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Taylor Schulte, CFP®, is the founder of Define Financial, a fee-only retirement planning firm in San Diego. In addition, Schulte hosts The Stay Wealthy Retirement Podcast, teaching people how to reduce taxes, invest smarter, and make work optional. He has been recognized as a top 40 Under 40 adviser by InvestmentNews and one of the top 100 most influential advisers by Investopedia. When he's not perfecting financial plans, you can find him traveling with his family, searching for the next best carne asada burrito, or trying to master Adam Scott's golf swing.
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