The Tax Train is Coming

The Tax Train is Coming The national debt continues to rise – what does this mean for our country’s future fiscal stability? Where are we headed? Why does it matter to you? This week’s episode features Author and Financial Professional David McKnight, who has traveled around the country for the last several years interviewing top economists about this very real …

New Mindset to Saving Money, New Results

“I can’t afford to save now. I’ll start saving after I pay off my loans, buy a car, get a raise, or [insert excuse here].” We’ve all been there – it’s hard to rationalize saving a pretty penny when life’s financial demands never seem to end. Let Kerry Johnson, Psychologist and Financial Professional, teach you how to change your mindset, …

Calling All Veterans! Commonly Missed Benefits…

Have you or a loved one ever tried applying for VA benefits and been declined? VA Claims Agent Brian Byars has some great advice on how and with whom you can work to get your affairs in order and possibly get more benefits than you knew were possible! Listen to the show by clicking here

Do You Need Life Insurance?

Life Insurance – do you really need it? What other options do you have? How do you know which one is right for you and your situation? What if you can’t afford the premiums? There is a lot of buzz around Life Insurance because – newsflash – it’s hard! Don’t let the stress of shopping for Life Insurance stress you …

Is this Tool in Your Financial Toolbox?

After a loved one passes, the last thing on your mind should be bills. That’s why having life insurance is so important. This week’s episode features Ted Nickel, Insurance Commissioner of Wisconsin, to talk about the life insurance industry, where it may be headed, and a useful tool he created himself that helps families locate long lost life insurance policies. …

Protecting Your Social Security Benefit

How can you maximize your Social Security benefit if you’re supposed to file and claim on your own? Mary Beth Franklin, one of the nation’s leading Social Security Specialists, reveals how you can go about getting the most out this highly misunderstood (and often underused) retirement income stream.   Listen to the show by clicking here

Can You Afford College Education?

Pack your backpacks and hit the road because class is in session! With summer ending and school starting back up, we brought on Richard Polimeni, Chair of the College Savings Foundation, to crunch some numbers about the affordability of getting a higher education. Tune into this week’s episode to see how you may be able to make college more affordable! …

8 Dumb Decisions Smart People Make with Their Money

You could be the smartest person in the world or the dumbest – it doesn’t matter. According to Behavioral Economist Kerry Johnson, there are 8 mistakes almost everybody makes with their money, regardless of intelligence. Tune in to this week’s episode to see where your decisions line up! Listen to the show by clicking here

17 Mistakes Consumers Make

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs states that there are five basic needs that must be met before anything else – yet without realizing it, we often bend reality and stretch that five to 10, 12, or even 15. Simon Reilly, a coach and previous TED Talk Presenter, is on this week’s show to explain 17 mistakes that the average consumer makes. …

Opioid Overdose – Cheryl’s Story

The negative stigma for a drug addiction is so severe that all too often, people keep a personal or loved one’s addiction to themselves until it tears them apart, emotionally and financially. Cheryl Canzanella, a Financial Professional whose husband died from an overdose, is here to shed some light on the issue and share the things she has learned from …