Here’s a fact that surprises many people: every year, Americans acquire over $200 billion dollars in new annuities. In fact, LIMRA-- the Life Insurance Research Marketing Association, states that “Total annual annuity sales have not fallen below $220 billion for at least the past decade." Even more surprising, over half of those annuities are being used for 401(k), 403(b) and IRA rollovers. Why is it happening? There are three key reasons--we'll review them. Then Steve will have ten tips on annuities you won't want to miss.
Just how big is Bitcoin? Its fans are saying it's market capitalization is now bigger than many small countries and bigger than some well known banks like CitiBank—could that be true? Not so fast--we’ll separate the hype from the reality. Then it’s a Health and Wealth Wednesday—PHD Doris Milton is here with a special expert guest. We’re talking about long term care challenges and solutions
The House and Senate are still horse trading on the new tax bill this week-- We'll review the two tax bill proposals once again and what you need to do before the end of the year, no matter which bill is passed. We'll also have some tips from tax specialist Laura Saunders of the Wall Street Journal. Then Estate Planning Attorney Richard Dwornik joins us for the Q & A
It’s a LARRY KUDLOW MONDAY! The former Ronald Reagan economist and syndicated talk show host is up next with special guests and unique insights on money, politics, Donald Trump, Congress, Muller, Russia, and the new tax bill-- it’s all coming up next after a short break--
College textbooks on economics tell us that we are rational beings that make rational decisions leading to predictable behavior. Behavioral economists--like Richard Thaler who won the Nobel Prize in economics this year, say it is just the opposite. Mostly we make irrational decisions all the time, which leads to the unpredictable lives we lead. Scientists tell us that we hate to lose more than we like to win. We'll review some of Dr. Thaler's findings and see if we can save you from yourself. Then Estate Planning attorney Richard Dwornik will be in the house with some very timely tips.
Today, professional Magician and Mentalist Craig Anthony joins Steve and Ken for some incredible feats of mind-reading wizardry!! Listen in, you will be amazed!
Well, Santa will be here before you know it, but--will he be bringing a "Santa Claus Stock Rally" in his bag of goodies. Just what is the Santa Claus rally, is it REAL, and does it happen before or AFTER Christmas? Today we've got the inside scoop from the editor of the Hulbert Digest on exactly what the Santa Claus rally is and if we can expect it this year or not. We’ll also take a look at a stock strategy that has quadrupled the Dow over the past 67 years! How about that for a Merry Christmas!!?