Retire While You Work


David Adams Podcast

Financial advisor and radio host David Adams is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and CPA in Nashville, Tennessee. As President of David Adams Wealth Group, LLC, an Independent practice offering securities through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., David is dedicated to helping his clients live well and retire, too. For more than 15 years, David has been committed to the financial well-being of his clients, and now more than ever, David is dedicated to changing an industry he feels is broken.

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In this episode, you'll learn the five basic concepts to Retire While You Work. David discusses the ideas that will help you find the work-life balance you crave. Most people think they have to love your job to enjoy your life, and you hear a lot about you aren't doing life right if you aren't doing meaningful work. Passionate work and doing what you love isn't always the reality. David shares how to adjust your mindset when you are in a job you don't love. To hear more from David, listen each week as he shares excerpts from his book, The Currency of Time: A Three Bucket Approach To Live Now And Retire While You Work.


David discusses how the financial industry is broken when it comes to retirement. Most people think they will never have enough to retire comfortably, so they keep working and ignoring other aspects of their life. In this episode, David shares how he would like to change the industry mentality and outdated view of retirement.

Past Episodes

In this episode, David discusses the importance of meaningful experiences, not things. When people become ultra-wealthy and accumulate stuff, they become a slave to those things and become less connected to people. Ultimately people need to find a way to enjoy life without money.

David gives an intro and some personal meaning behind to his book "The Currency of Time: A Three Bucket Approach To Live Now And Retire While You Work." 

Brad Hopkins and David at Radio show

Big Paychecks & Professional Athletes (ft. Brad Hopkins, NFL)

May 21, 2017

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, […]

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Sherod and David at Radio Show

The Art of the 2nd Career (ft. Sherod Robertson, Music Row Magazine)

May 7, 2017

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 […]

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Helen Small and David at Radio Show

The Right Amount of Money to Retire (ft. Helen Rogers, Divorce Attorney)

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 […]

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Jessica Davis and David at radio show

How Much Can Money Equal Happiness? (ft. Jessica Davis, Designer)

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 […]

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Dr. Angela Thompson PHD and David at Radio Show

The Top 5 Life Regrets (ft. Dr. Angela Thompson, PhD)

March 26, 2017

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 […]

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David and his dad - Wayne Adams

T-I-M-E Spells Love (ft. Wayne Adams)

March 21, 2017

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 […]

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John Mabry and David Adams at radio show

How to Write Your “I Love You” Letter (ft. John Mabry, Williamson County Addiction Campuses)

March 12, 2017

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 […]

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Healthy Living (ft. Christi Bowling, Nutritionist)

February 26, 2017

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 […]

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Brenton Giesey, Photographer

Spending Money (ft. Brenton Giesey, Photographer)

February 5, 2017

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 […]

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Any opinions are those of David Adams and not necessarily those of Raymond James. Expressions of opinion are as of this data and are subject to change without notice. The information contained in these podcasts do not purport to be a complete description of the securities, markets, or developments referred to in this material. The information has been obtained from sources considered to be reliable, but we do not guarantee that the foregoing material is accurate or complete. Every investor's situation is unique and you should consider your investment goals, risk tolerance and time horizon before making any investment. Prior to making an investment decision, please consult with your financial advisor about your individual situation. Any hypothetical examples are for illustration purposes only. Actual investor results may vary.

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