Salem Media announces podcast on Senior Resource Podcast Network

IRVING, Texas — Salem Media Group, Inc. has announced the launch of a podcast show, “Retire Repurposed,” on

The show challenges the notion that retirement is simply an end to one’s working life. Instead, it’s an opportunity to repurpose one’s skills, passions and experiences in a way that can impact the world in a meaningful way.

According to hosts Ben Taatjes and Jerrid Sebesta, “The two most dangerous years of a person’s life are the year they were born and the year they retire.” That’s why they aim to provide practical advice and inspiration to help listeners navigate an important life transition.

Taatjes has been in the financial services industry for nearly two decades. He has worked alongside thousands of families and individuals while owning and operating Taatjes Financial Group, a retirement planning firm in Minnesota.

His passion extends beyond the numbers, which led to the publication of “Repurposed: The Untold Story of Retirement in America” in 2017.

After spending 12 years as a TV meteorologist, Sebesta changed careers and moved into the financial services industry in 2014. He has a heart for teaching and continues to utilize his broadcasting background to inspire people to live with more purpose, impact and freedom. He also is the director of business development for Taatjes Financial Group. provides content to aging adults, retirees and their caregivers through articles, guides, podcasts and resource directories. The website delivers daily educational and information relevant to the ages 55 and older.

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