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The Your Life, Your Wealth Network Podcast

Steve Cordasco, CEO of Cordasco Financial Network brings you LIVE exclusive interviews, the nation's best guests and expert insights on the latest news in the world of personal finance, global markets and politics every week! Gain comfort and clarity for your retirement by listening to the Your Life, Your Wealth podcast today!
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Nov 24, 2017

Technology Terrors: Why did Steve Jobs and Bill Gates limit screen time for their children while they grew up? Are the ways we educate children on technology and the world of money wrong? Find out in this segment the overlap and what can be done about it. 

 

Stocks for Students: Next, CFN team member Dennis Jablonoski will join the show! Steve will discuss financial literacy in the U.S and the best ways to teach children about the complicated world of money.

 

Financial Fog: Last, financial activist Barbara Stanny will join the show and discuss the importance of financial literacy. Find out how the daughter of H&R Block founder lost all of her inheritance money but made a comeback. 

Nov 10, 2017

Retirement Coach: First, Steve will talk to Yosaif August, certified Life Coach who helps Baby Boomers in Philadelphia who are retired rediscover their purpose!

 

Major Tax Recap: Next, Steve will discuss the major tax legislation working its way through the House and Senate and what it means to you.

 

ABC’s of Bonds: Last, Steve will review municipal bonds, what they are, how they operate, and the different types! Plus, Steve will share with you recent news that Republicans are willing to do away with private activity bonds. Find out what it means to you!

Nov 3, 2017

Retirement Boost or Bust? A Nobel Prize was awarded to Economist Richard Thaler, who created an automatic 401k enrollment program that has saved retiree’s billions. Steve is skeptical whether this is really good for everyone’s wallet and is as great as it is hyped up to be. Stay tuned.

Retiring Early: Steve will cover the topic of retiring early and how to use your own judgement to navigate through the numbers. Steve will explain why an age or a number isn’t the best way to plan for your future.

Trump’s Tax Proposal: In the news, there has been a lot of negative reviews about President Trump’s tax proposal but Steve will give you his take on it and ways it can boost the U.S economy.

Oct 27, 2017

Trump’s Tax Proposal: Given the recent media attention on President Trump’s Tax Proposal, tune in to hear Steve’s take on the proposal. What is in the proposal? What does it mean to you? What does it mean to business owners? Stay tuned to find out.

Technology Terrors:  Did you hear about the tractor trailer that drove down the Atlantic City Boardwalk? Steve will talk about the impact of technology during these changing times.

Travel Dreams: Last, Steve is going to discuss traveling during your retirement. Do you have a travel bucket list? Does traveling abroad cause excitement or fear in you?

Oct 17, 2017
  • First, Altan Wuliji, MS, CFP®, Investment Consultant from our investment team at DiMeo Schneider & Associates, and Steve will discuss the latest market insights! Find out what does better, bonds or stocks? What about real assets? How about real estate? You won’t want to miss this!

 

  • Also, Ken Berman founder of Gorilla Trades will join the show today to discuss stocks! You won’t want to miss this informative segment.
Oct 13, 2017

Whealthcare Planning: Doctor turned financial advisor, Carolyn McClanahan, created the software tool “Whealthcare Planning” which we use here at Cordasco Financial Network. Dr. Carolyn McClanahan is the co-founder of Whealthcare Planning LLC and founder and director of financial planning at Life Planning Partners, Inc. Steve will get into this software tool and why it’s important for you to use during your retirement!

 

Breaking Money Taboo’s: Last, Steve will conclude the show with a groundbreaking study on financial literacy in the U.S and why it’s important to SPEAK UP when it comes to your money.

Oct 6, 2017

Charitable Giving: Steve will welcome new CFN team member Chris Gibbons CFP ®, CAP ®, CLU ®, FIC to the show to discuss how retirees can get involved with donating to the things they love! Listen to how Chris and Steve dive into this topic and why it can be a new found passion for Baby Boomers in their retirement years.

Better Decisions, Sunnier Days:  Are you considering buying a beach home? Many Baby Boomers do! Listen to how Steve advised a couple on this important decision that many consider during their retirement years! You won’t want to miss it.

 

Estate Planning: Certified Elder Law Attorney, Nancy Rice of Rice Elder Law, will give insight into late life planning and the variety of options and choices out there for you.

Sep 29, 2017

Your Life Your Wealth LIVE with Steve Cordasco

  • Amazon’s search for a second North American headquarters: will it be Philadelphia or Camden? What would be the upsides and challenges for our local economy and businesses?
  • The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy joins the show to discuss healthcare, and an epidemic that’s manifesting in our city and nation!
Sep 22, 2017

Hurricane Season for Retiree’s: Paul Murray of Murray Insurance Agency, will join the show to discuss helpful advice for retirees in this horrific hurricane season. If you are a someone who likes to spend your winters in Florida, this is a must hear if you have property there.

Retirement Made Easy: Steve will review a great retirement blog post he wrote  to help prepare you for retirement both financially and emotionally!

