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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Spending & Structuring Income Discover smart ways to structure your income! In this quick video, John Kuykendall shares practical tips to help you make the most of your earnings. Whether you're self-employed or working a traditional...

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Roth Opportunities How do you protect yourself from the possibility of taxes going up? On this week’s episode of Financial Focus John Kuykendall will be discussing tax deferral & the long-term consequences, how to establish tax-free...

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Join us on Coffee Talk as we discuss avoiding certain financial risks to help you avoid retirement roadblocks!

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Last Minute Tax Moves The tax deadline is upon us. We all want to save as much as possible and pay as little as possible, but how do we control our tax bill? Listen as John Kuykendall discusses last minute tax moves on this week’s...

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Controlling Your Taxes Unveil Tax Season and Saving Strategies with John Kuykendall! ­čÄÖ´ŞĆ Join John Kuykendall, Owner of Gulf Coast Financial Services, as he delves into essential tax planning insights in this episode of...

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Saturday, March 23, 2024

Luck vs Planning When planning for retirement, you want confidence. You want to know that your money is going to be well-managed while working towards retirement and protected once you are in retirement. You don't want to go through...

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Tax Season And Savings Secrets  Uncover Tax-Saving Strategies with John Kuykendall! Join John Kuykendall, the founder of Gulf Coast Financial Services, as he sheds light on practical ways to save on taxes in this episode...

Monday, March 11, 2024

Benjamin Franklin said it best when he said, ".....in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes." In this episode of Coffee Talk, we're going to discuss Six Key Tax Moves for 2024 that may potentially help you next tax season.

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Retirement Ready Are you #readytoretire? Like, really ready? Not just tired of work and wishing to quit, but financially prepared for 20 to 30 years or more of unemployment? If you're retirement-minded and aiming for confidence when...

Saturday, March 2, 2024

A Focus On Women's Planning ´╗┐Recent research reveals a stark gender gap in retirement savings, with men having over twice the savings of women, attributed to factors such as the earnings gap, caregiving responsibilities, and...

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Understanding Your Investment Options ´╗┐Welcome to our investment options breakdown! From basic bank accounts to high-stakes stocks, we've got you covered. Learn about CDs, bonds, stocks, mutual funds, annuities, ETFs, and tax...

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Calculating Your Retirement Number ´╗┐Are you wondering about the financial requirements for retirement? Join us in this insightful program where we'll dive deep into understanding your retirement number. We'll explore practical...

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Common Mistakes In Planning Are you confident in your retirement plan? Have you assessed the level of financial risk you're taking? Have you considered long-term care as part of your retirement strategy?" These are important questions...

Saturday, February 3, 2024

What Is A 401K? ­čĄö Curious about 401(k)s? ­čžÉ Explore the ins and outs with John Kuykendall from GulfCoast Financial, the good, the not-so-good, and everything in between. Get insights for smarter financial moves. No fluff...

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Getting On Track Explore practical steps for your financial future! Join our discussion on optimizing savings, making your money work smarter, and demystifying 401(k) options. We're here to provide insights and answer your questions,...

Sunday, January 21, 2024

Starting Fresh ´╗┐There is a common saying of the overly content and less-than-motivated: “It is what it is.” It gives us the sense that things can’t be changed or improved. When it comes to your financial...

Saturday, January 13, 2024

2024 EP0113 | John Kuykendall | Smart Retirement Strategies: Informed Choices for Your Future. ­čÜÇ ´╗┐­čöŹ Explore the path to a secure financial future with our Retirement Planning insights! Delve into the realms of...

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Let's Start The New Year Off Right There is a common saying of the overly content and less-than- motivated: “It is what it is.” It gives us the sense that things can’t be changed or improved. When it comes to your...

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Procrastinating Planning ´╗┐Many (probably too many) are out doing last-minute Christmas shopping this weekend. Some studies show that people (men in particular) wait until the last minute, even right up until Christmas Eve to...

Saturday, December 16, 2023

Gifting and Giving Season ’Tis the season for thinking of family and friends, for gifting, giving, and generosity. For the holidays, we generally think of bows and packages in wrapping paper. Of course, these gifts cost money and...

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Yes, you CAN have a debt free Christmas! Listen in on our Christmas Edition of Coffee Talk for tips on how to be a cheerful, yet wise, giver this holiday season!

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Spending Tips For The Holidays For most people, the holiday season is an exciting time to enjoy the company of family and friends. People travel, go shopping, decorate their homes, exchange gifts, and host dinner parties. Whatever your...

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Higher Interest Rates In Retirement? Tune in as John Kuykendall discusses what higher interest rates mean for savers, investors, and those seeking income. The FOMC has raised interest rates 11 times in the past year and a half! John...

Saturday, November 11, 2023

2023 EP1111 | John Kuykendall | John Kuykendall | 5 Planning Mistakes To Avoid Tune in as John Kuykendall discusses these "5 Planning Mistakes To Avoid" with amazing information including how important it is to have a "GRIP" on your...

Saturday, November 4, 2023

2023 EP1104 | John Kuykendall | 6 Core Issues ´╗┐Are you ready to take the plunge into retirement and embark on a new phase of life? Meet John Kuykendall, your trusted partner in navigating the complex course through retirement...

