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Episode # 230 - Cordasco Cares Act: Your Financial Relief Guide for Employees & Business Owners Thumbnail

Episode # 230 - Cordasco Cares Act: Your Financial Relief Guide for Employees & Business Owners

Large and small non-essential businesses remain closed as the spread of coronavirus continues. This dire health crisis has created an economic crisis and the federal government has stepped in with a massive stimulus package to help us navigate these uncharted waters. On today’s Your Life Your Wealth podcast, I’m joined by Bob Simpson, CPA and partner, along with Kristen McCabe, CPA manager, from the accounting firm of Brinker Simpson. We’ll help you gain clarity on the financial relief available to business owners and employees under the CARES Act. We discuss the Paycheck Protection Program from the SBA, the extended unemployment program for displaced workers, direct payment stimulus for individual taxpayers and much more.

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Episode # 229 - Steve Cordasco’s Strategy for Navigating an Economic Crisis

I discuss the current economic crisis resulting from the global coronavirus pandemic, and illustrate the important differences between today’s economic conditions and difficult times we’ve experienced previously. The collapse of 2008 was a financial crisis. Today we’re experiencing an economic crisis. Each has distinct characteristics, so I detail strategies needed to overcome the hardships that result. Plus, I share my buy, sell or hold recommendations and the benefits of a financial plan, especially now.

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Episode # 228 - How to Overcome Stock Market Anxiety

Significant volatility in the stock market continues amid the growing threat of coronavirus. Today, a laser-focused conversation to help individual investors gain perspective on current market conditions. CFN’s John Walker is joined by Psychologist, Dr. Frank Murtha, Ph.D., specialist in the field of behavioral finance. He’s the author of MarketPsych: How to Overcome Fear and Build Your Investor Identity, and co-founder of MarketPsych, a consulting firm to the financial industry specializing in analysis of investor psychology. Dr. Murtha, who has been featured on CNBC, National Public Radio, and The Nightly Business Report, joins us to discuss effective ways to calm anxiety and allay the fears most individual investors are currently experiencing due to the stock market’s extreme volatility.

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Episode # 227 - Mother of Eagles Tight End Zach Ertz Has a Passion for Player Safety: A CFN International Women’s Day Special Podcast

During this special edition of the Your Life Your Wealth podcast, Cordasco Financial Network notes International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We do so with a focus on the work of a distinguished woman with a significant connection to the Philadelphia region. CFN’s John Walker and Dennis Jablonoski speak with Lisa Ertz Director of the Safety Alliance at the High School Football program at “Defend Your Head,” and mother to Eagles tight end Zach Ertz.

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Episode # 226 - Will This Presidential Election Impact Investment Your Returns?

During yet another volatile week on Wall Street, due in large part to the uncertainty surrounding the spread of the coronavirus, another story has garnered significant news coverage and has impacted the market almost as much. It was the political twists and turns surrounding the Democratic presidential primary both before and after this week’s so-called Super Tuesday. We’ve focused recent podcasts on the impact of the coronavirus on the stock market. This time, CFN’s John Walker discusses the impact elections, and the political party in power, have had on stock market performance. John’s historical look yields some interesting results you may not have expected.

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Episode # 225 - Coronavirus: How Fear Can Impact Your Portfolio

There has been significant volatility in the equity markets during the past week, primarily in reaction to the global spread of the coronavirus. Ongoing news of the spread has caused market uncertainty. Markets are resilient, but fear of the unknown rattles investors’ nerves which promotes market volatility. CFN’s John Walker and Dennis Jabloloski are joined by Joe Cortese of the CFN investment team at DiMeo Schneider & Associates. They discuss the impact the growing threat of coronavirus could have on your portfolio and the importance of maintaining perspective and the long view.

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