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The Power of the Consumer

Today we're going to spend some time talking about a subject near and dear to my heart, demographics. With demographics, I'll illustrate to you the power of the American consumer. You might be wondering why I like demographics so much, and that would be a reasonable question to ask. My answer is this. Demographics are the closest thing we have to a crystal ball when predicting future trends in the economy.

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The Election and Wall Street: Special Election Update

It's Wednesday, November 11th, as we record this, and the election is over, right? Maybe not. It's Dean Barber, founder, and CEO of Barber Financial Group, along with Bud Kasper. We come to you with a special election update, whether or not you believe that the election is over or that it's going to end up in the courts. We're here to talk to you about what has gone on so far. And what it means to you as an individual.

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Financial Literacy: How Do You Stack Up?

A recent study by the TIAA Institute sheds light on the millennial generation's financial literacy and how it stacked up against other generations. The findings are shocking and bring attention to the sheer lack of proper financial planning education in many generations, not only the millennials. 

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How to Avoid the Biggest Tax Traps with Ed Slott

Episode 31 - Ed Slott | America's IRA Expert, Ed Slott & Company, LLC

In this episode, you’ll learn how to navigate the rapidly changing tax landscape we’re all living in. You’ll discover why it’s all but impossible to memorize the tax code and be 100% right in every situation - but how you can get the advice you need to make strategic decisions and plan for the best possible outcome.

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Investing in Emergent Technology Like AI with Chris Buck

Episode 30 - Chris Buck | Head of Capital Markets & Sales at ROBO Global®

Today, Chris and I discuss his company and the financial products they’re making available to investors, how new technology transforms every industry it touches, and how you can potentially make some of his favorite innovative companies part of your retirement portfolio.

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The SECURE Act & Your Retirement: An Expert Roundtable

Here's the truth: The SECURE Act has changed everything. You basically have three choices on where you can send your money when you pass on. It can be to a charity, the ones you love, or to the government. And the SECURE Act has basically ensured that if you do nothing, the third option will be your choice.

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Savvy IRA Planning for Boomers

Financial Advisor Drew Jones presents an updated version of our Savvy IRA Planning for Boomers webinar. IRA Planning is a complex process. Factor in recent changes from the SECURE Act, and it gets even further complicated. We're here to clear up the noise as Drew presents Savvy IRA Planning for Boomers.

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Choosing a Financial Advisor Video

Choosing the right financial advisor for your is an important process. Here are some things to consider when you're making your decision.