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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

Nov 17, 2022

Not everyone inherits money, but for those who do, there are some things you need to know. Today we’re answering some common questions we get about this topic.

From tax implications to common mistakes we see people make, we are here to make sure your current or future inheritances go smoothly. We’ll explain what...

Nov 3, 2022

Do you remember the movie, The Karate Kid? Mr. Miyagi was the legendary Karate Kid mentor and famously said, “Wax on. Wax off.”

He helped the karate kid, but his advice can also help you with your finances. Today we’ll take a trip down memory lane and learn about money management at the same time.

What we discuss...

Oct 20, 2022

We’re opening up the mailbag today to answer your questions. We got a lot of good feedback and had some interesting questions come in.

On today’s show, we’ll share whether you should have a budget when you retire and live on a fixed income, whether ETFs are better than mutual funds, and more.

What we discuss in...

Oct 6, 2022

Many of us get mental blocks from time to time. But did you know these blocks can also impact your financial planning?

We’ll explain what IKEA and bikes have to do with optimism and pessimism and why you might be handling your finances the wrong way.

What we discuss in this episode: 

  • How the “IKEA-effect” causes...

Sep 15, 2022

What can we learn about financial planning from these song lyrics about money?

Whether it’s “bills, bills, bills” or “take the money and run,” we’ve got some song lyrics that hit home when it comes to your finances.

What we discuss in this episode: 

  • Does “Mo’ money,” in fact, mean “mo’...