Monthly Archives: December 2020


Episode 10 – Getting To Know Nick Nanton – With Guest Nick Nanton

Nick Nanton is an Emmy® award winning director, a best-selling author and a celebrated keynote speaker who helps entrepreneurs, thought leaders and businesses share their message and mission with the world through media. 

In this episode, Charlie Epstein speaks with Nick Nanton to review and reflect on his journey as a documentary filmmaker while discussing how his passion shaped him as the person he is today.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Nick got into the branding and film documentary industry 
  • Charlie’s and Nick’s takes on getting paid to learn 
  • The better the guest, the better you become: What Nick learned from interviews 
  • What branding means to Nick 
  • Nick’s insight on working with a team in the creative and artistic industry 
  • And more!

Tune in and discover more about Nick’s personal and professional life!

Resources: Charlie Epstein | 413-478-8580 | Epstein Financial | Nick Nanton 



Episode 9 – Is Borrowing Money From Your 401(k) A Good Idea?

For many, a common thought is that it’s a good idea to borrow money against your 401(k) if you are short on liquid income. But is this really the best idea for your future self?

In part five of this mini-series, Charlie debunks the myth that you should take money out of your 401(k) before your desirement years. 

In this episode you will learn:

  • Why it’s not a great idea to take a loan on your 401(k) before you retire
  • The difference between a loan provision vs. hardship distribution withdrawal
  • Alternatives to reduce expenses or create more liquid income
  • How taxes play into the 401(k) loan conversation
  • And more!

Tune in as Charlie reveals everything behind the myth that suggests you should borrow money from your 401(k)!

Resources: Charlie Epstein | Epstein Financial | (413) 224-3606