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The Retirement Huddle

Financial and retirement planning guidance with Mark Howard of the Howard Financial Group in Savannah.

Mark has almost three decades of experience in the financial industry, has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, South Magazine and several other publications. He has also been featured on the Savannah Morning News.

In addition to clients in Savannah, Mark also serves Hilton Head, Bluffton, Statesboro, and the rest of the Low Country.

To get your own Financial Game Plan, contact Mark today at 888-511-PLAN (7526) or go to

Mar 16, 2023

It seems that most people don’t have a clear picture of whether they should contribute to a traditional IRA or a Roth. We are here to explain the difference between the two accounts and help you determine what account would be best for your financial goals. 


Here’s some of what you’ll learn in this episode: 

Mar 2, 2023

Yogi Berra was a sports icon and one of the most quotable people to ever live. And when we look at some of his quotes through the right prism, they can teach us some lessons about financial planning.


Yogi loved to state the obvious in a funny, quirky way. From “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore,” to “When...

Feb 16, 2023

If you’re like most people, you probably have some financial accounts that you don’t give much attention. The statements are just collecting dust in your file cabinet, but they might actually be hidden gems that could be put to much better use.


Today we’ll talk about some of the accounts that people tend...

Feb 2, 2023

People are always studying geniuses and highly intelligent people, trying to get an understanding of what makes them tick. Today we’re looking at some common characteristics of highly intelligent people that you should apply to your financial life.

Here’s some of what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Geniuses are...

Jan 19, 2023

Most people spend more time planning vacations than planning retirement. It sounds ridiculous, but it’s absolutely true.

Today, we’re going to trick you into planning for retirement by pretending to plan for a vacation. Ready? Let’s go!

Here’s some of what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Where are you going to...