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Joe & OG share some timely headlines about mutual funds, bond alternates, and long term care. Should you let a mutual fund manager pick which types of bonds you buy? Should Genworth Financial be allowed to change LTC rules?
Our roundtable gang of Paula and Len discuss Len’s new nuclear-fueled powers, Apple stock, online banking and the ten hardest jobs to fill.
Finally, Joe & OG answer a letter from Lance at MoneyManifesto.com. Joe reviews the new hit X-Men movie. Is it worth all the hype?
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< 2:30 > Headlines
Janus rolls out new bond fund: Janus Launches Unconstrained Bond Fund (Yahoo)
“Turning it over to a team of pros might be a good idea,” – OG
Genworth proposes new LTC rules: Genworth eyes new approach to long-term-care insurance rate hikes (Investment News)
“Genworth had 60% increase in longterm care prices,” – OG
< 11:55 > My Dad’s Shortwave Roundtable Discussion
Apple Stock: Nice job, Apple. But I’m not coming back (CNN)
“The bigger these companies get, the harder it is to move quickly and make big leaps in technological advances,” – Len
Online banking vs. Bricks & Mortar: eBank or Brick-and-Mortar Bank? (Investopedia)
“People still use brick and mortar banks?” – Paula
Top 10 Hardest Jobs to Fill: The 10 Hardest Jobs To Fill In 2014 (Forbes)
“There is a demand for people who don’t have college degrees,” – Paula
Paula Pant (Afford Anything) – Read The Most Crucial Money Lesson, in Three Words: Mind the Gap
Len Penzo (Len Penzo dot Com) – Read 38 Secrets for Financial Success: My Personal Finance Manifesto
< 29:40 > Letters
What percentage of your budget should go toward vacations?
< 34:37 > End/Movies
Joe reviews X-Men – Days of Future Past