show episodes
 
Mastering Money is hosted by Certified Income Specialist Steve Jurich. Steve's comments have been seen on MarketWatch, CNBC.com, Bloomberg, and TheStreet.com. Steve is joined on most days by Money Radio favorite Sinclair Noe as well as experts and authors from the world of Wall Street and real estate. New episodes published every weekday at 9am PST. Listen every weekday to get a handle on emerging market trends, asset allocation strategies, social security, medicare, RMD planning, tax strate ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
How does changing weather affect the price of commodities and everything we buy? Probably, more than you think. In case you weren’t aware, we’ve been experiencing mostly "El Niño" weather conditions for the past ten years. El Niño is characterized by warmer ocean temperatures which affect weather patterns around the world. It has nothing to do with…
 
The lithium-ion battery has played an integral role in powering the modern-day world – but questions remain about its environmental impact. The rechargeable batteries, which are used in everything from mobile phones to electric cars, are in constant daily use globally to power the portable electronics we use to communicate, work, study, listen to m…
 
Interest rates on savings and treasury bonds—once the mainstay of a solid and secure retirement—have entered a dry desert of lingering, extremely low interest rates. The result is that almost no one can retire on a financial diet of social security and the interest they get from bonds anymore. This is a big change for retiring investors because in …
 
As you are going about your daily business, you may be unaware that hundreds of micro-satellite networks are being launched at a pace that could not have happened just 24 months ago. According to the Wall Street Journal, At least 16 companies are working on launching similar types of "micro" or "nano" satellite networks. Each is leveraging differen…
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
Growing your retirement money without losses while owning a guaranteed lifetime income far more than that of quality bonds is the key to retiring without the worry of going poor later in life. These benefits are only attainable with a principal-secure low cost, high income NEXT GENERATION retirement annuity. Pensions have all but disappeared for to…
 
Question: As an investor in or near retirement, should you own utility stocks? And, if you do, should you make utility stocks a major part of your plan for retirement income, as some financial journalists seem to suggest? Utilities can be a good choice for some investors seeking diversification from the broader equity market since the dividend yiel…
 
Every time you think the market can't go higher, it does. Many investors are bewildered by the rise of the stock market since COVID 19. Milestone after milestone has been hit, including Dow-30,000 even with the economy on one leg. As remarkable as it sounds, stocks still have room to run according to top Wall Street analysts. Pent up demand is buil…
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
Most stocks are generally classified as either value stocks or growth stocks. Generally speaking, stocks that trade for valuations below the Price to Earnings ratio of the S&P 500 are considered value stocks, while stocks that outperform the S & P in terms of sheer growth rates are considered growth stocks. Some stocks meet both requirements. We'll…
 
Historically, there’s a 91% chance of the stock market giving you a positive return over any particular 10 year period. Here’s the problem: the 91 percent of positive ten year periods have come AFTER recessions and poor markets. The worst ten year periods have come after long bull market expansions, like we're in now. In or near retirement, THAT'S …
 
The S & P 500 is thought of as a steady and stable index of the 500 largest companies in America. Many S & P index investors believe they are investing in large cap blue chip stocks, that are all profitable. The perception is that there are strict rules for companies to stay in the portfolio and that most of the companies are have investment grade …
 
Contrarian investors are always looking for bargains in the marketplace. After all, sometimes, you can make a lot of money looking for "jewels in a junkheap." Therefore, speaking of junkheaps, do hotels and cruise-ship-stocks still qualify as a contrarian BARGAIN right now? Their prices are well below 52-week-highs, but are they low enough to bite …
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
Merry Christmas! It's Christmas Day so the markets are closed, but this special edition of Mastering Money is sure open, and its our gift to YOU--we have a terrific show planned for you. We'll be talking about some inspiring true stories that have happened at Christmas, especially at the beginning and the end. In between, we're talking about you an…
 
