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Supporting Children With Special Needs With Mike Magulick (Ep.6)



Everyone wants what’s best for their children even if they need a little extra support whether it be financially or emotionally. 

In this episode, Mike Magulick, co-founder and president of the board for the Miracle League of Moon Township, discusses his family’s story of raising and financially preparing for their child with disabilities and how this experience changed him personally.

Mike discusses:

  • His personal life story about his son’s illness at birth
  • The journey to find expertise about his son’s rare condition
  • How he is financially preparing for the future of his child with disabilities
  • The Miracle League of Moon Township and what they provide for the community
  • And more

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About Our Guest:

Mike Magulick is a commercial banker with 27 years of experience. He is the co-founder and president of the board for the Miracle League of Moon Township. He is a commercial banker for one of the larger banks in Pittsburgh and is here to share his personal story.




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The Landscape of Special Education With Dr. Jessica Hall-Wirth (Ep.5)



Navigating the education system is completely different when you have a child with special needs, but just because it’s different doesn’t mean it has to be any more complicated.

In this episode of Maximizing Outcomes, Jim McGovern talks with Dr. Hall-Wirth, an assistant professor at Slippery Rock University in West Pennsylvania. Dr. Jessica Hall-Wirth outlines the evolving landscape of special education and explains the resources available for your child with special needs to pursue not only an education, but a career.

Jessica discusses:

  • The landscape of special education at Slippery Rock University and the career resources available
  • What inspired her to choose a career in special education
  • An overview of the educational programs available to children with special education
  • The process of obtaining an individualized education program for your child during different stages of education
  • And more

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Jessica is an assistant professor of special education at Slippery Rock University located in Western Pennsylvania.




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Protecting Your Child’s Future (Ep.4)



What’s at stake when setting your child up for a successful financial future? What specific goals do you have in mind for your child?

In this episode, Jim McGovern will give you practical insights and an overview of life planning, building a sustainable wealth for you and your children, and caring for your child’s future. 

Jim discusses:

  • His philosophies of planning for your child’s financial future
  • Planning your financial timeline and how to properly incorporate your children’s financial inheritance
  • The financial planning process when caring for a child that has special needs
  • How to plan for your financial well-being
  • And more

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A Conversation About Retirement Income Planning (Ep.3)



You should understand just how fragile financial plans really can be and stay realistic about what you are up against. If it was easy to do, then you wouldn’t hear about people running out of money.

In this episode, Jim McGovern shares how retirement income planning has changed over the years. He also briefly explains four rules that will help you add structure to your retirement planning all while enjoying more income.

Jim discusses:

  • The history of retirement planning
  • Two significant changes that transformed retirement planning
  • Why there was a shift away from traditional pensions
  • What changes in life can make retirement planning more challenging
  • And more

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What to Expect When Having Your First Conversation About Retirement (Ep.2)



Planning for your finances far in advance is always a good idea. However, planning for harsh financial circumstances is much more difficult.

In this episode of Maximizing Outcomes, Jim McGovern explains what clients can expect when having their first conversation with a financial advisor. He also goes into detail about the difference between a good and a great strategy when saving money for retirement.

Jim discusses:

  • What the first conversation with his team looks like using his unique four-step-process
  • The history of growth in his company by using their unique approach with clients
  • Strategies to use for avoiding or facing anticipated harsh financial circumstances
  • Strategies his clients have found successful when saving for retirement and managing their cash flows
  • And more

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Meet Your Host, Jim McGovern (Ep.1)



Introducing the Maximizing Outcomes podcast with Jim McGovern. 

Listen in for uncommon perspectives, powerful resources, and experienced people that can help you Maximize Outcomes in your life.

In this inaugural episode, Jim McGovern, shares more about him from behind the microphone. He will inform and educate anybody looking to maximize their financial potential. You will learn what questions you should be asking your advisor and how to collaborate with your advisor to pave the way for better outcomes in your future.

Jim discusses:

  • Why he got into the financial services industry
  • The idea of being a “life-long student” and how the people you surround yourself with can impact your career decisions
  • The meaning and purpose behind the title of his podcast “Maximizing Outcomes”
  • What important questions you should be asking your advisor
  • And more

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