Retire As You Desire

Bill Bloom

Navigating the ever-changing waters of life can be rough, but when it comes to retirement you don’t need to do it alone. The Retire As You Desire Podcast asks those hard questions regarding finances in preparation for your retirement with Bill Bloom RICP®, principal of Bloom Financial Company and your host. Join Bill, a money simplifier, each week by discussing intentional questions to propel you toward your desirable retirement. Understanding retirement does not have to be difficult. If you understand, then you will make better decisions on how to have a happy and successful retirement for you and your family. There is one life to live--so take the helm, plan ahead, ask questions, and tune in with Bill on the Retire As You Desire Podcast! Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS. Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed. read less

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Living Life on Purpose with Lamarr Lark
Apr 7 2022
Living Life on Purpose with Lamarr Lark
In today’s episode, Bill is joined by Entrepreneur Lamarr Lark to talk about what it’s like to live life on purpose and according to plan. They talk about how at the age of 25, Lamarr vowed that after age 50, he would no longer be part of corporate America. So at 48, he left that cushy corporate life to start his journey of starting his own business. They also talk about how his faith played a large part in his success now.   Get to know more about Lamarr by reaching out to him at:   Show notes: [2:04] Why did Lamarr want to leave his corporate life and become an entrepreneur? [13:32] On doing better now than when he did in the corporate world [15:20] Where his superpower of planning came from [20:21] What about the cheque? [26:23] On finding true purpose [29:36] On owning a Chick-fil-A [33:50] What does character mean to Lamarr? [35:16] What does money mean to Lamarr? [37:53] Where to find Lamarr     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.     Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
The Breadcrumbs of Success with Fredrick Douglas Bussey (Part 1)
5d ago
The Breadcrumbs of Success with Fredrick Douglas Bussey (Part 1)
Your mistakes can make you successful. Once you make a mistake, it teaches you to be responsible for fixing them and learning from your experience. Bill welcomes singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur Fredrick Douglas Bussey. Fredrick shared how the mistakes he made paved the way to his success today. He is a self-starter: He tells his story of being broke to growing his wealth and also his knowledge.   Find Fredrick and learn about him at: LinkedIn:    Show notes: [0:30] Who is Fredrick Douglas Bussey? [1:45] What helped Fredrick become the man he is today? [3:55] Lessons that catapulted him to allow him to create a firm and do the other things he’s doing [7:33] How being away from his business and family allowed Fredrick and his business to grow [10:30] The secret of scheduling: Family is first and last on his calendar, while business goes in between    Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: FB:     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
Retirement and Taxes with David McKnight (Part 2)
Dec 1 2022
Retirement and Taxes with David McKnight (Part 2)
Have you heard of America’s fiscal condition? How do you feel about the President’s new tax legislation?   Bill talks with bestselling author, podcast host, and business owner David McKnight. Together they talk about the importance of bumping up your tax conversions, the current status of the American currency and its fiscal condition, and what changes David suggests to the fiscal policy if he were in charge and tasked to help with the gap.   David McKnight has helped put thousands of Americans on the road to the zero percent tax bracket for more than 22 years. He has made frequent appearances in Forbes, USA Today, New York Times, Fox Business, CBS Radio, Bloomberg Radio, Huffington Post, Reuters, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq.com, Investor’s Business Daily, Kiplinger’s, MarketWatch, and numerous other national publications.   His bestselling book The Power of Zero has sold over 250,000 copies, and Penguin Random House published the updated and revised version. This book was recently made into a full-length documentary film entitled The Power of Zero: The Tax Train Is Coming. As the President of David McKnight & Company, he mentors hundreds of financial advisors from across the country who specialize in the Power of Zero retirement approach.     Find David and learn about him at: Web: LinkedIn: The Power Of Zero Show: FB:    Show notes: [0:01] On Pres. Biden's new tax legislation [4:00] What will David do to fix the fiscal condition of the country [8:32] The importance of Roth IRA conversion [11:41] Bumping UP your tax conversion [12:45] The Infinity Code — the details       Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: FB:   Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
