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Ethereum - A Simple Explanation

Ethereum - A Simple Explanation

October 1, 2021
Are you still trying to figure out Ethereum? In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss Ethereum in simple English. You won't hear any buzz words or tech jargon in this episode. This is the second episode in our digital assets podcast series. 
 
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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

Bitcoin - A Simple Explanation

Bitcoin - A Simple Explanation

September 8, 2021
Are you still trying to figure out Bitcoin? In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss Bitcoin in simple English. You won't hear any buzz words or tech jargon in this episode. 
 
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Paragon Financial Partners 
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Los Angeles, CA 90067 
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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

4 Things to do in the 4 Years Before College

4 Things to do in the 4 Years Before College

August 18, 2021
Paying for college is a big financial undertaking. Next to buying a home, paying for college will often be the next largest expense a family will usually make. In this episode of the Paragon Podcast Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss four things you should do in the four year before your child starts college. 
 
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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

Moving to a Different State

Moving to a Different State

August 5, 2021
Did you know not all states tax 401k, IRAs, and other retirement accounts? Some states don't tax your income and others don't tax Social Security Benefits. In this episode of the Paragon Podcast, Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss and compare some of the advantages of moving to a lower cost state. 
 
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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

How to Deal With Low Rates and Rising Inflation

How to Deal With Low Rates and Rising Inflation

July 27, 2021
In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss a few ways investors and retirees can deal with rising inflation in a low interest rate environment. 
 
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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

Must Have Documents Before Sending Kids To College

Must Have Documents Before Sending Kids To College

June 29, 2021
 
You have gone through the arduous process of vising colleges, buying all the bedding, and making the first tuition payment. But, before you get in the car to drop off your child at college, there is still one more task that needs to be completed. - Estate documents.
 
In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the must have documents before sending your children off to college. 
 
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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

Social Security Benefits for High Income Earners

Social Security Benefits for High Income Earners

April 13, 2021
One of the biggest questions high income earners have about Social Security is if they are "too rich" to receive Social Security benefits. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza give a brief overview of what high income and high net-worth individuals may expect with regards to Social Security benefits. 
 
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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

6 Myths and Misconceptions About Social Security

6 Myths and Misconceptions About Social Security

April 1, 2021
Social Security is a very complex topic with a lot of misrepresented and misunderstood information. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss 6 prevalent myths and misconceptions surrounding Social Security.  
 
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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

Inflation and Investing

Inflation and Investing

March 8, 2021
Why do you really invest? Everyone likes to make investment gains but in reality investing should focus on keeping pace, or even outpacing, the inflation rate. In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss inflation, its effects on your purchasing power, and a few investing strategies. 
 
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Los Angeles, CA 90067 
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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

Preparing for Taxes

Preparing for Taxes

February 18, 2021
In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss a few important considerations to keep mind as you prepare to file your 2020 taxes.  Some of the topics covered include:
 
-Tax loss carry forward
-Capital gains
-CARES Act
-Home office deduction
-Medical deductions
 
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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
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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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