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Market Declines Make Roth Conversions More Attractive

Market Declines Make Roth Conversions More Attractive

October 21, 2022

It's been a rough year for investors with declining markets across the globe. However, not everything is all bad. Investors with a long-term view can now better take advantage of Roth conversions in order to increase their tax-free retirement income or try to maximize their estates. Tune in to this episode as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza dive into Roth conversions. 

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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

September 2022 Market Update

September 2022 Market Update

September 23, 2022

With the Federal Reserve raising interest rates and markets in decline, you might be wondering what is going on? Hit the play button and tune in as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss rates, markets, and the economy in our September market update.

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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

Creditor Protections and Your Retirement Accounts

Creditor Protections and Your Retirement Accounts

September 8, 2022

Is my 401k at risk if I get sued? Is my IRA at risk if I get sued? What happens to my retirement account in bankruptcy? In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the creditor protections covering your retirement accounts. 

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1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
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

Deferring Capital Gains Taxes with a 1031 Exchange and Delaware Statutory Trusts

Deferring Capital Gains Taxes with a 1031 Exchange and Delaware Statutory Trusts

August 17, 2022

With real-estate markets having peaked many investors are now considering selling off some of their properties, but with highly appreciated real-estate prices the liability of high capital gains taxes is a real concern. In this episode, Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the possibility of deferring capital gains taxes with the combination of a 1031 exchange and a Delaware statutory trust. 

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1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
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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 Rising Rates and Rising Inflation

How to Deal With Rising Rates and Rising Inflation

July 7, 2022

In this episode of the Paragon Podcast Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss a few ideas to help investors deal with both rising rates and rising inflation - a combination we have not seen since the 1970's.  

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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

June 2022 - Market Update

June 2022 - Market Update

June 29, 2022

The first half of 2022 has been the worst start for equity markets since the 1970's. Tune in to the latest episode of the Paragon Podcast to hear Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza give an update on the current state of the markets - how we got here, what's happening, and where it could go. 

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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

May 2022 - Market Update

May 2022 - Market Update

May 20, 2022

What's happening with financial markets in 2022? The reality is - everything. Tune in to the latest episode of the Paragon Podcast to hear Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza give an update on the current state of the markets. 

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Paragon Financial Partners 
1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
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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

The SECURE Act and Its Impact On Large Balance IRAs

The SECURE Act and Its Impact On Large Balance IRAs

April 29, 2022

If you have an IRA with a large balance, then you need to listen to this episode. Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss the impacts of the SECURE Act and its most recent rule change on your IRA and IRA beneficiaries. 

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1901 Avenue of the Stars, 2nd Floor 
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
T: (310) 557-1515 
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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

NFTs - A Simple Explanation

NFTs - A Simple Explanation

March 23, 2022
Are you still trying to figure out NFTs (aka Non-Fungible Tokens)? In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss NFTs in simple English. You won't hear any buzz words or tech jargon in this episode. This is the third episode in our digital assets podcast series. 
 
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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

February 2022 - Economic and Market Update

February 2022 - Economic and Market Update

February 7, 2022
The start of this year has been much different for financial markets than prior years. The events and corresponding policy response of the last two years have finally made their way through the economy and the consequences are starting to show. Have a listen as Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza give you an update of the economy and financial markets. 
 
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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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