Does the media impact financial markets and the economy? Oliver Renick, host of Morning Trade Live and Market on Close on TD Ameritrade Network, has ideas on how we can best make use of what the media tells us about the financial world. Plus, where...
Joe Anderson, CFP® and Big Al Clopine, CPA answer your questions on Social Security disability, the file and suspend strategy, IRA contributions and Roth conversions, estimated tax, estate tax, gift tax, Social Security tax, the qualified business income deduction, selling appreciated stock, and whatever else...
“If we’re heading to a recession, we’re already in it.” Liz Ann Sonders (Chief Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co.) shares her mid-year market insights and provides strategies for removing the emotion from investing, regardless of market conditions. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your...
Rick Durso tells us what his retirement hustle is like as a caddy for the Symetra Golf Tour, helping golfers make it to the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions about Roth conversions, solo 401(k) plans for the self-employed, and they get taken to task for something […]
Danielle Kunkle Roberts of BoomerBenefits.com on Medicare basics, parts A to D, signing up, common mistakes, Medigap vs. Medicare Advantage, recent improvements to Medicare, and the future: will Medicare For All or Medicare At 50 become reality? Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: are health insurance premiums deductible? And when do you […]
The Land Geek Mark Podolsky shares his method for turning unwanted dirt and “rock farms” (aka raw land) into cash. Plus, can you aggregate rental properties into an LLC to take advantage of the qualified business income deduction? And can you avoid state taxation on your required minimum distributions (RMDs) if you move to a […]
Professor Jamie Hopkins (Carson Wealth & Heider School of Business/Creighton University) talks about impacts the SECURE Act could have on retirement planning – particularly the end of the stretch IRA provision, which allows inherited individual retirement accounts to remain tax-deferred. Plus, how to reduce taxes when you have significant capital gains, when you can take […]
Travis Shakespeare, Director and Executive Producer of Playing with FIRE, talks about making the first-ever documentary about the Financial Independence / Retire Early or FIRE movement. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your rental real estate investing questions and clear up some confusion around Roth 401(k) income limits and contributions versus conversions. Listen to the […]
Dr. Sarah Stanley Fallaw (co-author, The Next Millionaire Next Door) shares the findings of her research into how millionaires become wealthy, and what she found has changed since her father’s groundbreaking book The Millionaire Next Door was released in 1996. Plus, what should you do with universal life insurance policies with large cash values? Will […]
Economist Dr. Allison Schrager, author of An Economist Walks Into a Brothel and Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk, explains how the risk management techniques of surfers, prostitutes, magicians, and soldiers might relate to our own investing and retirement planning. Plus, does it matter which assets you withdraw first from your retirement portfolio? Joe and Al dive deep on this […]
Gid Pool took a standup comedy class 13 years ago at age 61 on a lark. He shares the story of his retirement hustle, traveling the US and 50+ countries as a standup comic, inspirational speaker, and the author of Act Two and Beyond: Making the Rest of Your Life Spectacular. Plus, Joe and Big […]
Kristin Wong (author, Get Money, columnist, Joint Accounts @ Medium.com) explains how communication, specificity, and gamification can improve your financial life. Joe and Big Al answer money questions: should you increase your Roth 457 contribution when your spouse wants to retire 8 years before you? Does a SEP IRA have the same protections as a 401(k)? […]
Ashley Patrick (former police detective and creator of BudgetsMadeEasy.com) explains how debit card fraud happens, what to do when your ATM card is compromised, and ways to avoid it happening in the future. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: how do you determine a good pre-tax to Roth savings ratio? Are trading […]