Friday, November 3, 2023

If you're working and are considering Social Security, know the facts before you file.

Saturday, October 28, 2023

2023 EP1028 | John Kuykendall | 7 Financial Myths ´╗┐In this edition of "Financial Focus" John Kuykendall discusses "7 Financial Myths" that your retirement future may depend on. How reliable these assumptions are may determine...

Saturday, October 21, 2023

2023 EP1021 | John Kuykendall | 9 Critical Risks In Retirement ´╗┐In this episode of Financial Focus John Kuykendall discusses the 9 Critical Risks In Retirement. Discussing topics like longevity, taxes, inflation, and sequence...

Friday, October 20, 2023

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Sunset is Coming. Get Ready Now!

Monday, October 16, 2023

2023 EP1014 | John Kuykendall | 8 Moments To Move Your Money ´╗┐On this episode of Financial Focus, John Kuykendall discusses the 8 important moments you should consider making changes with your money. Not all of these are big...

Thursday, October 12, 2023

"Retirees will collectively lose $3.4 trillion in potential income because they claimed Social Security at a sub-optimal time." Timing Matters.

Saturday, October 7, 2023

2023 EP1007 | John Kuykendall | Social Security Gotchas ´╗┐Throughout your career and in retirement Social Security and Medicare go hand and hand. Over your career, you typically are paying in with every paycheck, while in...

Saturday, September 30, 2023

2023 EP0930 | John Kuykendall | Financial Football While in your day-to-day pre-retirement life you may have a vacation here and there, a house payment, and maybe even some debt you take on, whether it is school, car, credit card, or a...

Saturday, September 23, 2023

2023 EP0923 | John Kuykendall | Top 10 Retirement Planning Tips Have you ever come across retirees living out their dreams and wondered, "How on earth did they achieve this?" Their voices resonate with joy as they share plans to travel...

Saturday, September 16, 2023

2023 EP0916 | John Kuykendall | Cost Of Working With An Advisor When working on your financial future, there's a significant difference between doing it independently and collaborating with a qualified financial advisor. Working on...

Saturday, September 9, 2023

2023 EP0909 | John Kuykendall | Opening A Trading Account When opening a trading account on your own, it's a different approach compared to sitting down with an advisor and thoroughly working out each step. This includes determining...

Saturday, August 26, 2023

2023 EP0826 | John Kuykendall | 3 Biggest Expenses ´╗┐Have you identified and addressed the biggest expenses that will impact your finances throughout retirement? In this edition of "Financial Focus", John Kuykendall identifies...

Sunday, August 20, 2023

2023 EP0819 | John Kuykendall | Business Owners It may make sense because of their size, and because most all businessesstart “small”, but they also fail more than any other sized business. This is because of the challenges...

Saturday, August 12, 2023

2023 EP0812 | John Kuykendall | What Are Annuities What are annuities? What do they do? What can they not do? Why do they seem to have a negative reputation? How do they function? What role they play in a comprehensive retirement...

Saturday, August 5, 2023

2023 EP0805 | John Kuykendall | Volatility In Retirement ´╗┐Do you remember doing safety drills? Has your family ever discussed their “emergency plan”? In your financial life, you should have an emergency plan as well....

Saturday, July 29, 2023

2023 EP0729 | John Kuykendall | Your Investment Plan Requires Your Income Plan ´╗┐There are time-tested principles for long-term investing success.While your final outcome can never be 100% certain and guaranteed,investment in the...

Saturday, July 22, 2023

2023 EP0722 | John Kuykendall | Retire Confident With Tom Hegna´╗┐In this episode of Financial Focus, we have a surprise guest #TomHegna that is joining us. The author of multiple books including "Don't Worry Retire Happy" and...

Monday, July 17, 2023

2023 EP0715 | John Kuykendall | A Sound Approach To VolatilityDo you remember doing safety drills? Has your family ever discussed their “emergency plan”? In your financial life, you should have an emergency plan as well....

Saturday, July 8, 2023

2023 EP0708 | John Kuykendall | HOT FINANCIAL TOPICS IN 2023!!!­čąÁ so far´╗┐Tune in as John Kuykendall discusses the hot topics of 2023 so far. And why these topics have evolved into what they are today. From GulfCoast...

Saturday, June 17, 2023

2023 EP0617 | John Kuykendall | Social Security Gotchas!­čĄúThroughout your life Social Security and Medicare go hand and hand on something you got either weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. It's something that even from the start you...

Saturday, June 10, 2023

2023 EP0610 | John Kuykendall | Navigating A Grey DivorceDivorce among middle aged couples is increasing. In fact, there’s a new name for the trend: “grey divorce.” And according to the journal of sociology, after a...

Saturday, June 3, 2023

2023 EP0603 | John Kuykendall | When Is It A Good Time For A Roth Conversion?´╗┐´╗┐Tune in to this week's new edition of Financial Focus. John Kuykendall discusses "When is a good time to do a Roth conversion?" When...

Saturday, May 13, 2023

2023 EP0513 | John Kuykendall | 8 Important Moments To Move Your Money!´╗┐On this episode of Financial Focus, John Kuykendall discusses the 8 important moments you should consider making changes with your money. Not all of these...

