125: What is a Bull Market, and how to prepare for the next recession?

In episode 125, we give you a political show on The Money Factor! We breakdown what is a bull market and what are the Democrats and Republicans views on it’s fate. We also dive into what to expect during the next recession and how to prepare for it.  Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/15/investing/stocks-bull-market/index.html

https://www.thestreet.com/markets/what-is-a-bull-market-14710295

https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/17/perspectives/mark-zandi-next-recession/index.html

https://www.bankrate.com/personal-finance/smart-money/how-to-prepare-for-the-next-recession/

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124: Election Season 2018 and Your Retirement, Stock Market Responds to Midterms

In episode 124, we bring you another informative show on The Money Factor. We dive into how midterm election may affect  retirement policy. We also breakdown how the stock market responds to midterm elections. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/teresaghilarducci/2018/11/11/how-the-midterm-elections-may-steer-retirement-policy/#e4ffc2651f15

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/02/business/stock-market-rises-midterm-elections.html


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123: Purchasing life insurance after buying a home with Tamesha Wells

In episode 123, we welcome Tamesha Wells to our money roundtable on The Money Factor! We breakdown  her role as a realtor with TAS Realty Group (http://www.tameshawells.com/).   We also dive into using life insurance to fund real estate. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://smartasset.com/life-insurance/next-step-after-buying-a-home

https://www.modestmoney.com/importance-life-insurance-real-estate-investor/40141/

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121: Understanding Life Insurance During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In episode 121, we continue talking about  Breast Cancer Awareness Month on The Money Factor! We breakdown the cost of breast cancer treatment. We also dive into how to prepare for the cost and expenses when diagnosed with breast cancer. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.breastcancer.org/tips/paying

https://www.breastcancer.org/tips/paying/financial-planner

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120: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Special Guest: Chris Noble

In episode 120, we welcome Chris Noble to continue Breast Cancer Awareness month on The Money Factor! We dive into her organization The Rose (https://www.therose.org) and all the services they offer for the community. We also breakdown the importance of being educated on your gynecological health. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

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119: Breast cancer Awareness Month featuring Special Guest: Cheri Gardner

In episode 119, we welcome Cheri Gardner to continue Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Money Factor. We breakdown her story as a  breast cancer survivor. We also dive into how black women support their families and deal with life insurance.  Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

http://www.sistersnetworkinc.org/breastcancerfacts.html

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/06/black-women-economy/530022/


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118: Understanding Life Insurance during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In episode 118, we talk about Breast Cancer Awareness on Money Factor! We breakdown what is breast cancer and where you can be informed. We also dive into the importance in understanding life insurance and breast cancer.  Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.


Links:

https://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/statistics

https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month

https://www.quotacy.com/breast-cancer-and-life-insurance/

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117: What are the Tax Advantages of Life Insurance? Featuring Special Guest: Joe Mastriano

In episode 117, we welcome Joe Mastriano (http://www.taxproblem.org/)  to close  Life Insurance Awareness Month on Money Factor! We dive into tips on how to maximize  the tax advantages for life insurance. We also breakdown business uses of Life Insurance and tax advantages. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.investopedia.com/articles/pf/07/permanent_life_insurance_taxes.asp

http://paradigmlife.net/blog/5-reasons-business-owners-need-life-insurance-2/


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116: How Much Does the Average Funeral Cost? Featuring Special Guest: Bobby Swearington

In episode 116, we welcome Bobby Swearington to our money round table on Money Factor! We discuss how his funeral home company Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center (https://www.fortbendmemorialpc.com/). We also breakdown what the average cost of a funeral is. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://smartasset.com/life-insurance/how-much-does-the-average-funeral-cost


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115: September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, Understanding Life Insurance

In episode 115, we talk about Life Insurance on Money Factor! We breakdown September being life insurance awareness month. We also dive into how important it is to understand life insurance and we give you  life insurance facts for 2018. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on The #Money Factor.

Links:
https://www.limra.com/Posts/PR/LIAM/Life_Insurance_Awareness_Month.aspx

https://www.limra.com/Posts/PR/LIAM/PDF/Facts_of_Life_2018.aspx

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114: Aretha Franklin’s Passing with No Will, What Happens If You Die Without a Will?

In episode 114 we talk about wills on Money Factor! We dive into the passing of Aretha Franklin  without having a will. We also breakdown the importance of having a will and what happens to your estate if you die without one. Plus, we discuss how much it cost to probate a will. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.
 

