The concept of retirement is broken.
There’s a better way.

People work themselves to death and miss out on so many of life’s experiences along the way. Every week on the show, David Adams is here to help you, the listener, learn how to Retire While you Work, and develop a different way of thinking when it comes to managing your money.

You can listen to Retire While You Work hosted by David Adams on 1510 WLAC every Sunday from 5 – 6 p.m. and on the iHeart Radio App.

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Episode 29: August 27, 2017

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Tune into this week’s episode, as special guest, Leah King, owner of East Nashville studio, Kali Yuga Yoga, talks about staying current with yoga trends and how she approaches running her business. Chevonne Farler, COO and one of ... Listen to Episode

Episode 28: August 20, 2017


In this week’s episode, Melissa Hogan, dear friend of ours and founder of the non-profit Saving Case, shares her journey of leaving her career as an attorney to focus on taking care of her son, Case, who suffers ... Listen to Episode

Episode 27: August 13, 2017


In this week’s episode, Chevonne Farler, COO and one of our wealth management advisors, and David Adams, CFP® and President of David Adams Wealth Group discuss the nitty gritty of how our practice approaches wealth management. We dive ... Listen to Episode

Episode 26: July 23, 2017


In this week’s episode, we have award-winning talk show host, Frankie Boyer. Her radio show focuses on how to have a healthier vibrant lifestyle. We had her on the show over a month ago and in this episode, ... Listen to Episode

Episode 25: July 16, 2017

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In this week’s episode, Former Mayor of Nashville, Karl Dean, discusses the growth here in Nashville and how it effects our community. Throughout the episode, Mr. Dean answers questions regarding work/life balance in the political arena. His pragmatic ... Listen to Episode

Episode 24: June 25, 2017


In this week’s episode, David Adams discusses how “Public Success May Not Always Equal Money in the Bank.” Special guest, Jamie Floyd, Grammy-winning songwriter based in Nashville discusses her journey through the music industry and her struggle and ... Listen to Episode

Episode 23: June 18, 2017

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In this week’s episode, David Adams, CFP interviews Special Guest, Frankie Boyer, Lifestyle and Holistic talk radio show host, on the topic of epigenetics, nutrition, and how to stay healthy to enjoy retiring while you work. Then, we ... Listen to Episode

Episode 22: June 11, 2017

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In this week’s episode, David discusses “The 5 Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur.” Special guest, Tom Truitt, founder of MusicRow Search (which partners executive recruitment within the entertainment industry) and also founder of Who Knew Nashville (which shares ... Listen to Episode

Episode 21: May 21, 2017

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In this week’s episode, David interviews Special Guest, Brad Hopkins, former NFL player of 13 seasons, on the topic of money management as a professional athlete. In the last segment, Brad will talk about how he managed his ... Listen to Episode

Episode 20: May 7, 2017

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In this week’s episode, David discusses the art of transitioning into a second career. Special guest and owner of MusicRow Magazine, Sherod Robertson, talks about his decision to acquire Music Row Magazine and the process and emotions behind ... Listen to Episode

Episode 19: April 16, 2017


In this week’s episode, David addresses the common question "how much money do I need in retirement?" from several different angles. Special guest, Divorce Attorney Helen Rogers, discusses how much money you may need to retire comfortably.Listen to Episode

Episode 18: April 9, 2017


In this week’s episode, David discusses happiness and money and how the two can coincide. Special guest and local designer, Jessica Davis, talks about ways you can make your space your own on a budget. Questions from listeners ... Listen to Episode

Episode 17: March 26, 2017

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In this week's show, David discusses living a balanced life and engaging in self-care; truly keeping a holistic Retire While You Work mindset. Special guest, Dr. Angela Thompson, therapist/counselor located in Nashville, talks about common life regrets. Questions ... Listen to Episode

Episode 16: March 21, 2017

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David gives a quick 2017 market update then moves on to the main part of the show: the important lessons his father has taught him in life. Our guest is David's father, Wayne Adams. In our last segment, ... Listen to Episode

Episode 15: March 12, 2017

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In this week's episode, David discusses how doing a firedrill‐type exercise can be beneficial when preparing your family for life events. Special guest, John Mabry, Manager of Strategic Partnerships at Addiction Campuses talks about addiction recovery with an ... Listen to Episode

Episode 14: February 26, 2017

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In this week's show, David discusses four things that matter to investors - asset allocation, diversification, rebalancing, and staying in the market. Special guest, health expert, Christi Bowling, talks about the importance of healthy living and eating. Question from ... Listen to Episode

Episode 12: February 5, 2017

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In this week's show, David discusses spending your money on experience versus material things and the psychology behind those decisions. Special guest, Brenton Giesey, an entrepreneur and incredible photographer in Nashville talks about what it is like to ... Listen to Episode

Episode 11: January 29, 2017


David discusses how the retirement system in America is broken and shares his father’s story and the passion behind why he began this radio show. Special guest, Tatum Allsep, Founder of Music Health Alliance, dives into the importance ... Listen to Episode

Episode 10: January 22, 2017


Special guest and wealth advisor in our office, Chevonne Farler, COO and one of our Wealth Management Advisors, talks about being a woman in the financial planning industry. David Adams discusses the cost of having a child, from ... Listen to Episode

Episode 8: December 18, 2016


David discusses the role giving plays in true fulfillment and in the lives of the happiest people, as well as strategies for year-end charitable contributions.  Special guest, Heather Powell, CEO of the Tennessee Kidney Foundation, shares why kidney ... Listen to Episode

Episode 7: December 11, 2016


In this episode we answer listeners’ questions about social security, rising interest rates, and more, and David reveals the Top 10 Places to Retire list. Special guest Tari Hughes, CEO of Nashville’s Center for Nonprofit Management, talks with ... Listen to Episode

Episode 6: December 4, 2016


David talks post-election about investing and where to go from here, and his thoughts on the election results. Real estate expert Teddy Pins is his special guest this week discussing the biggest mistakes buyers and sellers make when ... Listen to Episode

Episode 5: November 20, 2016

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In this episode, David talks about how to find the right financial advisor for you and your parents, his thoughts on the stock market now that the election is over, and answers the Top 5 Most Compelling Questions ... Listen to Episode

Episode 4: November 13, 2016


David shares a heartfelt story about his father and his journey to retirement and answers the Top 5 Most Compelling Questions of the Week. Special guest, Karen Feamster, joins him to discuss ways to prepare financially for this ... Listen to Episode

Episode 3: October 30, 2016


David shares habits of the happiest retirees and then answers your questions on various topics. Special guest Rachel Holder, avid juicer, blogger, and TV personality talks about 5 Ways to Stay Healthy after Retirement. (more…)Listen to Episode

Episode 2: October 23, 2016


David discusses the importance of having the Retire While You Work mindset, and answers your top questions of the week. David interviews special guest Jeff Mobley, an estate planning attorney in Nashville about building a sound estate plan.Listen to Episode

Episode 1: October 16, 2016

Your questions of the week are answered, and David shares the flawed mindsets we often use when thinking about the market and our money and how to control them. Also, special agent from the FBI, Scott Augenbaum, discussed ... Listen to Episode

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