Sunday, May 7, 2023

2023 EP0506 | John Kuykendall | IS OUR ECONOMY GOING TO RUN OUT OF MONEY?!!On this episode of Financial Focus John Kuykendall discusses the #debtceiling and how even more critically damaging it could be to us if we hit it....

Saturday, April 29, 2023

2023 EP0429 | John Kuykendall | Confidence While Retiring with Tom Hegna´╗┐In this episode of Gulf Coast Financial, we have a surprise guest #TomHegna that is joining us. The author of multiple books including "Don't Worry Retire...

Sunday, April 23, 2023

2023 EP0422 | John Kuykendall | 9 Critical RisksAre you nearing retirement or already enjoying your post-career years? It's important to understand the potential risks that could impact your financial future and your retirement outcome...

Saturday, April 15, 2023

2023 EP0415 | John Kuykendall | Tips and Strategies for a Secure RetirementAre you worried about having enough money saved for retirement? Do you want to learn tips and strategies for a secure financial future? Look no further than...

Sunday, April 9, 2023

2023 EP0408 | John Kuykendall | Roth OpportunitiesJohn Kuykendall is a financial advisor and retirement planning specialist with years of experience helping clients achieve their financial goals. In this video, John explores the...

Monday, April 3, 2023

2023 EP0401 | John Kuykendall | Will Washington Wipe out Retirement?John Kuykendall specializes in retirement planning, which is increasingly complex in the current age of political and economic uncertainty and with modern longevity....

Saturday, March 25, 2023

9 Critical Financial Risks You Need to Know to Safeguard Your Finances´╗┐Financial planning is essential to secure your future and avoid the many risks that might cause financial setbacks. There are several critical financial...

Saturday, March 18, 2023

John Kuykendall | On The Way To Retirement Which Path Should I Choose? Luck or PlanningWhen planning for retirement, you want confidence. You want to know that your money is going to be well-managed while working towards retirement and...

Friday, March 17, 2023

Gulf Coast Financial Silicon Valley Bank Update´╗┐With the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank John Kuykendall from Gulf Coast Financial Services wanted to be sure to get an update out to keep you informed of what has happened, why it...

Saturday, March 11, 2023

2023 EP0311 | John Kuykendall | Retirement Success´╗┐John Kuykendall discusses why having a written financial-focused retirement income plan is essential for a successful retirement. He emphasizes the importance of having a budget...

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Saturday, February 25, 2023

2023 EP0225 | John Kuykendall | Calculating In RetirementWhen planning for retirement, every piece of the puzzle is crucial. The entire process has to be strategic, while savings, investing, and moving money. John Kuykendall agrees...

Friday, February 17, 2023

´╗┐2023 EP0218 | John Kuykendall | Tax Planning In Retirement´╗┐John Kuykendall discusses the importance of tax planning for retirees, as taxes are a large burden and current tax rates are set to expire in 2025. John...

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The SETTING EVERY COMMUNITY UP for RETIREMENT ENCANCEMENT (SECURE) Act passed in December 2019, bringing significant changes to retirement planning. Now nearly three years later, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of...

Saturday, February 11, 2023

2023 EP0211 | John Kuykendall | Caring For Loved OnesValentine's Day is near. It is a holiday that reminds us of all that we do to care and provide for those who care about us. With that in mind, one of the best gifts you can provide...

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

2023 EP0205 | John Kuykendall | What The Future Taxes May Have In Store For Use´╗┐There are many times it may seem that there are “secrets only the wealthy can use”, but the tax code applies the same to everyone,...

Saturday, January 28, 2023

2023 EP0129 | John Kuykendall | Common MistakesOn this week's edition of "Financial Focus", John Kuykendall discusses common mistakes savers and investors may encounter while planning. Not paying attention to BIG changes, like the new...

Monday, January 23, 2023

2023 EP0121 | JOHN KUYKENDALL | YOUR 401KJohn Kuykendall discusses the benefits of your 401K and how to effectively utilize them while saving for retirement. Retirement shouldn't be based on guessing. You need a plan to know how much...

Saturday, January 14, 2023

2023 EP0114 | John Kuykendall | 2023 Tax Planning TopicsThere are many times it may seem that there are “secrets only the wealthy can use”, but the tax code applies the same to everyone, regardless of the size of your net...

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Changes Coming to Retirement With The New Secure Act 2.0 With John KuykendallThe passing of the SECURE Act 2.0 has big implications on your retirement, and not many people know about it. John will certainly discuss many details on...

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

2023 EP0107 | John Kuykendall | The New Release Of The Secure Act 2.0´╗┐The new Omnibus Spending Bill includes language that changes your retirement plan options, known as the SECURE Act 2.0. John highlights several of the big...

Saturday, December 17, 2022

2022 EP1217 John Kuykendall | 10 StepsTune in as John Kuykendall discusses the "10 Steps To Prepare For Retirement", and how they can help you get to the retirement you deserve. Visit www.gulfcoastfinancial.net and contact John...

