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**Episode Available Monday, March 25th 2019**

When is a good time to buy? Should investors be bullish in every economoc situation? What's the relationship between retirement and investing? Does retirement age mean people need to pull completely out from the market? Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, talks with Eddie Ghabour about investing, risk management, life planning and retirement in the first half of this Money Answers Show. Ghabour is the author of 'Common-Sense Bull: The Keys to The Good Life Before and During Retirement.' Is the IRS spying on you? What exactly does the IRS do with the river of data they've collected about you? What gives the IRS the right to collect all this information and who granted that authority? What are your rights when it comes to what the IRS knows about you? Jordan Goodman talks with Daniel Pilla, an expert in IRS procedure and advocate of citizen rights in the second half of today's show. Pilla and Goodman also discuss how to respond to lower tax refunds this season.

Bio - Ghabour: Eddie is the co-owner and the managing partner of Key Advisors Group, LLC. He graduated from York College of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics and Finance. He started Key Advisors Group, LLC in 2000 with his business partner. Since then Eddie has qualified for the prestigious, MDRT, Court of the Table, and Top of the Table honors* each year. Specializing in money management, Eddie focuses on retirement and estate planning strategies for his clients, He works with local CPAs and attorneys implementing tax saving strategies to help clients protect their hard earned assets from unnecessary taxation. He is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce and The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Eddie, his wife Lauren, and their sons Eddie and Elijah reside in Milton, Delaware. In his free time Eddie volunteers as a coach for Lewes Little League. Eddie Ghabour is an Investment Advisor Representative who offers investment advisory services through WFG Advisors, LP.

Bio - Pilla: Dan Pilla’s primary calling is that of tax litigator. He is considered America’s leader in taxpayer defense, taxpayers’ rights, and IRS abuse prevention and cure. Regarded as one of the country’s premiere experts in IRS procedures and general tax financial-problems resolution techniques, he has helped hundreds of thousands of citizens solve personal and business tax problems they thought might never be solved. As the author of fifteen books, dozens of research reports, and well over a thousand articles, Dan’s work is regularly featured on radio and television, as well as in major newspapers, leading magazines and trade publications nationwide. Dan is a frequent guest on numerous talk radio and TV programs where he is heard by millions of people each year. He lives and works in Stillwater, Minnesota (east of St. Paul), with his wife, Jean, of 32 years, and their family.

 

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What should new college grads do - pay off student loan debts or invest? Is there a way to build wealth if you're drowning in student debt? Isn't all debt debt - or is there a difference between student loan debt and credit card debt? What role do ethics play when figuring out how to plan your life once burdened with debt? What's the one behavioral change that could help a young person build wealth? Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, talks with Michael C Taylor about student loan debt, college graduates, and building a life that enables the creation of wealth. Taylor is the author of 'The Financial Rules for New College Graduates: Invest Before Paying Off Debt and Other Rules Your Professors Didn't Teach You.'

Bio: Michael Taylor writes about finance for the San Antonio Express News and the Houston Chronicle. He is the author of ‘The Financial Rules for New College Graduates. Taylor graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1995. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico in 1996, and worked as a fixed income consultant from 1996 to 1997. He sold bonds for Goldman Sachs in the Emerging Markets and Mortgage Departments from 1997 to 2004. In 2004, Taylor founded Cedarcrest Capital LLC, a purchaser of distressed fixed income assets. He served as Finance Chair and Investment Chair for the Board of Trustees of the Armand Hammer United World College of the American West from 2003 until 2016, after graduating from there in 1991.

 

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Do you have to penny pinch to even dream of early retirement? What is the 'FIRE' movement and why does it matter? How does planning for early retirement look different than traditional retirement planning? What's the first step in planning for early retirement? Jordan Goodman, host of The Money Answers Show, talks with Tanja Hester about how and why she retired at the age of 38and her book, 'Work Optional: Retire Early The Non-Penny Pincher Way.' Hester and Goodman discuss why the best retirement plans come from the heart and the role of a purpose driven life in long-range planning.

Bio:Tanja Hester retired at age 38 from a career as a political consultant and journalist.The author of Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching Way (Hachette Books, February 2019), and a top influencer within the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement, Tanja bridges the gap that so often exists between life and money, shifting the conversation to life purpose, fulfillment, and happiness, rather than wealth for its own sake. Tanja writes the award-winning blog Our Next Life and cohosts the women and economics podcast The Fairer Cents.Tanja has global speaking experience, and has been featured in New York Times,ABC Nightline, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, TIME, CNBC, MarketWatch, and more. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Tanja spent most of her career in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles before moving to Lake Tahoe, California.