Retirement and Taxes with David McKnight (Part 1)
Nov 24 2022
Retirement and Taxes with David McKnight (Part 1)
Have you heard of America’s fiscal condition? How do you feel about the President’s new tax legislation?   Bill talks with bestselling author, podcast host, and business owner David McKnight. Together they talk about the importance of bumping up your tax conversions, the current status of the American currency and its fiscal condition, and what changes David suggests to the fiscal policy if he were in charge and tasked to help with the gap.   David McKnight has helped put thousands of Americans on the road to the zero percent tax bracket for more than 22 years. He has made frequent appearances in Forbes, USA Today, New York Times, Fox Business, CBS Radio, Bloomberg Radio, Huffington Post, Reuters, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq.com, Investor’s Business Daily, Kiplinger’s, MarketWatch, and numerous other national publications.   His bestselling book The Power of Zero has sold over 250,000 copies, and Penguin Random House published the updated and revised version. This book was recently made into a full-length documentary film entitled The Power of Zero: The Tax Train Is Coming. As the President of David McKnight & Company, he mentors hundreds of financial advisors from across the country who specialize in the Power of Zero retirement approach.     Find David and learn about him at: Web: LinkedIn: The Power Of Zero Show: FB:    Show notes: [0:41] Diving deeper into The Power of Zero [3:49] How is it possible to write a book in just three days? [5:22] The premise of David's new Financial (thriller) novel [11:16] America and its fiscal condition [13:41] US currency and its future      Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: FB:   Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
Living Life Big and Luxurious with Jen Du Plessis (Part 2)
Nov 17 2022
Living Life Big and Luxurious with Jen Du Plessis (Part 2)
In this episode, Bill is joined by Author, Speaker, Podcast Host, and Founder of Jen Du Plessis, LLC, Jen Du Plessis herself. They talk about how she was able to live a life of luxury through the years and what gives her the confidence to do all the things she does. She also shares how she shifted from earning money but not being present for her family to do both simultaneously.   Jen Du Plessis, America’s Mortgage Mastery Mentor, helps mortgage loan officers and real estate agents who are overwhelmed, stressed out, and sabotaging their personal lives for the sake of their business to multiply results in record time and have the courage to say yes to their personal lives (which sometimes means saying no to clients).   During fifteen of her 37-year career in the mortgage industry, Jen has been listed in the top 1% of loan officers nationwide, spent three years in the top 200 nationally ranked originators, and has funded over $1 Billion in mortgage loans. She is recognized as an Influencer in her industry as the best-selling author of LAUNCH-How to Take Your Business to New Heights, the top podcast host of Mortgage Lending Mastery, and a highly sought and charismatic speaker; speaking on stages with such icons as Darren Hardy, Tony Robbins, and Les Brown.   Today Jen is passionate about empowering mortgage loan officers to achieve professional and personal breakthroughs so that they stop the daily chaos by identifying their priorities to gain calm to take back control of their business and life. She is guiding her coaching students to attract clients rather than chasing them. And lastly, she is devoted to helping each student’s business grow exponentially rather than hitting the reset button to have the same results year after year.   She has been seen and heard on Good Morning America, Sirius/XM Radio, Voice America, and Mortgage News Network.  Jen has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, is a regular contributor to Mortgage Executive Magazine and Mortgage Women Magazine, and has been recognized with the Women with Vision Award as one of the Top Women in the Mortgage Industry.   Connect with Jen at: Website: LinkedIn: FB: IG: Twitter:   Check out her podcast: Show notes: [1:12] Where did she get her confidence to do anything? [7:52] On not being able to make memories with her family and cracking the code to spend more time with them [10:40] How Jen changed her habits [12:58] What does money mean to Jen? [15:06] Where to find more of Jen? [17:46] Outro   Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: FB:   Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
Living Life Big and Luxurious with Jen Du Plessis (Part 1)
Nov 10 2022
Living Life Big and Luxurious with Jen Du Plessis (Part 1)
