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Episode 39 – The Coach To Your Financial Plan with James Monroe



A coach is somebody that’s in it with you, for you and looking out for your best interests.

In today’s episode Royal Standley introduces us to James Monroe, Financial Planner and Retirement Plan Specialist, who joined the team at Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors in March 2019. James shares how he got into financial services, what brought him to Oregon, the community projects he is passionate about and plenty more! 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How James’ extensive background transitioned into insurance and financial services
  • Why James is passionate about getting rid of financial illiteracy
  • What his philosophy is when working with clients
  • Why James believes in building succession plans and the best team for your long term needs
  • And more! 

Tune in now to meet James Monroe! 

Resources: Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors  |  About James Monroe  |  Life by Design Episode 27 with James Monroe  |  Employer Sponsored Retirement Plans: Why a Financial Planner Helps(541) 772-1116  |  Schedule Online with James  |  Email James  

Advisory Services offered through Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc. Securities offered through United Planners Financial Services of America, Member FINRA / SIPC. Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc., and United Planners Financial Services are independent companies.

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Episode 38 – After the Smoke Is Gone



We don’t know where or when the next natural disaster is going to take place. 

In today’s episode Royal Standley shares what it looks like for clients who have lost everything in the Oregon fires.  Royal helps explain the replacement coverage you need from your insurance policy and things you can do to try and help prepare for the next event.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How important it is to discuss different situations with your Insurance provider regularly
  • What you should know in a “Sudden Money” situation
  • The importance of taking the time to know what you really have in your home and business
  • How your priorities can be reset after a natural disaster 
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn more about being prepared for an uncontrollable event.

Resources:  Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors: (541) 772-1116 

Advisory Services offered through Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc. Securities offered through United Planners Financial Services of America, Member FINRA / SIPC. Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc., and United Planners Financial Services are independent companies.


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Episode 37 – 401(k) or Roth 401(k): Which One is Right For You?



Are you looking for the answers to your questions on Roth 401(k)? Join Royal as he unravels the information to help you understand your retirement savings.

In this episode, Royal Standley explains the differences between IRAs and Roth IRAs. Should you look at converting? Royal helps explain the different types of money and your options.

You will learn:

  • The differences between a Roth, 401K  and IRA 
  • The limitations that are set on your retirement investments
  • How important a financial planner is when making these decisions
  • Some factors you need to consider when planning and start planning early  
  • And more!

Tune in now to consider how you can best reach your retirement goals.

Resources:  Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors: (541) 772-1116 

Advisory Services offered through Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc. Securities offered through United Planners Financial Services of America, Member FINRA / SIPC. Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc., and United Planners Financial Services are independent companies.


Episode 36 – How Will the Markets React to the 2020 Election?



Election time is coming fast. How will the outcome of the 2020 U.S. election affect the market and your portfolio?

In this episode, Royal Standley explains how the market typically reacts to a newly elected president and throughout a presidential term. Royal discusses what we saw with the markets during President Donald Trump’s term and what to consider, from an economic and financial perspective, about potential outcomes of the next election.  

You will learn:

  • The historical impact that presidential elections have had on the market
  • Which year of a president’s term is usually the best year in the market 
  • How the capital market assumptions have changed from the beginning of the year until now
  • Why what happens in the Senate can be crucial come election time
  • And more!

Tune in now to consider how the upcoming election could affect the market.

Resources:  Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors: (541) 772-1116


Episode 35 – Prepare for a Financially Secure Life



So, you’ve landed your first job, you get your first paycheck, now what do you do with your money? How do you set yourself up for financial success?

In this episode, Royal Standley discusses the importance of setting yourself up for success by setting habits and taking early steps for a financially secure life. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What to discuss with your advisor if you’ve just entered the working world
  • When you should start working with an advisor
  • The importance of creating healthy financial habits early
  • Why you should be setting goals for your career
  • How student loans and debt repayments play into the conversation
  • And more!

Tune in as Royal walks you through the steps you should be taking to become financially secure. 

Resources: Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors: (541) 772-1116

Advisory Services offered through Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc. Securities offered through United Planners Financial Services of America, Member FINRA / SIPC. Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc., and United Planners Financial Services are independent companies.

 


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Episode 31 – Answering Prospective Clients’ Frequently Asked Questions



Are you curious about financial advisors and how they can help you? Do you know how to tell if you need one — and how to find the right one?

These are just a few questions that Royal Standley receives on a regular basis by new and prospective clients alike. Today, Royal is sitting down to answer some of these frequently asked questions, all the while highlighting the importance of working with an expert. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The benefits of working alongside a financial professional 
  • The difference between a financial advisor and asset manager — and how to find the right one
  • What being a fiduciary means
  • About conflict of interest in the financial services industry
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear the answers to your burning questions — and to learn what considerations you should keep in mind when seeking a financial planner and advisor!

Resources:  Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors | The Life by Design Podcast | Royal Standley 

Advisory Services offered through Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc. Securities offered through United Planners Financial Services of America, Member FINRA / SIPC. Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc., and United Planners Financial Services are independent companies.


Episode 29 – What Should an Investor Avoid When Markets Are Facing a Downfall?



How has your financial plan been affected by the recent downturn in the market? 

In this episode of The Life by Design Podcast, Royal Standley suggests how to plan and prepare for times when the market is experiencing decline. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Various potential reasons for an economic decline 
  • How to separate emotions and finances
  • What capitulation is and why you should selling when the market is low 
  • The impact of time in financial portfolios 
  • And more!

Tune in today to hear how to be prepared for the unexpected.

Resources:  Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors


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Episode 27 – How Much Insurance Coverage Do You Actually Need? — With James Monroe



Do you have the right type of insurance plan and amount of coverage for your family’s needs?

In this episode, Royal Standley and James Monroe of Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors walk you through different life insurance policies. This down-to-earth conversation is all about helping you figure out which policy will give you the coverage you need to maintain you and your family’s lifestyle. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How James uses a DIME method as a starting point to calculate life insurance needs
  • When the ideal time is to have term insurance
  • The five main types of permanent policies 
  • Examples of how life insurance has changed people’s lives for the better
  • And more!

Tune in to learn how Royal and James can contribute to enhancing your current health insurance. 

Resources:

Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc. 

Advisory Services offered through Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc. Securities offered through United Planners Financial Services of America, Member FINRA / SIPC. Oregon Pacific Financial Advisors, Inc., and United Planners Financial Services are independent companies.