One of the simplest ways for companies to communicate financial well-being and shareholder value is to say "the dividend check is in the mail." Dividends, those cash distributions that many companies pay out regularly from their earnings to their stockholders, send a clear, powerful message about future prospects and performance. A company's willin…
 
Is the “Santa Claus rally” real—and does it apply to crazy, zany years like 2020? In the investing world, the uptick in stock market performance at the end of most years is commonly referred to as the "Santa Claus" rally, often bringing investors jolly gains. It is typically followed by what is known as the "January Effect." But will Santa visit TH…
 
Investing in 2021 will be different from 2020, and that's a good thing. Congress and the Fed will continue to shove dollars into the economy and keep interest rates low. That is just what traders want to hear. Heading into 2021, Barron’s has published its list of 10 favorite stocks for the coming year, like it has for the past 11 years. Sometimes t…
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
In case you hadn't noticed, the future is getting just a 'tad' more unpredictable every day. That's why protecting your core capital and securing your retirement income are such high priorities. Smart people are turning to NEXT GENERATION annuities to meet that need. Annuities are not for young investors. They are for those planning a retirement th…
 
Moving into 2021, market analysts see reasons why stocks can go up--rather decisively--or not. Vaccines may put COVID in the rear view mirror and government stimulus is likely on the way. Still, for retired investors, staying 100% on offense is not wise. A class of stocks known as "Defensive stocks" may offer the benefits of long-term gains with lo…
 
Are Tesla’s Shares Worth 90…780? Wall Street Can’t Decide. For all the headline-making drama surrounding Elon Musk and his brainchild Tesla Inc., investors who had the patience, got rewarded handsomely this year. On January 1st of 2020, the stock was trading at $93 a share. By mid-December--just before its entry into the S & P 500, it was trading a…
 
Many investors are bewildered by the rise of the stock market since COVID 19. Milestone after milestone has been hit, including a 30,000 Dow, even with the economy on one leg. As remarkable as it sounds, stocks still have room to run according to top Wall Street analysts. Pent up demand is building on the half of the economy that is nearly shut dow…
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
Electric cars run quietly and no smoke comes out the back-end as they cruise down the highway. These cars burn no gas. They are battery powered, so they couldn't possibly be polluting the air, right? Wrong! says a former electric vehicle engineer for GM and author of an important book on the topic. How could electric cars and trucks possibly pollut…
 
Growing your retirement money without losses while owning a guaranteed lifetime income more than five times that of quality bonds is the key to retiring without the worry of going poor later in life. These benefits are only attainable with a principal secure uncapped, low cost, high income NEXT GENERATION retirement annuity. Pensions have all but d…
 
How does changing weather affect the price of commodities and everything we buy? Probably, more than you think. In case you weren’t aware, we’ve been experiencing mostly "El Niño" weather conditions for the past ten years. El Niño is characterized by warmer ocean temperatures which affect weather patterns around the world. It has nothing to do with…
 
Question: As an investor in or near retirement, should you own utility stocks? And, if you do, should you make utility stocks a major part of your plan for retirement income, as some financial journalists seem to suggest? Utilities can be a good choice for some investors seeking diversification from the broader equity market since the dividend yiel…
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
With politicians in Washington bent on adding to the national debt without mercy, more people want to do Roth conversions. The idea of being tax free for life has quite a ring to it! As appealing as ROTH conversions sound, pain is involved so you need to be ready for it. On top of that, they don’t always make sense-- according to many CPAs-- especi…
 
Ford Motor is the fifth-largest auto maker in the world based on the number of vehicles it sold last year, but it barely cracks the top 15 in stock market value. This gap says everything you need to know about how Ford is viewed today—AND-- the potential opportunity for investors, says Barrons. Once near the pinnacle of global auto-making in reputa…
 
Winning in retirement, at least financially, is a matter of priorities. Some folks want to double their money, regardless of the risk. They think “TALL” with their money. Others want to leave more for heirs. TheY also think “TALL” with their money. But a new type of retiree has emerged in recent years. They don’t seek untold wealth or making their …
 
