet in the long run.

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Ep 55: What is a Good Rate of Return?

It’s a question we hear all the time: “What’s a good rate of return?” When clients invest money, they want to see it grow. But they also wonder what rates are “good” or “bad.”

As financial advisors, our job is to provide context by considering two critical factors: your tolerance for risk and the time horizon for the invested dollars.

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Ep 54: Lions, Tigers, and Bank Runs…Oh My!

Today we’re talking about bank runs and some of the banking failures we’ve seen over the course of our country’s history. With the recent Silicon Valley Bank collapse, bank failures have been a popular topic featured in the news recently, and many of us are wondering how this recent event will impact our lives. Will bank collapses have an impact on your portfolio and your financial plans in general? We’ll answer those and more questions on today’s show.

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Michael Schulte is a Financial Advisor and Certified Business Exit Planner at WestPac Wealth Partners. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from UNLV and started his financial services practice in 2012.

Michael strives to help families and business owners make smart financial decisions so they can live on their own terms the rest of their life regardless of what life events and opportunities come their way. Ultimately, Michael wants to help make sure you can live The American Dream today and into the future.





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