Hanson McClain’s Money Matters

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Saving and Spending for a Fulfilled Life

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat talk to a caller about what to do with an inherited non-qualified annuity. A caller with a defined benefits pension plan then asks if he should take (and invest) a lump sum instead of continuing with monthly payments. Next, they discuss the Fiduciary Rule: a mandate the department of labor recently re-affirmed. Then, Scott and Pat discuss what it means to live a fulfilled life, and when to spend versus when to save money before and during retirement. Lastly, they talk to Hanson McClain Advisor Keith Johnson, who shares the experience of protecting someone (a recent widow) who was at risk of being taken advantage of by her late husband’s advisor.

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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Living abroad during retirement

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat talk to a caller about taking a lump sum instead of monthly payments on a defined benefit pension plan. Next, they discuss Morgan Stanley’s recent purge of their Vanguard mutual funds. Then, a caller asks about what to do with the funds from her home sale as she moves into an independent living facility. Lastly, a caller requests advice on retiring abroad.

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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How to raise children to make smart financial decisions

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat talk to a caller about what to do with savings from a 401(k). Next, a caller asks about the steps to prepare well for a retirement 5 years in the future. Plus, a discussion with Janet Bodnar of Kiplinger’s magazine about educating children so that they make smart financial decisions.

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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Efficient Gifting to Children and Charities

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat talk to a caller who is curious about whether a reverse mortgage might be right for him. Next, they answer a question about how advisors charge for their services, and how to differentiate the good advisors from the bad. Lastly, Hanson McClain advisor and Chief Investment Officer David Schauer shares a story about helping clients pass money along to their children and to charity in the most effective way possible.  

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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How do you know if your advisor has your best interests in mind?

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat talk to a caller that wonders if his advisor is giving him unbiased investment advice? Next, a caller asks a question about rolling over an IRA from her former employer, followed by a call about taxes owed on an inheritance. Lastly, Scott and Pat talk to veteran CNBC correspondent, Jane Wells, about her investigative story on the changing concept of 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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What to do with $400 million in lottery winnings

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat talk to a caller that claims to have won over $400 million in the Powerball lottery, and wants to know how to invest his winnings. Next, a caller asks a question about spousal contributions to an IRA. Then, a call about protecting savings from being used for medical or nursing expenses. Scott and Pat then discuss how to convert a 401k into monthly income. Lastly, Hanson McClain advisor Dave Cox shares a client story about early 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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What is a hedge fund?

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat discuss equity options for an inherited property. They then talk about the ins and outs of hedge funds. Next, Scott and Pat answer a question about a whole life policy that a parent purchased for a child years ago. They then talk about retirement saving options if you don’t have a 401k. Lastly, Scott and Pat welcome Hanson McClain advisor Justin Wilson who has advice about financing college for children, and how to best start preparing kids for the future.

 

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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Living a fulfilling retirement through aging well

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat discuss large inheritances with a novice investor. They then take a call about the best time to let go of life insurance. Next, Scott and Pat answer a question about commercial bridge loans. Lastly, they speak with Dr. Ruth Finkelstein of the Columbia Aging Center to learn about the secret to aging well.

 

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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Saving enough money for retirement

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Pat begins the show with the story about how he went viral online … AGAIN. Next, Scott and Pat talk to a caller asking about the risk posed to our economy by the national debt. Next, they talk to a caller who lost all his money during the economic downturn and wants to know how best to invest the $20,000 he has left. Next, a discussion about how much money you need to save for retirement. Lastly, Scott and Pat talk to Hanson McClain Advisor Barbara Healy about a time she helped a client in need prepare 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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What to do with inherited assets, allocating for rising interest rates, and the effects of financial isolation

On this week’s Hanson McClain’s Money Matters: Scott and Pat discuss the importance of saving for retirement early and often. They take a call from a listener wanting to know what to do with a house she inherited along with her sister. Next, Scott and Pat advise a caller about an inherited estate. They talk to a listener asking about proper allocation and rising interest rates. Lastly, Hanson McClain talk to Harold Pollack of the University of Chicago about how financial isolation can affect your relationships, financial planning, and investments.

 

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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