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Episode #76-Average 401K balances and Growth vs Value
Dave and Steve mark one year of socially distanced podcasts by discussing the average 401k balance for Americans broken down by age. Find out how you compare to the rest of the country. After that they wade in to the age old discussion of growth versus value investing. Growth stocks have dominated value for most of the last decade. Will this outperformance continue or is it time for value to shine?
Episode #75-Talking Taxes
In this month’s episode Dave and Steve start off by discussing the GameStop stock saga. If you haven’t heard about it (or don’t understand it), be sure to check it out. With that out of the way, Steve breaks down the biggest financial planning moves that can save you money. Find out about how Roth conversions, Medicare premiums, HSAs and interest taxation can effect your plan!
Episode #74-Setting the Stage for 2021
As 2020 draws to a close, Dave and Steve look ahead to what 2021 might hold in store. They examine predictions from both bullish and bearish market analysts. Is there any value to listening to these talking heads? Does this change how we position our portfolios?
Episode #73-Conventional Wisdom And Investing
Dave and Steve take a look at how conventional wisdom so often fails when it comes to the stock market. Whether it was the housing crisis or the Coronavirus crisis, we can look back at how the experts got it wrong. How can you prevent yourself from falling into the trap of the iron clad argument that ends up being dead wrong?
Episode #72 Which Political Party Is Better For The Stock Market
With the US presidential election only days away, Dave and Steve examine a question that we have all pondered. Who is better for the stock market, Democrats or Republicans? The more important question: Should you take any action and change your portfolio? The answers might surprise you!
Episode #71-Gambling, Inflation And Scams
In this month’s podcast Dave and Steve discuss a variety of topics. In 2020 there has been a dramatic rise in small investors placing risky bets in the stock market. Has the lack of sports gambling lead to a rise in stock market gambling? Next up they discuss the prospects for inflation going forward and what we can learn from the past. Last but not least, they discuss the ever present investment scam artist. How do these crooks pray on our fears to part us with our money?