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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

How Good is the Recent Trade Truce Between the US and China? Also, Growth Investing vs. Value Investing; What’s the Difference?

10/13/2019
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This episode of MM discusses the brand new phase one trade deal between President Trump and China. The media seems to dislike the deal, but there is real progress being made.

Duration:00:33:11

Does the Market Care About Impeachment? Baby Boomer Retirement Facts and Recession Watch

10/7/2019
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This week Ryan Ely, joins us for a conversation on recent market volatility, WeWork’s IPO fail, and a CHIME economic update. Also, a look at political history and a key economic indicator for President Trump’s reelection probability.

Duration:00:32:51

Dan Buettner, author of Blue Zones, on Longevity, Health & Happiness (Full Interview)

9/29/2019
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I recently sat down with my favorite author, Dan Buettner, to talk about Blue Zones. Dan is the researcher who discovered that in certain areas and communities across the world, people tend to live longer, healthier lives. He discusses how to incorporate the Blue Zones lifestyle into our everyday routines.

Duration:00:41:09

A Dramatic Shift in Trade War Policy

9/22/2019
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History is very clear that presidents do not get reelected if the economy is in recession or key battleground states are feeling economic pain. Someone showed President Trump a chart for job growth in PA, WI, and MI...which has turned negative. These are all states that the president won by a narrow margin in the last election and cannot afford to lose in 2020. This episode of MM describes how the leadership team on trade in Washington has shifted dramatically over the past several weeks.

Duration:00:33:13

More Than 50% of S&P 500 Stocks Have Higher Dividends than 10YR US Treasury Bonds

9/16/2019
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This week’s episode of MM discusses how inflation has begun to creep higher while bond yields have remained low. Now more than 250 companies in the S&P 500 sport a dividend yield that is higher than the 10 year US treasury. Multiple caller questions relating to worries about the massive US debt, and when should investors automatically reinvest their dividends?

Duration:00:31:04

A Conversation with Raphael Bostic: How the Work of the Federal Reserve Impacts our Everyday Lives

9/8/2019
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This episode of Money Matters features a fascinating interview with President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Raphael Bostic. Wes and Raphael discuss how the work of the Federal Reserve impacts our everyday lives, the impact of the US China trade war, tweets from President Trump directed to the Fed, insights on the direction and trajectory for wages in the Southeast, the inverted yield curve and more.

Duration:00:31:56

Full Extended Interview with Raphael Bostic, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

9/8/2019
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This fascinating interview discusses how the work of the Federal Reserve impacts our everyday lives. They also discuss the impact of the US-China trade war, tweets from President Trump directed to the Fed, insights of the direction and trajectory for wages in the Southeast, the inverted yield curve, the sustainability of low unemployment, the impact of innovation on inflation, and how to solve the affordable housing problem in America.

Duration:00:49:49

Buying Stocks at Market Highs. What are investors' odds of a positive outcome?

9/3/2019
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Investors are taught to buy low and sell high. However, S&P 500 total return data since 1945 suggests that buying at market highs has produced significantly positive results. This episode of MM also discusses the shock of large numbers and what each one percentage point move equates to with a S&P 500 valued at nearly $25 trillion.

Duration:00:33:27

US China Trade War Evolves into Trump vs. Communism

8/25/2019
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Trade tensions ratcheted higher this week and markets continue to fall in reaction. This episode of MM discusses how the trade war has morphed into a Cold war that puts US democracy and capitalism versus Communist China. Caller questions include “I’m 54, should I roll over my 401(k)?; and I am age 60 and heavily invested in stocks, should I get more conservative?”

Duration:01:07:12

5 Warning Signs of a Looming Recession; What Does the Inverted Yield Curve Mean?

8/18/2019
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Markets reacted this week to a yield curve inversion. This episode of MM discusses potential implications from this economic warning sign and dives deeper into five other economic data points to watch out for in the US. Caller questions include “What impact will the SECURE Act have on my IRA, and what bonds are safe in this interest-rate environment?”

Duration:01:05:57

A Bank in Denmark is Offering Negative Mortgage Rates. What!?

8/11/2019
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What does more than $15 trillion in negative yielding debt mean for stock and bond markets? This episode of MM also discusses the most recent US/China trade war escalation. Caller questions include “What to do with proceeds from my home sale; How should I convert my IRA to a Roth; How can I time the market in my 401(k)?”

