Getting the most from your investment dollars means focusing both on return AND risk. Smart investors who want to bring bring order into their portfolio understand that there will be ups and downs in the market. The key to worry free investing is having a strategy that can benefit from both upward cycles and downward cycles . In other words, we are all seeking Alpha, but we need to do it with the least risk possible. Today, we'll get back to the basics of prudent investing that can benefit from both up and down markets. ThenSteve will review the key reasons you may want to consider both the Black Diamond and Blue Diamond Dividend growth strategies. A great show lined up for you today! MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!
We’ve all heard the rather arrogant old billionaire who hates annuities and thinks you should too! It must be nice to be a billionaire, and not worry at all about things like guarantees, safety of principal, protection form market declines, and protection for heirs. The truth is, annuities aren’t made for billionaires, and no billionaire can truly understand why you want actual guarantees and simplicity in your financial plan. Today, we’ll define and clarify the different types of annuities and make things simple so that you can see if an annuity is right for you, and if so, which type? You don't want to miss today's fact-filled show. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!
Retirement books and websites pump out old cliché’s about how your spending in retirement will be only “seventy percent to eighty percent” of your pre-retirement spending. But when “every day is Saturday,” many retirees are finding they are spending everything they once did, and EVEN MORE-- once they retire. Things like traveling, taking cruises, playing more golf, and logging on to Amazon ALL cost money! Unfortunately today's retirees are walking into one of the worst financial environments to retire in history. The markets are high, but bond interest rates are low. Is delaying Social Security the answer? Today we'll explore another form of deferral inside an IRA that could safely double or triple your income. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!
The current stock market has become volatile again! Many people are still hanging on to growth stocks, but an increasing number of analysts are saying that VALUE stocks--especially value stocks that pay dividends--could soon be making a comeback. We’ll have a complete market analysis for you today, then Steve will review both the Black Diamond and Blue Diamond Dividend Portfolios along with the Safer Buckets Retirement Strategy. Mastering Money is on the air!!
...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of America’s most popular financial radio programs dedicated to building wealth in the Stock Market, heard by millions of listeners over the years—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and financial news, you'll hear an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show, plus much more, that you don’t want to miss!! MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!
How can you go from a three percent dividend yield on a dividend stock today, to a ten percent yield in ten years, and a steady fifteen percent in twenty years even if the stock stays flat? It is a factor known as yield-on-cost which happens when you invest in companies that increase their dividends ever year. We’re going to reveal one of Warren Buffett's top wealth building secrets that you can easily implement into your own financial plan without raising your risk. By the way, Warren Buffett will bring in a 56% yield-on-cost this year from a famous dividend grower that he has held since 1998. Find out what it is, how you can use the same system .... MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!
...Will this go down in history as a good time, or a bad time to retire, financially speaking? Only time will tell, but polls show that retirees are not feeling confident about this market and are not sure about how to replace the income they've enjoyed from work all these years. Bonds won't work, the rates are too low. But without ample, predictable income in retirement, quality of life can suffer. Today we'll reveal what retiring engineers, teachers, doctors, attorneys, and business owners are doing to safely double their income with less risk and lower fees, while growing a larger nest egg for the future. These are strategies that work in both bull AND bear markets--moving up with your money never down, forward never back!! MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!
Is it possible to average an 8.43% return on your investments in retirement, withdrawing only 5% per year, and still run out of money in 20 to 22 years? It’s not only possible, but it happens more often than you think. In fact, a study by prominent CPA firm Ernst and Young reveals that due to low interest rates and high markets, today's affluent retirees are more at risk than ever of running out of money.It's true --even starting with a million dollars or two million dollars! The key culprit other than low bond rates is known as Sequence Risk. Today, we’ll show you how it can easily happen in your own portfolio, and Steve will show you precisely how to avoid it. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!
The Wall Street Journal reports that real estate is becoming a problem sector as interest rates rise. Publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trusts—know of course as REITS—are impacted negatively by rising rates. The big concern is that the higher rates go, the less money will stay in stocks as a whole, not just real estate stocks. Find out how many investors are at risk right now and don’t even know it!! Then Steve reviews the key building blocks of a sturdy financial plan--one that can grow your net worth steadily and pay you income forever. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!
...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of America’s most popular financial radio programs dedicated to the Stock Market, heard by millions of listeners over the years—including Saturdays on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and financial news, you'll hear an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show that you don’t want to miss!!