Steve’s LIVE Show: Steve has a special announcement, he will be LIVE next week on News Talk 990 AM WNTP on Wednesday September 27th from 6:00-7:00pm EST. Steve will talk about this special feature on News Talk 990 and his history in radio!

Sep 15, 2017
  • Equifax Quick Facts: IT tech expert and President of PCS, Anthony Mongeluzo, will discuss the Equifax Data Breach. Find out how to protect yourself in this uncertain time from the worst data breach in history. You won’t want to miss this.

 

  • Apple Analysis:, Anthony Monegeluzo and Steve will also discuss the latest I-phone. Is it as fantastic as everyone thinks it is? Or is the thousand-dollar phone a rip-off?

 

  • Better Decisions, Sunnier Days:  Are you considering buying a beach home? Many Baby Boomers do! Listen to how Steve advised a couple on this important decision that many consider during their retirement years! You won’t want to miss it.
Sep 8, 2017
  • ‘Tis the Season to Prepare for Flooding!: Paul Murray, President of Murray Insurance Agency, will join the show today to discuss why everyone lives in a flood zone! Learn about what you need to know when a storm hits your property!

 

  • The Race Against the Clock: Tim Joseph, CPA, will break down social security with Steve. Learn about why there isn’t black and white social security advice, and why you might need a unique approach!

 

  • Estate Planning: Certified Elder Law Attorney, Nancy Rice of Rice Elder Law, will give insight into late life planning and the variety of options and choices out there for you.
Aug 25, 2017

The Best Of Your Life Your Wealth:

College Crisis: Were you stressed about sending your child off to college this year? Did you struggle to explain what the price tag of tuition implies to your child’s future? Check out how CFN’s very own Tim Joseph helped a client give their daughter life-changing advice on making her college decision.

Overcoming Gender Barriers to Retirement: Mary Beth Franklin, a contributing editor for Investment News, will join the show today to discuss the obstacles women face during retirement. Steve and Mary Beth will also give advice on how to overcome these obstacles!

The Best in Investments: Chad Tisher, investment expert from DiMeo Schneider & Associates, will join the show today! Steve and Chad will discuss the positive market environment, the global economy and how to build a strong diversified portfolio.

Aug 18, 2017

Insurance Insight for Retiree’s: Steve will bring on an insurance expert, Paul Murray, CEO of Brigantine Insurance Group, to discuss helpful advice for retirees who might be making the move to Florida!

 

North Korea Recap: Steve will report live from News Talk 990 AM WNTP headquarters to discuss North Korea and why you shouldn’t fear the future! Steve will also cover Elon Musk’s thoughts on the matter.

 

The Fed Minutes for Baby Boomers: What is soft-inflation and why should a Baby Boomer need to hear Steve discuss the July Fed minutes? Tune-in to hear why the July fed report is a must-hear for this weekend.

Aug 11, 2017

North Korea and Your Money:

Joe Cortese, investment expert from DiMeo Schneider & Associates will join the show to discuss the latest news regarding North Korea. Steve and Joe will talk about how the markets have reacted in previous conflicts and what a retiree should do!

What Do You Want to be When You Retire?

Your Life Your Wealth producer Leah Mele will join the show to discuss with Steve the letter a nine-year old wrote to NASA which went viral this week. You’ll hear why this little boy’s dream job relates to your retirement years!

Hollywood’s Spin on Finance: Steve is also going to cover the popular Netflix show Ozark and the portrayal of financial advisors on the show!

Aug 4, 2017

Women and Retirement: Mary Beth Franklin, a contributing editor for Investment News, will join the show today! Steve and Mary Beth will discuss her latest article on the obstacles many women face during retirement.

Less is More: Steve delves into a recent study that concludes Americans are spending more during their retirement, NOT LESS! Steve will discuss what this means to your wallet, your retirement, and your life.

Baby Boomers and The Market: Steve will bring CFN’s Tim Joseph on the show to discuss the impact retiring Baby Boomers will have on the market and why it’s not something to fear!

Jul 28, 2017

 What is Net-Neutrality?: Anthony Mongeluzo, President of PCS, will give us the latest news on Net-Neutrality.  PCS is the outstanding IT firm we use at Cordasco Financial Network. Anthony and I will also discuss the recent Apple virus. Anthony will give you great tips on how to protect yourself online! You won’t want to miss it!

 The Best in Investments: Chad Tisher, CFN's investment expert from DiMeo Schneider & Associates, joins the show today! We will discuss the positive market environment, the global economy and how to build a strong diversified portfolio!

Jul 21, 2017

The A-B-C’s of 1-2-3’s: Heather Long will be a part of the program today! She’s a senior markets and economy writer for CNN Money and they’ll talk about the sad state of financial literacy in the United States.

 

Steve’s Story: Steve was acknowledged as a Centennial Honoree by Temple University’s Fox School of Business and is interviewed for a change! Listen to this exclusive story on how Steve launched his career after graduating from Temple!

