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Welcome to Peoria Illinois’ premiere money and investing podcast. CERITIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, author, and investment manager Rockie Zeigler III tackles topics such as investing and personal finance in a fun, laid back, and easy to understand manner. In each episode you’ll gain a better understanding of things like taxes, the stock markets, your credit score, mutual funds and much more. If you enjoy Dave Ramsey and/or Jim Cramer, check us out! We believe you'll like this show too. Connect with us: www.HeyPeoria.net

Welcome to Peoria Illinois’ premiere money and investing podcast. CERITIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, author, and investment manager Rockie Zeigler III tackles topics such as investing and personal finance in a fun, laid back, and easy to understand manner. In each episode you’ll gain a better understanding of things like taxes, the stock markets, your credit score, mutual funds and much more. If you enjoy Dave Ramsey and/or Jim Cramer, check us out! We believe you'll like this show too. Connect with us: www.HeyPeoria.net

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Welcome to Peoria Illinois’ premiere money and investing podcast. CERITIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, author, and investment manager Rockie Zeigler III tackles topics such as investing and personal finance in a fun, laid back, and easy to understand manner. In each episode you’ll gain a better understanding of things like taxes, the stock markets, your credit score, mutual funds and much more. If you enjoy Dave Ramsey and/or Jim Cramer, check us out! We believe you'll like this show too. Connect with us: www.HeyPeoria.net

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English


Episodes

Episode #57 -Things That Annoy Me (And Prob You Too)

5/4/2021
In a new edition of "Rockie's Rants" Rockie talks about things that annoy the crap out him. And that probably annoy you too! Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:12:35

Episode #56 - The Housing Market Is On Fire. Okay, But Why?

4/20/2021
Houses are flying off the proverbial shelf around here lately. If you've been wondering why that has been the case, I've got you covered in this episode. Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn Sources Mentioned In The Show https://www.bankrate.com/mortgages/current-interest-rates/ http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/pmms30.html https://www.pjstar.com/news/20170726/caterpillar-expands-home-buying-incentive

Duration:00:21:53

Episode #55 - 4 Last Minute Tax Deductions For 2020

4/6/2021
In this episode, I discuss 4 ways to potentially reduce your tax bill for 2020 (before you file your taxes), even though its 2021! Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:10:41

Episode #54 - Stimulus Payments & Your Taxes

3/23/2021
I have gotten a lot of questions about how all these stimulus payments (aka "the stimmy") may or may not affect your taxes. I address those questions and concerns in this episode! Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:09:39

Episode #53 - How To Buy Bitcoin

3/9/2021
In this episode, I talk about the different ways to buy Bitcoin along with the various places and institutions where you can buy Bitcoin. Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:19:46

Episode #52 - What You Should Know About the Third Stimulus Check

2/23/2021
If you've had questions about the third stimulus check, you're not alone. In this episode, Rockie discusses several aspects of the stimulus check, including whether a third stimulus check is actually coming, how much it will be, if it's taxable, and more. Sources mentioned: Kiplinger article - Third Stimulus Check Calculator Kiplinger article on Third Stimulus Check Update CNBC article on New Child Tax Credit AARP article - Are Stimulus Checks Taxed? Connect With Rockie Website...

Duration:00:20:44

Episode #51 - City Council Candidate Ryan Hite

2/9/2021
In today's episode, I talk with 5th district City Council candidate Ryan Hite. We talk about why he's running and his innovative ideas on how to improve the Peoria area. Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:52:05

Episode #50 - CAT Stock Outlook For 2021

2/2/2021
In this episode, we discuss where CAT is right now and where it might end up in 2021. Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:24:00

Episode #49: Should You Buy A Rental Property?

1/19/2021
I discuss the pros and cons of buying and owning rental property in and around the Peoria IL area. Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:26:38

Episode #48: My 2021 Predictions For Stocks

1/5/2021
In this episode, I take a quick look back at my predictions for 2020. Did Apple, Amazon, Tesla, Disney, Caterpillar and others end the year where I predicted? Also, I will give you my "sure to go wrong" predictions for the Dow Jones Industrial Index, Apple, Disney, Caterpillar, Amazon, Tesla and others. Connect With Rockie Website Twitter - @RPZ_3LinkedIn

Duration:00:13:33

Episode #47: My Hot Take on Mutual Funds [Part IV of Mutual Fund FUNdamentals]

12/22/2020
What is my overall take on mutual funds? Should you invest in them? Or are they a waste? In this episode of Hey Peoria! Let’s Talk Money, I wrap up the series on mutual funds and share my assessment. I’ll talk about some research from the SPIVA US Scorecard that will shed some light on how different mutual fund sectors perform. After we walk through the numbers and get the big picture, I’ll share my hot take on this type of investment. What’ll my answer be? Listen to find out! Outline of...