In this episode, Bill is joined by Author, Speaker, Podcast Host, and Founder of Jen Du Plessis, LLC, Jen Du Plessis herself. They talk about how she was able to live a life of luxury through the years and what gives her the confidence to do all the things she does. She also shares how she shifted from earning money but not being present for her family to do both simultaneously.   Jen Du Plessis, America’s Mortgage Mastery Mentor, helps mortgage loan officers and real estate agents who are overwhelmed, stressed out, and sabotaging their personal lives for the sake of their business to multiply results in record time and have the courage to say yes to their personal lives (which sometimes means saying no to clients).   During fifteen of her 37-year career in the mortgage industry, Jen has been listed in the top 1% of loan officers nationwide, spent three years in the top 200 nationally ranked originators, and has funded over $1 Billion in mortgage loans. She is recognized as an Influencer in her industry as the best-selling author of LAUNCH-How to Take Your Business to New Heights, the top podcast host of Mortgage Lending Mastery, and a highly sought and charismatic speaker; speaking on stages with such icons as Darren Hardy, Tony Robbins, and Les Brown.   Today Jen is passionate about empowering mortgage loan officers to achieve professional and personal breakthroughs so that they stop the daily chaos by identifying their priorities to gain calm to take back control of their business and life. She is guiding her coaching students to attract clients rather than chasing them. And lastly, she is devoted to helping each student’s business grow exponentially rather than hitting the reset button to have the same results year after year.   She has been seen and heard on Good Morning America, Sirius/XM Radio, Voice America, and Mortgage News Network.  Jen has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, is a regular contributor to Mortgage Executive Magazine and Mortgage Women Magazine, and has been recognized with the Women with Vision Award as one of the Top Women in the Mortgage Industry.   Connect with Jen at: Website: LinkedIn: FB: IG: Twitter:   Check out her podcast: Show notes: [1:44] What allowed Jen to live a life of luxury? [4:59] What gives Jen the most energy? [8:34] How do you know you’re doing the right thing in your life [12:11] What’s going on for Jen [16:35] Outro   Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: FB:   Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
What It Takes to Run a Business Successfully with Jayson Lowe (Part 2)
Nov 3 2022
What It Takes to Run a Business Successfully with Jayson Lowe (Part 2)
Do you think being part of a business in any capacity is easy? Well, try being part of 7! Just like the CEO of Ascendant Financial, Jayson Lowe, he makes running multiple businesses seem easy. So today, on The Retire As You Desire podcast, host Bill Bloom lets Jayson share how he has done it all for the past 22 years and then some.   Jayson Lowe is the founder of Ascendant Financial Inc. A visionary, a gifted leader, Jayson has over 22 years of experience as a highly regarded coach, speaker, and advisor to individuals and business owners nationwide. Jayson leads a Team of Professionals, highly sought after for their strong belief in and commitment to the process of Becoming Your Own Banker, developed by the late R. Nelson Nash. This is evident in all areas of Ascendant Financial and its successful process, which works to help people achieve financial prosperity in both their personal and business lives. Jayson works closely with Accountants, Lawyers, and Strategic Partners to provide unique and unrivaled solutions that maximize our clients’ wealth.   He is recognized as one of Canada’s top overall Advisors, author of several publications, and co-author of The Bankers’ Secret, a Simple Guide to Creating Personal Wealth for Canadians. Jayson has delivered hundreds of presentations to the general public, appeared on countless stages and interviews. He is internationally recognized as one of the leading educators and implementers of Becoming Your Own Banker, The Infinite Banking Concept.   Reach out to Jayson at: Website: LinkedIn:   Show notes: [1:12] Managing his team and the obstacles he’s had in his career before Kolbe [7:49] How many free days does he take every year? [12:29] What does money mean to Jayson? [14:40] Where to find Jayson [15:51] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: FB:     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.     Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
What It Takes to Run a Business Successfully with Jayson Lowe (Part 1)
Oct 31 2022
What It Takes to Run a Business Successfully with Jayson Lowe (Part 1)
