The hardest part of investing is not being able to predict the future; the easy part is the paperwork. Doug explains how technology is making financial paperwork easier to deal with.
E-mails and other quick forms of messaging leave open the possibility of miscommunication. Doug gives advice on how to communicate effectively with your financial advisor.
The benefits and pitfalls of investing in the international market.
You may not have to sell your stocks at historic lows in order to raise cash to withdraw and pay taxes. Listen to this podcast for an explanation.
Despite the ban on amusement parks, we are on a roller coaster ride. Buckle up, and tune in for this special update.
Do you agree with the pundits who predict a global market crash?
Doug talks about looking at the longer-term view of the world economy. Can things get better? Will you benefit from the world’s future abundance?
Is it fair to say investing in stocks is like gambling?
Is there a magic amount of savings that enables you to retire? What factors, other than age, should be taken into consideration when determining when and where you’ll retire?
Learn responsible ways to use a credit card, so it won’t hurt your credit rating.
Many teenagers have no idea about how banks work, budgeting, or bill paying, and as a result can fall into the cycle of debt from an early age. Learn how to become fiscally responsible
Find out why most Israeli retirees have better health coverage than they would in the United States, and what you need to know about nursing care for the elderly.
Doug shares three simple steps that you can take this year to stay financially secure. Find out what these steps are on today’s financial podcast
Why it’s important to talk to your children about money from an early age and how giving teens an allowance helps them learn basic financial concepts.
Governments increase income with taxes; individuals need other ways to generate wealth. Doug discusses how to invest when markets hit rock bottom and investment strategies to achieve long-term goals.
Why does emotion play a role in financial decision making, and why is it so important to keep track of the bigger picture?
Learn how to persevere and use your failures to build success. Listen to get guidance on how to handle business partnerships and your marriage when money problems strike.
How does Modern Portfolio Theory compare as an investment strategy to asset allocation?
Is being frugal the best way to ensure financial stability? Discover how frugality can be fun, and why avoiding debt is the best tactic for financial stability from “America’s Cheapest Family.”
What makes stock values rise and fall, and how should these influence your investment decisions? Doug explains the influences behind the stock market, and how to respond to them.
Today's show explains why your retirement plan should include doing a “test retirement” to see whether your retirement goals are feasible.
How much of your income do you need to put aside to achieve financial independence?
Learn about the tax considerations involved in gifting money to your children, and how the wrong kind of assistance can make your children more dependent on you and less able to manage their money.
Can you protect yourself against financial scammers, who thrive on their victims’ irrationality, and keep your finances safe?
When living and saving for retirement in Israel, Americans need to take taxes, service, and performance into consideration before participating in Israeli saving and investment programs.
A happy retirement takes into consideration factors other than the size of your bank account. Listen to find out what else you need for an enjoyable retirement.
wWat to expect as financial markets react to the upcoming U.S. elections.
Find out how to estimate how much money you’ll need in retirement.
Why it’s not a good idea to include working after retirement as part of your financial plan.
It’s important to realize that your entire fiscal picture is interconnected: every investment should be understood as one aspect of the financial picture.