Duration:00:20:59

Episode #46 - This Show Has A New Name!

12/10/2020
I decided to change the name of this show and give it a new look. This episode explains why I decided to do so... Contact the show: HeyPeoria.net

Duration:00:06:33

Episode #45: How to Analyze Mutual Fund Performance [Part III of Mutual Fund FUNdamentals]

12/8/2020
How do you properly analyze mutual fund performance? Does the historical performance of a fund give you the full picture? The short answer is no. I’ll answer the “why” in this episode of Making Finance Fun. I’ll talk about benchmarks and tracking error. I’ll compare actively managed funds, passively managed funds, and bond funds. The goal of this episode is to give you context to be able to judge the performance of any mutual fund. Don’t miss it! Outline of This Episode Passively managed...

Duration:00:21:10

Episode #44: Mutual Fund Fees [Mutual Fund FUNdamentals Part II]

11/24/2020
Today is part II of my latest Making Finance Fun series: mutual fund FUNdamentals. In this episode, I’m going to talk about US stock fund fees. Believe it or not, there is generally more than one fee involved. We will talk about active and passive domestic stock mutual funds, the two main types you can purchase, and the four kinds of fees that you may pay to own a mutual fund. Don’t miss it! Outline of This Episode Fee #1: The Expense Ratio The expense ratio is basically a management fee....

Duration:00:27:07

Episode #43: WMBD TV's Rebecca Brumfield

11/18/2020
On this episode, I have a very special guest on the show: WMBD TV Anchor & Television Producer Rebecca Brumfield! We discuss her recent wedding, her day to day life as a local news anchor/producer, as well as a look behind the scenes on what it's like to be a news anchor. Connect With Rockie Website@AnxiousAdvisorLinkedIn Subscribe to the show on the app of your choice

Duration:01:11:40

Episode #42: Mutual Fund FUNdamentals [Part I]

11/10/2020
What are mutual funds? Why would you want to buy them? How can you buy them? These are just a few of the questions I’m going to answer in—drumroll please—a whole series about mutual funds. In this episode of Making Finance Fun, I’ll cover the mutual fund fundamentals: what they are, their history, why they were created, and more. If you’re interested in investing in mutual funds, do not miss this series! Outline of This Episode What are mutual funds? According to Fidelity, Mutual Funds...

Duration:00:19:36

Episode #41: My 3-Step Guide to Start Investing

10/27/2020
Are you new to the investment game? Do you know how to get started? If you’re a beginner looking for a simple guide to get on your feet, this episode of Making Finance Fun is for you. I’ll help you define why you’re investing, how you’re going to invest, and what you’re going to invest in. My 3-step guide to get started is so easy, a caveman could do it. (But really, who else remembers those hilarious commercials?) Outline of This Episode #1: WHY are you investing? You need to define why...

Duration:00:28:32

Episode #40: Do Elections Impact the Stock Market?

10/13/2020
It seems like it’s been an insanely nasty election season, doesn’t it? Many people are left wondering how it’s impacting the stock market—and your investments. An election season riding the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic leaves everyone with a lot of uncertainty. So what should you do with your current investments? In this episode of Making Finance Fun, I talk about the historical impact of elections on the stock markets. I also share a few things I’d recommend NOT doing with your...

Duration:00:35:50

Episode #39: My Top 40 Personal Finance Tips

9/29/2020
In honor of my upcoming 40th birthday (which may or may not be on October 3rd), this episode of Making Finance Fun is a special edition. In this episode, I share my top 40 investment tips, personal finance tips, and observations from my 13-year career as a financial advisor. I share ten tips in this post. But if you want to hear ALL of the wisdom I’ve learned throughout the years, give the whole episode a listen! Outline of This Episode Tip #2: Have a reason you’re investing Too many...

Duration:00:39:54

Episode #38: The “Money Honey” Rachel Richards Shares How YOU can Retire at Any Age

9/15/2020
How can you retire at any age? What does it require? The “Money Honey” Rachel Richards is my guest on today’s episode of Making Finance Fun. Rachel is a former financial advisor, the best-selling author of two books, a real estate investor—and she retired at 27 with $15,000+ a month of purely passive income. In this episode, she shares what motivated her to build a passive income large enough for her to retire early. She also talks about HOW she made it happen. Free Gift To All Our...

Duration:00:48:21