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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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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! 
Mar 10, 2017

Know Yourself, Grow Your Wealth: Steve had David Goodsell of Natixis Global Management on the program to talk about why being a successful investor deals directly with your heart!
Trump Market Crash:  The markets have been great under President Trump but is a crash imminent? Anthony Novara of DiMeo Schneider and Associates joined the show to explain if the bubble will burst!

Mar 3, 2017

And the Oscar Goes to...Someone Else: The Academy Awards were let down by one of the world's biggest accounting firms. Does that spell trouble for you? Steve and Tim Joseph explained how you can safeguard your finances! 
The Richest Man's Silent Partner: Steve broke down why Warren Buffet is the big name, but his partner is the brains of the operation! He also explained how Buffet's annual letter to shareholders is full of life lessons!
Fake News, Real Veto: President Trump has chosen to skip the White House Correspondent’s dinner. Steve gave his thoughts on why the President's refusal could decrease your anxiety!

Feb 23, 2017

Taxes Decoded pt. 2: Steve continued the dive into President Trump's tax plan! He explored the President's mindset on the border tax, how it will balance things for the country, and what it means for you!
“The Hat Lady”: Marie LePera, a top-notch realtor in Brigantine, joined the show! Steve and Marie discussed the Trump Effect at the shore and how it’s led to a boom in the housing market!

Snap Decisions: Steve also spoke about the investment power of his favorite social media platform and how it keeps families together!

Feb 16, 2017

Taxes Decoded: Steve began breaking down President Trump’s tax plan! He explained the major factors that could impact your business and your household! Steve also gave what he sees as the strategy needed to conquer these colossal changes!
A Woman's Touch: Barbara Stanny joined the show! A leading authority on women and wealth, Barbara and Steve discussed how to empower and educate women when it comes to finances!

Feb 9, 2017

Immigration Sensations: Steve was joined by immigration attorney Rob Seiger. They discussed President Trump's travel ban, immigration's impact on the economy and more!

Losing the House: Steve Forbes has a fear that Donald Trump could lose the Republican house! What's setting off his concerns? Listen in to find out! 

Patriotic Effects: Steve explained why Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's Super Bowl victory can be a valuable lesson for your life and your wealth!

Feb 2, 2017

The Inside View: President Trump's confidant Larry Kudlow joined the show! Mr. Kudlow gave his thoughts on President Trump's economic policies, the President's Supreme Court nomination, and his new book JFK and the Reagan Revolution!

Donald's Delightful Deviance: Members of the media are losing their minds as the President goes about implementing his agenda. Should you panic too? Steve reached back to the founding fathers to provide his perspective!

Fed Up: Janet Yellen's time as head of the Fed should come to an end! Steve explained why the President needs someone else!

Off the Depp End: Johnny Depp has been a Hollywood icon for many years, but it hasn't kept him from landing in the poor house! Steve explained how Depp's lost fortune could save yours!

Jan 26, 2017

The Ghost of Davos: Power players from all around the globe gathered at the Davos Conference, but the most important person wasn't there. Brett LoGiurato from Business Insider joined the program to explain just how much President Trump dominated the conference and what the outlook is for American trade!

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 it's head!! 

Big Goals, Big Success?: The President provided his 100 day plan. Steve explained what he thinks the President will actually get done! You'll hear Steve's thoughts on immigration, the Supreme Court, Healthcare, and more!

Rookie Year, Sophomoric Tendencies: Steve explained the best way, as a country, to handle President Trump's outbursts! 

Jan 19, 2017

Trump’s First 100 Days: Donald Trump's first 100 days will be very important for the country. Steve gave his thoughts on how they can also teach you a valuable lesson!

More on Entrepreneurs: Catherine Fazio and Jorge Guzman of MIT joined the show to talk about the makeup of entrepreneurs and the importance of small business!

Opening Day: Steve explained why the people that won't attend Trump's inauguration are the reason he was elected in the first place!

Jan 12, 2017

All in the Family:
Steve mentioned what he sees as Donald Trump's most important value and why it can be bad news for business!

Expanding Horizons: Joe Cortese of DiMeo Schneider and Associates joined the program to continue the conversation about 2017’s outlook. Joe and Steve also discussed why a certain investment strategy makes sense now more than ever!

Verified Virtues: Donald Trump is building his team. Steve explained how Trump’s staff being vetted for their positions can give you more comfort and clarity with your finances!
Final Report Card: Steve detailed how the state of the country has changed under President Obama and why accountability is so important!

Jan 5, 2017

Financial Fitness: Who needs resolutions for New Years? All you need are Steve's three easy steps for getting your finances on track in 2017! Your flabby plan will be a beefcake in no time!

Life in 2027: Joe Cortese of DiMeo Schneider and Associates joins the show to discuss what the markets could look like 10 years from now.  He and Steve also explained why consumer confidence is at an all time high and why it matters to you!

Homework Helper: Steve explained why a smart financial tool got him and his kids out of a serious jam! Stay tuned to find out why the revolutionary tool can do the same for you!

Dec 29, 2016

Does Investing Green Lead to Green?: Steve spoke with Brad Long of DiMeo Schneider and Associates about the practice of Socially Responsible Investing. Is it a gimmick? They also spoke about the merits of Active vs Passive investing!

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! Mr. Kudlow also gave his take on the presidential election!

New Year, New You: Steve will gave some tips for how to get your finances in line for the new year!

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