Hanson McClain’s Money Matters

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On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat take a series of calls about real estate, before analyzing a disturbing Wall Street trend designed to get you in debt.

Scott Hanson and Pat McClain answer a call from a person who has accrued a lot of debt and is curious about borrowing from his retirement account. This is followed by a question about the tax implications of selling a valuable home. Next, a conversation about the latest Wall Street approach to get you to borrow more money. Lastly, Scott and Pat welcome Denver-based advisor Keith Johnson who discusses a difficult situation where a person came to him who had received questionable advice about an inheritance.

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Paying for the care of an elderly parent, when to lower investment risk, and what a financial advisor should be doing for you.

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat take several calls, and discuss three things that you should do before selecting an advisor. Next, they talk to a caller who wants to know how best to go about taking her required minimum distributions. Then, they talk to a caller looking to take care of his ill father for as long as possible. Later, they discuss what a financial advisor should really be doing for you, followed by a question from a caller about if she is exposing herself to too much risk. 

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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Protecting your children from the pitfalls of a large inheritance, and strategies to deal with forced retirements or the loss of healthcare.

On this show, Scott and Pat field numerous calls, including answering a question about protecting children from the downside of a large inheritance, which is followed by a difficult case where a couple is both being forced to retire early. Next, a call about meeting medical expenses during retirement. Lastly, Scott and Pat welcome HMA’s David Cox, an advisor with the company for over 20 years, who shares an important story about a long-time client who came to him with the news that she had only months to live.

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