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Mastering Money

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 Ken Morgan as well as experts and authors from the world of Wall Street and real estate. New episodes published every weekday at 9am PST. Also, an encore show at 6pm PST. Listen every weekday to get a handle on emerging market trends, asset allocation strategies, social security, medicare, RMD planning, tax strategies, estate planning, annuities, life insurance and more!

Today on Mastering Money…It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of America’s most popular financial radio programs dedicated to the Stock Market, heard by millions of listeners—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and today’s breaking financial news stories, we’ll take you to an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show–plus a whole lot more you won’t want to miss! — MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

President Donald Trump has put the pressure on NATO nations to stop freeloading and get their check books out. He wants them to spend more of their OWN money on the military as per the orgininal NATO agreement.  Is he right? Does he have his facts straight?  Is the USA being taken advantage of? Well, today we’ll get to the bottom of it–We have a scorecard today for you of which nations are the biggest NATO freeloaders, and then our friend and radio host Gary Kaltbaum joins us for the Q & A session!  MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!

…It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of America’s most popular financial radio programs dedicated to building wealth in the Stock Market, heard by millions of listeners over the years—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and financial news, you’ll hear an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show, plus much more,  that you don’t want to miss!!  MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

Getting the most from your investment dollars means focusing both on return AND risk. Smart investors who want to bring bring order into their portfolio understand that there will be ups and downs in the market. The key to worry free investing is having a strategy that can benefit from both upward cycles and downward cycles . In other words, we are all seeking Alpha, but we need to do it with the least risk possible. Today, we’ll get back to the basics of prudent investing that can benefit from both up and down markets. ThenSteve will review the key reasons you may want to consider both the Black Diamond and Blue Diamond Dividend growth strategies. A great show lined up for you today!    MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!

We’ve all heard the rather arrogant old billionaire who hates annuities and thinks you should too! It must be nice to be a billionaire, and not worry at all about things like guarantees, safety of principal, protection form market declines, and protection for heirs. The truth is, annuities aren’t made for billionaires, and no billionaire can truly understand why you want actual guarantees and simplicity in your financial plan. Today, we’ll define and clarify the different types of annuities and make things simple so that you can see if an annuity is right for you, and if so, which type?  You don’t want to miss today’s fact-filled show. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!

Retirement books and websites pump out old cliché’s about how your spending in retirement will be only “seventy percent to eighty percent” of your pre-retirement spending. But when “every day is Saturday,” many retirees are finding they are spending everything they once did,  and EVEN MORE– once they retire. Things like traveling, taking cruises, playing more golf, and logging on to Amazon ALL cost money! Unfortunately today’s retirees are walking into one of the worst financial environments to retire in history. The markets are high, but bond interest rates are low.  Is delaying Social Security the answer? Today we’ll explore another form of deferral inside an IRA that could safely double or triple your income. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!

The current stock market has become volatile again! Many people are still hanging on to growth stocks, but an increasing number of analysts are saying that VALUE stocks–especially value stocks that pay dividends–could soon be making a comeback. We’ll have a complete market analysis for you today, then Steve will review both the Black Diamond and Blue Diamond Dividend Portfolios along with the Safer Buckets Retirement Strategy.  Mastering Money is on the air!!

…It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of America’s most popular financial radio programs dedicated to building wealth in the Stock Market, heard by millions of listeners over the years—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and financial news, you’ll hear an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show, plus much more,  that you don’t want to miss!!  MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!