What Does the Internet Say About You?
Air Date: July 23, 2018
Online Reputation Specialist
Let’s face it, it’s the 21 st century – Google is your best friend. Before going on a date or choosing a new hair stylist, Google provides you with your first impressions. It’s an innate reaction to hit the internet first, but have you ever thought about who is researching YOU, and what your landlords, college admissions officers, and future employers may be seeing? Sam Richter, Sales Intelligence Specialist, explains why nothing you do online is private and what you can do to protect your digital reputation.
Don’t pay the price just because everybody else is!
Air Date: July 16, 2018
Renowned Retirement Specialist
Looking at the market’s history of stock crashes and bubble-bursts, don’t you want to be prepared for the next potential crisis? Many of the nation’s wealthiest individuals lived through the Great Depression, so what’s their secret to bouncing back from an economic meltdown? Find out as Financial Planner Van Mueller reveals what they all had in common!
Is your life boat packed?
Air Date: July 9, 2018
MSFS, ChFC, CLU, LUTCF, AEP
Life is messy, unfair, and unpredictable, which is why you need to have financial “lifeboats” prepared. Join Financial Planner Frank Lojewski as he reveals three of the biggest mistakes people make during times of uncertainty and how you can not only learn how to handle it but potentially even benefit from it.
Calling All Veterans! Commonly Missed Benefits
Air Date: July 2, 2018
VA Claims Specialist
Have you or a loved one ever tried applying for VA benefits and been declined? VA Claims Agent Brian Byars has some great advice on how and with whom you can work to get your affairs in order and possibly get more benefits than you knew were possible!
What does running a marathon have to do with retirement?
Air Date: June 25, 2018
The crowd is cheering, your opponents are ready, and you’re lacing up your shoes – it’s game day. For sports, you need a coach to guide you to that final race, match, or game. Likewise, how can you expect to make it to your final financial destinations without a coach in your corner? Matt Thull has been both a marathon coach and a financial coach and sees firsthand the parallel perspectives of both.
The Art of Strategic Giving
Air Date: June 18, 2018
Host of Real Wealth®
Did you know that in particular circumstances it is possible to give money and save money at the same time? Tune in as Real Wealth® Host Jim talks about how the new tax laws have impacted peoples’ ability to receive deductions, but with strategic planning you might still get the most out of your charitable giving!
Summer toys: Insure your fun!
Air Date: June 11, 2018
It’s summer – time for boats, four-wheelers, motorcycles, & more! But have you considered your insurance coverage and the liability you may have opened yourself up to? Insurance Specialist Gretchen Hefner-Evans explains why it’s important to consider even the most miscellaneous of items from trailers to mopeds, and how easy it is to be prepared.
Oh the places you’ll go!
Air Date: June 4, 2018
Previous Forum 400 President
How long did you spend planning your last vacation? How does that compare that to the time you’ve spent planning for your longest vacation ever, your retirement? Good planning can help you save money, so tune in as Howard Sharfman shares shocking examples of the time and money people have saved when planning for retirement with a financial professional.
Managing finances during your diagnosis
Air Date: May 28, 2018
President NAIFA Jackson
At the age of 23, Camille Snyder was living her dream – a college degree, a successful career, and the chance to travel. On a trip to India, one trip to the doctor sent her world crumbling down around her: she was diagnosed with stage 4 tongue cancer and was told she would never talk or eat on her own again. Camille shares her personal story about the diagnosis, and her take on the importance of knowing where your next paycheck is coming from.
How to Insure Your Income
Air Date: May 21, 2018
Disability Insurance Specialist
Did you know that 1 in 4 individuals will end up being out of work for more than 90 days in their working career due to a sickness or an accident? Disability Insurance keeps you and your loved ones covered when you no longer have a paycheck coming. Let Corey Anderson, a Disability Income Specialist, explain the benefits of having Disability Insurance.
Biggest Winners of the New Tax Act
Air Date: May 14, 2018
Marvin E. Blum
Attention – calling all business owners! With the new tax law act, did you know that you benefit the most from the changes?! Dive a little deeper into this act with Marvin Blum, one of the nation’s top 100 attorneys, and find out how you can take advantage of this in a way that will suit you best.
A Boy Named Danny
Air Date: May 7, 2018
Stephanie Thompson is the mother to Danny, a young boy with Sensory Processing Disorder. She admits that although she is a Financial Professional, the family’s finances were not on her mind when she learned of the diagnosis – her priorities were his comfort, health, and well-being. Tune in to hear what she and her husband learned along this beautiful journey, and their advice on preparing financially for raising a child with special needs.
Air Date: April 30, 2018
Renowned Retirement Specialist
Retirement brings a flurry of emotions – excitement, worry, relief, uncertainty – maybe you feel all of them. There are often many small details that are forgotten amidst the time of retirement that are detrimental to the security of your future. To ensure you are fully ready for retirement, renowned Retirement Specialist Curtis Cloke is here to reveal five important decisions you MUST make before retirement.
