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Best Winning At Life With Gregory Ricks podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Winning At Life With Gregory Ricks podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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"Winning at Life with Gregory Ricks” is LIVE weeknights 7-8 and Saturdays 10am-1pm (central times) on iHeart's NewsTalk 99.5 WRNO in New Orleans, 104.9 WBUV in Biloxi, 97.7 WJBO in Baton Rouge, 12 stations across the Supertalk Mississippi network, and 1160 AM KBDT in Dallas. Gregory and James keep you informed about what's going on with your money and the financial world. Gregory also helps people with their financial situations through calls, texts from the app, and social media.
 
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00:41 - The Coronavirus is causing huge shutdowns, Starbucks, McDonalds02:13 - The death of Kobe Bryant is a solemn reminder to cherish every day, and in times like these, it's a good chance for you to reflect on your own estate plan. Maybe it's time for an update?11:42 - Casino stories.21:37 - Justin in Summit is renting a trailer on a nice piece …
 
00:34 - Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland praises his roaring economy, and his pro-American message is in sharp contrast to previous administrations.08:40 - France surrenders again! France backs off its digital tax that was clearly targeting a handful of American tech giants for billions, and in return they won't get tariff-bo…
 
00:11 - Darrell in Baton Rouge asks why his wife's Social Security income suddenly became 85% inclusive on their taxable income. Is there a way to get under that taxable threshold?07:56 - Keith in Baton Rouge was planning on maxing out his Social Security at age 70, but waiting to turn on Medicare could result in higher premiums. Does it matter if …
 
02:22 - The window has closed for Social Security strategies called: File and Suspend, or File and Restrict.06:16 - Odell Beckham Jr. is on camera handing out cash to LSU players on after the championship game. Financially speaking, it's a generous gesture of support for his alma mater, but may have broken some NCAA rules.09:21 - Gregory continues …
 
01:48 - Financial Football story: the financial backstory of the QBs in the final 8 NFL teams is amazing. None of the starting QBs in the NFC make less than $27 million per year. All of the starting QBs on the 4 AFC teams make less than $5 million per year.11:00 - Gregory analyzes the dead salary cap space of each NFL team. Not surprisingly, those …
 
00:38 - Why Anthony Davis is smart to turn down a $146 million contract offer from the Lakers. Gregory points out a few fun financial lessons to be learned here.08:33 - Financial Planning hinges on two key questions:1. What are your concerns? 2. What do you need your financial advisor to help you with?Everyone's situation is unique, and there's a w…
 
00:50 - The new decade kicked off to all-time record highs on the Dow, NASDAQ, and S&P 500, and a slew of new rules on your investments. The droning of an Iranian General in Iraq has some folks concerned, but the market moves on.06:58 - The SECURE Act takes effect this week and makes some big changes to the rules regarding your retirement accounts:…
 
The laws changes regarding IRAs and 401ks. Here's what you need to knowJohn in Metairie is upset about the effects of the new IRA inheritance rules on his financial plan. Gregory agrees this isn't a fair shake, but changes will happen, and how you adjust to them is what's important going forward.Andrew in Meraux asks Gregory if he should invest a p…
 
00:28 - The SECURE Act has been signed into law, with major changes is the rules for retirement accounts starting Jan 1. Gregory breaks down the new rules, and what you need to do to adjust your financial plans.20:24 - Dwayne Stein of MortgageGumbo.com joins us to talk about the world of mortgages and credit, but we start with celebrating his huge'…
 
00:44 - The SECURE Act passes the Senate and is expected to be signed by the President. Once he signs it, the rules for your IRAs and 401k change dramatically.11:36 - New Orleans Christmas legend Benny Grunch joins the show for some Christmas cheer, and to talk about the business side of Benny Grunch and the Bunch.22:48 - Gregory continues to updat…
 
00:51 - The SECURE Act was rolled into the spending bill that passed the House, and if it gets through the Senate, it would make some HUGE changes to retirement savings. Gregory details the changes that may be coming to IRA contributions, Required Minimum Distributions, 401ks, and other details in the SECURE Act that affect your money.25:15 - Do yo…
 
00:58 - This budget deal is awful. The House of Representatives passed a spending bill ahead of a looming shutdown, and James claims it's quite possibly the worst spending bill in the history of America. It explodes the deficit, and the details are even worse.11:51 - Boeing suspends production on the 737 Max jets. Gregory sees this as a bad sign of…
 
00:14 - The Dangers of Store Credit Cards. A report shows one of the biggest financial mistakes made over the holidays is signing up for new store credit cards. The interest rate on some of these cards is 30%!09:55 - Gregory shares the story of a local retiree who had used the File and Suspend option on his Social Security record, and was surprised…
 
