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Welcome to Ford Financial Group's Financial Insights Podcast, where we review subjects relevant to investing, and topics that impact our clients and their plans for retirement.Investment advice is offered through Ford Financial Group, a Registered Investment Advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. The Financial Advisors of Ford Financial Group are also Registered Representatives with and securities are offered through LPL Financial, Member SIPC, www.sipc.org.For a list of states in which we are registered to do business, please visit www.FordFG.com.1-856451

Welcome to Ford Financial Group's Financial Insights Podcast, where we review subjects relevant to investing, and topics that impact our clients and their plans for retirement.Investment advice is offered through Ford Financial Group, a Registered Investment Advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. The Financial Advisors of Ford Financial Group are also Registered Representatives with and securities are offered through LPL Financial, Member SIPC, www.sipc.org.For a list of states in which we are registered to do business, please visit www.FordFG.com.1-856451

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Welcome to Ford Financial Group's Financial Insights Podcast, where we review subjects relevant to investing, and topics that impact our clients and their plans for retirement.Investment advice is offered through Ford Financial Group, a Registered Investment Advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. The Financial Advisors of Ford Financial Group are also Registered Representatives with and securities are offered through LPL Financial, Member SIPC, www.sipc.org.For a list of states in which we are registered to do business, please visit www.FordFG.com.1-856451

Language:

English

Contact:

855-449-8669


Episodes

Black Friday Tips - COVID Edition!

11/23/2020
This week, Ryan and Brian chat about ways to tackle Black Friday shopping, from coming deal sites and door busters, to taking a sound financial approach by budgeting, using lists, and considering the "price per use" idea. CNBC article mentioned in the episode: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/23/holiday-2020-so-long-doorbusters-retailers-roll-out-weeks-of-deals.html Deal sites: https://slickdeals.net/ https://9to5toys.com/ https://camelcamelcamel.com/ Ford Financial Group on Facebook Ford...

Duration:00:19:19

It's casual Friday, let's talk FAQ!

11/13/2020
This week Brian, Nik, Steve and Rob got together to have a casual discussion about what are some of our clients' most frequently asked questions, which includes questions about changes in the tax code, and what may be in store for markets in 2021. Also, you can register for our Savvy Social Security Webinar right here: https://bit.ly/2JYMWvz Ford Financial Group on Facebook Ford Financial Group on YouTube Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk -...

Duration:00:20:17

GDP Bounces Back

10/29/2020
This week Brian discusses how GDP expanded 33.1% on an annualized basis in the third quarter, ahead of expectations, fueled by the continued reopening of businesses and reversing much of the economic fallout from COVID-19-related lockdowns. Check out the LPL Research chart referenced in this episode HERE. Ford Financial Group on Facebook Ford Financial Group on YouTube Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is...

Duration:00:10:44

Investing for 12 Weeks VS 12 Months

10/16/2020
After taking the last week off, Brian reviews recent market performance, retail sales numbers, and discusses everyone's obsession with the election and how it fits into longer term investing goals. Ford Financial Group on Facebook Ford Financial Group on YouTube Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID:

Duration:00:12:40

Trump COVID FAQs

10/2/2020
This week we recap market performance and economic news for the week ending 10/2, and we address some of the concerns and frequently asked questions we're receiving as it relates to the President's recent COVID-19 positive test. Charts mentioned in the episode: JOB GROWTH STALLING CHART Check out our Facebook and Youtube pages, which can be found here: Ford Financial Group on Facebook Ford Financial Group on YouTube Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at...

Duration:00:17:59

September Slide

9/26/2020
This week we chat about the reasons why the market has slipped since peaking on September 2nd, and do a quick jobs and COVID update. Brian also mentioned our Facebook and Youtube pages, which can be found here: Ford Financial Group on Facebook Ford Financial Group on YouTube Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID:

Duration:00:09:30

College Savings Webinar & Creek Fire Woes

9/17/2020
This week we chat about our upcoming webinar on ways you can save for college for the students in your life, chat about the California wildfires and the Creek Fire in particular, and give our regular market update. If you're interested in registering for our College Savings Planning webinar on September 30th, email us or click this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_g6I1Qjn3R8CiUiy18yHG9w Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk -...

