Hanson McClain’s Money Matters

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The Current State and Trend of Today’s IPO Market

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat talk about the current state of the market, particularly the IPO market.

Scott and Pat take a call from a man who wants to know if he should purchase a universal life insurance policy. A caller wants to know where he should invest the money he made from the sale of a property. A caller received an inquiry from a financial advisor. He asked the advisor if he was a fiduciary, to which he replied: “I can be.” Can an advisor really be a part-time fiduciary?

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Avoiding Taxation on Required Minimum Distributions

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat talk about a new permanent tax law and its impact on required minimum distributions.

Scott and Pat take a call from a 65-year-old man who inherited $75,000 and wants to know if he should pay off his home or invest the money. A woman owns a rental home in Southern California, and she wants to know what will happen if Proposition 10 passes. A caller owes $33,000 in student loans and wants to know if he should invest more money.

Ask a question by clicking here, or email Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

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Current volatility in the market, and the basics of reverse mortgages.

Scott and Pat begin this week’s show with a conversation about the current volatility in the market. They then take a call from a man who inherited $60,000 and wants to know where to invest the money in a low-risk investment. A caller who has worked for a company for a number of years must deal with a big change to his 401(k). A disabled couple who own their home wants to know if a reverse mortgage is a good idea. And, finally, a caller who filed for bankruptcy due to medical expenses has a couple of complex financial questions.

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The Impact of a Forced Retirement

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat talk about forced retirement and the impact it can have your financial plan.

Scott and Pat take a call from a woman who became disabled and had to retire: She’d like advice on how to adjust her portfolio. A caller wants to know if applying for disability now will impact his Social Security benefit later. A man wonders if he can lose his pension once he’s vested. Lastly, Scott and Pat welcome Hanson McClain advisor Justin Wilson, who recalls a client who wanted to retire young but wasn’t sure he could afford it.

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