Andy Wang on Investing in the COVID Pet Boom

Andy Wang chats with Nicole Petallides, host of the Watch List, about investment opportunities in the COVID pet boom.

48 Days to the Work and Life You Love

Best-Selling Author and Career Coach Dan Miller shares his entrepreneurial successes and failures and how he guided his children who also entrepreneurs.

Would a Biden victory mean big losses to your investment portfolio?

The Presidential election is just 26 days away and many investors are worried about the implications to their investments. While we know that polling isn't perfect, former VP Joe Biden is leading national polls and is well ahead of where Hillary Clinton was four years ago. A lot can happen in four weeks, but if Joe Biden wins the election, will his policies mean higher taxes and potential big losses to your investment portfolio?

How to Be a Global Pop Star with SCHARA

Top 100 pop recording artist, SCHARA talks about working four jobs, finding a music label, and pursuing her childhood dream of international pop stardom.

How To Untangle And Improve Your Relationship With Money

Money coach Shell Tain says untangling your money knots are key to improving your relationship with money.

Finding safe returns in a zero interest rate environment

The Federal Reserve recently signaled that it's likely to keep interest rates at zero through 2023. This is bad news for savers and retirees who are looking for a safe place to park their cash. Gone are the days where you could leave money in a bank to earn 4-5%. In response, investors have been forced to take more risk, often investing in lower quality bonds or more stocks. Faced with a weakened economy from a global pandemic and an uncertain Presidential election, where can retirees look for a safe return? One potential solution is multi-year guaranteed annuities (MYGAs).

Semi-Retired by 43 after Building a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Joe DiSanto seemingly had it all but chose to walk away from his lucrative business and critical acclaim in order to work less, save money, and spend more time with family.

An impartial review of the Allianz Index Advantage Variable Annuity

,The annuity business has grown in popularity as investors, especially those nearing retirement, look for options to protect themselves from stock market volatility and give them a decent income stream in retirement. With over $200 billion in annual sales, the annuity industry is big business with lots of salespeople trying to persuade you to make a purchase.

Today I will dig deep into the Allianz Index Advantage Annuity. This annuity is the insurance industry's newest innovation, RILAs or registered indexed-linked annuities aka buffer annuities. These annuities appeal to investors who are risk averse but also need growth - some protection on the downside in exchange for a cap on a stock index's performance. Sales of RILAs rose 38% to $4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2020.

The Allianz Index Advantage Annuity is listed in Barron's best RILAs with downside protection with stock-like returns. 

How to Rebuild a Business with Growth Marketing

Jim Huffman, CEO of GrowthHit, shares lessons learned from losing $400,000+, getting COVID-19, and rebuilding his business.

How to Listen to Your Business (Like a Musician) with Angela Jia Kim

Angela Jia Kim is a former concert pianist-turned-founder of Savor Beauty, a natural skincare, facial spa, and self-care journal brand inspired by Korean beauty rituals.

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