Hanson McClain’s Money Matters

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The ABCs of preferred stocks, Section 8 inheritance limits under HUD, and the “true” value of investment property.

The show begins with a conversation about the types of savers and investors Money Matters is most likely to get calls from. The first caller on today’s program wants to know about the ABCs of preferred stocks. Can you invest in them conservatively, and why aren’t they as popular as they once were? Next, a conversation about unscrupulous advisors, followed by a question about Section 8 housing and inheritance limits under HUD. They then take a question about the “true” value of investment property over the long term. Finally, Money Matters welcomes Emily Brandon, Senior Editor for U.S. News and World Report.

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Leveraged Exchange Traded Funds, Amazon Stock and Dangerous Annuities

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: A caller asks about investing in leveraged ETFs. Next, a caller prompts an explanation of the best time to take distributions from investments, followed by a question about paying back a 401(k) loan versus contributing to a Health Savings Account. Scott and Pat then discuss the rise of Amazon stock, and how it impacts investing habits. Lastly, Hanson McClain advisor Pat Henry shares a story about a retired teacher who was sold multiple bad annuities.

If you have a question for Scott or Pat, you can call 1-888-2-HANSON (1-888-242-6766), or you can submit a question at questions@moneymatters.com at any time to be featured on a future show.

Scott Hanson and Pat McClain have been hosting Hanson McClain’s Money Matters radio show for over 20 years, and have answered questions from thousands of callers on a variety of financial topics. 

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Is it a good time to sell a home?

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: a caller asks if he should take or defer his Social Security while he continues to work. Scott and Pat then help a caller understand how to access Roth 401k contributions once it’s been converted to a Roth IRA and they’ve retired. A caller asks if it’s a good time to sell a home. Finally, Hanson McClain Advisor Steve Burnett shares a story about working with a person over many years as they prepared for retirement.

If you have a question for Scott or Pat, you can call 1-888-2-HANSON (1-888-242-6766), or you can submit a question at questions@moneymatters.com at any time to be featured on a future show.

Scott Hanson and Pat McClain have been hosting Hanson McClain’s Money Matters radio show for over 20 years, and have answered questions from thousands of callers on a variety of financial topics. 

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An Interview with the Father of the 401(k) Plan

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat talk to a caller about how his wife’s disability income will be affected when he begins receiving Social Security. A caller then asks how to invest an inheritance to prepare for retirement. Next, they discuss the labor shortage and the ramifications it will have on the economy. Lastly, in a special interview, Scott and Pat welcome Ted Benna, the man commonly known as the inventor of the 401(k), America’s premier retirement savings vehicle.    
 
If you have a question for Scott or Pat, you can call 1-888-2-HANSON (1-888-242-6766), or you can submit a question at questions@moneymatters.com at any time to be featured on a future show.  
 
Scott Hanson and Pat McClain have been hosting Hanson McClain’s Money Matters radio show for over 20 years, and have answered questions from thousands of callers on a variety of financial topics. 

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