Podcast Episodes

1503, 2019

FIRE: Ingenious Retirement Idea or Harebrained Scheme – Your Life Your Wealth – Episode 176

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Retirement planning|Tags: , |

Ingenious Retirement Idea or Harebrained Scheme

It’s considered either a “fantastic new idea” or “the path to financial ruin.” There’s a controversial new and growing trend relating to retirement called FIRE, Financial Independence Retire Early. It’s a movement, largely supported by millennials, promoting the idea of living frugally while saving up to half of your income early in your career, then retiring in your mid 40’s. I discuss the FIRE concept and look at the possible benefits and many problems connected to this very different type of financial life plan.

Program Length: 18 minutes

703, 2019

Jersey Shore Towns Take Hit on Property Values – Your Life Your Wealth – Episode 175

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate|Tags: |

Jersey Shore Towns Take Hit on Property Values

Research indicates that the increase in property values at some Jersey Shore towns is being stunted by rising sea levels. Towns including Brigantine, Atlantic City, Sea Isle City, and North Wildwood are among the top 20 locations impacted, with the burgeoning retirement town of Ocean City being the hardest hit. I’m a resident of the Jersey Shore and skeptical of these findings, but wanted further detail. I’m joined by Columbia University researcher Jeremy Porter to explain his perspective on the data.

Program Length 24 minutes

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103, 2019

Retirement Account Consolidation – Your Life Your Wealth – Episode 174

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: IRA|Tags: |

Retirement Account Consolidation

If you’ve worked for various companies during your career, you may have accumulated several 401(k) accounts. As retirement approaches, perhaps you should consider consolidating those accounts. This streamlining process can be complicated, and there could be benefits to maintaining separate accounts. I’ll walk you through the process and detail the pros and cons of retirement account consolidation.

Program Length: 18 minutes

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2202, 2019

Investing in Disruptive Technologies – Your Life Your Wealth – Episode 173

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: new techology|Tags: |

Investing In Innovation: Disruptive Technologies

Catherine Wood, Groundhog Day presenter and CEO of ARC Invest, joins me for a discussion about investing in disruptive technologies. Ark Invest seeks investment opportunities with companies who specialize in technological innovations such as robotics, big data, cloud computing, and energy storage.

Program Length: 18 minutes

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1402, 2019

Giving Back to Those Who’ve Served: A Conversation with Rear Admiral Thomas C. Lynch (USN Ret.) – Your Life Your Wealth – Episode 172

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Giving Back to Those Who’ve Served: A Conversation with Rear Admiral Thomas C. Lynch (USN Ret.)

My broadcast from the 26th Annual Emerald Groundhog Day Investment Forum continues. I’m joined by Rear Admiral Thomas C. Lynch (USN Ret.) along with Joe Besecker, Founder, Chairman, and President of Emerald Asset Management. We discuss Admiral Lynch’s long and distinguished military and business career and his current work managing the nation’s leading VA mortgage company. Joe joins the conversation and discusses his personal and professional association with Admiral Lynch. Plus, we’ll revisit an entertaining encounter I had with Adm. Lynch, Roger Staubach, Joe Besecker, and my son Vincent, years back at an Army/Navy game.

Program Length: 22 minutes

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Radio Show Episodes

1503, 2019

Your Life Your Wealth Radio Show

By |March 15th, 2019|Radio Show, Retirement|



Retirement Crisis, Really?

Ingenious Retirement Idea or Harebrained Scheme

Program Length: 50 minutes

703, 2019

Your Life Your Wealth Radio Show – March 9, 2019

By |March 7th, 2019|Radio Show, Retirement planning|



The Phony Retirement Crisis is Politically Motivated Fiction

Program Length: 49 minutes

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2202, 2019

Your Life Your Wealth Radio Show – February 23, 2019

By |February 22nd, 2019|Radio Show, taxes|



Smaller Tax Refunds: Do We Place Blame or Give Thanks?

Program Length: 51 Minutes

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1402, 2019

Your Life Your Wealth Radio Show – February 16, 2019

By |February 14th, 2019|Radio Show|



Giving Back to Those Who've Served: A Conversation with Rear Admiral Thomas C. Lynch (USN Ret.)

Investing In Innovation: Disruptive Technologies

Big Picture Economics

Program Length: 51 minutes

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