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The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman, on WLS-AM!

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The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman, on WLS-AM!

    Ric Edelman (11/08/19) - Tax Changes

    Ric Edelman (11/08/19) - Tax Changes

    This week on the Ric Edelman show we start with some good news in the stock market and recent job report, and can Donald Trump truly avoid New York State taxes by 'moving' to Florida. Also, changes happening in the job market, tips on saving for emergencies with Director of Strategic Initiatives at America Saves George Barany, and advice on where to start investing for teens and young adults. Later, the best and worst states for state employee pensions and planning for retirement with that information, recommended 2019 tax that changes must be made by December 31st, and we end the show with Ric helping callers with moving insurance policies and inheritance taxes.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ric Edelman (11/03/19) - Should You Take a Closer Look at Your 401k?

    Ric Edelman (11/03/19) - Should You Take a Closer Look at Your 401k?

    This week on The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman we take a look at the market being at an all time high along with your personal satisfaction! Also, Goldman Sachs is the next financial institution to
    be sued by staff over their 401k Plans, Ric explains an issue with adjustable-rate mortgages, and why you should look at exchange-traded funds. Later, we get a closer look into lawsuits around the
    country involving 401k and 403b plans, and the rising costs of Home Health Aid. Finally, Karen Andres joins Ric to talk about The Aspen Institute and retirement and savings, and we round out the show
    with the reliability of Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and how long it now takes to get a college degree.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ric Edelman (10/27/19) - Spooks and Investments

    Ric Edelman (10/27/19) - Spooks and Investments

    On The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman this week, Ric takes a look at some Halloween statistics to keep in mind going into the holiday and how to keep yourself safe along with looking at your finances as we head into the holiday season. Plus, a slow growth year is spooking investors, and understanding dollar cost averaging. Later, Ric talks about transitions that different generations are going through, digitized currency, and helps a caller figure out what they can do with their pension and investments.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ric Edelman (10/13/19) - Investments and Your Financial Future

    Ric Edelman (10/13/19) - Investments and Your Financial Future

    This week on the Truth About Money, Ric opens the show with some good news: the unemployment rate has hit a 50 year low! Also, paying attention to the tickers when buying or selling stock, planning for End of Life care options with Kim Callinan, and understanding revocable living trusts. Later, what is the rate of return you expect to earn on your investments, and how technology is changing the future of business. Plus, lecturer in Public Policy at Stanford University David Crane joins Ric to talk about retirement security, and Ric helps a caller work through their financial situation and mortgage.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ric Edelman (10/06/19) - Late Life Financial Decisions

    Ric Edelman (10/06/19) - Late Life Financial Decisions

    On the show this week Ric talks about the 50th year of the financial planning industry and his impact on the industry such as an upcoming public education program, also how to start a good financial life later than intended, and warnings that you need to find a new financial advisor. Later, a warning about looking at the past performances of mutual funds and other investments, Thrift Savings Plans and how to best start withdrawing from one, also how to continue having a financially stable life after retirement, and finally Ric takes a look at how Americans are financing large purchases such as cars.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ric Edelman (09/29/19) - All Things Retirement Preparedness

    Ric Edelman (09/29/19) - All Things Retirement Preparedness

    Ric talks about how to really be prepared for a good retirement and gets down into the minute details on what part of your social security is taxable, also Michael Finke joins the show to talk about the state of retirement preparedness in the United States, and finally Ric breaks down what the value of a financial advisor. Later, parents are destroying their credit and retirement for their children's college education, lawsuits involving 401K's and their fees are popping up around the United States, Ric answers a question about changing an investment strategy due to possible legislation change, and how to afford helping your child get through medical school.

    • 1 hr 23 min

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