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The Money Guy Show | Investing, Tax, Estate, Retirement, Insurance, Spending, Saving, and Wealth Building Advice

Brian Preston and Bo Hanson, fee-only financial planners and wealth managers, go beyond common sense as they help you make smart financial decisions. Their professional credentials, sophisticated topics, and approachable style have attracted thousands fans and made them a personal finance phenomena. Learn more about Brian and Bo, read, listen, or watch the show, follow the blog, and connect directly to go beyond common sense at www.moneyguy.com.
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Apr 3, 2020

How can you maximize the money available to you through the CARES Act? This legislation is a fluid situation, but through lots of research, we broke down exactly how you can take advantage of these new benefits. Whether you’re an individual or a small business, there are provisions you need to be aware of and instructions you need to keep in the forefront of your mind. We walk through every detail we could uncover in this episode.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/04/stimulus-checks-how-to-maximize-your-money/

Apr 1, 2020

A huge legislation just passed called the CARES Act. This new stimulus bill promises to ease the extra financial burden brought on by the coronavirus. In case you don’t have time to read and decode a 335 page bill, we did it for you! Let’s unpack what you need to know about the CARES Act and how it affects your personal finances.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/03/coronavirus-stimulus-bill-what-you-need-to-know/

Mar 27, 2020

When you live through a market downturn, you walk away wiser, and full of new planning strategies to help you prepare for your next unexpected life event. In this episode, we walk through financial planning opportunities you can take advantage of in the middle of this uncertainty, then shift our focus on how to prepare for the next one.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/03/best-financial-strategy-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

Mar 24, 2020

Our world is changing rapidly! We want to help you break down the changes that have happened over the past week and hone-in on how each one affects your finances. How should you respond to these economic and emotional fluctuations? We talk through it in this week’s Q&A episode.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/03/how-to-financially-survive-the-coronavirus-outbreak/

Mar 20, 2020

There's something reassuring about Warren Buffett's outlook on life.

His journey to building over $81 billion of wealth has been extraordinary. It gives credibility to his super-human ability to analyze numbers, spot opportunities, and give excellent life advice. In this episode, we break down 9 life changing Warren Buffett quotes from his 2019 Letter to Shareholders and beyond. They will leave you inspired to kick-start your financial strategy and reignite your passion for life.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/03/lessons-from-warren-buffett/

Mar 18, 2020

COVID-19 is on all of our minds. We are all concerned about the health of our loved ones, and the volatility of the financial markets is not helping to ease everyone’s anxiety or nervousness. Our goal is to keep you updated and be a resource as we all work through these difficult times.

We recorded a special Money Guy Q&A show that specifically addressed what we are facing. A few of the questions that were covered include:

  • Why don’t we go to cash, let things calm down, and then get back into the market? 
  • How can we be sure that markets will recover?
  • Is this downturn and bear market different?

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/03/coronavirus-and-your-finances-we-answer-your-questions-askthemoneyguy/

Mar 13, 2020

Real estate investing can be a viable way to build wealth, but you need to have a plan and know exactly what you're getting into.

This episode of The Money Guy Show provides one of the most honest assessments of real estate investing you'll find online. We'll dive deep into strategic ways you can use this valuable asset to your advantage, but also, we'll give you a dose of reality that's not on the shiny brochure!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/03/get-started-in-real-estate-investing-in-2020/

Mar 6, 2020

Have you ever wanted to ask a millionaire how they built their wealth? In this episode, we asked and they answered! We work with hundreds of financially successful people everyday. They were kind enough to help us create this episode by sharing their wisdom through The Money Guy Wealth Survey. It gives us a glimpse into how millionaire minds work and how all of us can implement these simple steps to create abundance in our own lives.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/03/5-steps-to-becoming-a-millionaire/

Feb 28, 2020

A big part of our job as financial advisors is protecting people from making bad behavioral mistakes with their finances. Knowledge is power! In this episode, we'll equip you with everything you need in order to spot common money traps and protect yourself from accidental financial mistakes.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/02/money-traps-to-avoid-by-age/

Feb 21, 2020

With the financial tools accessible to Americans today, we believe anyone can build wealth and set himself up for a better life. Even so, 60% of people don't have the savings to pay for an unexpected emergency. Why are Americans so broke?

There are 3 major pitfalls in understanding and behavior that keep people from tapping into the amazing financial opportunity we have access to everyday. Let's break down all 3 and talk about how to turn the tide or avoid these situations altogether on your journey to financial freedom!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/02/3-reasons-why-americans-are-still-broke/

Feb 14, 2020

What does wealth look like? It depends on a lot of factors including your age, lifestyle, and savings rate. So, how do you know you're on the right track to building wealth and achieving financial abundance?

