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Monday
Jan262015

Money Talks - January 24, 2015

This week on “Money Talks,” Dr. Gene is joined by Bil Lako, CFP®, Troy Harmon, CFA, and Matt Hames, CTFA, to discuss oil inventories and the European Central Bank’s move to increase quantitative easing. They also explore a case study of a couple interested in investment property during their retirement. Our experts also answer listeners’ questions on technology companies Marvell Technology and Kulicke and Soffa Industries, as well as weigh the benefits of considering a VA loan for a home purchase.

  

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Monday
Jan262015

Case Study: Investing in Real Estate in Retirement

Our experts discuss a case study of a professional who is interested in investing in residential property as a business during retirement.

 

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Monday
Jan262015

Markets Grow on News from the European Central Bank 

Markets closed the holiday-shortened week in positive territory, as stocks added gains amid news the European Central Bank will implement a larger-than-expected stimulus plan. In economic news, investors received good news from the housing market and Labor Department data showed a decrease in initial jobless claims.

 

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Monday
Jan262015

Q&A Time: Technology Companies and VA Loans

Our experts answer a listener’s questions on technology companies Marvell Technology, Kulicke and Soffa Industries. They also discuss the benefits of considering a VA loan for a home purchase for another listener.

 

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Monday
Jan192015

Money Talks - January 17, 2015

This week on “Money Talks” Director of Research, Troy Harmon, CFA, is joined by Matt Hames, CTFA, and Ben Crowe, CFP®, CFA, C.P.A. to discuss how low fuel prices are affecting both consumers and the market. The experts also spend some time on a case study of a family who was looking at an empty nest in two years when the children went to college, but now find themselves expecting a new bundle of joy. They also address listener questions on COBRA insurance coverage and Five Below.

  

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Monday
Jan192015

Case Study: Saving More to Save More

Our experts spend some time on a case study of a family who was looking at an empty nest in two years when the children went to college, but now find themselves expecting a new bundle of joy.

 

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Monday
Jan192015

Week Ends on a Positive Note

The week ended on a positive note, as the Consumer Sentiment Survey jumped to 98.2. Our experts also discuss how low fuel prices are affecting both consumers and the market. They also look at the Producer Price Index, the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey and discuss why the Fed is watching this economic reading. They also discuss earnings from several of the major bank stocks.

 

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Monday
Jan192015

Q&A Time: COBRA Insurance Coverage and Opinions on Five Below

Our “Money Talks” hosts answer listeners’ questions on discount retailer Five Below, and what happens to COBRA insurance benefits if the employer goes out of business.

 

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Monday
Jan122015

Money Talks – January 10, 2015

This week on “Money Talks,” Matt Hames, CTFA, joins Dr. Gene, Bil Lako, CFP®, and Troy Harmon, CFA, to discuss the week’s market movements, establishing a Roth IRA for a young adult and dividend-paying bank stocks. The experts also focus on a case study about a man who has been offered an early retirement offer at age 48. His financial planning gets tricky when our experts realize all of his retirement assets are in his company’s stock inside his 401(k). 

  

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Monday
Jan122015

Case Study: Net Unrealized Appreciation Tax Breaks on your Company Stock

Generally, you never want to take a cash distribution from your 401(k), unless you have highly appreciated company stock.

 

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Monday
Jan122015

Market Roundup: Markets Close Down in First Full Week of 2015 

Friday's session ended in red territory with Energy stocks leading the way, capping off a volatile week. During the week, stocks traded lower amid a further retreat in oil prices and a variety of economic news. U.S. factory orders declined in November, as new orders for manufactured goods fell 0.7%. However, the week’s news wasn’t all bad. The U.S. foreign trade gap narrowed to $39 billion in November from $42.2 billion in October. The ADP Jobs Report showed the private sector added 241,000 net positions in December, exceeding November's addition of 227,000.

 

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Monday
Jan122015

Q&A Time: Establishing a Roth IRA and Dividend Bank Stocks

Our experts agree with one listener’s desire to establish a Roth IRA for his nephew who began working last year. Director of Research, Troy Harmon, CFA, and Dr. Gene Henssler also discuss two bank stocks that boast high dividends. 

 

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Monday
Jan052015

Money Talks - January 3, 2015

This week on Money Talks, Dr. Gene is joined by Bil Lako, CFP®, Matt Hames, CTFA, and Research Analyst Nick Antonucci, to recap 2014 and look ahead to 2015. The Henssler experts also discuss a case study of a family that is dealing with the curveball of a serious illness that changed their priorities. We also address listener question on Motif Investing, Bunge Limited, Mosaic Co. and donor-advised funds and family foundations.

  

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Monday
Jan052015

Donor-Advised Funds and Family Foundations for Charitable Giving

Our experts discuss the difference between a donor-advised fund and a family foundation for families who want to establish a legacy of charitable giving.

 

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Monday
Jan052015

Case Study: Financial Curveball of a Serious Illness

Matt Hames, CTFA, brings a Case Study to the "Money Talks" team about a family that is dealing with the curveball a serious illness put in their financial plan.

 

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Monday
Jan052015

Markets End Week in the Red, but Green for the Year 

The “Money Talks” hosts, Dr. Gene, Bil Lako, CFP®, Matt Hames, CTFA and Research Analyst Nick Antonucci, discuss 2014’s market performance and the outlook for 2015. 

 

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Monday
Jan052015

Q&A Time: Motif Investing, Bunge Limited and Mosaic Co.

The “Money Talks” hosts address listeners’ questions on Motif Investing, Bunge Limited and Mosaic.

 

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Monday
Dec222014

Money Talks - December 20, 2014

This week on "Money Talks," Dr. Gene and Bil Lako, CFP®, are joined by Director of Research Troy Harmon, CFA, to discuss the week’s market performance and earnings from Darden Restaurants, FedEx Corp. General Mills and Oracle Corp. They also discuss developing a portfolio, how your modified adjusted gross income affects your Medicare costs and answer listeners’ questions on Liberty Media Corp., Diageo and Alibaba.

  

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Monday
Dec222014

Designing an Investment Portfolio

There are two steps to designing an investment portfolio: identifying goals to fulfill and matching those goals to the proper investments.

 

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Monday
Dec222014

Up-and-Down Week Finishes Strong

Dr. Gene, Bil Lako, CFP® and Troy Harmon, CFA, discuss Industrial Production, FOMC meeting, Consumer Price Index, Jobless Claims and Earnings.

 

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