Do you think being part of a business in any capacity is easy? Well, try being part of 7! Just like the CEO of Ascendant Financial, Jayson Lowe, he makes running multiple businesses seem easy. So today, on The Retire As You Desire podcast, host Bill Bloom lets Jayson share how he has done it all for the past 22 years, and then some.   Jayson Lowe is the founder of Ascendant Financial Inc. A visionary, a gifted leader, Jayson has over 22 years of experience as a highly regarded coach, speaker, and advisor to individuals and business owners nationwide. Jayson leads a Team of Professionals, highly sought after for their strong belief in and commitment to the process of Becoming Your Own Banker, developed by the late R. Nelson Nash. This is evident in all areas of Ascendant Financial and its successful process, which works to help people achieve financial prosperity in both their personal and business lives. Jayson works closely with Accountants, Lawyers, and Strategic Partners to provide unique and unrivaled solutions that maximize our clients’ wealth.   He is recognized as one of Canada’s top overall Advisors, author of several publications, and co-author of The Bankers’ Secret, a Simple Guide to Creating Personal Wealth for Canadians. Jayson has delivered hundreds of presentations to the general public, appeared on countless stages and interviews. He is internationally recognized as one of the leading educators and implementers of Becoming Your Own Banker, The Infinite Banking Concept.   Reach out to Jayson at: Website: LinkedIn:   Show notes: [1:55] How Jayson started creating content [3:53] On his multiple companies and what he does [8:47] Jayson’s Kolbe score and tendencies [10:52] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: FB:     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.     Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
Go For Stupid - Be Brave, Be Brilliant and Be YOU with Steve Sims
Oct 27 2022
Go For Stupid - Be Brave, Be Brilliant and Be YOU with Steve Sims
In this episode, Bill is once again joined by Speaker, Coach, Entrepreneur, Author, and Founder and CEO of Bluefish, Steve Sims. They talk about Steve’s new book, Go For Stupid, what’s it like for him as it’s coming out, and the importance of just going for your dreams and making your ideas happen. He also shares one point in his life when he went for stupid and did what he wanted.   For more than two decades, Steve Sims was the go-to contact for the wealthiest people on the planet. As the founder of the world’s leading experiential concierge firm, Sims utilized his talent for connecting with people’s passions and making things happen to develop a client list of the world’s rich and famous. He has also been a keynote speaker for Harvard, the Pentagon, Mastermind Talks, and the Entrepreneur Society of San Francisco. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, kids, dogs, and many motorcycles. Go For Stupid: The Art of Achieving Ridiculous Goals is the follow-up to his first book, Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen.   Learn more about Steve at: Website: LinkedIn: FB: IG: YT:   Grab a copy of his book: Show notes: [2:39] How does he feel about his book coming out? [8:39] What separates millionaires from billionaires? [17:04] What’s causing people to attack each other? [20:24] How did Steve go for stupid in his life? [24:09] Is it more important for the person you will become to go for stupid? [27:21] Putting yourself out there and going for it [34:53] What’s a celebration point for him regarding his book? [37:51] Where to find Steve and his book [38:52] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
Fulfillment In Being a Business Owner and Stay-at-home Dad with Kyle Depiesse
Oct 24 2022
Fulfillment In Being a Business Owner and Stay-at-home Dad with Kyle Depiesse
In this episode of The Retire As You Desire podcast, I will talk about money with fellow Podcaster, Creator, and Founder of Reaching Beyond Experience, Kyle Depiesse. He shares the importance of creating a work-life balance that allows growth in your career while ensuring that personal and family life is not hindered or hampered. He also talks about starting his own business, being a stay-at-home dad, and now having more time for family, rest, and relaxation.   Kyle Depiesse is the Creator and Founder of Reaching Beyond Experience, rooted in assisting others in achieving their highest level of fulfillment in how they connect with others, connect with themselves, and build their careers. Leveraging 15 years of business and education management, he has formulated programs, retreats, and 1:1 coaching offerings to help his clients get the clarity they need to build their definition of a fulfilling life.   You can reach Kyle at: Website: LinkedIn: IG:   Listen to his podcast, Reaching Beyond:   Show notes: [1:12] On being able to do what he truly wants [2:53] How he enjoys being a business owner [5:06] Being able to be a stay-at-home dad [6:38] What does money mean to Kyle? [8:05] Where to connect with Kyle and listen to his podcast [9:55] Outro Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
How To Make Your Mark with Anthony Vuckovich (Part 2)
Oct 20 2022
How To Make Your Mark with Anthony Vuckovich (Part 2)
