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Navigating Retirement in Your 60s as a Christian Investor

Show Notes:

Episode Description:

In this episode, AB Ridgeway, your mom's favorite Christian financial advisor, explores the intricacies of retiring in your 60s as a Christian investor. Drawing from a comprehensive report by Market Watch and infusing personal insights, AB unpacks the shifting landscape of retirement planning. Discover why the 60s are becoming the new 50s for retirees and how delaying retirement can positively impact your financial security. From strategic Social Security planning to holistic financial management rooted in Christian values, AB provides actionable steps to help you navigate this crucial phase of life. Join the conversation and gain practical wisdom to secure your financial future while honoring your faith.

Podcast Background:

  • Host: AB Ridgeway, Christian financial advisor and host of "Financial Advisors Say the Darnedest Things"

  • Podcast Theme: Blending Christian values with financial wisdom

  • Focus Topic: Exploring retirement planning strategies for Christian investors in their 60s

Episode Overview:

  • Retirement Landscape: Delving into the evolving trends and unique challenges faced by today's retirees.

  • Insights from Market Watch: Analyzing key findings and recommendations from Market Watch's retirement roadmap.

  • Expert Commentary: AB Ridgeway shares personal insights and expert advice tailored to Christian investors.

Key Points:

  1. Embrace Delayed Retirement:

  • Understanding the benefits of extending working years to bolster financial security.

  • Addressing concerns like retirement depression and identity shifts.

  • Advocating for purpose-driven engagement post-retirement. 2. Strategic Social Security Planning:

  • Unpacking the nuances of Social Security benefits and optimal claiming ages.

  • Aligning financial decisions with Christian values of stewardship and sufficiency. 3. Holistic Financial Planning:

  • Stressing the importance of early financial planning and prudent asset management.

  • Budgeting for healthcare expenses and envisioning lifestyle changes in retirement.

  • Balancing saving, investing, and spending in alignment with Christian principles. 4. Seeking Professional Guidance:

  • Encouraging listeners to initiate financial planning early.

  • Inviting consultation with AB Ridgeway Wealth Management for personalized financial strategies.

  • Emphasizing the significance of integrating faith with financial stewardship.

Quotes from the Episode:

  1. "When it comes to retirement, 60s are the new 50s."

  2. "As Christian Investors, we have to really internalize what is our purpose in life."

  3. "We want to plan. We want to make sure that we are focused on our true purpose."


  • Advocation for proactive financial planning rooted in Christian values.

  • Invitation to engage with AB Ridgeway Wealth Management for tailored financial guidance.

  • Encouragement to subscribe for weekly episodes and stay informed on financial insights.

Contact Information:

  • Website:

  • Phone: 337-414-3686

  • Podcast Distribution: Available on major platforms including Amazon Music, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and the website.


Retirement planning, Christian investor, Financial advisor, Social Security planning, Holistic financial management, Purpose-driven retirement, Financial stewardship, Asset management, Budgeting, Financial guidance, Christian values, Financial freedom, Financial security.

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About Financial Advisors Say The Darndest Things Podcast:

As Christians, we were taught to be good stewards over our tithing and giving to the less fortunate. But when it came to our personal finances and investing we were left clueless on what the Bible says. What does the Bible say about managing debt, leaving a legacy, investing, and planning for your retirement? Mr. Christian Finance answers these and many other questions because we want to teach you how to become rich and righteous!

Meet A.B. Ridgeway:

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A.B. Ridgeway, MBA ( is the owner and Christian Financial Advisor with A.B. Ridgeway Wealth Management. With a decade in the finance industry, his goal is to give believers clarity around the most confusing topic in the Bible, money, and tithing. A.B. Ridgeway helps tithing Christians become cheerful givers but unlocking their money-making potential, so they can prosper and be the great stewards of the wealth God has entrusted them with.

*Disclaimer: This communication is not intended as an offer or solicitation to buy, hold or sell any financial instrument or investment advisory services. Any information provided has been obtained from sources considered reliable, but we do not guarantee the accuracy or the completeness of any description of securities, markets or developments mentioned. This is strictly for information purposes. We recommend you speak with a professional financial advisor.

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