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The majority of people in fact-- to spend too much even when we seem to make all the right moves? Steve and Sinclair review an intriguing report from the Wall Street Journal.

The majority of people in fact-- to spend too much even when we seem to make all the right moves? Steve and Sinclair review an intriguing report from the Wall Street Journal.
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The majority of people in fact-- to spend too much even when we seem to make all the right moves? Steve and Sinclair review an intriguing report from the Wall Street Journal.

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Mastering Money 8/19/19

8/19/2019
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Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market talk shows in America, featuring top market experts and heard by millions of listeners—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and today's breaking financial news stories, we'll take you to an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show--plus a financial update from Steve you won't want to miss! -- MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

Duration:00:44:30

Mastering Money 8/16/19

8/16/2019
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Over seventeen trillion dollars worth of government bonds are now paying NEGATIVE interest rates. Those rates are driving U.S. rates down, with numerous negative consequences. The main one is that retirees who want to tone down the risk in their portfolio and focus on safety and secure income can no longer turn to bonds. This is leading to increasing demand for dividend GROWTH stocks--stocks that RAISE THEIR DIVIDENDS every single year. Today on Mastering Money, Steve will demonstrate how a...

Duration:00:44:57

Mastering Money 8/15/19

8/15/2019
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When five hundred point swings become the norm in stock markets—and where TRILLIONS of dollars of retirement money is at stake---it’s not surprising to learn that many retiring professionals are suddenly seeking to focus more on income and preservation, rather than taking further risks in an attempt to build their pile. One day, the market reverses. …It isn’t a matter of IF, but WHEN. Where do you want YOUR life savings when it finally occurs? What level of risk are you willing to accept...

Duration:00:45:15

Mastering Money 8/14/19

8/14/2019
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SO, “when IS the best time to take Social Security?” Should you take it early, later, or right at Full Retirement Age? Is there a sweet spot where you beat the system at its own game? Entire books have been written on the topic, and there are many seminars on the topic going on almost every day. Most of the confusion about when to take Social Security income centers on SPOUSAL benefits. Today, Steve and I will review the new rules of Social Security claiming and outline a circumstance when...

Duration:00:45:14

Mastering Money 8/13/19

8/13/2019
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According to Lawrence Strauss writing for Barron’s, dividend stocks are in a strong position as bond yields drop. With every downward tick of the 10-Year U.S. Treasury note’s yield, dividend-paying stocks look even better, he says—concurring with other analysts in the field. The 10-year treasury note’s yield has fallen as low as 1.6 percent. That’s its lowest level since 2016, according to FactSet. But now, many bond analysts are saying that rates could fall even further for U.S. bonds with...

Duration:00:44:46

Mastering Money 8/12/19

8/12/2019
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Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market talk shows in America, featuring top market experts and heard by millions of listeners—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and today's breaking financial news stories, we'll take you to an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show--plus a financial update from Steve you won't want to miss! -- MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

Duration:00:44:23

Mastering Money 8/9/19

8/9/2019
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Radio guru Dave Ramsey has come under fire of late as it has been learned that the financial advisors he refers his seven million listeners to-- sell upfront loaded mutual funds! These front-loaded funds charge customers an upfront fee to pay a commission to the advisor, which is deducted directly from the investors principal--while guaranteeing nothing to the client in the way of principal protection or reliable retirement income. Mr. Ramsey is justifiably recognized for his work at helping...

Duration:00:45:02

Mastering Money 8/8/19

8/8/2019
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There was a time, not that long ago, when a home on the golf course was a can't miss proposition. Suddenly, however, courses are closing and the homes built around them are plummeting in value as younger generations are not playing golf like their parents and grandparents. More than 200 golf courses closed in 2017 and 2018, while only about 15 new ones opened, according to the National Golf Foundation, and many more closures are on the way. Its an example of how the unanticipated events of...

Duration:00:45:16

Mastering Money 8/7/19

8/7/2019
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The stock market has built many millionaires and even some billionaires over time and so has real estate. But today's long bull market and the high prices on real estate have investors wondering where the best place for their money is right now--especially investors facing retirement. Real estate investments can be good until a recession hits—which is inevitable. As a more liquid alternative, Many investors prefer dividend growth stocks, which are like owning rental properties where, as a...

Duration:00:45:14

Mastering Money 8/6/19

8/6/2019
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It can be said there are two kinds of retired investors: those who are willing to rely upon market-based outcomes for the rest of their lives and hope for the best, and those who prefer a bit more safety, security, and guaranteed income to meet their needs, staying prepared for the worst. In reality, a well-planned combination of the two strategies may provide the best solution. Here’s the problem: Treasury bonds have strong guarantees but are paying UNDER TWO percent!! Today, we'll review a...