In today’s episode, Bill is joined by Chiropractor and Owner of Victory Chiropractic Anthony Vuckovich. They talked about his life as an entrepreneur and doctor, and the impact he is making in the world through his mission to help other people live a pain-free life. It’s an excellent episode, so make sure you tune in.   Dr. Vuckovich has been serving the Frankfort area community since 2014 and is committed to providing quality care with life-changing results. He has a passion for health/fitness and wants to enable as many people to live an active, pain-free life as possible.   Dr. Vuckovich shares his passion with his wife, Megan. She is a local Junior High physical education and health teacher. They live in Frankfort with their 2-year-old daughter Victoria and newborn son Kent.   Dr. Vuckovich graduated from Lincoln-Way East in 2004. After Lincoln-Way he attended Bradley University in Peoria, IL. There he received a Bachelor of Science with a focus on Sport and Exercise Psychology. As a collegiate cheerleader at Bradley, he sustained an injury that resulted in his arm's loss of function. It was this experience that introduced him to chiropractic.   Dr. Vuckovich received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer Chiropractic College in 2014 from the Davenport, IA campus. He has specialized training in advanced soft tissue mobilization, Graston Technique, IASTM, Trigger Point Dry Needling, and Physiotherapy.   Connect with Anthony at: Website: IG: FB: Show notes: [1:11] Is the stress worth it for Anthony? [3:58] How Anthony stays grounded and focused on his family [9:55] Entrepreneurs and what they do [11:32] What does money mean to Anthony? [12:57] Where to find more about Anthony [13:50] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
How To Make Your Mark with Anthony Vuckovich (Part 1)
Oct 17 2022
How To Make Your Mark with Anthony Vuckovich (Part 1)
In today’s episode, Bill is joined by Chiropractor and Owner of Victory Chiropractic Anthony Vuckovich. They talked about his life as an entrepreneur and doctor, and the impact he is making in the world through his mission to help other people live a pain-free life. It’s an excellent episode, so make sure you tune in.   Dr. Vuckovich has been serving the Frankfort area community since 2014 and is committed to providing quality care with life-changing results. He has a passion for health/fitness and wants to enable as many people to live an active, pain-free life as possible.   Dr. Vuckovich shares his passion with his wife, Megan. She is a local Junior High physical education and health teacher. They live in Frankfort with their 2-year-old daughter Victoria and newborn son Kent.   Dr. Vuckovich graduated from Lincoln-Way East in 2004. After Lincoln-Way he attended Bradley University in Peoria, IL. There he received a Bachelor of Science with a focus on Sport and Exercise Psychology. As a collegiate cheerleader at Bradley, he sustained an injury that resulted in his arm's loss of function. It was this experience that introduced him to chiropractic.   Dr. Vuckovich received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer Chiropractic College in 2014 from the Davenport, IA campus. He has specialized training in advanced soft tissue mobilization, Graston Technique, IASTM, Trigger Point Dry Needling, and Physiotherapy.   Connect with Anthony at: Website: IG: FB:   Show notes: [1:46] Did Anthony think he’d become an entrepreneur as a kid? [6:58] Showing up to make a change in life [10:31] How he feels about making the big impact he has [12:48] His advice for people who want to live the life they want [16:02] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
The Basics to Real Estate Investing with Liam Leonard
Oct 13 2022
The Basics to Real Estate Investing with Liam Leonard
In today’s episode, Bill is joined by the CEO of DML Capital, Liam Leonard, to talk about all things real estate investing and the difference between good and bad debt. He also shares his tried and tested strategies to lower acquisition costs and more.   Liam embraces getting outside to explore the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Rachel. When he’s not hiking or snowshoeing, he can be found on the soccer fields, where he is a top-level referee. He also serves as the vice president of the local referee chapter and mentors the younger refs.   ​Liam has a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson with a concentration in International Management and Finance.   Learn more about Liam at: Website: LinkedIn: Email: liam.leonard@dmlcap.com Twitter:   Listen to his podcast: Show notes: [2:15] What’s the difference between good and bad debt? [5:13] How can Liam give someone the confidence to get a portfolio of rental properties? [12:53] What strategies did he implement to lower their acquisition costs with his clients? [16:25] What about if your mortgage company doesn’t offer a home equity line of credit? [18:55] On a property just breaking even [20:13] Why is less more? [24:13] Connect with Liam [25:29] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
What Can Truly Make You Happy? with Chad Johnson
Oct 10 2022
What Can Truly Make You Happy? with Chad Johnson
