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A perfect example of financial planning, and a house call to a man who “accidentally retired”

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat utilize a financial planning technique to get to the bottom of a man’s question about social security.  Then they guide a retiree and single mother who wants to financially help her daughter pursue her dreams.  Finally, Scott and Pat make a house call to a man who once called the show and said he “accidentally retired.”

 

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

Wall Street whiplash, concerns about bonds, and how a few extra years of work can really pay off

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss Wall Street whiplash and what it means for long term investors. Then they provide advice for a woman concerned about her bond allocation.  You’ll hear guidance for a woman who wants to know whether it’s time for her husband to retire. Finally, how just a few extra years of work can really pay off.  

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

Money markets, mortgages, marriage and more!

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat give advice to a recently married man thinking about investing $500,000 in cash into real estate. Then they provide guidance for a woman arguing with her husband over $215,000 that’s sitting in a money market. Plus, you’ll get a lesson on the donor-advised fund.  Finally, help for a woman who wants to contribute to a Roth IRA but doesn’t have enough money.

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

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Financial security, Roth conversions, and I’ve got stock - what should I do with it?

On this week’s Money Matters, want financial security? Scott and Pat discuss the responsibility needed to attain it.  Plus, advice for a retiree thinking of buying more long-term care insurance. Then, is selling stock a good decision? Guidance for a couple thinking of pulling the trigger.  Finally, why Roth conversions may not be prudent for a New Yorker who wants to move.

 

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

Inflation, the wild real estate market, and honest conversations about taxes, investments, and retirement.

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss red-hot inflation and its impact on the real estate market.  Then they offer guidance to a young investor with questions about restricted stock units.  Plus, help for a 67-year-old with taxes to pay on a conversion from a 401(k) to a Roth IRA. Finally, a look at whether a father of two is on the right track to retirement.    

 

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

A deep dive into the 401(k), and we said pay off your mortgage. Did he take the advice?

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the creative ways people are paying off student debt after they’ve taken vows of poverty.  You’ll hear advice for a woman thinking of selling gold and silver coins she’s had for 50 years. Plus they help a pilot decide whether to contribute to his regular 401(k), or Roth version. Finally, Scott and Pat check in on a man who called the show eight months ago with a million dollars in savings.  Did he take the suggestion to pay off his mortgage?

 

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

Fighting inflation, a warning about an inheritance, and the man who blew all his money because he “thought” he was dying

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat help a father of five who is worried about inflation gobbling up his $100,000.  Then they explain why planning your retirement around an inheritance could backfire.  Plus, advice for a conservative investor who needs help managing $80,000. And hear the remarkable story of a man who blew through all his money because he thought he was dying.  Turns out he wasn’t.

 

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

What financial security feels like, and when to access money you don’t need right now

On this week’s Money Matters, what does having financial security feel like? Scott and Pat define the emotion.  Then they advise a man who can live off a pension but wants to know whether he should access the funds in his IRA.  Plus, should a parent with a second child on the way put $30,000 into a 529 plan or pay down the house with it? Scott and Pat send him in the right direction.

 

Join Money Matters:  Get your most pressing financial questions answered by Allworth's CEOs Scott Hanson and Pat McClain live on-air! Call 833-99-WORTH. Or ask a question by clicking here.  You can also be on the air by emailing Scott and Pat at questions@moneymatters.com.

Big swings on Wall Street: a reality check

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat put wild swings on Wall Street into perspective. Then they help a man sort out tax implications after his mother accidentally deposited money meant for her IRA, into a checking account.  You’ll hear honest advice for a man who wants to tap into his home’s equity to buy rental property.  Plus, should you buy or rent a house? Scott and Pat help guide a young investor.     

Car prices, high-dividend stocks, and reallocating a risky portfolio.

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat begin the show by discussing the premium prices being paid for new and used automobiles. They then take a question about the viability of a portfolio constructed entirely of high-dividend stocks. A disabled veteran is working with an advisor that had invested his life savings in an uncomfortably high-risk portfolio, and then liquidated it. They then answer a call from a 43-year-old Arizona man who wants to know about allocating his 401(k).         

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