Getting the Social Security Benefit You Deserve
Air Date: April 23, 2018
Social Security and Estate Planning Specialist
You contribute to Social Security throughout your career, so why wouldn’t you make sure you get your full benefit? Dust off your calculator and head to your financial professional, because you’re going to want to do the math on this one. In this episode, Social Security Specialist and Estate Planning Attorney Ruthann Driscoll discusses strategies to help you maximize the benefit you rightfully deserve.
Retirement Challenges for Women
Air Date: April 16, 2018
Attention women – did you know that you typically face more challenges in retirement than men do!? What do these unique challenges entail, and how can you ensure that you adequately prepare for them? Retirement Specialist Tom Hegna, as seen on PBS, addresses the problems most women face, and offers his insight on what you can do to combat these issues.
The Power of Zero
Air Date: April 9, 2018
Author of The Power of Zero
Did you know that the US debt has toppled over $21,032,685,133,173.23?! The new tax law has taken into consideration this severe cash crisis, and warned the nation that tax brackets will increase in eight years. Until then, however, we have some of the lowest rates this country has ever seen. How can we take advantage of this? David McKnight, author of The Power of Zero, exposes how to move into the 0% tax bracket, essentially eliminating the risk of increased taxes from your retirement plan.
Frugal Living: How Simplicity Offers Happiness
Air Date: April 2, 2018
Elizabeth Willard Thames
Author of Meet the Frugalwoods
At a young age, Elizabeth realized she didn’t want to work her life away. After abandoning a life in the city and dedicating her life to frugality, she was able to quit her full-time job at the age of 32 to pursue her dreams. Author of Meet the Frugalwoods Elizabeth Willard Thames reveals some of her greatest – yet simple – secrets, including how she was able to pay for a car with cash at age 16 and how she bought her dream house on a 66-acre lot in the woods, debt-free.
When Tragedy Strikes
Air Date: March 26, 2018
A small town family – two young teenagers and happily married couple of 25 years – getting ready to celebrate Christmas. Everything was perfect up until one snowy afternoon. Stephanie Thompson and Tony Liace tell the touching story of a woman whose world was turned upside down when her husband died of a sudden heart attack. Hear about how their delivery of one life insurance check brought stability and hope amidst a time of heartache.
A New Look On Loans
Air Date: March 19, 2018
Mary Jo Irmen
Farming Without the Bank
Whether you’re a farmer or a metropolitan business owner, some people spend their lives in and out of banks getting loans and paying them back. But did you know that it’s possible to borrow from yourself instead? Tune in to learn how Mary Jo Irmen helps people like farmers with huge operating expenses get out of the banking system.
How the new tax law can benefit YOU!
Air Date: March 12, 2018
CPA and Tax Specialist
There’s a BIG difference between getting your taxes “done” and implementing tax planning strategies to maximize your return! Tune in as CPA and Tax Specialist Sandy Botkin discusses the new tax law that went into effect January 1st of 2018, what the changes mean for you, and what you can do NOW to get the most out of it!
Saving and Spending: Secrets of Centenarians
Air Date: March 5, 2018
Did you know that centenarians are the fastest growing segment of the American population? The odds of living a long and vivacious life are increasing all the time, so how do we make the most out of our years? Author Steve Franklin traveled the country interviewing centenarians, and he shares their wisdom with you!
Author, Educator, Speaker, Businessman
Getting Up to 10X More out of Your Life Insurance
Air Date: February 26, 2018
If you think you have to die to benefit from your life insurance policy, think again. On this week’s episode, author Tony Martin is here to shatter this common misconception and to reveal how Life Insurance could have to benefits to help you NOW.
Co-author of Life Insurance 10X
Life Insurance in 3 Simple Steps
Air Date: February 19, 2018
Co-author of the book Life Insurance 10X
Did you know that when it comes to life insurance, LIMRA says 70%-80% of Americans feel underinsured? With so much information packed into each policy, picking the right life insurance might make your head spin! Phil Harriman, co-author of the book Life Insurance 10X, explains how every life insurance contract can be broken down into just three simple components.
What would happen if you weren’t around?
Air Date: February 12, 2018
Who do you love? What would happen to them financially if you weren’t around? Tune in as Renowned Financial Speaker Larry Rybka explains how Life Insurance protects you and your loved ones, and what you can do to make sure you have the right plan for you!
Renowned Financial Speaker
Preparing for the Unimaginable
Air Date: February 5, 2018
Author of My Two Elaines
Did you know that of the top 10 causes of death, Alzheimer’s Disease falls at number 6? Nothing can prepare you for this treacherous battle, but Author of “My Two Elaines” Martin Schreiber walks us through what to expect and how he and his wife adjusted their lives when she was diagnosed.
Let's talk about money
Air Date: January 29, 2018
Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
Author of Breaking the Money Silence
44% of Americans are so uncomfortable talking about personal finance that they would rather talk about death and politics! So how can couples open up to get their finances in order? Tune in as Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, Author of “Breaking the Money Silence” shares some great tips on how to start the conversation so you can start achieving your financial goals!
Air Date: January 22, 2018
ROADMAP TO RETIREMENT
Is your retirement roadmap determined by gossip and hearsay, or by math and science? Tune in as Renowned Retirement Specialist Curtis Cloke highlights the differences between new and old strategies and how you might find the best route for you!
Renowned Retirement Specialist