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Jan 14, 2022

David Lee Roth front man of Van Halen is hanging it up.  David Lee Roth made the announcement recently in a phone call to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  It comes just short of one year after bandmate Eddie Van Halen died of cancer. Roth says he’ll play his final five shows in Vegas beginning New Year’s...


Jan 7, 2022

I read a story in Market Watch about a guy who worked at a bank for 38 years.  He helped people with their investments.  His wife is even a financial advisor.  Yet the name of the article is “I failed at retirement:  how to avoid my mistakes.”  Steve talks about what he says to people who say they can't afford...


Dec 31, 2021

House Democrats have unveiled their wish list for higher taxes.  Among other things, they want to raise the top income tax rate to 39.6% and the top corporate tax rate to 26.5%.  But investment manager David Rubenstein tells CNBC these numbers are not set in stone, ho, how do we play this?  Is it even possible to...


Dec 24, 2021

Do you have more than 600 dollars in your checking account?  If that’s a yes, the IRS wants permission to monitor it.  The IRS says by knowing how much is going in and out of your account each year, they can spot whether an individual is hiding income they may not be reporting.  This still must be approved by...


Dec 17, 2021

We’re all human, meaning we all forget things.  We forget someone’s name … we forget our email password … we forget old 401(k) accounts.  Wait … what?  Do people really forget about something as big as a retirement account?  You bet they do.  In fact, Market Watch says there are currently 24...