Links:

https://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/aretha-franklin-left-no-will-heres-why-you-should

https://estate.findlaw.com/wills/what-happens-if-i-die-without-a-will-.html

https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/probate-lawyers-fees-billing.html

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113: Things to Do When You Retire, and The Best Places to Retire in 2018

In episode 113, we talk about all things retirement on Money Factor! We breakdown the 25 things to do when you retire. We also dive into the top 10 best places to retire in 2018. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://money.usnews.com/money/retirement/baby-boomers/articles/2018-03-30/25-things-to-do-when-you-retire

https://internationalliving.com/the-best-places-to-retire/

https://www3.forbes.com/business/25-best-places-to-retire-in-2018/6/

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112: Best Careers To Get Rich, Where The World’s Billionaires Are, and Dumb Things The Government Spent Money On

In episode 112, we talk about all things spending on Money Factor! We dive into the 7 best careers to get rich. We also breakdown the 11 countries with the most billionaires. Plus, we discuss 15 ridiculous projects the Government wasted tax dollars on.

Links:

https://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/25/the-11-countries-with-the-most-billionaires.html

https://cashmoneylife.com/best-careers-to-get-rich/

https://partners4prosperity.com/dumb-things-to-spend-money-on/

https://www.rd.com/funny-stuff/wasteful-government-spending/

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111: Older Americans & Bankruptcy; Tips to Help with Retirement Savings

In episode 111, we talk  about all things retirement on Money Factor! We breakdown why the bankruptcy rate in older Americans is on the rise. We also dive into ways to boost your retirement savings. Plus, we talk about 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.
 

Links:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/05/business/bankruptcy-older-americans.html

http://crr.bc.edu/working-papers/how-much-does-out-of-pocket-medical-spending-eat-away-at-retirement-income/

https://money.cnn.com/2018/04/23/retirement/no-retirement-savings/index.html

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110: Black Health Disparities, Racial Wealth Gap, and Health & Black Business Expo

In episode 110, we welcome Uchenna Emenaha to discuss Health and Black Business Expo (https://www.hbbexpo.com/) on Money Factor! We dive into 9 Black Health Disparities. We also breakdown ways to eliminate racial wealth gap. Plus, we talk about 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/anthonyrivas/black-health-disparities?utm_term=.bxgM4pQgK#.bjaRG9AYd

https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2015/03/27/10-proposals-for-eliminating-the-racial-wealth-gap/#71e4d5e07ead

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109: Consumer debt; how US debt got so big

In episode 109, we welcome Kiley Summers to discuss her company  Spendebt (https://spendebt.com/)  in Money Factor! We breakdown cause and effect of consumer debt. We also dive into how the US debt got so big. Plus, we talk about 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.thebalance.com/consumer-debt-statistics-causes-and-impact-3305704

https://www.thebalance.com/the-u-s-debt-and-how-it-got-so-big-3305778

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108: Jay-Z and friends investment into life insurance, and items hit by trade war initiative

In episode 108, we bring you another financially full show on Money Factor! We dive into Jay Z, Kevin Durant, Robert Downey Jr and Will Smith  investing in life insurance. We also breakdown how the trade war is making 1,300 products more expensive. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.
Links:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-14/robert-downey-jr-jay-z-durant-back-life-insurance-startup

https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/06/news/economy/china-us-tariffs-list/index.html

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107: Tariffs are now in Forced and Brexit is not such a good idea.

In episode 107, we bring you the latest in money matters on Money Factor! We breakdown US Commerce Department investigating whether there should be tariffs on all imported cars and car parts. We also dive into how Brexit is hurting the UK.  Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on The #Money Factor.
 

Links:

http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/22/news/companies/trump-european-car-tariffs/index.html

http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/22/news/economy/brexit-two-years-anniversary/index.html?iid=ob_article_hotListpool

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106: Citi Bank Scandal, Fed Raises Interest Rate, with Special Guest Host: Mary Johns

In episode 106, we welcome co-host Mary Johns (luejohns@yahoo.com) to this Money Monday show on Money Factor! We dive into Citibank fined $100 million for interest rate manipulation. We also breakdown the Federal Reserve raising interest rates and signaling that two additional increases are on the way this year. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.
 

Links:

http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/15/news/companies/citibank-libor/index.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/13/us/politics/federal-reserve-raises-interest-rates.html

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