Saturday, December 10, 2022

´╗┐2022 EP1210 | John Kuykendall | Financial & Retirement Planning Checklist Tune in as John Kuykendall discusses the 2022 Financial & Retirement Planning Checklist to make sure all of your financial and investment priorities...

Saturday, December 3, 2022

2022 EP1203 | John Kuykendall | Life Insurance´╗┐Tune in as John Kuykendall discusses the important aspects of Life Insurance, and the confidence proper insurance can provide, especially while in retirement. Contact John...

Saturday, November 26, 2022

2022 EP1126 | John Kuykendall | 3 Biggest Expenses´╗┐How do you know if you have saved enough? How do you make it last? How do you make sure you won’t run out of money and be forced to dramatically change your lifestyle?...

Saturday, November 19, 2022

2022 EP1119 | John Kuykendall | Social Security´╗┐There are many, many aspects to making the most of your Social Security benefits. Tune in for John Kuykendall's "Social Security" episode of #FinancialFocus, where John...

Saturday, November 12, 2022

2022 EP1112 | John Kuykendall | Family Planning´╗┐Family is the most important thing. In fact, many of the careful financial planning steps we take in life are to help ensure the financial comfort and well-being of our family. On...

Saturday, November 5, 2022

2022 EP1105 | John Kuykendall | Year End PlanningWe are in the final home stretch of the year. There are plenty of events and other financial decisions to be made in just a short time, especially with the holidays right around the...

Saturday, October 29, 2022

2022 EP1029 | John Kuykendall | Impact of Rising Interest RatesJohn Kuykendall discusses the impact of rising interest rates. Interest rates are a double-edged sword. We appreciate higher rates on saving, but rising interest rates have...

Saturday, October 22, 2022

2022 EP1022 | John Kuykendall | Tax TalkFinancial Focus: John Kuykendall discusses taxes, and how crucial it is to plan ahead to manage taxes in retirement. Every financial move you make has tax implications so, planning ahead can help...

Saturday, October 15, 2022

2022 EP1015 | Financial Focus | MedicareJohn Kuykendall discusses the plan options and benefits of Medicare and how it can help you plan while in retirement. Specific plans in Medicare can have significantly different coverage benefits...

Saturday, October 8, 2022

2022 EP1008 | John Kuykendall | Social SecurityThere are many, many aspects to making the most of your Social Security benefits. Tune in for John Kuykendall's "Social Security" episode of #FinancialFocus, where John discusses just how...

Saturday, October 1, 2022

2022 EP1001 | John Kuykendall | Sequence Of Returns Risk´╗┐Sequence-of-returns risk, or sequence risk, is the risk associated with the timing of distributions from investment accounts used for retirement income. Negative market...

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

2022 EP0924 | John Kuykendall | Market Risk´╗┐Tune into John Kuykendall's episode so you can listen and learn about what is going on through out the market and what can be done. This is Financial Focus hope you enjoy.´╗┐

Saturday, September 17, 2022

2022 EP0917 | John Kuykendall | LongevityListen and learn as John Kuykendall discusses the longevity in a plan and how it helps the saver going into retirement feel less stressed about if they have enough. John Kuykendall and the team...

Saturday, September 10, 2022

2022 EP0910 John Kuykendall | Inflation´╗┐Listen and learn as John Kuykendall discusses, a topic that is affecting everyone. Inflation, he outlines how this inflation issue came about and how it could lead to affecting us more and...

Saturday, September 3, 2022

2022 EP0903 | John Kuykendall | InflationListen and learn as John Kuykendall discusses a topic that is affecting everyone: Inflation. He discusses how our current inflation issue came about and how it specifically affects us more...

Saturday, August 27, 2022

2022 EP0827 | John Kuykendall | Get To Know John Kuykendall´╗┐We don’t JUST offer financial products. We offer savers and investors an ongoing relationship where they have a resource for guidance to get vital financial...

Saturday, August 20, 2022

2022 EP0820 John Kuykendall | Understanding Your Investment Options´╗┐The term “Save” is often used interchangeably to mean “Build wealth”, but there are many options under this general term, and minutia we...

Saturday, August 13, 2022

2022 EP0806 | Financial Focus | Top Areas Of ConcernAll too many times, even the biggest financial questions get ignored and overlooked as we live out our day-to-day routines. If we had trusted resources that would dedicate some of...

Saturday, August 6, 2022

2022 EP0730 John Kuykendall | How Much To RetireIs the answer an age? Is it a certain lump sum? In this week's edition of Game Plan For Retirement, we will be addressing how to answer this essential question with confidence, and how to...

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

2022 EP0729 John Kuykendall | Fed AnnouncementAfter the most recent meeting, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced an additional increase of .75% to the Fed's core interest rate and continued to elude to additional rate...

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

2022 EP0723 John Kuykendall | Financial ConflictsDo you remember a time when the news anchor on TV told you what happened in the world and left it up to you to formulate an opinion? In today’s world, it seems we have to view...

Saturday, July 16, 2022

2022 EP0716 John Kuykendall | AnnuitiesTune in this week as John Kuykendall discusses annuities. Like all financial options, annuities have both pros and cons to consider and may be confusing for savers, investors, and even financial...

