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The Importance Of A Will, Trust, and Power of Attorney with Brooke McMorrow (Ep.8)



What would happen to your estate if you were to pass away tomorrow?

Do you have a will in place for your family? States such as Pennsylvania cannot guarantee that the spouse of a deceased person will inherit 100% of the money when there isn’t a will in place.

In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Brooke McMorrow, a business owner and attorney from McMorrow Law, LLC. They explore why you should develop a will and establish your power of attorney no matter what age you are.

Brooke discusses:

  • What an estate plan is and how you can start creating yours
  • Why you should have a power of attorney no matter your age
  • What happens when you or one of your family members passes away without a will
  • What a revocable living trust is and how it benefits you and your family
  • And more

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About Our Guest:

Attorney McMorrow strives to change the stereotypes that people have about attorneys by returning phone calls in a timely manner and above all, listening to the client and providing affordable and knowledgeable legal advice in a comfortable setting.  Brooke McMorrow is licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New York. As a member of the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Attorney McMorrow is trained in collaborative law.


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Financial Advice For Parents of Children with Special Needs with Judy Herron, CPA (Ep.7)



Every child is going to need different quantities of support from their parents.

How can you establish and navigate the support systems that your child requires?

In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Judy Herron, CPA to discuss her story of raising her son Chaz and how she became proactive in creating his financial future, finding him support systems, and finding the right opportunities for someone who is ‘differently abled’.

Judy discusses:

  • How her work as an experienced CPA impacts small businesses 
  • What impact her son Chaz has had on her professional and personal life
  • What questions she asked herself early on about her disabled son’s future and how they helped curate his financial plan
  • Financial planning tips for parents with disabled children
  • And more

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About Our Guest:

Start-up or established company, your financial information is essential for managing business performance. It’s always better to be clear on your financial position, and Judith can help you get there. Work with Judith to sharpen your focus on data that makes you an agile decision maker.




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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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