A Fishy CD Ad

On today’s show, we talk about a fishy CD ad.  It reminds us if things sound too good to be true, they probably are. Watch: A Fishy CD Ad https://youtu.be/hIGzDl2aMNYPlease be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and like our  Facebook page.   Audio Only Version: Stay Up To Date. Join Our Mailing List. Each […]

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Stocks Climb A Wall of Worry

Stocks climb a wall of worry. What does this mean?  Today, we talk about: The news always seems bad Recessions, trade wars and now impeachment dominate the headlines. But the stock market? What has it done. We’ll talk about it on this episode of Monday Morning Money. Watch: Stocks Climb A Wall Of Worry https://youtu.be/4o_OE478qzgPlease be […]

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Do You Need A Million Dollars To Retire?

Do You Need A Million Dollars to Retire?

For some reason, people are fixated on this big round number. Some people will need at least that much if not more. Others will be able to make it work with less—sometimes much less.
We’ll talk about the factors which determine the answer to the “how much” question. And we’ll give you a brief example of how much income a $1,000,000 nest egg can provide.

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An Ice Cold COLA

The Social Security cost of living adjustment, or COLA, is designed to help retirees combat inflation.  The SSA recently announced the improvement for 2020.  Spoiler alert:  This is an ice cold COLA. Video: An Ice Cold COLA Each Episode of Monday Morning Money is also broadcast on Local Radio, WMOA (1490 AM and 101.3 FM).  You […]

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When Planning for Retirement, Where Do You Start?

When preparing for retirement, where do you start?  That is a question submitted by Tony.  Today, on Monday Morning Money we’ll answer it. Video: Answering A Reader Question, Where Do You Start? Each Episode of Monday Morning Money is also broadcast on Local Radio, WMOA (1490 AM and 101.3 FM).  You can hear it at 11:07 every […]

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People are Living Longer

People are living longer. This creates bigger challenges for your nest egg.   Video: People are Living Longer Each Episode of Monday Morning Money is also broadcast on Local Radio, WMOA (1490 AM and 101.3 FM).  You can hear it at 11:07 every Monday.  In addition, you can also hear this episode on our YouTube Channel.  Please […]

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Earnings Matter

On any given day, a headline—or even a tweet—can move the stock market. And sometimes those moves are extreme. But what really drives stock prices over the long-term?  Spoiler alert: Earnings matter. In this episode we discuss: Do Presidential tweets move the market? There is a lot of noise, but over time, profits drive the […]

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Why Do People Run Out of Money During Retirement?

Nearly Half of Americans say running out of money is their primary concern.  So, why do people run out of money during retirement?   In this episode we will discuss: There is almost never just one singular reason, it is a combination of factors. A major stock market decline is one factor, but it takes more […]

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Are Your Kids a Risk To Your Retirement?

Are your kids a risk to your retirement? Many parents provide financial help to adult children. That assistance could impact your retirement.  A Preview:  We share some interesting statistics How it can impact when and how you retire. In extreme cases, how it can deplete your nest egg. Are Your Kids A Risk To Your […]

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Not As Bad As It Seems

In the investing world, things are often not as bad as they seem. The data doesn’t always match the headlines.   Today we talk about: August was not good, but was it really bad? It felt really bad. The worst month for stocks (so far) this year is… Have we even had a correction in stocks […]

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