Duration:00:14:41

5 Lessons Learned About Rising Rates

9/10/2020
This week we start with our regular update, where stocks have sold off again over the last 5 days as investors take more of a breather after a summer run in markets. We also tackled jobs and COVID news, and finish by talking about ways the fixed income side of your portfolio may be impacted by rising interest rates. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source....

Duration:00:16:07

Market Selloff & Credit Score Tips

9/3/2020
As we recorded this episode on the heels of a historic market run, stocks Thursday sold off in a big way, which we talked about in our open this week. We also tackled jobs and COVID news, and finish by reviewing steps you can take to review your credit report and help improve your credit score. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID: 1-05052004

Duration:00:18:17

Markets Continue Surge & Fraudulent Unemployment Claims on the Rise

8/27/2020
In this week's podcast we check in again on markets, unemployment, and COVID numbers. Other topics include a review of our recent Election 2020 webinar, and update to AccountView 2.0 and improvements in how you can access your account online (including through a new app). There is also news of a very promising, quick, and accurate Coronavirus test, which may speed an economic rebound. Finally, we review the fact that we are seeing an increase in Fraudulent Unemployment Claims, and discuss...

Duration:00:17:56

Habits That Can Work Against Wealth Creation

8/21/2020
This week we catch up again with markets and COVID numbers, and we take a look at three things you might be doing that undercut your ability to build wealth. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID: 1-05047223.

Duration:00:10:44

The Best 100 Days Ever - Chart Check

8/14/2020
You've heard of "Shark Week", how about "Chart Week"? This week we review the astounding fact that we have just had the best 100 days ever from the S&P 500, and what history suggests it might mean for the S&P 500 going forward. We also talk about some reasons why the S&P 500 is different from GDP, and we finish by looking at real time indicators on how the economy is improving right now. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin...

Duration:00:14:23

A Promising Start to August

8/6/2020
This week we give an update as we finish the first week of August, where we see continued economic improvement, despite some stubborn and discouraging numbers in COVID-19 cases. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID: 1-05041380.

Duration:00:07:42

Biggest GDP Contraction Ever

7/30/2020
This week we give a July-end update, where we cover a historic decline in GDP, jobless claims remaining stubbornly high, and the latest in COVID-19 news. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID: 1-05026658.

Duration:00:11:20

Mid Year Outlook Webinar Replay

7/28/2020
Did you miss our webinar where we reviewed the LPL Research 2020 Mid Year Outlook? If so, you're in luck. Listen in as we examine how the economy, stock, and bonds may perform during the second half of the year, and we even touched on the election and what markets have to say about the candidates. Find the full LPL Research 2020 Mid Year Outlook here. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative...

Duration:00:40:25

2020 Mid-Year Outlook

7/16/2020
This week Brian reviews the LPL Research 2020 Mid Year Outlook, which examines how the economy, stock, and bonds may perform during the second half of the year, and he even touches on the election and what markets have to say about the candidates. Register for our Mid-Year Outlook HERE! Find the full LPL Research 2020 Mid Year Outlook here. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons...

Duration:00:13:27

A Huge Second Quarter Recovery

7/2/2020
This week it's just Brian, where he discusses how stocks ended the second quarter of the year, the recent (and strong) jobs report, and the recent US manufacturing comeback. Brian also mentioned our upcoming quarterly investment newsletter and our monthly financial planning newsletter. Remember to sign up if you haven't already! Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution...

Duration:00:12:03

Market Nervousness Over COVID Resurgence

6/25/2020
This week Brian covers how the resurgence of Coronavirus cases has made investors nervous, the most recent jobless numbers, and how FFG is connecting with clients digitally through webinars. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID: 1-05026658.

Duration:00:12:43

Quick June Update

6/16/2020
This week it's just Brian giving a brief update on the current market rebound, some recent economic data that suggests the recovery is trending in the right direction, and a reminder that markets are forward looking. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID: 1-05023102.

Duration:00:06:39

June Webinar Recap

6/8/2020
This week Ryan and Brian recap our June webinar for clients, where we partnered with JPMorgan to review their Guide to the Markets publication, using data to help us chart the path forward for the second half of the year. Questions? Find us at FordFG.com Email us at info@fordfg.com Music: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Source. Tracking ID: 1-05019023

Duration:00:30:26