Friday, July 8, 2022

2022 EP0709 John Kuykendall 5 Planning MistakesDo you have a GRIP on retirement? Are you taking an inappropriate amount of financial risks? Are you thinking about long term care within retirement? These are select topics John...

Saturday, July 2, 2022

2022 EP0702 John Kuykendall | 3 Biggest ExpensesHow do you know if you have saved enough? How do you make it last? How do you make sure you won’t run out of money and be forced to dramatically change your lifestyle? This is one...

Saturday, June 25, 2022

2022 EP0625 John Kuykendall 8 Moments To Move Your MoneyListen and learn as John Kuykendall discusses the 8 Moments to Move your Money. Deciding when it is time to move your money it can be difficult, or even knowing how to do. John...

Saturday, June 18, 2022

2022 EP0618 | John Kuykendall | High Level Planning | Income´╗┐Tune in as John Kuykendall discusses the issues that you will face in retirement and how you can address those issues for a more confident, comfortable lifestyle in...

Saturday, June 11, 2022

2022 EP0611 - John Kuykendall - MedicareMedicare is an essential benefit in retirement. There are many choices and decisions we face when enrolling that will determine your healthcare coverage costs and benefits. Tune in as John...

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Investors know “Dollar Cost Averaging” and how it works. What about when dollars reverse direction and start creating income? This has been called “Dollar Cost Ravaging” or “Sequence of Returns Risk”...

Saturday, May 28, 2022

2022 EP0528 John Kuykendall Market AlternativesMarket indexes recently saw their longest successive weekly losing streak since 2001 and investors may be understandably nervous, but are there any reasonable alternatives to risking...

Monday, May 23, 2022

John Kuykendall addresses recent market volatility.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Monday, April 11, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Current events and how are they affect the market is a critical issue for investors to face and address. John Kuykendall discusses provides guidance through the planning process. Contact John Kuykendall at (386) 755-9018.

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Friday, March 18, 2022

Saturday, March 12, 2022

A lot of investors rely on the market for progress towards achieving their financial. John Kuykendall addresses how the market works and examines some of the commonly held assumptions about how the market can impact your financial future.

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Monday, January 10, 2022

All of the many tax changes in 2021 and more to come in 2022 is enough to make your head spin! Sit back, relax with a cup of coffee, and join us for Coffee Talk: Talking Taxes for 2022!

Monday, December 20, 2021

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021

2021 EP1204 John Kuykendall Identifying Opportunities RMDs are usually a big end of year to-do. This year they are not required, but perhaps a conversation about tax planning should be happening instead. Listen as John Kuykendall...

Saturday, November 27, 2021

2021 EP1127 John Kuykendall Happy Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving from Gulf Coast Financial

Saturday, November 20, 2021

2021 EP1120 John Kuykendall Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving from the team here at John Kuykendall.

Saturday, November 13, 2021

2021 EP1113 John Kuykendall - Tax Talk & TIps Timely planning tips and time tested strategies for long-term financial success; listen as John Kuykendall discusses this and more on this week's edition of Game Plan For Retirement.

Saturday, November 6, 2021

2021 EP1106 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - Ed Slott Special Moving money out of your estate and IRA by doing a direct charitable gift is a long-standing strategy that savvy, charitably-minded planners with higher balances have used to give and...

Saturday, October 30, 2021

2021 EP1030 John Kuykendall - Halloween For our Halloween weekend edition of the program, we are discussing some potentially scary financial topics and current events. As always, if you have questions or want to address any of the...

Saturday, October 23, 2021

2021 EP1023 John Kuykendall - 10 Steps 10 STEPS TO PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT: - Formulate An Income Plan - Begin the process of refining and defining how to generate the amount of income required from your portfolio. Understand the...

Saturday, October 16, 2021

2021 EP1016 John Kuykendall Risks & Questions TAKING RISK, FEARS, AND QUESTIONS: We get a lot of questions from listeners on the show and would love to help answer yours. Post any questions that you may have about retirement below. We...

Saturday, October 9, 2021

2021 EP1009 John Kuykendall Taxes, Fees, and Inflation FEES, TAXES, AND INFLATION: Fees, taxes, and inflations are top of mind and top concerns right now. They take careful planning to address. Tune in as John Kuykendall addresses...

Saturday, October 2, 2021

2021 EP1002 John Kuykendall Scary Financial Topics Scary financial issues: Cost of living is on the rise. People are reasonably concern with the quick and significant changes we have seen in the cost we pay for day to day living and...

Saturday, September 25, 2021

2021 EP0925 John Kuykendall Life Insurance Insurance & Annuities: Annuities serve to protect your income stream during your lifetime. Like life insurance, there are other potential uses and purposes. Tune in as John Kuykendall...

Saturday, September 18, 2021

FINANCIAL SURPRISES: How would you answer this question? Have you calculated how much income would be lost if you or your spouse pass away? Tune in as John Kuykendall helps to answer these questions and many more.

Saturday, September 11, 2021

2021 EP0911 John Kuykendall Legacy Planning CREATING A FINANCIAL LEGACY: Every step in your financial progress takes careful planning. Having your family protected and benefited, and your wishes executed are a step beyond the planning...

