Teaching Your Kids About Money: A Your Life Your Wealth Podcast Transcript

October 6, 2019

Cordasco Financial Network's John Walker, Desiree Reil and Tim Joseph discuss the many important lessons about money that can be shared with your children and grandchildren. They discuss saving and spending tips for kids they've learned as financial planners and as parents.

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Empty Nest Syndrome: A Your Life Your Wealth Podcast Transcript

October 4, 2019

When the kids are grown and have left the family home, many parents experience “empty nest syndrome.” It’s a “condition” with both emotional and financial symptoms. John Walker of the Cordasco Financial Network team hosts and is joined by CFN advisor and financial planning specialist Dennis Jablonoski. They discuss the challenges that may arise when a couple, no longer immersed in the efforts of raising children, suddenly find themselves in what may seem like a totally new relationship. Plus, they detail newfound financial opportunities that arise at this stage of life that can be used by couples to reduce expenses and shore up their retirement planning.

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Better Decisions, Sunnier Days

October 9, 2018

The beach house was a familiar bone of contention for the mid-sixties couple sitting in front of me. For several years, the wife had wanted to purchase a beach house. The husband thought a beach house was a bad investment.

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Financial Literacy for Your Children

August 8, 2018

A report on financial literacy found that one in five teenagers in the U.S. lack basic fundamentals when it comes to understanding personal finance. As an adjunct professor at Temple University for many years, my personal finance class was one of the first finance courses my students ever had. If my students did take a course in high school, it revolved around a “stock-market” game, which I find to be more like gambling and doesn’t really teach good money habits, like saving, spending, and financial priorities.

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Retirement Made Easy

September 3, 2017

Retirement is an emotional transition. Many people miss the camaraderie of the office workplace, fear the loss of friends, stress about a new routine, and the unknown of a new way of life.

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It Takes a Family to Plan a Retirement

September 3, 2013

It is no secret that we have an aging population: Each day 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 and start collecting Social Security and Medicare benefits. This trend is expected to continue for the next 19 years.

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