Our Past Shows
Here you will find a year's worth of our past radio shows. Please understand, due to compliance and supervisory guidelines, there is a lag time from when a show first broadcasts to when it can be listed here for later playback. If the show you want is not available, please check back again soon.
Although Jim and Chris strive to make their show ─ and the information presented − topical and pertinent at the time of original broadcast, please recognize the financial world is constantly changing and evolving. These recorded broadcasts may contain outdated or obsolete information. Never make any financial, tax or investment decisions with information contained on these shows without first consulting with your legal, tax and/or financial advisor(s).
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March 25, 2017
Jim and Chris briefly (for them) discuss the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule and the fact that you can’t legislate morality. They also answer listener’s questions regarding how Medicare premiums are calculated for high earners and if your Social Security filing date triggers your Medicare Part A coverage....Listen Now
March 18, 2017
Jim, Chris and Justin Fundalinski describe what the Tax Void is and address a listener’s question regarding converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA to balance tax benefits now with tax costs in the future. Jim and Chris also answer listeners’ questions regarding Social Security & restricted benefits and how to deal with the pro rata rule...Listen Now
March 11, 2017
For the first hour, Jim, Chris and Peter Scott answer questions related to Estate Planning: How do you deal with the tax paperwork if you have a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA in a sub-trust where you are a trustee and a beneficiary? Also, would it be wise to buy a widowed parent’s house and have the parent finance the loan as a way to financially help the parent and get a tax writeoff on...Listen Now
March 4, 2017
How exactly do Social Security Spousal Benefits work if your lower earning spouse has filed for their SS benefit and you haven’t filed for yours yet? Jim and Chris answer this question and others from listeners: When a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) is taken, does the pro rata rule apply? If you’re downsizing in retirement, is it better to pay for a new home outright or take...Listen Now
February 25, 2017
Jim and Chris answer listeners’ emails and finally got an email question from West Virginia! The WV listener wanted to know if Jim and Chris think it’s possible that the government will end the tax free benefits of the Roth IRA. Another listener wanted to know Jim’s and Chris’s thoughts on using a Qualified Charitable Distribution to remove basis from an IRA. A third...Listen Now
February 18, 2017
During the first half of the show, Jim and Chris answer questions from listeners regarding IRAs. If you convert from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA, when do the 5 year rules apply? Should you be concerned with market timing when you convert to a Roth IRA? And, if you contributed to a Roth IRA last year and now your tax software is saying you contributed too much, what’s the best way to...Listen Now