Who Should I Designate as My IRA Beneficiary?

June 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered who you should list as the beneficiary to your IRA? Did you know that different beneficiaries are subject to different tax implications? Listen to Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza as they discuss the tax implications of the four most common IRA beneficiaries.  

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Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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Social Security Episode 4: Spousal Benefits - What You Need To Know

May 11, 2017

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the lesser known Social Security topics of spousal and survivor benefits. Many individuals who are married, or were married in the past, may qualify for higher Social Security benefits based on their spouse's earnings. Listen to this episode to learn more.  

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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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Social Security Episode 3: Social Security Benefits Do - Over

April 17, 2017

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the possibility of a social security do-over. That's right, if you regret taking social security benefits early, there may be the possibility for you to change your mind and do it over again. Listen to this episode to learn more about whose eligible and the process to redo your social security benefits application. 

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1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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Social Security Episode 2: Is My Social Security Income Taxable?

March 31, 2017
Hello and welcome to the Paragon Podcast. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza continue the social security mini series covering some of the most common social security questions. Today we discuss the question, "is my social security income taxable?"
 
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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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Social Security Episode 1: Working While Receiving Social Security Benefits

March 20, 2017

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. In this episode we launch a four episode mini series covering some of the most popular social security questions. In this first episode we discuss how and when working may affect your social security benefits. Come listen to learn about social security. 

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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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Protect Yourself from Fraud

November 7, 2016

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss examples of fraud they have encountered while working with clients and provide you tips on how to protect yourself and your sensitive information. Download your Cyber Security Checklist HERE


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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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Tax-Loss Harvesting

October 24, 2016

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. With the end of year approaching, Evan Shorten discusses tax-loss harvesting and how it can be used to potentially reduce capital gains tax liabilities. 


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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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529 ABLE Savings Plan

September 6, 2016

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. In this episode Evan Shorten discusses the 529 Able Savings Plan. The 529 Able plan is a new type of savings vehicle created to help individuals with disabilities establish long-term savings. Listen to our newest episode to learn more. 


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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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August 2016 - Market Update

August 22, 2016

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. In this episode Evan Shorten discusses the most recent market rally in U.S. equities that began in mid July. 


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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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The British Exit Referendum - “Brexit”

June 29, 2016

Welcome to the Paragon Podcast. Listen on as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the British Exit Referendum (Brexit) and the historical events leading up to it. 


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Paragon Financial Partners
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
T: (310) 557-1515
E: info@paragonfinancialpartners.com
www.paragonfinancialpartners.com

Disclaimer: The topics discussed in the Paragon Podcast are for informational purposes only and should not be taken as direct investment advice. To read our disclosures and download a copy of our Form ADV, click HERE

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