 

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What role does value investing play in today's economy? What market sector makes sense to pay attention to right now? What is a value trap and how do you avoid them? What's the best investment tool of all? Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, talks with James Berman about value investing, investing and investments, the relationship between risk and reward, Bitcoin, the role of artifical intelligence and investing and more. Berman, the author of 'Lessons from the Lemonade Stand: A Common Sense Primer on Investing,' brings his insights and experience as the founder of JB Global, an investment advisory firm to the interview.

Bio: James Berman is a regular blogger for Forbes, covering financial topics ranging from value investing to the economy. He is also the author of Lessons from the Lemonade Stand: A Common Sense Primer on Investing, winner of the Next Generation Indie Award for Best Non-Fiction eBook of 2013. James Berman is a faculty member in the Finance Department of the New York University School of Professional Studies where he teaches corporate finance and received a 2014 Award for Teaching Excellence.

 

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What happens when peer-to-peer lending encroaches on traditional lending territory? How is peer-to-peer lending changing who borrows money and what they borrow for?  How does the United States compare to Australia and New Zealand when it comes to FinTech? What's the state of personal finance in New Zealand? Jordan Goodman with Greg Elisara, Head of Brand and Communications for Harmoney, an innovative and fast growing peer-to-peer lending marketplace serving Australasia, in the first half of the show. During the second half, Host Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, chats with Ola Dantis. Dantis and Goodman discuss multi-family real estate investing, who should invest, what investing can offer and the difference between active and passive real estate investing.

 

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Is Wall Street a scam? Who actually benefits from Wall Street? If Wall Street style investing no longer helps build solid financial gains, what does? Is there a way to come out financially ahead regardless of dynamic economic swings and rapid changes in technology? Jordan Goodman talks with Patrick Donahoe, president and CEO of Paradigm Life and PL Wealth Advisors, about his book, "Heads I Win, Tails You Lose", about Donahoe's insights and experience into finding new ways to build wealth, and strategies that help achieve financial freedom. Donahoe and Goodman discuss what an infinite banking concept is, perpetual wealth strategy, and what financial freedom really is.

 

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Is there a better way to buy a car? How do you decide what vehicle will best serve your needs? What's the difference between buying and leasing and how do you decide what's the best route for you? What about electric and autonomous vehicles? What's the difference between a Buyer's Agent versus a Broker? Jordan Goodman interviews Linda Goldberg, president of the CarQ car buying service, on how consumers can get the best deal when buying a new or used car. Linda has bought thousands of cars for consumers and gotten them the best deal by using her negotiating expertise. In this interview, she reveals some of the most common tricks and traps that car dealers use to get consumers to pay more than they have to when buying, financing or leasing a car. Jordan is an affiliate of CarQ. As a personal finance expert, Jordan recognizes quality solutions, forming affiliate relationships to help improve people's financial lives.

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Do banks really look out for your best interests? Is it possible to fire your banker and become your own stream of financing? Could 'banking on yourself' help you build wealth and stability? How can regular people create wealth in sane, predictable ways? Jordan Goodman, host of The Money Answers Show, talks with financial planner and best selling author Mark Willis about banking, investing, growing wealth, debt, and more. Willis and Goodman discuss how to save and pay for college, sane financial milestones, and how debt can become a powerful asset.

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Are there investment opportunities in real estate for value-based investors? What's the single most impactful area for values-based investing? Can investing choices help address the affordable housing crisis? Host Jordan Goodman talks with Eddie Lorin, founder of Strategic Realty Holdings, about affordable housing REITs and the unique opportunities for investors with impact investing.

Jack Roberts talks with Jordan Goodman in the second half of the show about what's happening in the market, Robert's predictions for Apple's future, the future of tech as an investment, the economy and more.

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Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, talks with Carl Scaramuzza, known as Credit Carl, in the first portion of today's show. In the second half, Jordan talks with John Lanza about helping kids learn strong personal finance skills. Lanza, author of "The Art of Allowance: A Short, Practical Guide to Raising Money-Smart, Money-Empowered Kids" plus the highly acclaimed Money Mammals book series, talks with Goodman about how critical it is for parents to help kids master critical personal finance skills from a young age.

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