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Something More with Chris Boyd

Release Date: 09/06/2023

Are Interest Rates high or does it just feel like it? show art Are Interest Rates high or does it just feel like it?

Something More with Chris Boyd

Are Interest Rates high or does it just feel like it? – Over the last few years, the rate on the average 30-year fixed-rate home mortgage jumped from less than 3% to more than 7%. Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry discuss the history of interest rates and debate whether rates are currently high (see related Bottomline article below). This dialogue shifts to what level of investment returns investors should plan for in the short and long term. Chris offers detailed commentary on the challenges of market declines in the years following retirement....

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What Warren Buffet says – Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry dig into Warren Buffett’s most recent letter to shareholders where he outlines some of the things that have made Berkshire so successful at picking the best companies to invest in over longer time periods, including having a clarity of purpose when choosing a stock, only focusing on quality investments, favoring companies run by good managers, holding onto investments for the longer term, and practicing fiscal conservatism (see related Morningstar article below). ...

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Tax Talk – In the midst of the income tax filing season, Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry review a number of 2023 deductions and credits. Jeff brings up that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) now allows taxpayers to establish an online account with the IRS. Chris and Jeff offer their thoughts on how long you are required to maintain tax records and supporting documentation. The conversation turns to tax planning for 2024. Chris offers a complimentary 2024 Tax Guide to listeners.   #smwcb #weg #taxtalk #financialpodcast

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Family Finances – Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry dig into the difficult topic of managing family finances. Chris starts off the segment with an introduction of the 50/15/5 rule (see link below) which suggests separating expenses into various categories to ensure you are not spending too much in any one area. After Chris and Jeff comment on each allocation category, the conversation shifts to how a married couple can get on the same financial page with positive conversations. Chris and Jeff reference the article from Kiplinger’s noted below. ...

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Brian Regan joins the show to review recent updates on Inflation and what investors should make of these reports.  Also discussed are Debt & Deficits.  With $34 Trillion in US Debt and perhaps as much as $2 Billion per day cost of the debt service, Brian shares thoughts on the ongoing challenges need practical solutions. 

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With big earnings and stock movements from semiconductor makers, Brian Regan shared some insights into the industry, as well as how to invest smartly even if you weren’t in on the ground floor of some big market movers.  Chris also references American College of Financial Services survey reported on by Barron’s which answers the question, “Do Financial Advisors Really Improve Retirement Readiness?”  

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Could a Government Shut Down be only days away?  Chris shares insights about the risks of a 3/1/24 deadline and what it should mean for investors if we do have a shut down.  Complicating negotiations are enormous deficits and growing debt.  Chris weighs in on declining global trade, the challenges of target date funds, and other items in this week’s news.

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More Mail Bag Questions – Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry dig into more questions from podcast and radio listeners. In this episode Chris discusses how too many investors are chasing yield, which may actually be adding more risk than is perceived. Chris and Jeff share their thoughts regarding total return versus income. The segment concludes with a dialogue of the dangers and costs of buying and owning a timeshare.   #InvestmentYield #TotalReturnVsIncome #FinancialInsights #InvestmentTips #RiskManagement #TimeshareRisks       Chasing Investment Yield Total Return vs. Income...

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Survey of the five worst things that harm your retirement plan – Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry discuss a recent nationwide survey which asked workers and retirees about mistakes and major life events, and how it impacted their retirement. Chris and Jeff review the top five results and offer specific commentary on how to avoid making these mistakes and other ways to enhance your retirement financial plan. A copy of this article can be found at the link below: https://www.fool.com/retirement/2024/02/01/americans-label-these-5-things-as-their- worst-reti/   #RetirementPlanningMistakes...

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Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry dig into questions from podcast and radio listeners. In this episode Jeff asks Chris about the merits of UITs/Defined Portfolios, Closed-End Funds, & other illiquid types of investments. Jeff also questions Chris about investment portfolios with an overly simplistic design, broad balanced funds, and portfolios with a concentration in a single fund family.   #InvestmentTrusts #DefinedPortfolios #ClosedEndFunds #IlliquidInvestments #InvestmentStrategies #BalancedFunds   Unit Investment Trusts (UITs) Defined Portfolio Investments Closed-End Fund Strategies...

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On this episode of "Something More with Chris Boyd," Bill Blaisdell & Jim Seymour sit down with Chris and Jeff and talk about 40 years of helping veterans that started with a couple of guys and truck assisting soldiers returning from Vietnam.
Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center has helped tens of thousands of veterans over the years and are continuing to do so as food insecurity and housing issues grow.
The 40th Anniversary Gala is coming up so if you can support them on this mission we ask that you do.

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