Allworth Financial’s Money Matters

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Gold versus inflation

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat break down the myth linking gold prices with high inflation.

Scott and Pat advise a caller from New Zealand about transferring $34,000 from her home country to a bank in the United States. A father asks how he can help his son invest the $40,000 he’s carefully saved. A Colorado man asks how to invest $475,000 before his new home is completed next year. Finally, a caller who saved physical gold bullion asks how much he should keep as he diversifies into other investments.

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Tax increases and your changing financial plans

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss which tax changes may result from the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill and how savers can prepare.

Scott and Pat advise a retired Army officer about how to handle three different life insurance policies. A caller asks if he should save money in Swiss bank accounts for added diversification. A man in California asks how he should invest $850,000 to ensure a comfortable retirement. Finally, Scott and Pat speak with a small business owner who wants to know when she should take Social Security.

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A new home with no proof of income.

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss their concerns about higher home prices and why young savers should utilize Roth 401(k)s.

Scott and Pat advise a father about the best way to save for his children’s college education. A caller expecting $1 million from her mother’s estate asks how she should handle the windfall. Finally, a Colorado man asks if he should use the cash in his Roth IRA to pay off his $172,000 mortgage balance.

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There’s no such thing as a “Free Lunch.”

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat invite Allworth Financial’s Chief Investment Officer Andy Stout on the show to discuss the markets, inflation, unemployment, and how the Federal Reserve’s easing monetary policy might affect the overall economy.

Scott and Pat advise a long-time listener with a complicated CalPERS Long-Term Care Policy decision to help ensure his choice makes the most financial sense for his needs. Another California man asks how to determine the right amount of umbrella insurance to be sufficiently covered from any number of incidents from a dog bite, car accident, or an unexpected injury to someone else.

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