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Jan 15, 2020

What War with Iran Could Mean for Markets

On this episode Jake Rivas and Kirk Barbera tackle of a very complicated issue: Potential war with Iran and its impact on markets. Their approach is to help sift through facts and differentiate from perception. People often make fear-based decisions. How should you react...


Jan 15, 2020

Before you agree to cosign that loan, make sure you understand all the reasons to do this and all of the risks you are taking.

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Jan 7, 2020

There are two main ways one can be “on the hook” for expenses after a divorce. Jake briefly explains these two concepts and then breaks down how the 2017 tax code effects these legal requirements. No one believes they will ever divorce their spouse, but it is important to be aware of one's possible obligations both...


Jan 7, 2020

It’s not only a new year but a new decade and this is the best time to make changes to your financial life. Too often we make radical and impossible to maintain resolutions at the end of the year and then give up by February.  Jake and Kirk discuss practical and simple ways to make changes to your life that anyone can...


Dec 16, 2019

Happy Holidays! It’s the end of the year—a time of joy and giving! Jake and Kirk are here to discuss smart ways to purchase gifts—including those last minute ones!—for your loved ones without being bamboozled by all the sales and marketing tricks that are out there. They also discuss how to think about coupons...