Saturday, September 4, 2021

2021 EP0904 John Kuykendall Labor Day LABOR DAY - A CELEBRATION OF WORK: On Labor Day, we celebrate our hard work, by taking a day off from it. Retirement then, could be perhaps considered an extended Labor Day. But, it is one we have...

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Before you start to worry about how inflation might affect your investments, let’s take a closer look at the facts behind the headlines.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

2021 EP0828 John Kuykendall - A Written Plan A WRITTEN INCOME PLAN: On this program John Kuykendall will examine the specific goals of your income plan and the risk factors you should consider.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

2021 EP0821 John Kuykendall Back To Basics GETTING BACK TO BASICS: Many people only have a financial projection, not a plan. Some don’t even have a true projection and are simply living in the moment. Tune in to this show as John...

Saturday, August 14, 2021

2021 EP0814 - John Kuykendall - Social Security And Medicare When adding up the cost, retirement can be very expensive. This is one of the top reasons there is so much worry, and why running out of money is the biggest concern for...

Saturday, August 7, 2021

2021 EP0807 John Kuykendall - 7 Myths checklist Can I rely on my investment plan for retirement? The single biggest factor that helps an investment plan to work effectively is that it is supported by an income plan. Your paycheck is...

Saturday, July 31, 2021

2021 EP0731 JOHN KUYKENDALL RETIREMENT ROADBLOCKS ROADBLOCKS TO RETIREMENT AND RISK TO AVOID: What should I consider when deciding when to file for Social Security benefits? Join John Kuykendall as he takes a look at the 7 biggest...

Saturday, July 24, 2021

2021 EP0724 - MEET YOUR ADVISOR JOHN KUYKENDALL WHY SHOULD I WORK WITH A FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL? Have you ever thought to yourself… when can I retire? It is hard to know if you have reached that magic “retirement number...

Saturday, July 17, 2021

2021 EP0717 JOHN KUYKENDALL COUNTDOWN TO RETIREMENT Taking too much, or too little risk can impact the lasting duration of your financial wellbeing throughout retirement. Too much risk and what might otherwise be a manageable market...

Saturday, July 10, 2021

2021 EP0710 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - HOT FINANCIAL TOPICS Tune in and listen as John Kuykendall examines what true financial freedom really means and what you should be doing with your money in order to achieve it.

Saturday, July 3, 2021

2021 EP0703 Financial Independence FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE AND 6 CORE ISSUES: What have you put in place to help your post-retirement income and cash flow increase to keep up with inflation, the rising cost of living, health insurance,...

Saturday, June 26, 2021

7 Myths and 3 Expenses Can I rely on my investment plan for retirement? The single biggest factor that helps an investment plan to work effectively is that it is supported by an income plan. Your paycheck is what allowed you to...

Saturday, June 12, 2021

ARE YOU READY CHECKLIST Do you know how you would cover the costs of medical and long-term care expenses should you or your spouse require care? On this week’s episode John Kuykendall addresses different questions that you should...

Saturday, June 5, 2021

RETIREMENT INCOME PLANNING & INSURANCE Many investors make the mistake of planning retirement based on a lump sum, not their need for income. This is backwards and can lead to uncertainty. Listen as John Kuykendall discusses the...

Saturday, May 29, 2021

2021 EP0529 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - MEMORIAL DAY Memorial Day weekend is when we pay special tribute to those that have fallen and given the ultimate sacrifice in honor and service of this country. Tune in this week as John Kuykendall...

Saturday, May 22, 2021

2021 EP0522 - FINANCIAL FOCUS - ANNUITIES An annuity is the only type of account that will continue to pay a continued predictable income even after it hits a 0 balance. They eliminate the risk of running out of assets also meaning...

Saturday, May 22, 2021

2021 EP0522 - FINANCIAL FOCUS - ANNUITIES An annuity is the only type of account that will continue to pay a continued predictable income even after it hits a 0 balance. They eliminate the risk of running out of assets also meaning...

Saturday, May 15, 2021

2021 EP0515 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - SIX RETIREMENT KILLERS In today’s world we all use GPS to know where we are and where we are going. A written income plan is your GPS when it comes to planning for retirement. If you don’t...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Saturday, May 8, 2021

2021 EP0508 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - MOTHERS DAY CARING & PREPARING FOR MOM & FAMILY - On this week’s episode John Kuykendall will discuss the ongoing roles and responsibility involved with being a continued caretaker for parents and...

Saturday, May 1, 2021

2021 EP0501 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - ARE YOU READY TO RETIRE ARE YOU PREPARED? – Do you hold annual reviews of your plan to assess if you have met previous goals and to set new goals and benchmarks? On this week’s episode John...

Saturday, April 24, 2021

2021 EP0424 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - INCOME PLAN THE IMPORTANCE OF INCOME PLANNING – The absence of planning is probably the most significant reason why fear is so common when it comes to retirement. Not addressing income planning can...

Saturday, April 17, 2021

2021 EP0417 - FINANCIAL FOCUS - YOUR 401(K) & EMPLOYER PLAN YOUR 401(K) & EMPLOYER PLAN – What are the best options to save towards retirement? If a Roth 401(k) is offered, is that an option I should take advantage of? Tune in to...

