Money Talks – October 19, 2019

This week on “Money Talks,” the hosts discuss year-to-date sector performance, interest rates and the yield curve, and consumer sentiment. They also take a closer look at a situation for a couple of investors who have bought and sold several different types of assets throughout the year. They discuss the holding periods and how they affect the capital gains treatment. The experts also answer a listener’s question on Vanguard funds and provide some pros and cons about credit cards.

Interview: The Center for Family Resources—Melanie Kagan and Lee Smith

The Center for Family Resources CEO Melanie Kagan and Director of Operations Lee Smith join “Money Talks” to share the organization’s mission and upcoming Thanks for Giving food drive. The Center for Family Resources (CFR) is a Cobb County-based nonprofit organization that works to stabilize and empower local families so they may become self-sufficient through financial stabilization,…

Money Talks – October 12, 2019

This week on “Money Talks,” our hosts discuss the market news, including the latest employment situation for September, Wholesale trade, and the Consumer Price Index. The experts delve into a recent client situation where a fairly young couple are looking to purchase a long-term care policy. Jim discusses how their age and our current interest rate environment will affect their rates. Rounding out the show, we interview the Center for Family Resources CEO Melanie Kagan and Director of Operations Lee Smith about the organization’s mission and upcoming Thanks for Giving food drive.