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The Velocity of Money

The Velocity of Money

The velocity of money “is the number of times one dollar is spent to buy goods and services per unit of time.” (The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis). In a recession, the velocity of money typically slows down because consumers hold on to their money longer and spend less.

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Episode #12: How to Handle the High Cost of Healthcare

Episode #12: How to Handle the High Cost of Healthcare

With costs of insurance co-pays, diagnostic tests, procedures, drugs, and hospital costs increasing we all need to start paying attention and become more informed consumers of healthcare. Our special guest is Steven Corn, a Board-Certified Patient Advocate and owner of Metis Advocacy who helps guide patients through the confusing maze of medical bills, insurance claims, medical decisions and care management.

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Episode #11: The SECURE Act

Episode #11: The SECURE Act

A Bill that quietly made its way through Congress just passed at the end of 2019. That bill is the SECURE act, which stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement. As is often the case, the label attached to this legislation doesn’t tell us anything. Fortunately we have Brad Tatar, Managing Director at Spotlight Asset Group in Tampa Bay, Florida to walk us through the changes this act makes to retirement accounts.

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Episode #9: ESG Investing

Episode #9: ESG Investing

ESG Investing, also known as Socially Responsible Investing, is an attempt to encourage corporate practices such as environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity. Our special guest is Iyassu Essayas, Director of ESG Research at Parnassus Investments, a mutual fund company managing over $29 billion of investments in companies with sustainable business practices.

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Episode #8: Investing In Real Estate

Episode #8: Investing In Real Estate

What should you consider when making the choice to buy a home or rent? What about purchasing real estate as an investment? Our special guest is Brad Tatar, Managing Director of Spotlight Asset Group’s Tampa, Florida office who will walk us through everything you should think about before buying a house, condo, or Real Estate Investment Trust.

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