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This is the first national financial radio program covering primarily mutual fund investments. Hosts Adam Bold, Denny Smith and Andy Smith take calls and deliver their insights with a down-to-earth approach.

This is the first national financial radio program covering primarily mutual fund investments. Hosts Adam Bold, Denny Smith and Andy Smith take calls and deliver their insights with a down-to-earth approach.
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Las Vegas, NV

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This is the first national financial radio program covering primarily mutual fund investments. Hosts Adam Bold, Denny Smith and Andy Smith take calls and deliver their insights with a down-to-earth approach.

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English

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7201 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Suite 110 Las Vegas, NV 89128 (888) 833-8637


Episodes

The start of a new bear market? – Many investors are worried about the possibility of a new bear market. Andy gets technical and reminds us that data tells the truth. With the help of Warren Buffet, the guys give reasons to be optimistic, and how investor

2/17/2018
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The recent spike in market volatility has the financial media in a tizzy. But Andy has an almost controversial idea: the last few weeks in the market were actually NORMAL. Join the conversation as Bob and Andy dissect the reasons behind recent stock market activity, look at historical market corrections and dips, and explain why there is reason to see opportunity even when the media spreads fear.

Duration:00:41:04

Full Interview: Don Luskin – Andy’s been urging listeners to keep an eye on interest rates for the past few months. We’re lucky to be joined again by Chief Investment Officer at Trend Macrolytics and friend of the show, Don Luskin, to take a deep dive int

2/10/2018
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Financial markets from stocks, to bonds and interest rates, to currencies are all seeing an increase in volatility over the last couple of weeks. Sometimes, in order to see where we are, we need to step back and look at where we came from. Bob and Andy offer some much-needed perspective for the recent market swings, along with practical steps and guidance for listeners after the wild ride this week.

Duration:00:41:04

Full Interview: JT Taylor – From the outside looking in, the government seems so dysfunctional these days. So, we dialed up our good friend JT Taylor to help make sense of the circus in D.C. Join JT as he shares the real story behind the absurd shutdown a

2/3/2018
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A controversial statement from Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, might have some investors re-thinking cash holdings, but Andy reiterates why financial planning requires long-term thinking and is much more personal than a trendy soundbite. Also, listen and learn from conversations with two special guests: Trend Macrolytics Chief Investment Officer, Don Luskin, gives his view on the tax cuts and the economy, while Washington insider JT Taylor returns to chat about the...

Duration:00:41:04

First, do no harm – Lost in the mix of market performance, full implementation of the fiduciary rule is delayed until 2019 under President Trump. Though the stock market applauds deregulation in the business world, this is one regulation that keeps people

1/26/2018
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Some investors may worry the market is “too high,” others might let political views prevent executing an investment strategy, but Andy sees a lot of folks are finally looking to invest, citing the huge sums of money flowing into funds. He repeats how valuable it is to have a financial plan and fiduciary advisor by your side, along with a way to get started if you don’t know how. Plus, the Wall Street Journal recently blasted advisers and brokers for allegedly pushing high-priced products....

Duration:00:41:04

Deep dive into the new tax cuts – For individual investors, the new tax code could add another layer of complexity in an already complex world. But what does the new tax code mean for the market, economy, and jobs? Listen to insights from Bill Miller and

1/20/2018
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The S&P 500 is off to its best start in over 30 years, but the stock market isn’t the only market on the move. Now the bond market is breaking out. This begs the question: Are rising rates good or bad for stocks? Andy breaks down both sides of this question, which leads to an important realization about your portfolio and investment expectations. Plus, Olympic bobsledder Alex Allred joins the show to share her story of triumph, tragedy, and the healing power of humor.

Duration:00:41:04

Full Interview: Deacon Hayes – Deacon Hayes, author of the new book “You CAN Retire Early,” talks about how it IS possible for nearly anyone to retire early. What does that look like and what steps can you take now to reach this goal?

1/12/2018
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Last year was historic for the stock market, not only because of the positive returns every month, but also because of the low volatility on which these returns were earned. The stock market is off to great start this year, but will the smooth ride continue? Plus, our live portfolio review asks the question: when is NOT taking enough risk actually a BIG risk? Also, if you’re already struggling with your resolutions, Andy gives his S.M.A.R.T. guidelines for setting goals in 2018 and beyond.