In this episode, Bill talks with the Author, Entrepreneur, Coach, and Founder of The Achademy, Chad Johnson. They have an insightful conversation about relationships, abundance, and finding happiness. Chad also shares his Giant 5 priorities, which makes his life more fulfilling every day because success is all about building relationships and achieving balance in life.   Chad Johnson is a third-generation entrepreneur who had several successful careers before returning to the family business and lifting it to an exponentially higher level of success. But as happy as he is about creating a powerful, engaged, self-managing team, he ultimately sees business as “a tool for having an extraordinary life and rich relationships.”   Chad is the “Chief Inspiration Officer” of Ceramic Decorating Company, a 95-person firm in California that screen-prints premium labels on glass for craft beer, wine, and cosmetic products. Chad’s grandfather started the business with his brother in 1934, and his father and uncle carried it on for another generation.   Connect with Chad at: Website:   Grab a copy of Chad’s book:   Show notes: [1:48] Diving deeper into his book: How to Win A Heart [5:25] How he manages his relationships and his five priorities [6:59] His faith [7:22] His wife [8:46] His kids [9:21] His health [10:30] His business [13:13] Saying no to create abundance and eliminate scarcity? [16:27] Transforming scarcity into abundance [23:09] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
How Important Are Relationships In The Success of Your Business with Pablo Gonzalez (Part 2)
Oct 6 2022
How Important Are Relationships In The Success of Your Business with Pablo Gonzalez (Part 2)
In this episode, Bill speaks with the Co-founder and CMO of Be The Stage and the Co-Host of the B2B Community Builder Show podcast. They dive deeper into relationships and their importance to Pablo. Moreover, they also talked about how changes in his relationships have played a big part in his business's success.    Pablo Gonzalez is obsessed with the human connection. He’s used this expertise on the subject to manage a 120-person, $15M construction business at 25, build various young professional groups for charities, and be named a Latino Leader of the Future by Latino Leaders Magazine and a Top 20 Under 40 for Brickell Magazine.   He’s now a professional speaker and the founder and Chief Executive Connector at Connect With Pablo, a content marketing and community creation agency, proving that community creation is the future of business development.   More than anything, he’s dying to be your friend.   Connect with Pablo at: Website: LinkedIn:   Listen to his podcast:   Show notes: [1:41] Taking time to learn [5:43] The changes in his relationships because of his growth [11:39] What does money mean to Pablo? [12:30] Where to find more of Pablo? [15:17] Outro     Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
How Important Are Relationships In The Success of Your Business with Pablo Gonzalez (Part 1)
Oct 3 2022
How Important Are Relationships In The Success of Your Business with Pablo Gonzalez (Part 1)
In this episode, Bill speaks with the Co-founder and CMO of Be The Stage and the Co-Host of the B2B Community Builder Show podcast. They dive deeper into relationships and their importance to Pablo. Moreover, they also talked about how changes in his relationships have played a big part in his business's success.    Pablo Gonzalez is obsessed with the human connection. He’s used this expertise on the subject to manage a 120-person, $15M construction business at 25, build various young professional groups for charities, and be named a Latino Leader of the Future by Latino Leaders Magazine and a Top 20 Under 40 for Brickell Magazine.   He’s now a professional speaker and the founder and Chief Executive Connector at Connect With Pablo, a content marketing and community creation agency, proving that community creation is the future of business development.   More than anything, he’s dying to be your friend.   Connect with Pablo at: Website: LinkedIn:   Listen to his podcast:   Show notes: [2:20] Why are relationships so important to Pablo? [5:59] On his childhood and the part it played in his success today [9:18] Using relationships as a cornerstone for his business [13:52] Video and podcast for building relationships [16:38] Embracing collaborations [18:59] Outro Connect with Bill Bloom  Web: www.bloomfinancialco.com Email: bill@bloomfinancial.us  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bloomfinancial FB: facebook.com/retireasyoudesirepodcast     Securities and investment advisory services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. (WFS) member FINRA/SIPC. WFS. is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of WFS.   Views expressed in this podcast are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide or be a substitute for specific professional financial, tax or legal advice or recommendations for any individuals. Information is based on sources believed to be reliable; however, their accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.