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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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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!

May 12, 2017

AirBnB for Baby Boomers: Have you ever stayed in an Airbnb? Did you hear the news that this bed and breakfast marketplace and hospitality service will go public? Is it worth investing in? Can baby boomers make money off Airbnb? We will get the latest news from Erin Arvedlund, Staff Writer for the Philly Inquirer!

Finance Friday! Steve will bring on Brad Long, research director from Dimeo & Schneider & Associates, to give you the run down you need to hear on investments. We’ll discuss how the average investor can navigate through the infrastructure craze and whether you should buy stocks, high yield municipal bonds, and risk parody funds!  

Trump’s Court Picks: We’ll also cover President Trump’s ten nominees to federal courts! Listen to Steve’s insight on the importance of calculated decision making when it comes to your life and wealth!

May 5, 2017

Don't fret about Debt!:  We are joined by psychotherapist Amy Morin, author of “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” to talk about debt! Is there good and bad debt? What are the psychological effects of debt? Listen to Amy deliver her expertise on the matter.

College Tuition Talk: We bring on CFN’s very own Jason Mardinly to talk about college students and personal finance. Do you have a child who just made their college decision? Is the cost of tuition causing tension within your family? Would a course in personal finance help? Listen to why a financial advisor can save the day!

President Trump’s 100: The big story of the week is President Trump’s first 100 days in office. What kind of measuring system is being used to rank Trump’s first 100 days? Do you think it’s fair?

Apr 28, 2017

The Psychology of Life Transitions

A.C Update: Steve was joined by Atlantic City’s top talk show host, Don Williams, to discuss the potential rebirth of Atlantic City! Tune in to find out the new attractions coming to A.C this summer!

 

Psychology of Life Transitions: Steve brought psychologist Nancy Schlossberg onto the show to talk about reshaping your identity and purpose during retirement. Listen to Nancy’s insights and tips!

 

Tax-Talk: Steve broke down Trump’s tax proposal on Wednesday and how it applies to you, investors, and the economy.

 

College Time!: Steve gave a big thank you to our clients who helped support the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation this year! Tune in to hear Steve’s experience at the 42nd Annual Philadelphia Celebratory Ball and his thoughts on the overall escalating price of college education!

Apr 21, 2017

Women and Finance: Steve brought Professor Egan onto the show to discuss his research paper “When Harry Fired Sally” which made national headlines this month in magazines like Barron’s and Investment News. Why is there still gender discrimination in the finance industry, and how can we combat it?

 

NFL Draft: Is the traffic driving you nuts? Let’s talk about the NFL Draft coming into the city of brotherly love! Steve brought on sports talk show host Vince Quinn to get the latest insight into what this means for Philadelphia!

 

Apples to Apples: Steve took a look at recent lawsuits around 401k’s and the rationale behind the rulings. What does it mean for your future? Find out!  

Apr 13, 2017

Gorsuch and Golf: Steve combined two current events for a “Lesson’s Learned” segment to teach us about how the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch and Sergio Garcia’s  Masters Tournament win can teach us a valuable lesson about finance. 
 
Active Managers in Action: Steve talked to Justin Baer of the Wall Street Journal to discuss active vs. passive managers! Are Active Managers really making a comeback? Or is this just a fluke period in time? What is the true value of the stock market? Tune in!
 
IRS Insomnia: Are you having trouble sleeping at night over your tax audit? We hope not! If you are, attorney Ian Comisky is the right guy to listen too! Stay Tuned!

Apr 7, 2017


Spending is Trending: Steve gave his insight on Baby Boomers. How have they changed the way retirees spend? Is it a colossal mistake? Stay tuned!
 
Taxation Terrors: Steve was joined by Tim Joseph of Cordasco Financial Network to break down everything taxes! What are the biggest mistakes? Is tax software a good idea? Answers are on the way!

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!

Mar 31, 2017

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!

Advisor's Alpha: Chris Tidmore from Vanguard joined the program. Chris and Steve talked about the secret skill advisors need to get you an extra 3 percent!

Back in Brick: Steve discussed some surprisingly big plans at Amazon! He also explained how the retail giant can get your life moving in a fun new direction!

Chaos, Normalized: Steve looked at data that shows terrorism is no longer a threat to your wallet!

Mar 24, 2017

Budget Buster?: Are essential programs to your life and wealth getting cut by the President? Steve has the answers! 

The Doctor's View:
Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli who is the Senior Executive Vice President at Cooper Health, joined the show! Steve and Dr. Mazzarelli talked about why you shouldn’t panic about the new healthcare bill and where the money would actually go!
 
Business and Basketball: Josh Harris, who owns the Philadelphia 76ers, got to sit down with President Trump! Steve explained why the Sixers are a good example for the country and your finances!

Fed Control: The fed raised rates again! Steve broke down how banks have been capitalizing off of the increases and how an advisor can help you save money!

Mar 17, 2017
Filing and Fraud: Michael Gillen from Duane Morris joined the show to talk about popular tax scams! Are you at risk? Steve broke it down.  
 
Community Collapse: Gerry Banmiller of First Colonial Bank came on the show to explain why community banks are disappearing! Does it affect our loan system? Tune in to find out!
 
Get the Bread and Milk!: Steve explained why Winter Storm Stella can teach you a valuable lesson about life planning!
 
Healthcareless: Steve went after AARP and the way they responded to the new healthcare bill! 
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