Duration:00:41:04

The “I” word: Inflation – Inflation is one of the risks that can disrupt your financial future and delay your dreams and it can be stealth-like. Andy gives a real-life example of this “silent killer,” and Bob asks the important question: Where are we righ

1/6/2018
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As the great Yogi Berra once said, “It’s hard to make predictions, especially about the future.” After a record-setting year in the stock market, many investors are wondering what’s next. Bob and Andy stress the importance of managing fear when it comes to financial planning. Plus, the guys reveal a free and easy way to make sure your portfolio is on the right track!

Duration:00:41:04

The million-dollar question – Bob asks a doozie of a question: How long will $1 million actually last in retirement? The answer, of course, depends on location. Andy breaks down the most and least affordable retirement destinations, plus he explains how “

12/29/2017
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Happy New Year from Investing Sense! As we look forward to 2018, it’s always a good idea to look back and reminisce about where we’ve been. Listen along with Andy and Bob as they re-visit some of the best ideas, interviews, and insights of 2017!

Duration:00:41:04

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Andy shares a special end-of-year holiday poem…with a twist! From all of us at Financial Engines Investing Sense, we wish you a very merry Christmas, and a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2018!

12/21/2017
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Bob and Andy examine market returns through mid-December, and discuss reasons to be optimistic about the bull market heading into 2018. Also, fraud expert Kathy Bazoian Phelps joins the show to talk about Ponzi schemes and how you can protect your money. Plus, don’t miss Andy as he closes out the year with a special holiday poem…with a twist!

Duration:00:41:11

‘Tis the season… to beware of charity scams! – It’s no surprise the holidays are the busiest time of year for charitable donations. But unfortunately, whenever big money is changing hands, you can be sure that scammers are trying to get a cut. Andy gives

12/15/2017
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It’s the time of year when investors look forward to the promise of a new year, and look back at the returns of the past year. Bob and Andy take a listen to what some pundits in the financial media were predicting throughout 2017, and it turns out that fake news applies to more than just politics! But with all the reckless statements made by the media, what is an everyday investor supposed to do? Plus, Andy shares ways to avoid all-too-common holiday charity scams.

Duration:00:41:04

Make a list; check it twice: Andy’s holiday tips on avoiding credit card debt – It’s the busiest of all shopping seasons, and unfortunately, many Americans dive head-first into debt just to pay for holiday gifts. Andy plays Santa and gifts you with tips a

12/8/2017
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As Bob says, it’s been a very “interesting” year, but through it all, the stock market continues to perform. Yet, too many Americans are missing out on the record rally in stocks because they can’t tune out the noise coming from news and politics. Andy repeats that it’s never too late to get in the market and emphasizes the importance of looking forward, not back. Also, author and financial expert Deacon Hayes sits down to explain how you CAN retire early!

Duration:00:41:04

How to get a raise at work! – One of the big contributors to the current retirement crises is income inequality and stagnating wages, but one simple solution is often overlooked: getting a raise at work. Luckily, Andy has an easy hack that millions of wor

12/2/2017
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This could be a make-or-break week for tax reform, and it’s coming down to the wire. What happens to the stock market if reform passes? What if it fails? Bob and Andy dissect differing opinions and help you navigate this binary set-up that could have a big impact on your portfolio. Also, Dan Ariely, a leading expert on psychology and finance, joins the show to talk about how we “mis-think” about money.

Duration:00:41:04

Not your grandpa’s account statement – Deciphering financial fees isn’t easy and some brokers go out of their way to confuse you on how much you’re paying. Andy and Bob tell you the one word you need to lookout for on your account statements and why it’s

11/18/2017
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If tax reform passes, should investors buy or sell? What if tax reform fails? Andy and Bob break down the answers to these critical questions going into year’s end. Plus, author Emily Guy Birken stops by to share advice on how to finally put an end to financial stress - with a story about Zombies? Also, get the scoop on new 401(k) contribution limits and Social Security benefit changes for 2018!

