Jane Blaufus, author of With the Stroke of a Pen, Claim Your Life, shares her very personal story this week about a tragedy in her life and how an effective insurance plan helped her cope with a time of great need. She’ll give you her viewpoint on insurance coverages, how frequently to examine your need, what to look for, the relationship between workplace coverage and personal policies, and more.
Matt Becker from MomandDadMoney.com joins Paula Pant from Afford Anything in our round table discussion of investments. We tackle Paula’s post The Zen of Investing. Not sure where to start with investments or who to talk to about your investing strategy? They share their tips on these subjects, active vs. passive investments, how to learn about investing, and more.
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Of course, Joe & OG review recent financial news, work to give something away, and review two films (Prisoners and The Incredible Now).
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<> Joe & OG – Investment News
Links to topics discussed:
– Calpers going passive?: Details here
– New possible law – financial advisors required to share bonuses for switching firms: Advisor bonus disclosure rule requirements
– Think tank argument – ditch current workplace plans like the 401k: Think Tank proposal
<> Jane Blaufus, author of With the Stroke of a Pen, Claim Your Life
Jane’s Website: JaneBlaufus.com
Jane’s Book on Amazon.ca: With the Stroke of a Pen, Claim Your Life
Jane’s Book on Her Website: Books Page
<> Let’s Give Something Away
This month’s chance to enter the race to the coin flip of death is over! Tune in to episode 24 for another opportunity.
<> Shortwave Roundtable
The piece we discuss this week: The Zen of Investing
Matt Becker, MomandDadMoney.com
From Matt’s site: How to Do An Oil Change For Your Car
Paula Pant, Afford Anything
The latest on Paula’s site: How I Bought a House at a Foreclosure Auction
<> End Show – Films
– OG: Prisoners
– Joe: The Spectacular Now