It's a Charles Payne Friday! Charles Payne of Fox Business and this year's Keynote Speaker for Financial Fest coming up Saturday January 27th --joins us for an interesting and surprising interview! But first, we'll check into the science of financial decision making! College textbooks try to tell us we are all rational beings who make rational decisions all the time. Behavioral economists--like Richard Thaler, recent winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, say it's just the opposite. We'll look at the fascinating science revealing why we mostly we make IR-rational decisions--especially when we invest! Don't miss today's show!!
Long-term-care insurance was supposed to help pay for nursing homes, assisted living and personal aides for tens of millions of Americans when they became unable to take care of themselves.
Now, however, the industry is in financial turmoil, causing misery for many of the 7.3 million people who own a long-term-care policy, equal to about a fifth of the U.S. population at least 65 years old. Rates are rising, and benefits are being cut. What can you do and... what SHOULD you do? We’ll explore the GROWING problem and offer several smart solutions!
..What do you know about claiming your social security benefits? And how do you know … what’s fact-- or fiction?
Should you delay taking your benefits as long as possible? Or are you better off claiming your benefits sooner, than later?
...Or does it even matter … because YOU believe the system is on the verge of going bankrupt anyway? Today on Mastering Money you'll get the facts right from the source that could save you thousands in lost benefits and taxes!!
...It may surprise you to learn that EVERY year, Americans acquire more than $200 billion dollars in new annuities-- And--even more surprising, over half of those annuities are being used for 401(k), 403(b) and IRA rollovers! Why? Studies show there are three key reasons, and we'll review them all plus Steve will have five tips you won't want to miss!
...The market rolls on and experts say it still has gas in the tank, mainly because of the new Tax Bill! What investments are best when the market is reaching new highs? One investment you may consider is the IQ Wealth Blue Diamond Income and Growth Portfolio which features both an offensive and defensive stance, seeking to benefit from ongoing growth as well as ongoing increasing dividends.Today we will take an in depth look at the Blue Diamond. Tune in to learn more about a very unique investment strategy! The IQ Wealth Blue Diamond Income & Growth Portfolio!!
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, North Korea, the new tax bill, and MORE! You won't want to miss Larry today!
Most Americans say they would love to have long term care insurance--but they have only one little problem--they hate paying for it!! No surprise there--no one likes paying for something they might not ever use. What they want is an old fashion money-back guarantee. Well good news! Insurance companies have responded to the growing demand with what some are calling hybrid living benefit life policies. They can pay up to a six-to-one benefit if you need the care, but if you don't need it, you get every penny back, no questions asked! Then Steve reviews the John Bogle rule for allocating money in retirement.