Duration:00:41:04

Interview with Bonnie Moore – Special guest Bonnie Moore joins to show to talk about the idea behind her website, the Golden Girls Network, and the benefits and challenges that come with single retirees living as roommates. Bonnie also shares advice on ho

11/11/2017
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There’s so much going on right now in financial news, from tax reform, to changes at the Federal Reserve, and fluctuations in interest rates. Andy cuts through all the noise coming out of Washington and boils it down to the financial planning aspects investors should focus on right now. Also, Bob asks a literal “million-dollar” question: How long would $1 million last in retirement?

Duration:00:41:04

Are you just a food source for your advisor? – What should you do if your financial advisor hasn’t returned your calls in 18 months? Worse yet, what if your advisor is dishonest about being a fiduciary? Andy helps a listener with these problems and provid

11/4/2017
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The stock market is at a crossroad between Wall Street and K Street as tax reform winds its way through Washington D.C. Resident D.C. insider JT Taylor breaks it down and hear Treasury Secretary Steve Mnunchin’s warning if tax reform fails. Long-time friend of the show, Diane Daniels, drops by to share tips on how to cut healthcare costs. Plus, a listener asks Andy: What should I do when my advisor won’t call me back?

Duration:00:41:04

Free Fallin’ estate plans – Usually, when a celebrity dies, you hear details about how they screwed up estate plans, but it’s been almost a month since Tom Petty’s passing, and it seems like he planned well. Whether you have $500 or $5 million, everyone n

10/28/2017
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Washington D.C. insider JT Taylor, senior policy analyst at Hedgeye Potomac Research, joins the show to talk about the potential impact of the Republican tax reform proposal and how it could impact your bottom line. The “funniest tax guy”, Ed Lyon, stops by to share some hilarious stories and practical tax advice that could save you thousands. Plus, what does Tom Petty have to do with your estate plan?

Duration:00:41:04

The Nobel Prize, NFL, and you – Richard Thaler was recently awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics, and his work has even influenced some NFL teams. He’s also credited for helping people save almost $30 billion MORE for retirement in the past decade. The gu

10/21/2017
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All year long Bob and Andy have been talking about the promise of technology and how it’s improving our lives, including the optimistic future of investing in that technology. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are no exception, as they, along with the stock market, continue making all-time highs. How can investors take advantage of this asset class? Also, real estate expert Greg Cooper is in studio to give advice and share stories about real estate investing.

Duration:00:41:04

Clean-up continues in Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico was already dealing with a massive financial crisis even before Hurricane Maria hit. President Trump recently spoke about wiping out the island’s debt, which could help speed up recovery, but how would this

10/14/2017
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What’s behind the most recent move to all-time highs in the stock market? One important factor is the growth of corporate earnings, particularly in the dynamic technology sector. Also, author Mike Haubrich joins the show to talk about the concept of career asset management, how to measure your value as an employee, and how to get a raise!

Duration:00:41:04

LIVE Portfolio Review – This week’s portfolio review comes from Josh, who has Vanguard funds that may be concentrated too much in one sector. He also has some real estate investments, which exposes him to interest rate risk, but should he also look to add

10/7/2017
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While the Amazon empire of robotic efficiency and delivery drones seems like it’s taking over the world, Best Buy has made a bounce back by re-introducing the human element to the retail experience. This human element is a big part of the potential value provided by financial advisors. Also, Financial Engines advisor Gary Murphy joins the show to talk about small, simple steps investors can take to help grow retirement savings regardless of income level.

Duration:00:41:04

Glitter-less Gold: Buyer beware and do your homework! - Fred calls the show seeking advice on how to deal with a shady gold investment company. Bob and Andy explain how precious metals can be part of a balanced, diversified portfolio, but investors can g

9/30/2017
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Warren Buffett recently made a prediction that the Dow will reach 1,000,000 within 100 years. This has ruffled some feathers, but Andy wishes more individual investors would think like this, focusing not on where the market has been, but rather where the market is going. Also, with Medicare open enrollment right around the corner, the guys talk with Medicare expert Diane Daniels and explore many facets to saving for healthcare costs in retirement.

Duration:00:41:02

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