Duration:00:45:17

Mastering Money 8/5/19

8/5/2019
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Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market talk shows in America, featuring top market experts and heard by millions of listeners—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and today's breaking financial news stories, we'll take you to an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show--plus a financial update from Steve you won't want to miss! -- MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

Duration:00:44:17

Mastering Money 8/2/19

8/2/2019
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Once upon a time, the idea of being a millionaire was seen as the ultimate pinnacle of financial success. It meant you had made it—with no worries about ever running out of money. Somewhere along the way, something happened. Today, a million dollars is still a lot of money, but we have all seen how fast it can get cut in half by a poor market followed by a recession. Today on Mastering Money, we wondered if you were curious about just how many other people in America have amassed a million...

Duration:00:45:03

Mastering Money 8/1/19

8/1/2019
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Once upon a time, the idea of being a millionaire was seen as the ultimate pinnacle of financial success. It meant you had made it—with no worries about ever running out of money. Somewhere along the way, something happened. Today, a million dollars is still a lot of money, but we have all seen how fast it can get cut in half by a poor market followed by a recession. Today on Mastering Money, we wondered if you were curious about just how many other people in America have amassed a million...

Duration:00:44:52

Mastering Money 7/31/19

7/31/2019
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The Federal Reserve has reversed course and will likely be keeping interest rates low for a while. Good news for borrowers, bad for savers and retirees. Bond interest rates are at one hundred year lows. Once upon a time, a million dollars in treasury bonds would pay a retiree seventy thousand dollars a year, guaranteed for ten to thirty years. Today, that same ten-year treasury bond is paying under two and a half percent, meaning you would be tying up your money for ten years at a measly...

Duration:00:45:19

Mastering Money 7/30/19

7/30/2019
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Question: do the rich GET rich at the expense of the poor? Many people believe that the rich ONLY become rich at the expense of OTHERS. This world view is called “zero-sum thinking” because its adherents regard economic life as a zero-sum game, just like tennis, where one player has to lose for the other to win. Dr. Rainer Zitelman, writing in Forbes pointed out the flaw of zero-sum thinking. Zitelman was awarded his first doctorate in 1986 and his second Ph.D. in 2016-- and has written 22...

Duration:00:45:23

Mastering Money 7/29/19

7/29/2019
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Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market talk shows in America, featuring top market experts and heard by millions of listeners—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and today's breaking financial news stories, we'll take you to an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show--plus a financial update from Steve you won't want to miss! -- MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

Duration:00:44:10

Mastering Money 7/26/19

7/26/2019
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Dividend Aristocrats are large-cap, blue-chip companies from many different industries that have all demonstrated a healthy balance between capital growth and dividend payouts. The S&P Dividend Aristocrats Index has outpaced the S&P 500 over the past decade. According to S&P, Dividend Aristocrats generated an annualized return of 16.6% over the past 10 years, topping the S & P's 15.1% return. Dividend Aristocrats are companies that have raised dividends a minimum of 25 years. Today in the...

Duration:00:45:03

Mastering Money 7/25/19

7/25/2019
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American millennials are approaching middle age in worse financial shape than every living generation ahead of them, lagging behind baby boomers and Generation X despite a decade of economic growth and falling unemployment. New data show that millennials may never catch up with the generations of Americans that preceded them. The Fed analyzed income, debt, asset, and consumption data and found that millennial households had an average NET WORTH nearly 40% less than Gen X households had in...

Duration:00:45:12

Mastering Money 7/24/19

7/24/2019
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In investing, knowledge is power. To paraphrase Benjamin Graham's investment advice--Warren Buffett’s mentor--you should strive to know WHAT you are doing and WHY. If you don't understand the game, he said, don't play it...and Stay away until you do. Being honest, most of us would say we DON’T actually understand the market. It has gotten so massive and unpredictable, pretending to know every aspect of it is foolhardy. Even Warren Buffett, during his brilliant career, only worked within a...

Duration:00:45:18

Mastering Money 7/23/19

7/23/2019
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Reverse mortgages are widely criticized, but often they are a perfect fit for the right person or couple and are becoming more popular. Many people across the country and in Arizona have them. There are five signs when a reverse mortgage is a perfect fit, and there are five signs a reverse mortgage is not recommended. But for baby boomers entering retirement with ten to twenty years to go on a two hundred thousand dollars or more mortgage, a reverse mortgage could be a smart savvy move and a...

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