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Wes Moss, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ answers questions from listeners and discusses the latest money news on this live call-in show which has been on the air since 1992. In each episode, Wes covers topics related to investing, retirement, pensions, insurance, and economics. Author of You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think, Wes is focused on helping people retire sooner and happier. For more information visit WesMoss.com.

Wes Moss, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ answers questions from listeners and discusses the latest money news on this live call-in show which has been on the air since 1992. In each episode, Wes covers topics related to investing, retirement, pensions, insurance, and economics. Author of You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think, Wes is focused on helping people retire sooner and happier. For more information visit WesMoss.com.
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Wes Moss, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ answers questions from listeners and discusses the latest money news on this live call-in show which has been on the air since 1992. In each episode, Wes covers topics related to investing, retirement, pensions, insurance, and economics. Author of You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think, Wes is focused on helping people retire sooner and happier. For more information visit WesMoss.com.

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@wesmoss365

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Episodes

Could a full-blown trade war with China be less crushing then we might think?; The Blue Zones Power 9

5/19/2019
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This episode of MM dives into the real economic numbers behind US and China trade relations. The “nuclear option“ where China sells its US treasury holdings is also discussed. Blue Zones: What are the consequences of not having social conducted this during retirement? It leads to the three Ds...depression, dementia, death. The principles of social connectedness that we learn from the Blue Zones can help protect us against the three D’s.

Duration:01:06:42

How Uber Teaches us Hail Mary Economics; US/China trade war update; How a global tail wind benefits US investors.

5/12/2019
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This episode of MM discusses the ongoing trade battle with China and the United States along with how recent IPOs are betting on profitability in the very distant future, and why Warren Buffett‘s American tail wind is really a global tailwind. Caller questions include should I sell my lake home or continue to rent, at what point should I hire a wealth manager, and do I need to take required minimum distribution’s on an inherited IRA?

Duration:01:06:33

IPO madness - What Uber, Amazon, Tesla and Marvel Can Teach Us About Money and Time.

5/5/2019
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This episode of MM discusses how the Amazon phenomenon has allowed more and more companies to operate with massive cash losses. When will the music stop? Caller questions include selling a home, self funding retirement, and whether to take a lump sum from AT&T or a monthly pension.

Duration:01:08:49

The Case Against Early Retirement - another WSJ scare article; Screening for dividend growers explained, and the power and importance of “Yield at Cost”

4/28/2019
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This episode of MM explains a recent WSJ article that discusses the five-year mortality rate changes and depression impact of retiring too early. Wes also discusses dividend paying companies that are able to raise their dividends over time contributing to an important investment concept called “Yield at Cost”.

Duration:01:07:57

How Has The Australian Economy Avoided Recession for 27 years!?

4/21/2019
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If the expansion lasts, this summer will mark 10 years of economic expansion in the United States. But do economic expansion’s die of old age? On this episode of MM Wes explores what we can learn from the 14th largest economy in the world -Australia.

Duration:00:32:20

Interview Series #1 - Creator of Whole30

4/15/2019
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This interview series focuses on one of the core happy retiree pillars: MASH Money, Adventure, Social, Health. Today’s interview has a special emphasis on Health. Melissa Hartwig-Urban, Whole30 founder and author, has helped millions of Americans lead a dramatically healthier life. We will hear her insights on health/wellness and the importance of diet. Which is, of course, an essential part of being and becoming a happy retiree.

Duration:00:40:58

Earnings Update for 2019; The Story of Tidy Up Tessa

4/14/2019
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The primary driver for Stocks is what actual companies (not stocks)are earning on a go forward basis. Earnings for 2019 should come in around $172, which would be about 6-7% higher than 2018; Should you sell your home or not? The housing lesson we can learn from Tidy Up Tessa.

Duration:00:33:20

The Goldilocks Economy is Back; The #1 Sport for Retirement Longevity; The Story of New Whip Whitney

4/7/2019
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This episode of MM explains the importance of the 19th century British fairytale Goldilocks and the Three Bears,and how that relates to our current economic situation in the United States. A new study on the longevity impact of the sport tennis, and how a new digital tool called AutoNavigator helped a single mother find a new car in a flash.

Duration:01:09:42

Economists are Awful at Predicting Recessions; Hot and Cold Housing Markets in the US; Lyft IPO; and Dividend Paying Stocks

3/31/2019
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Studies show that the International Monetary Fund has a 99% miss rate when it comes to predicting recessions, what US cities are above and below their pre-crisis housing peak, and how do dividend paying stocks fare versus the S&P 500?

