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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...

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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, 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


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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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

How well do you know GulfCoast Financial Services? Join us for Coffee Talk and find out!

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 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:

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:

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.