00:16 - Gregory walks your through the history of Amazon, and how they've evolved from a book store, to the cheapest general store, to the convenience leader. In some cases, people are willing to pay a little bit more to get it tomorrow, and Amazon is all over next day shipping.08:24 - The rise of Dollar Stores is crowding out some local grocers in…
 
00:28 - As LSU Football rolls through what may be their most historic season ever, the money moving behind the scenes is massive. It's no surprise that college football coaches are among the highest paid coaches in all of sports.07:59 - The jobs report was a blowout, and should give a pause to all of those who have been predicting a recession all y…
 
00:51 - Joe Burrow's amazing season brings a new face to the debate on college athletes being able to make money from their likeness. If the legendary LSU QB was able to make a couple bucks per shirt from a line of Burreaux merchandise, he would already be rich.07:54 - Cow Guy on Fox Business makes a good point: if the retail apocalypse is this bad…
 
01:27 - When three brothers auctioned off their late parent's collection in the attic, one painting was worth over a million dollars.09:51 - Gregory warns of robocall scams, and James has the story of the biggest heist since WW2.16:50 - Maybe you should sleep on a big decision. Gregory is a big believer in taking your time and getting multiple opin…
 
00:29 - The Census Bureau releases its report on poverty in America, and the news is overwhelmingly good. Gregory reacts to the slew of stats that show the lower and middle classes gained ground over the last two years.02:58 - Gregory explains the downsides to annuities.07:48 - 10 RMD Mistakes to Avoid: learn how to avoid some of the common errors …
 
00:48 - A 60 Minutes story on these metal-rich nodules in an area of the Pacific Ocean floor was amazing for several reasons. It's amazing that three rare metals needed for modern battery technology are concentrated in these rocks, and laid out on the ocean floor. At the end, they pushed for the Law of the Sea Treaty that would give the UN jurisdic…
 
00:37 - There's not a lot of headlines about the looming government shutdown that could happen if some budget bills aren't passed by Thursday. The news is paying much attention, but the markets don't seem spooked either.04:06 - Jamie Dimon on 60 Minutes was badgered by Leslie Stahl to say something bad about the economy. Mark Cuban explains how Sen…
 
00:57 - We begin the show covering some of the public events coming up in the area. There's a Wine, Wisdom, and Food event each for Biloxi, New Orleans, and Madisonville left for the rest of the decade. Gregory and James take a look at things to come.14:06 - Social Security scam calls are still swamping your phone. We review some tips on how to ide…
 
01:06 - The Fed is buying treasuries again, just don't call it Quantitative Easing this time.11:57 - Disney says Disney Plus signed up over 10 million subscribers in its first 48 hours.18:20 - Amtrak may actually break even for the first time. Since the federal government took over passenger train service about 50 years ago, it has lost money every…
 
03:20 - Another SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches an additional 60 mini-satellites, adding to the growing web of universal wifi routers in low orbit.06:33 - Gregory responds to a few financial comments made by President Trump today at the New York Economic Club. Knowing where the President is heading gives you a chance to position yourself better for…
 
03:20 - Alibaba did $38 billion in sales on Singles Day. That's bigger than Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Amazon Prime Day combined. As the online marketplace continues to grow and evolve, what comes next?12:37 - In honor of Veterans Day, we have some financial guidance for vets.19:51 - A note to presidential candidates: we already have a federal…
 
00:52 - The IRS announces new contribution limits for 401ks and IRAs.07:38 - At what point do you need a financial advisor? David in Gulfport is building up enough assets he's thinking about getting some help.12:52 - We review the storyline of Tim in Metairie who called two days ago to say that Uber stock will plummet when a shares are unlocked, th…
 
01:23 - What is the 401k Maximizer? Gregory explains how the 401k Maximizer can be your guide to making the right investments within your 401k.09:51 - Time in Metairie calls back to update the show: yesterday's prediction about Uber's stock going down when the shares unlock came true.13:19 - Have you lost a spouse? Learn how to get the most out of …
 
00:39 - Things to keep in mind when changing careers late in life.04:27 - When talking about the most profitable company in the world, Troy in Metairie chats about how Aramco's low cost-per-barrel is their key.07:40 - Tim in Metairie predicts Uber stocks will fall after hundreds of millions of shares become unlocked tomorrow.14:37 - Learn how Socia…
 
00:41 - Gregory answers a few text questions from the app. 04:27 - Should you take Social Security Survivors Benefit if you're still working? AJ in Pontchatoula asks Gregory to walk him through his options when it comes to Social Security widows benefit.08:19 - Dean in Madisonville isn't so sure about his life insurance setup, and asks for a second…
 
00:51 - John in New Orleans asks Gregory how to get the most out of his Social Security benefits utilizing the right spousal benefits strategy. The rules have changed in the last few years, and Gregory checks the rules to let John know where he stands.09:45 - Is Long Term Care Insurance worth the cost? Sharon in Picayune is not a fan of the high pr…
 
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