Friday, April 16, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

2021 EP0410 - FINANCIAL FOCUS - ROTH OPPORTUNITIES ROTH CONVERSION OPPORTUNITIES – Are you aware of the advantages of a ROTH IRA? Do you know the differences in contributions & conversions? Tune in to learn more as John...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Saturday, April 3, 2021

2021 EP0403 - FINANCIAL FOCUS - LAST MINUTE TAXES LAST MINUTE TAX MOVES – Over a lifetime, taxes are one of our largest and most costly expenses. They help to pay for a lot of the services we use and count on, but many feel we...

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

2021 EP0327 FINANCIAL FOCUS - CREDIT, DEBT, BUDGET, & INCOME DEBT, CREDIT, BUDGET & INCOME – The continuation of your paycheck in retirement is your “spending plan”. How do you know if you have one? Listen as John...

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

2021 EP0320 JOHN KUYKENDALL - TAXES TAXES (PLANNING VS FILING) – Tax planning presents us with great opportunity to get in front our future tax liability. Understanding and planning for taxes can help us to have a more stable and...

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

2021 EP0313 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - LUCK VS. PLANNING LUCK VS PLANNING – We do not want to leave our financial future up to chance and luck. We need to have a plan to achieve the outcome we desire. Listen as John Kuykendall discusses...

Saturday, March 6, 2021

2021 EP0306 - JOHN KUYKENDALL - 8 MOMENTS TO MOVE YOUR MONEY 8 MOMENTS TO MOVE YOUR MONEY - Rebalancing, Roth conversions, leaving a job, high fees, low performance... these are just a few of the reasons you may want to consider moving...

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Is a Roth Conversion right for you? Contact us at 386-755-9018 or reach out from our contact page, https://www.gulfcoastfinancial.net/contact. A good plan begins with a good conversation. Let's talk.

Saturday, February 27, 2021

(NOT) GOING BROKE IN RETIREMENT – What is worse, the day you run out of money, or the years leading up to it as you know you are running out? Confidence is retirement is quality of life. Listen as John Kuykendall discusses why it...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

2021 EP0220 - FINANCIAL FOCUS - UNDERSTANDING YOUR INVESTMENT OPTIONS Tune in to this week’s episode as John Kuykendall discusses bank savings and checking, CD’s, stocks and bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, annuities, and...

Saturday, February 6, 2021

2021 EP0206 FINANCIAL FOCUS - RETIREMENT NUMBER Financial Focus Podcast · 2021 EP0206 FINANCIAL FOCUS - RETIREMENT NUMBER

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

2021 EP0116 FINANCIAL FOCUS - BACK ON TRACK GETTING SAVINGS BACK ON TRACK – How much are you saving towards retirement? On this week’s episode of Financial Focus, John Kuykendall will be talking about making the most of...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

2021 EP0109 FINANCIAL FOCUS - WHAT IS PLANNING Financial Focus Podcast · 2021 EP0109 FINANCIAL FOCUS - WHAT IS PLANNING

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

2021 EP0102 FINANCIAL FOCUS - NEW YEAR

Monday, December 21, 2020

2020 EP1219 FINANCIAL FOCUS - RESOLUTIONS

Monday, December 21, 2020

Saturday, December 12, 2020

2020 EP1212 FINANCIAL FOCUS - PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC Financial Focus Podcast · 2020 EP1212 FINANCIAL FOCUS - PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

2020 EP1205 FINANCIAL FOCUS - END OF YEAR PLANNING

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

2020 EP1121 FINANCIAL FOCUS - THANKSGIVING Financial Focus Podcast · 2020 EP1121 FINANCIAL FOCUS - THANKSGIVING

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

2020 EP1114 - FINANCIAL FOCUS: "RISK & PROTECTION" MARKET RISK & PROTECTION – Why is risk a component of most financial/investment plans? Has taking risk historically paid off for Main St. investors? Listen as John Kuykendall...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

It’s a startling statistic.45% of consumers with $100,000 or more investable assets expect to make changes to their investments due to the upcoming 2020 presidential election.1Second-guessing your investment strategy is natural,...

Saturday, September 26, 2020

2020 EP0926: Financial Focus - The Fed & Inflation Financial Focus Podcast · 2020 EP0926 FINANCIAL FOCUS - FED POLICY & INFLATION

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

2020 EP0919 - INCOME PLANNING GOALS Financial Focus Podcast · 2020 EP0919 FINANCIAL FOCUS W John Kuykendall - INCOME PLANNING GOALS

Monday, September 14, 2020

2020 EP 0912 Financial Focus - "Measuring Results" Financial Focus Podcast · 2020 EP 0912 FINANCIAL FOCUS W John Kuykendall - MEASURING RESULTS & EMOTIONS

Friday, September 11, 2020

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

2020 EP 0905 - FINANCIAL FOCUS: Moving Money Financial Focus Podcast · EP 200905 FINANCIAL FOCUS - Money In Motion

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

2020 EP 0829 FINANCIAL FOCUS - 7 Financial Myths Financial Focus Podcast · EP 200829 FINANCIAL FOCUS - 7 Financial Myths Peter Richon: Welcome in to the program. This is Financial Focus, brought to you by the team at Gulf Coast...

