The “2019 Trends in Investing Survey” was published earlier this month in the Journal of Financial Planning. Our Money Man, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, joins us now to review the survey’s findings. ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY, WHAT ARE FINANCIAL ADVISERS RECOMMENDING TO THEIR INVESTMENT CLIENTS? 88% Exchange-Traded Funds (increased from 40 percent of advisers
Wondering if bond investments should be an integral part of your portfolio? Below are some common questions regarding investing in bonds. What are bonds? Bonds are simply IOUs. By buying a bond, you are in effect, making a loan. In return, the borrower (or issuer) agrees to make interest payments to you at a fixed
This morning we have a “viewer” question about 529 College Savings Plans…are they the best way to save for college? Let’s ask our Money Man, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain. PAUL, WE KNOW THAT COLLEGE IS EXPENSIVE, REALLY EXPENSIVE, WHAT IS THE CURRENT PRICE TAG FOR A 4-YEAR DEGREE? The College Board’s average cost
Deal or No Deal? Let’s talk what everyone’s talking about, the trade war with China and tariffs. What is the bottom line –the impact on your money? Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, joins us again this morning with your Sunday Money. PAUL, LET’S START WITH BASIC QUESTIONS: WHY IS THERE A TRADE WAR
You may have heard the term “Impact Investing” – which is a term for investing based on things like social or environmental values. While putting money into investments that do good is growing in popularity, is it smart for your money? Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain joins us again with his financial planning advice.
Facebook, Blue Apron, Pinterest, Lyft and Uber – what do they have in common? All of these companies made their stock available to investors in Initial Public Offerings, or IPOs. What is an IPO and should we invest in one? Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain provides the answers this week on Sunday Money. PAUL,
This week, we’ve got another viewer question for our Moneyman, Paul Fain – president of Asset Planning Corporation. Wayne asks: “How can parents give their children a solid foundation in lifelong saving and investing?” PAUL, WAYNE RAISES A GOOD POINT, PARENTS ARE SUPPOSED TO TEACH LIFE LESSONS… He does: “we teach our kids so many
The first quarter of 2019 is in the books. How did your investments perform? Our Moneyman, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, reviews the Q1 tale of the tape. PAUL, LAST YEAR WAS FORGETTABLE FOR INVESTORS, HOW ARE WE FARING SO FAR IN 2019? Best Quarter in a Decade: U.S. Stocks 14% Foreign
What are the 6 behaviors that predict future wealth? Our moneyman, Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain, joins us now to share the traits of people who know how to build financial security. PAUL, LET’S DIVE IN, WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BEHAVIORS OF GOOD WEALTH CREATORS? 1. Planning: Goal-setting and future orientation. 2. Responsibility:
Over the past few months, several investor lawsuits have made headlines in the Knoxville area. How can you avoid making bad investments? What are the right questions to ask before writing a check to a financial advisor? Our moneyman Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation, joins us again with tips to protect your money.