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162 I do, I do, I do, I do

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You’re probably wondering, “what’s with the crazy title?” Well, one of us getting married in a few months and is getting quite the education on weddings and I say “miscellaneous” costs that tag along for the ride. But don’t fret, if that’s of little interest to you, we’ve got plenty more to discuss

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161 You Can Be Objective and Still Be Wrong

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Sometimes after we record the Financial Procast I realize that though we’ve discussed three or four separate topics with no apparent connection, a common thread emerges that ties them all together. Today’s episode is one of those moments. What is the obsession with “objective” financial advice? What does that even mean? And…more importantly, just because […]

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160 Are You Ducking Crazy?

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Despite it being a bit of a slow week in the world of financial news, we managed to find a few nuggets that hopefully you’ll find interesting. Today we are talking about President Obama’s proposed budget for 2016…well not really. But we are discussing some of his proposed changes to how IRA’s are taxed–both in […]

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159 This Episode Brought to You By Apple

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No today’s episode of the Financial Procast is not really┬ásponsored by Apple, but if you listen closely you’ll get the joke. All I can say is thank goodness for the amazing battery life of my Macbook Pro Retina. We were able to record this hour long podcast with me only having about 25% of the […]

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158 You Are NOT Diversified!

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In episode 158 we were truly given the gift of awesome topics to discuss and we even get to reference some commentary from one of our favorite economists/financial commentators, Robert Shiller. Today we’re discussing what Dr. Shiller thinks investors can expect in regard to asset returns moving forward, the rise of “roboadvisers” (and their insane […]

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157 What It Takes to Become a 401k Millionaire

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Well, we’re back after I was gone on a little vacation last week. I know that many of regular listeners were shocked that we didn’t release an episode last week as it is customary for us to do so even when one of us is away. Alas, life happened and we weren’t able to record […]

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156 Newsflash: Rich People Save More Money

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Well, today’s episode takes us back to our normal format where we scoured the interwebs looking for stories that we think would interest our community and that we could pontificate on for more than a minute or two. Oddly enough we ended up with two stories that illustrate what we think is vast governmental overreach […]

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155 Taxes: Because I Don’t Want To

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Today’s episode is all about taxes. Now, we normally talk about taxes as the April 15th deadline approaches, however, with all the buzz concerning the President’s latest proposed changes that could ultimately change tax law, we felt obliged to talk about taxes today. So, we don’t have a neatly organized show for you today. Instead, […]

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154 Variable Universal Life Insurance Lawsuit

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A new variable universal life insurance lawsuit was filed in California Superior Court back in October of 2014 alleging Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Professional Negligence, and Unjust Enrichment. Defendants listed in the lawsuit include Larson Financial Group, Larson Financial Securities, John Hancock Life, and Nationwide Life and Annuity. The complaint tells an interesting story […]

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153 That Two-Faced Sonnova…

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We had a couple of thin topics to start off today’s episode but not to worry…the last two topics carried us and we had plenty to say about those things. It seems talking about 401k’s and picking on government officials is always good fodder. Be sure you tune in to the bit on Roth IRA […]

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