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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

Apr 6, 2023

Steve Martin is a well-known American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician. As it turns out, we can learn a lot about retirement from some of his most famous quotes. In today’s episode, we’ll use his words to share wisdom about persistence, talent, choices, income planning, and more.


Here’s some of what you’ll learn in this episode, courtesy of some famous Steve Martin quotes:

  • “Persistence is a great substitute for talent.” (2:41)
  • “I’ve got to keep breathing. It’ll be my worst business mistake if I don’t.” (4:44)
  • “First the doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me.” (7:08)


Listen to the full episode or use the timestamps to jump to a specific section. Thanks for listening! We’ll be back for another show every other Thursday.


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