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

DON'T GO BROKE - Financial Focus Episode 2020-08-26 Gulf Coast Financial · EP 200822 FINANCIAL FOCUS - Reasons You Might Go Broke In Retirement

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Fifty 401(k) Mistakes - Financial Focus Gulf Coast Financial · EP 200815 FINANCIAL FOCUS - Fifty 401(k) Mistakes

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

FINANCIAL FOCUS EP 200808 - Social Security Gulf Coast Financial · EP 200808 FINANCIAL FOCUS - Social Security

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

2020-07-25 Financial Focus - Countdown to Retirement (Continued) Gulf Coast Financial · EP45 GulfCoast Financial - Countdown

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

2020-07-11 Financial Focus - "The Countdown To Retirement" Gulf Coast Financial · 2020 - 07 - 11 John Kuykendall- Countdown Download the Checklist - Download 'Are You Ready?'

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

EP40: GulfCoast Financial - Retirement Income and Your 401(k)

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

EP39 GulfCoast Financial - Comprehensive Planning

Monday, June 8, 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

EP38 GulfCoast Financial - Goals & Risks Gulf Coast Financial · EP38 GulfCoast Financial - Goals And Risks

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

EP37 GulfCoast Financial - Spring Cleaning Gulf Coast Financial · EP37 GulfCoast Financial - Spring Cleaning Peter Richon: Welcome into the program. This is GulfCoast Financial brought to you by the team at GulfCoast Financial...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

EP36 GulfCoast Financial - Mother's Day & Planning For Families Gulf Coast Financial · EP36 GulfCoast Financial - Mothers Day

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

EP36: GulfCoast Financial: A Mother's Day Edition: "Caring For Our Family" Peter: Welcome into the program, ladies and gentlemen. This is Gulf Coast Financial brought to you by your team at Gulf Coast Financial Services, and Founder...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

EP35 GulfCoast Finanancial: The 401(k) Retirement Gulf Coast Financial · EP35 GulfCoast Financial - 401k Control Peter Richon: Welcome into the program. This is GulfCoast Financial, brought to you by your resource for a...

Monday, May 4, 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

EP34: GulfCoast Financial - Time Tested Strategies for a "New Normal" Gulf Coast Financial · EP34 GulfCoast Financial - New Normal Peter: Welcome into GulfCoast Financial with the Founder and CEO of GulfCoast Financial Services...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

GulfCoast Financial Podcast, Episode 33: A New Reality https://soundcloud.com/gulfcoastfinancial/ep33-gulfcoast-financial-new-reality Show Transcript: Peter: Welcome into the program. This is GulfCoast Financial brought to you by your...

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

GulfCoast Financial - Episode 31: Financial Action Planning during COVID-19 You need a True Retirement Income Plan, a Market Protection Plan and a Market Recovery Plan. These are essential. Listen as John Kuykendall discusses the need...

Friday, March 13, 2020

With the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic spreading the globe, the market is behaving abnormally and is very volatile. Tune in for our discussion of what we are paying attention to and how we are approaching volatility and managing risk.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Peter: Welcome into GulfCoast Financial with John Kuykendall, your resource for a common sense approach to planning for a more stable, secure financial future. Challenging the status quos and the talking heads from Wall Street, John...

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

GulfCoast Financial Podcast: EP4: The BIG Questions Peter Richon: Welcome into GulfCoast Financial with John Kuykendall, your resource for a common-sense approach to planning for a more stable, secure, and confident financial future....

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Episode 13: Financial Milestones - Specific times in our lives to take important financial action Available on iTunes/Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Peter Richon: Welcome in to the program. This is GulfCoast Financial with John Kuykendall, Founder and CEO of GulfCoast Financial Services. Each week on the program, John challenges a bit of the status quo and the talking heads on...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

When it comes to taxes, CPA Ed Slott has been dubbed by the Wall St. Journal as "America's leading IRA expert". On this edition from 2019, Ed, John, and Peter discuss important tax strategies to keep as much of your money as possible:

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

What you need to know about Social Security so that you can make the most out of it. Available on: iTunes: https://podcasts.apple...

Monday, November 25, 2019

On Sundays from 10 to 10:30 a.m., tune in and listen to John and Blake on Gainesville's 97.3 WSKY. From finances to current events, they cover a variety of interesting topics during the show. >Listen to the show

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Friday, December 28, 2018

Our Annual Holiday Party in December was a huge success! We would like to thank all our friends and family who stopped by to make it such a wonderful event – especially Santa! From Barbie dolls to toy trucks, we were able to...

Thursday, November 15, 2018

GulfCoast Financial held its final tax seminar of the year in Lake City at our office. Attendees learned all about the new official tax reform rules and how they can possibly affect taxes in retirement. They were also able to takeaway...

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Medicare plans may change from year to year, as well as your personal health care coverage needs. It's important to know that during the Open Enrollment period, you can make changes to various aspects of your coverage. We understand...

Monday, February 26, 2018

John and Brent present how retirement income is subject to taxes.