Jul 14, 2017

The Kid Millionaire: Steve will cover the story of Erik Finman, the eighteen-year-old entrepreneur who got rich from investing in bitcoin! Steve will bring on CFN’s very own Jim Tate, CPA, to discuss bitcoins and if Erik should really be his family’s financial advisor. Would you trust a high-school drop-out who made a successful investment to handle your money? You won’t want to miss this story!

 

Project Start-Up, Philadelphia:  Steve will bring on entrepreneur expert Archna Sahay to discuss the booming start-up scene in Philadelphia! Archna’s energetic insight will give you the insider information on how to get your business idea off the ground in our very own town! 

Jul 7, 2017

Retirement Stigma: Terry Hurley will talk with Steve about the stigma surrounding retirement and what you can do in your next phase of life.

Sharing is Caring: A new study shows that couples make a HUGE mistake when it comes to retirement. Steve will tell you what it is and how to fix it!

Settle Down Now?: People across the country have been struggling with a worrisome trend….they’re retiring with debt. Steve will explain why it has been happening and what you can do about it!

Jun 30, 2017

Investment Fears You Need to Hear: A study found that the number one fear of investors worldwide is outliving their money! Susan Tillery, who conducted the study, joined the show to discuss these important questions! Should baby boomers really be concerned? Should they make riskier investments? Are people being misled by advisors?

Emotions and Investments: Steve interviews portfolio researcher David Goodsell, on a study which found that investors and financial advisors have wildly different expectations for annual returns! David explained why this is so common. He’ll also explain how your own emotions can be cutting your retirement savings!

Life-Insurance Low-Down: Cordasco Financial Network’s very own Steve Mangine will give you the insight on life insurance. Why are less and less people buying it? Can you trust the agents to look out for your best interests? Those answers and more ahead!

Jun 23, 2017

The Future of Fresh Food: Steve brings Your Life Your Wealth producer Leah Mele onto the show to cover the Amazon deal with Whole Foods. Will it be a great success, or will it be a catastrophe? The determining factor will be matching consumer wants vs. needs, and Steve cannot wait to see how it plays out!

H-2B Visa Summer Drama: President Trump’s immigration regulations have made a big impact on our economy for business owners. Steve will bring on attorney Robert Seiger, immigration expert and partner at Archer and Greiner based in Philadelphia, to get the run-down on the seasonal summer worker problem. It’s time to get the real scoop on how companies struggle to fill summer tourist jobs! It might even make you think twice about who is serving you that Kohr Brothers Ice-Cream cone on the boardwalk!

Entrepreneurship Uncovered: Steve will cap the show with motivation as he brings on Joe Carlen, author of “A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped History” to talk about some of the greatest business innovators of all time.

Jun 16, 2017

College Crisis: The rising cost of college tuition causes absolute panic within families at this time of year. It’s a big bill and how do you explain what that price tag really means to an eighteen-year old? Listen to how CFN's very own Tim Joseph helped a client by giving their daughter life-changing advice on making her college decision! 
 
Steve’s Story: Steve was acknowledged as a Centennial Honoree by Temple University’s Fox School of Business and gets interviewed for a change! Listen to this exclusive story on how Steve launched his career after graduating from Temple!

Jun 2, 2017

Johnny Depp, Broke?: Johnny Depp makes headlines again this week and Steve will talk about why he doesn’t believe it! Steve will talk about what being broke really means and how our perception of money influences our life and wealth.

Does Being a Workaholic Work?: Alex Pang, author of the new book “Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less” joined Steve to turn that theory on its head!

The Psychology of Retirement: Steve interviewed psychologist Dr. Hershfield from the Wall Street Journal on the psychology of long term decision making. How does it impact your retirement? Listen in to find out!

May 26, 2017

The Best of Your Life Your Wealth! Listen to this exclusive mix of the show's most in demand hits! 

JFK and Reagan: The Same. CNBC’s Larry Kudlow joined the show! He explained how Reagan’s legacy is due, in part, to a Democrat! Tune in on how this relates to President Trump!

Life Transitions Made Easy: Steve will bring Dr. Nancy Schlossberg onto the show to talk about reshaping your identity and purpose during retirement. Listen to Nancy’s insights and tips.

The Myth of Millionaires: A record number of millionaires are popping up across the country. Does a million dollars mean you’re rich? Steve looked into it!

May 19, 2017

“Brave New World”: The University of Pennsylvania had a Retirement Conference last week, and we have the latest news from Erin Arvedlund, Staff Writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, who attended the conference. Tune in to hear expert insight on our current gig economy and how it will influence your retirement!

Cyber Security Tips: Did you know the world just experienced the worst cyber-attack ever? How many of you are curious about what actually happened and what it means to you? Do you want to know how to protect yourself online? We bring on Anthony Mongeluzo, CEO of PCS, the best in class IT consulting firm, to tell us what happened and what to do about it!

You’re Fired!: We all heard that President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey, but what Steve finds interesting is the fact that throughout life, we all give someone who knows a lot about us the boot at one point or another. Whether it’s your dentist, doctor, accountant or hairdresser, Steve wants you to think about the relationships in your life and why we all go through this!

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