Duration:01:07:08

The Fed is on Hold with Interest Rates - exploring this week’s partial yield curve inversion; Stock dividend alert: how dividend growers fair versus non-Dividend payers

3/24/2019
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Also, caller questions include when to make a real estate purchase, will TRS for teachers stay viable, Roth conversion, and saving in a SEP IRA

Duration:01:11:25

America the Great

3/17/2019
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After a rough week in America following a Boeing plane crash, luke warm economic data, and the largest college cheating scandal in American history this episode of MM highlights the positive economic tide happening right now in America. Energy, air quality, and corporate profits relative to debt explained. Caller questions include lump sum versus pension decisions and Trump’s executive order on RMDs.

Duration:01:06:50

10 Year Anniversary of the Bull Market; The Disaster at LaCroix – The Cockroach Killer Debacle

3/11/2019
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Well now that we are at the 10-year anniversary mark for this current bull market, is there anything left in the tank? How a bad PR spin about cockroach insecticide has ravaged sales at the nation’s most dominant sparkling water company. Caller questions include what to do with $360,000 in cash, how to invest during the next bear market, and Robert asks if he paying too much for S&P 500 returns?

Duration:01:45:51

One Dozen Words of Wisdom From Charlie Munger- Berkshire Hathaway’s Vice Chairman; Will the global economic slowdown pull the US down into recession?

3/3/2019
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This episode of MM discusses investment thoughts and principles from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett‘s right hand man. Wes also discusses the relationship between global recessions and US recessions. Caller questions include what to do with real estate sale proceeds, and how to invest thrift savings plan (TSP) assets.

Duration:01:07:59

Playing Catch-Up Post Age 50; The Tax Savings Story No One is Talking About; and A Year Of Extremes

2/24/2019
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Building from last week’s show Wes discusses “Round the World Robyn” and her quest to pay for more than $250,000 in trips next year. If you are not in the same position as a Robyn how can you catch up your retirement savings? There are multiple phone calls on this episode of MM ranging from dividend paying stocks to how to find a financial advisor you can trust.

Duration:01:08:09

How To Pay for a Trip Around the World; Charlie Munger and the Fight Against Old Rich People

2/17/2019
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On this episode of MM Wes discusses what Charlie Munger thinks about blue states pushing out “rich old people” and how doing so is a fight against economic prosperity. Also, 2019 has been a year of 180s for the three most critical market moving variables. Caller questions include, how to fund a National Geographic trip around the world on a private jet, along with how to invest money for you parents.

Duration:01:07:21

The 4% Withdraw Rule, The Schumer/Sanders 70% Tax Bite, and Tons of Financial Planning Caller Questions

2/10/2019
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This episode of MM is chock full of calls relating to Roth IRAs, planning for grandchildren with special needs, finding the right annuity, multi income stream planning with the TSP plan, and future nest egg planning. Wes also discusses a new government proposal pertaining to a wealth tax, and the mechanics behind the 4% rule.

Duration:01:08:02

Three Ways to Play Rising Dividends; The Fed moves from So Go to No Go; The GDP of Super Bowl Atlanta

2/3/2019
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What is the Dividend Aristocrat Index and why should you understand it? (Dividends as in stock dividends) (Aristocrats, as in best of the best at the JOB of paying dividends). There are 3 ETFs that follow this mandate and Wes explores them on this episode of MM. Also, the FED’s about face on its interest rate policy from “so go to no go”. Finally, how have big events like the Super Bowl helped the Atlanta Metro area grow at twice the rate of national GDP?

Duration:01:07:07

Economic impact and mind blowing money stats leading up to Super Bowl 53. Also, ECON update for the US in 2019.

1/27/2019
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Is the economic impact on a city really $400M for the week, and when will tickets be cheapest for this year’s big game in Atlanta? Economic indicators LEI, wage inflation, and yield curve spread examined. How close is a recession?

Duration:01:08:50

10 Investment Commandments from Jack Bogle

1/20/2019
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This week, a legend in the financial world left us. Jack Bogle, age 89, the father of index fund investing and founder of Vanguard Investments. Wes discusses and plays clips from his Jack Bogle interview in 2009 that harkens to 10 of Bogle’s core investment principles that are still critical today.

Duration:01:08:09

Is the Bear Market Over? And Finding Dividend Income In 2019

1/13/2019
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What are the statistics behind Bear Markets? There’s confusion around where we really are in this market cycle. Huge pullback, then a rally, then maybe a pause…? Where do we stand right now, and what history tells us about the next year or two once a bear market is triggered. We also talk about dividend income on this episode of MM. Wes reviews 5 steps to find high quality dividend stocks.

Duration:01:10:30