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Podcast: Kitchen Table Finance

When Should You Refinance Your Mortgage

When should you refinance your mortgage?

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhen should you refinance your mortgage? Low-interest rates may not be good for your savings account, but it could save you thousands of dollars on your mortgage loan. How do you tell if now’s the right time for you to refinance your existing mortgage? […]

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Four Tips for Saving When Interest Rates are Low

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_7.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDo you have money in savings that could be working better for you somewhere else? Interest rates are low right now. That’s great if you are a borrower, but not so great if you have savings in the bank. With all the economic upheaval […]

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Improving Your Relationship With Money

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_6.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow would you describe your relationship with money? Money can’t buy you love. It’s as cliché as a cliché can be, and so it is also mostly true. Trying to buy love, or buy happiness, is a fool’s errand. But, as with most things in […]

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Types of Financial Planning Companies

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis article and podcast explain the different types of financial planning companies and how they get paid. Choosing a financial planning firm to help you map out your future is not an easy task. There are several types of financial advisors who all charge […]

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Getting Started in Your Employer’s Retirement Plan

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadStarting a new job that offers retirement benefits is great. But your employer’s retirement plan can offer a bewildering array of choices if you’re not used to the language of savings and investing. The good news is that getting started in retirement savings requires […]

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Coping with the MSU Retirement Plan Match Reduction

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn response to the financial uncertainty caused by the Covid pandemic, Michigan State University has reduced salaries and cut the match to employee retirement plans. Previously, the university contributed 10% to employee retirement plans if the employee contributed 5%. The university administration is calling […]

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Dealing with Michigan State University Salary Cuts

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAre you affected by the Michigan State University salary cuts? There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world of higher education right now. Universities around the country are trying to figure out what Covid-19 will mean for students and instructors as we head into […]

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How Will the 2020 Election Affect the Stock Market?

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_1_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDoes the 2020 election have you thinking about your money? Every four years America goes through a Presidential election. Every four years clients ask where we can move their portfolios to be safe if one side or the other is victorious. This year is no […]

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Welcom To The Kitchen Table Finance Podcast

Welcome to the Kitchen Table Finance Podcast

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_teaser.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome to The Kitchen Table Finance podcast. Join Dave Shotwell and Nick Nauta as they cut through the complexity of financial planning and serve bites of investment advice that are both personal and practical.  Dave: “I’m Dave and I want to help you connect […]

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