Ep 85 – Strategic Financial Planning for Investors with John Ensley

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This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, host Alex Perny welcomes John Ensley of J-Ensley Financial for a discussion on strategic financial planning. John is the President of J-Ensley Financial, a financial planning company and registered investment provider based in Washington.

During this episode, John dives into strategic financial planning. He focuses on life insurance, as it’s a crucial aspect of financial planning and can be a good fit for those who are new to the concept. John also explains the differences between cash-value life insurance and permanent life insurance. Additionally, John recommends working with an agent with the training and experience to properly structure these policies.

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About Our Guest John Ensley

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John Ensley, ChFC® designs financial plans that will help anyone at or near retirement keep more, worry less and retire happy! John launched J-Ensley Financial in 2012 with a passion to help others, just like himself, who wanted a better way to navigate financial planning. Over the past decade of serving clients, John developed the T.I.P.S. Planning Protocol, a simple process to keep more of your hard-earned money working for you.

About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP

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Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.

For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex also believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.