Our "5 Levels of Wealth" show really struck a chord with The Money Guy family. So, we're unpacking what each level looks like at each stage of life. Which levels are achievable at your age? Do the levels look different in each decade? Let's explore what it looks like to be wealthy in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/02/what-wealth-looks-like-by-age/

Feb 7, 2020

Ever wish you had permission to spend guilt free?

As financial advisors, people expect us to advise on saving money and spending less, but one of our favorite parts is being that voice of reason and letting people know when they can take their foot off the brake and start living like no one else!

Let’s walk through 3 surefire signs that you're ready to start spending a little more on the things you love. We cover financial priorities, making memories, and keeping your life balanced.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/02/ready-to-live-like-no-one-else/

Jan 31, 2020

Building wealth feels amazing, but beware of the pitfalls and traps along the way! We want you to be set up for success financially and personally. Let's explore the downfalls countless millionaires have fallen into and unpack loads of tips to keep you from going down the same path. Here's how to stay on the path to a life of freedom and abundance!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/01/dark-side-of-being-a-millionaire

Jan 24, 2020

On December 20th, a big piece of legislation was passed called the SECURE Act. It will affect retirement, IRAs, taxes, and more! Don't worry, in this episode, we break down everything you need to know about the SECURE Act and how your strategies may need to change. Plus, we make it fun!

Jan 17, 2020

Navigating the world of fee structures, letter designations, and financial strategy can be daunting. In this episode, we take the guesswork out of this big decision. Let's break down how to know it's time to recruit the help of an advisor and whether or not they have your best interest at heart!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/01/when-to-hire-a-financial-advisor/

Jan 10, 2020

After a decade of hosting a financial show (and working in finances for even longer,) what advice has changed or shifted over the years? In this episode, we react to some of our old shows. We share great stories, have a good laugh, and break down fantastic teachable tips designed to fuel your financial life!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/01/financial-advisors-react/

Jan 3, 2020

In this show, you'll learn how to capitalize on financial predictions and recognize bad predictions when you see them. There are many reasons to be excited about your financial future. Let's dive in and find out why!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2020/01/make-money-by-predicting-the-future/

Dec 27, 2019

Cars are necessities for a lot of us, but they can easily become one of your biggest financial mistakes. In this episode, we'll teach you our best tips and tricks for buying a car - the smart way!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/12/how-to-make-a-smart-car-purchase-in-2020/

 

Dec 20, 2019

Knowing where to invest your time, money, and attention can be challenging. We get it! In this show, we breakdown the most valuable investment strategies to focus on in your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s.

This episode goes hand-in-hand with our Average Net Worth By Age show!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/12/how-to-invest-in-2020/

Dec 13, 2019

This is our favorite annual tradition! Let's update the numbers and see how your Net Worth measures up to your peers in the new year.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/12/net-worth-by-age-2020/

Dec 6, 2019

Taxes may be inevitable, but we have good news! There are smart, LEGAL strategies to help you pay fewer taxes this year and every year to come. We use these strategies for ourselves and our clients and, in this episode, we’re going to walk you through the basics.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/12/how-to-legally-avoid-paying-taxes/

Nov 29, 2019

Everyone has financial dreams and goals they would like to achieve. Every year, without fail, the topic of personal finance shows up in the Top 5 most popular New Year's Resolutions list. So how can you make your financial dreams a reality?

In this episode, we're going to walk you through 4 vital financial areas to add to your goals and then, teach you how to make them stick!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/stick-to-your-2020-financial-goals/

Nov 22, 2019

You've been lied to! The vast majority of millionaires don't build their wealth overnight. There are real and tangible ways anyone at any age can build wealth and become a millionaire!

In this episode, we reveal the average salary of each age group (20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s), how much you should realistically be investing in each decade based on those salaries, and what the incredible outcome will be if you follow this strategy.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/build-wealth-with-a-low-paying-job/

Nov 15, 2019

Identify key roadblocks and behaviors that halt your financial progress and learn how to overcome each one.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/speed-up-your-wealth-building/(opens in a new tab)

Nov 8, 2019

Consider this your graduate degree in how to make FIRE a reality!

Folks in the F.I.R.E (Financially Independent, Retire Early) Movement are set on retiring in their 30s or 40s. So much of this movement is about motivation, but we want to make sure you understand the nuts and bolts of your plan so the wheels don't fall off! (Don't worry - we'll motivate you, too!)

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/fire-movement-gets-wrong/

 

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