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Location:

Tacoma, WA

Networks:

NPR

Description:

Dave Meyer interviews finance commentator Greg Heberlein for KPLU's Money Matters.

Twitter:

@KPLU

Language:

English

Contact:

12180 Park Ave S. Tacoma, WA 98447 253-535-7758


Episodes

Parting Words of Wisdom from Financial Commentator Greg Heberlein

1/14/2014
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When Money Matters first aired on KPLU some 7 years ago, we were speculating about whether the housing bubble was going to burst, and wondering if we...

Duration: 00:03:58


Resolve to Manage Your Money Better in 2014

12/24/2013
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No matter how financially savvy you are, there’s always room for improvement. Financial commentator Greg Heberlein and KPLU’s Dave Meyer suggest some...

Duration: 00:03:17


The Stock Market Thrives On Uncertainty

12/17/2013
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It is said the stock market climbs a wall of worry. Well, it was a really, really, big wall this year. Financial commentator Greg Heberlein groups the...

Duration: 00:03:12


Crunching the Numbers Surrounding Bitcoin Fever

12/10/2013
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Have you been swept up in bitcoin mania? Bitcoins purchased at the beginning of this year were valued at $13.50. As of Dec. 9, they were trading at...

Duration: 00:03:18


Tableau Software is one of Seattle's Fastest Growing Companies

11/19/2013
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In the Center of the Universe, Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, stands Tableau Software. Tableau is 10 years old and has been a publicly owned company...

Duration: 00:03:16


Microsoft Board Member Faces Scrutiny

11/12/2013
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When Microsoft holds its annual meeting Nov. 19, shareholders will finish voting for the company’s board of directors. Usually it’s a straightforward...

Duration: 00:03:21


Don’t Throw Away That Old Stock Certificate!

10/22/2013
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It’s not uncommon for heirs to stumble across old stock certificates when disposing of an estate. What should you do with them? If the stock is for a

Duration: 00:03:23


Could You Fall for a Ponzi Scheme?

10/15/2013
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If a financial adviser offers you a quick way to double your money, should you go for it? Hold on to your wallet! The bigger the promised return, the more

Duration: 00:03:47


Why Buy U.S. Savings Bonds?

10/8/2013
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Are U.S. savings bonds still a worthwhile investment? KPLU financial commentator Greg Heberlein thinks so. Even with all the government shutdown

Duration: 00:03:43


Death and IRAs

9/17/2013
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You've worked hard to fund your golden years with an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). But what happens to that money when you die? Well, since you won

Duration: 00:03:36


The Lure of the Exchange Traded Fund

9/10/2013
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Why are exchange traded funds (ETFs) growing in popularity? Financial commentator Greg Heberlein says the ability to buy and sell them at any time during

Duration: 00:03:41


A Reverse Mortgage May Not Be Your Best Option

8/20/2013
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We’ve all seen the TV commercials: Fred Thompson, Robert Wagner, Henry Winkler and others urging us to sign up for a reverse mortgage. As alluring as the

Duration: 00:03:39


Is Multi-Level Marketing Right for You?

8/13/2013
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Is multi-level marketing (MLM) a good way to make money? At a time when family budgets are strained and jobs are hard to find, it’s a fair question. KPLU

Duration: 00:03:28


Beware of Penny Stocks

7/23/2013
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To get an enormous stock market gain, buy a penny stock. To risk losing all of your investment, buy a penny stock. Still interested? Financial commentator

Duration: 00:03:31


Greg Heberlein's Guide to Disneyland

7/16/2013
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Many families plan to go to Disneyland someday, but it's an expensive proposition that requires a lot of planning. Should you buy a package or figure it

Duration: 00:03:42


Take advantage of your 401(k)

7/9/2013
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Are you saving enough for retirement? Most Americans aren't. According to a report from the National Institute on Retirement Security, 45 percent of

Duration: 00:02:59


Don't worry about rebalancing your portfolio

6/18/2013
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The financial markets have been roiling lately, a sign that a change of direction might be about to occur, or already is underway. However, crystal balls

Duration: 00:03:47


Could your money-market fund 'break the buck'?

6/11/2013
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If you think the money in your money-market mutual fund is as safe as the cash in an FDIC insured bank account, think again. Although money funds have

Duration: 00:03:29


Warren Buffett is investing in newspapers. Should you?

5/21/2013
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In our digital world of social media, blogs and the like, is the newspaper industry a dinosaur? Only 11 newspaper businesses are publicly owned. Is it

Duration: 00:03:37


Cash in your portfolio? It's nothing to feel guilty about

5/14/2013
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the SP 500 have been hitting record-high levels this year. Many investors retreated from the stock market a few years

Duration: 00:02:24

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