14 episodes

Since its debut in 1992, Money Matters was created to deliver objective and timely financial advice on WSB, Atlanta's legendary, award-winning news/talk radio station. Now, in addition to airing weekly on WSB, Money Matters is available as a podcast, tailor-made for both modern retirees and those still in the planning stages.
Hosted since 2009 by Wes Moss — CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, best-selling author, Forbes contributor, and managing partner at Capital Investment Advisors in Atlanta — and backed by the Retire Sooner Team, the Money Matters podcast aims to continue the show's legacy of demystifying retirement finances. From dissecting the latest financial news to offering personalized answers to listener questions, the goal of Money Matters is to keep you informed and empowered. Our focus? Providing clear, actionable advice without the financial jargon to help 1 million families retire sooner and happier.
Join us in this exciting new chapter, and let's journey toward a financially secure and joyful retirement together.

Money Matters With Wes Moss Wes Moss

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Since its debut in 1992, Money Matters was created to deliver objective and timely financial advice on WSB, Atlanta's legendary, award-winning news/talk radio station. Now, in addition to airing weekly on WSB, Money Matters is available as a podcast, tailor-made for both modern retirees and those still in the planning stages.
Hosted since 2009 by Wes Moss — CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, best-selling author, Forbes contributor, and managing partner at Capital Investment Advisors in Atlanta — and backed by the Retire Sooner Team, the Money Matters podcast aims to continue the show's legacy of demystifying retirement finances. From dissecting the latest financial news to offering personalized answers to listener questions, the goal of Money Matters is to keep you informed and empowered. Our focus? Providing clear, actionable advice without the financial jargon to help 1 million families retire sooner and happier.
Join us in this exciting new chapter, and let's journey toward a financially secure and joyful retirement together.

    Caitlin Clark, Taxing Gen Zers Pay, Nest Eggs, Baby Boomers, Ray Dalio, and Max’ing Out Retirement Without Running Out

    Caitlin Clark, Taxing Gen Zers Pay, Nest Eggs, Baby Boomers, Ray Dalio, and Max’ing Out Retirement Without Running Out

    Wes welcomes Capital Investment Advisors’ Wealth Management Analyst, Jeff Lloyd, to the show. They compare notes about NCAA basketball, especially Iowa’s Caitlin Clark, then segue into an article about Gen Zers needing a therapist to deal with the stress of filing taxes. Wes breaks down changes in the formerly surging Magnificent Seven set of stocks, examines a Northwest Mutual study about nest eggs, studies Redfin stats about aging Baby Boomers keeping their homes, discusses how to max out retirement savings without running out, and disagrees with a dire warning from Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Bananas, McDonald’s, Krispy Kreme, and Broadening the Rally

    Bananas, McDonald’s, Krispy Kreme, and Broadening the Rally

    Wes is joined by Capital Investment Advisors Chief Investment Officer Connor Miller. They discuss Applebee’s date night pass and the rising cost of eating out, Krispy Kreme teaming up with McDonald’s, and which budget areas Americans are choosing to tighten because of inflation. Then they elaborate on the S&P 500 having its finest first quarter in five years and more companies contributing to that success, a development they call “Broadening of the Rally.” They warn of the challenges investors might find if their strategy lets the dog chase its tail. Finally, they end with Wes’ favorite headline of the week, “Inflation is Bananas,” about Trader Joe’s raising banana prices from 19 to 23 cents, its first increase in 20 years.

    • 57 min
    Farm-aceuticals And How Food Impacts Health with Dr. William Li

    Farm-aceuticals And How Food Impacts Health with Dr. William Li

    Medicines help to treat illness within the body, but what if we replaced filling a prescription with filling our bags at the farmer’s market with foods that can heal our bodies from the inside out? Dr. William Li, world-renowned physician, scientist, TED speaker, and author of “Eat To Beat Disease," joins this episode to share just how much food can impact our health.

    Dr. William Li provides his definition of being healthy, tips for kickstarting your health journey, and how there are five health defense systems that are crucial to our bodies. He also explains why we should explore new foods, especially in retirement, and lists foods and beverages that can be toxic to our diet. Additionally, Dr. Li shares an in-depth explanation of angiogenesis and why it’s vital to the maintenance of our body and defending our health. We wrap up with Dr. Li sharing how he takes a scientific approach to unlocking foods' nutrients as medicine and he reveals what the future looks like for discovering these healthy foods.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Inflation, COVID Lessons, Microsoft, And Economic Cognitive Dissonance

    Inflation, COVID Lessons, Microsoft, And Economic Cognitive Dissonance

    Wes is joined by Connor Miller, the Chief Investment Officer for Capital Investment Advisors, on today’s episode of the Money Matters podcast. They cover the latest inflation news, carefully reflect on lessons learned from the challenging COVID era, and analyze the fascinating origin story of Bill Gates and Microsoft. Finally, they examine why so many people haven’t noticed that the current economy is booming.

    • 58 min
    How To Maximize Social Security And Medicare With Mary Beth Franklin

    How To Maximize Social Security And Medicare With Mary Beth Franklin

    Wes welcomes back Social Security virtuoso Mary Beth Franklin to help retirees maximize this crucial income stream despite the overwhelming rules and regulations. Then, they analyze the differences between different Medicare plans and discuss which ones might suit which people. Mary Beth offers the most up-to-date information and context and keeps Wes on his toes.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Does Warren Buffett Think The Market Is Overvalued?

    Does Warren Buffett Think The Market Is Overvalued?

    On today’s episode, Wes is joined in the studio by Connor Miller, Chief Investment Officer for Capital Investment Advisors. They analyze Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders and what Berkshire Hathaway’s abundant cash reserves might signify about market confidence. They also discuss housing prices, the confusion about Wendy’s new pricing announcement, personal consumption expenditures (PCE), and the positive earnings news.

    • 57 min

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