Saturday, December 21, 2013

Charitable Giving

Steve interviews charitable giving expert and popular author, Dan Nigito. Dan's proven methods allow you to partner with a charity while gaining control over your tax destiny and providing for you and your family. Most Americans have favorite non-profits and charities. Now you can leverage your giving with a significant impact on the organizations you love.

Friday, December 13, 2013

End of the Year Tax Planning for 2013

Online syndicated financial columnist Steve Savant interviews certified financial planner and CPA, Ken Davis on things you can do to lower your tax bill before the end of the year. The show features a basic entry level into taxation for consumers in a very entertaining format. Learning the fundamentals this year will also benefit your planning strategies for 2014.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Consumer Insurance Questions

Syndicated online financial columnist and talk show host, Steve Savant, answers consumer questions on life insurance in a brief one-minute video vignette with easy to understand explanations.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

The Top Four Consumer Concerns

All over the Internet, there is no other economic subject that polarizes advisers across the country more than "buy term and invest the difference from a permanent policy". Next to that is the ultimate retirement question of what assets should be used in retirement and in what sequence should they be used. Running a close third is whether you should convert traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs before retirement to maximize income during your golden years. And lastly, whether or not to self-insure against extended care costs or purchase a long term care insurance policy. Steve takes these questions to Bob Ritter the architect of the most popular adviser planning software for answers to these critical consumer questions.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Long Term Care Executive & Employee Compensation

Head hunters are in search of veteran employees for firms who want executives with a track record and who need little training. A new trend among small business is to go after seasoned workers with experience. The baby boomer executive is in high demand. Head hunters suggest that boomers are driven by benefits. And one of those key benefits is long term care insurance. Employers who are seeking to recruit and retain impact employees are using long term care as a company benefit distinctive. Steve and Maria Sarci discuss the statistics that suggest that 70 percent of seniors will need extended care in their golden years.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Linked Benefit Cash Value Products

Retirement planning can be a daunting task, especially when you consider that the odds are high that you'll be living longer. Increased life expectancy also increases the odds of you needing some degree of extended care coverage, or assisted home living at the minimum. But what if you are in the minority of Americans that will never need assistance? Now there may be an alternative to traditional long term care insurance that has cash values, so you can mitigate the cost, even if you don't use it. Online syndicated columnist and talk show host Steve Savant interviews linked benefit expert Bradley Gayheart in an eye-opening conversation about extended care protection.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Individual Long Term Care -- Maria Sarci

The stats, the facts and the impact of the graying of America are truly astounding. Thirty nine million Americans are over the age of 65. Ten thousand baby boomers are retiring every day and that trend is expected to last for the next 19 years. By 2030, 20% of the U.S. population will be over age 65. 70% of those Americans will have an extended care event. The demographic data is overwhelming as Steve and Maria discuss the increased odds of a long term care event for most seniors during retirement.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Your Health & Wealth

When it comes to health it seems that there are two segments of the population, those who pursue a healthy lifestyle and those who don't. Over the last generation, Americans have moved towards a tobacco free environment in public settings. Present day society, in general, is more health conscience than in any preceding generation, which is not to say that the present generation is the healthiest. But with a culture of medical advancements, combined with emphasis on proper diet and exercise, Americans are moving in the right direction in healthy living. All these health factors can impact wealth accumulation. Online syndicated columnist and talk show host Steve Savant interviews impaired risk experts Joe Brita and Charlie Kuhn as they touch on the mortality revolution taking place in the financial community.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The Social Security System

The graying of America is underway with baby boomers retiring every day. The life expectancy of seniors is expected to eclipse that of the previous generation by an entire decade. On today's show we're featuring Social Security, the number one retirement plan for most Americans. Social Security benefits were originally designed to be tax free. For most Americans, those days are over. And here to talk about America's retirement plan is Ken Davis, certified financial planner, CPA and syndicated financial columnist. Remember, Social Security is supposed to be your money.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Long Term Care

Online syndicated financial columnist and talk show host Steve Savant interviews Maria Sarci and Bradley Gayheart. Maria has more than 20 years' experience in long-term care planning. While at Delta Financial Associates she held many positions, eventually becoming the chief operating officer and VP of Delta, where she served as corporate liaison for national accounts and insurance company partners. In January 2009, Delta Financial joined Ash Brokerage to expand educational support services in the field of care planning and Maria became the manager of the LTC and linked-benefits team.

With almost 20 years' experience in long-term care, Bradley is a linked-benefits specialist with a focus on case design. Previously with Sun Insurance Marketing Network as a regional marketing manager, Merrill Lynch and Northwestern Mutual as an advisor. Steve also hosts the daily producer show Let's Get Down to Business and is a contributing author to Back Room Technician.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Supplemental Insurance Products

Online syndicated financial columnist and talk show host Steve Savant interviews impaired risk experts Tim Ash and Joe Brita as they focus on breast cancer in Steve's annual October breast cancer awareness campaign. Steve also interviews supplemental insurance expert and breast cancer survivor Molly Mabry. Steve and Molly walk you through her fight with breast cancer as she challenges women to establish routine breast cancer exams. Her internet interview is a powerful testimony for supplemental insurance products.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Tax Advantaged Income with Life Insurance

Online syndicated financial columnist and talk show host Steve Savant and certified financial planner and CPA Ken Davis talk about the tax advantages of permanent cash value life insurance in retirement planning.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Tribute to Life Insurance Awareness Month

Online syndicated financial columnist and talk show host Steve Savant takes questions from online consumer reporter Kassie Rohde. Steve and Kassie cherry-pick the most popular consumer questions on life insurance from in tribute to life insurance awareness month. In the e-segment of the show, Steve plays a video vignette on the real impact of life insurance on real people.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Blueprints For Tomorrow

Nate Sachs, one of the leading authorities on business succession, created the Blueprints for Tomorrow, a collection of business succession strategies in an architectural format. Small business is the backbone of the American economy. For most small business owners, the proceeds from the sale of their business are their retirement. Nate's blueprints have helped over 2,000 small businesses, from operational profitability to the sale of their companies. His blueprints map out strategies that are easy to understand and implement. Steve and Nate discuss the both the dreams and nightmares of small business owners.

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