Historically, there’s a 91% chance of the stock market giving you a positive return over any particular 10 year period. Here’s the problem: the 91 percent of positive ten year periods have come AFTER recessions and poor markets. The worst ten year periods have come after long bull market expansions, like we're in now. In or near retirement, THAT'S …
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
Older Americans are selling off the stock market, slowly but relentlessly…. to junior generations. According to CNBC, Baby boomers own an outsized helping of the market and are constantly reducing it--due to RMDs and other factors. This is a process that is non-stop because 250,000 boomers turn 72 every ninety days. Analysts point out it will have …
 
If it feels like the price of everything you buy has been soaring, that’s because it HAS—even as central bankers everywhere worry about the danger of DEE-flation. That said, the prices of many things like clothing, airline tickets and ladies' make up are way DOWN. According to James MacIntosh, writing for the Wall Street Journal, the price of the s…
 
When the economy was strong, pre-pandemic, Mount Everest in Nepal was a hot attraction, almost suffering from overcrowding. After closing its mountains to climbers in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, Nepal is now trying to restart the economy that revolves around the legendary mountain. But it’s pretty clear that 2020, which officials had…
 
The announcements of new vaccines for COVID 19 have caused an uptick in the stock markets, but economists in Europe are not so thrilled about their prospects for recovery. In fact, Wall Street economists now say that it wouldn’t take much for the U.S., Euro area, and Japan to each contract again either this quarter or next, just months after these …
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
During the election, we heard debate moderators ask why The United States has only "four percent of the world’s population but twenty percent of the identified cases." The question is meant to sound like a lofty, gotcha, "statistical chokehold"--putting someone like President Trump or Mike Pence on defense. The answer lies in simple math... and is …
 
Most stocks are generally classified as either value stocks or growth stocks. Generally speaking, stocks that trade for valuations below the Price to Earnings ratio of the S&P 500 are considered value stocks, while stocks that outperform the S & P in terms of sheer growth rates are considered growth stocks. Some stocks meet both requirements. We'll…
 
A new landmark retirement study has found that the number of Protected Households has risen for the first time since 2018. The Alliance for Lifetime Income’s annual Protected Lifetime Income Study revealed a total of 3.1 million NEWLY Protected Households and identifies five profiles of Americans planning for retirement. This is the first time sinc…
 
Is it time to buy airline stocks? And if so, which companies might position you ahead of the crowd as multiple vaccines emerge? The exciting announcements of new effective vaccines is a game breaker--and many big investors on Wall Street are getting ahead of the crowd, buying "RECOVERY COMPANIES", which include the airline and tourism industries. T…
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
Joe Biden, who pending legal challenges is the CEO of the office of the President Elect, says that Donald Trump does not have a plan to take on COVID 19. He says that Trump doesn't believe in science and has done absolutely nothing to fight the virus--even though Trump spearheaded the deal with Pfizer in June. Besides developing vaccines and treatm…
 
Many experts on CNBC and elsewhere are saying that DIVIDEND stocks are coming into favor now as the love affair with growth-only stocks begins to chill under a more stingy Republican Senate in 2021. Dividend growth stocks--the type of stocks that grow their dividend every year without fail-- have provided a steady way to grow wealth in good times a…
 
Electric cars run quietly and no smoke comes out the back as they cruise down the highway. These cars burn no gas. They are battery powered, so they couldn't possibly be polluting the air, right? Wrong! says former electric vehicle engineer for GM and author of an important book on the topic. How could electric cars and trucks possibly pollute? Wel…
 
President-elect Joe Biden, should his election be confirmed, will inherit a U.S. trade policy characterized by tariffs on global imports, including tariffs on steel and aluminum from most of the world, on wine and cheese from Europe, and on nearly three-quarters of everything the U.S. buys from China. In fact, Trump’s tariffs are still being levied…
 
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America, featuring timely insights from top market experts and heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! After an update of the markets and today's breaking…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login