Duration:01:07:52

The Death of Equities 40th Anniversary; Why the Fed is Overrated

8/4/2019
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This episode of MM covers why the nation is obsessed with Federal Reserve and the power that the Fed is believed to have. Although the Fed is extraordinarily important their power is often overstated. This episode of MM explains what they really do. Wes also discusses the infamous Business Week article that came out August of 1979 espousing the “Death of Equities“. How wrong was this article? Caller question of the day: Dave from Buford on ramping up his last 10 years of savings and how he...

Duration:01:04:34

The Story Behind Coca-Cola’s Massive Brand Universe

7/28/2019
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Two years ago only 15% of Coca-Cola‘s revenue came from its lines outside of traditional soda…Today that number is up to 25%. Coke continues to transition into a highly diversified beverage company around the globe. They sell more than 800 beverages in the US alone, including 250 low and no calorie options. Caller questions include, utilizing dividend reinvest, shifting to a Roth, when to take Social Security, and what to do after being “rightsized” in your 60s.

Duration:01:05:02

Why 65 is the New 45 - and why our thinking about “old age” has been so wrong for so long

7/21/2019
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With Face App going viral this past week, Americans are facing a visual old age like never before. But what’s “old“...is the entire system in America that says you’re old when you hit 65. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Happy retirees still feel young inside no matter what their age. Caller question include, “Should I do a Roth conversion, and how should I invest extra money in my late 50s?”

Duration:01:11:25

Interview with Dan Lok, One of the World’s Most Successful Internet and Digital Marketing Entrepreneurs on Finding Business Significance

7/14/2019
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On this episode of MM Wes travels to Vancouver British Columbia for a sit down with digital marketing guru Dan Lok to discuss his quest to go beyond money and find significance. The latter part of this episode features the beginning of the interview while the rest can be heard exclusively on the Wes Moss Money Matters podcast channel. The beginning two thirds of this podcast feature caller questions on a wide variety of investment and financial planning related topics

Duration:01:03:04

Tips For Financial Success With Business Influencer Dan Lok (Full Interview)

7/12/2019
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In this Money Matters Podcast Special, I sat down with self-made millionaire, Dan Lok, to discuss the business tips and social media strategies that have led him to financial success. Dan has taught men and women from 130+ countries to develop high-income skills, unlock true financial confidence and master their financial destinies. In this interview we dig into what inspired him as he began his enrepreneurial journey, and how his motivations have shifted over time.

Duration:01:11:43

Officially the Longest (and Slowest) Economic Expansion in US history - Where Do We Go From Here?

7/7/2019
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July 2019 marks the longest economic expansion in US history at 121 months. But it is also the slowest recovery and shallowest recovery we have seen in history. This episode of MM discusses how the plowhorse economy can continue...Caller questions include when to take Social Security, and is buying long-term care through an annuity a good deal?

Duration:01:21:32

Trump and Xi Reach a Cease-Fire Over Trade Talks; When will stock market volatility return?; and When is it time for risk reduction in your portfolio? (Part 2)

7/1/2019
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A multitopic MM that covers current the trade dispute with China, how a couple in their early 60s is thinking about reducing portfolio risk, and understanding where we are in the stock market volatility cycle. Caller questions include how to pay for a new home, a lump sum versus pension calculation, and how to pay for renovations in S.W. Atlanta.

Duration:00:33:00

Trump and Xi Reach a Cease-Fire Over Trade Talks; When will stock market volatility return?; and When is it time for risk reduction in your portfolio?

7/1/2019
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A multitopic MM that covers current the trade dispute with China, how a couple in their early 60s is thinking about reducing portfolio risk, and understanding where we are in the stock market volatility cycle. Caller questions include how to pay for a new home, a lump sum versus pension calculation, and how to pay for renovations in S.W. Atlanta.

Duration:00:33:36

50 Years of Pain and Progress in America

6/23/2019
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With the stock market knocking on an all-time high in 2019, financial headlines still suggest dark clouds on the horizon. On this episode of MM Wes discusses economic events per decade starting in the 1970s to understand the challenges and pain we have overcome in America to create massive wealth and progress. Caller questions include the inheritance of $1 million, HELOC rates, and when to take a pension.

Duration:01:08:24