On this episode of the Van Wie Financial hour, Steve and Adam discuss the end of the second quarter, unemployment numbers, and answer a caller's question about a stock.
Adam and Steve discuss last weeks market changes, what the government is doing to offset unemployment during COVID and help a caller find the best way to protect their investments.
Steve and Adam discuss how and when you should borrow against your homes equity and give an update on how COVID 19 is impacting your finances.
Steve and Adam discuss the major drop in the market and a caller asks how to return unwanted RMD back into his account.
Adam and Steve go over another great week in the market. The Nasdaq hit an all-time intraday high on Friday, can it close in all-time high territory next week? Adam talks about the importance of designing surveys correctly and Steve goes over how much it really takes to retire.
With lots of news to go over this week, Steve and Adam work to fit it all in. Adam reviews the market, and Steve recaps what is turing into an epic Twitter War between Trump and the CEO of Twitter. Steve has an unemployment trivia, goes over how social media really works, and discusses what the DOW really is.
With the country beginning to open back up, Steve and Adam discuss how the stock market can go so high while the economic news continues to disappoint. Steve finds a little-known tax deduction that was included in the CARES act, and Adam discusses why a company like Hertz couldn't last one quarter with diminished sales and filed for bankruptcy protection.
Steve and Adam review the upcoming stimulus round two proposal. While Adam reviews the pros and cons of the proposal, Steve describes what his own personal wish list would be for the stimulus package.
As things begin to open back up in Jacksonville, Steve and Adam return to the studio. Adam reviews the market and reports that how the community is reacting to the lifted restrictions. Greg calls in and gives updates about the UNF incubator program he is a part of after hearing an earlier episode of the Van Wie Financial Hour.
The oil and energy market is the topic of the week. With oil prices plummeting Steve and Adam talk about the oil industry and where it may be headed. Several callers want to know about a variety of topics, including the energy market.
Steve and Adam are joined by Stan the Annuity Man discuss annuities. Adam and Steve point out the importance of inflation, especially in today's environment, and Stan helps advise how you can and can't protect against inflation with annuities. http://www.stantheannuityman.com/
Steve and Adam talk about social and economic shutdown. They share their thoughts on how long this could/should last. Steve shares his thoughts on the ever-decreasing fossil fuel price. Adam discusses the market and what to expect going forward.
With a short, but exciting wee of trading behind us, Steve and Adam have a fun time talking about this week. Steve talks about some dos and don'ts with the stimulus checks coming in. Adam's trivia question proves challenging but also proves a point.
Steve and Adam continue to talk about the planning opportunities brought on by the coronavirus. Adam points out that not all volatility is negative, and Steve talks about the recoveries and how those will affect the market.
Steve and Adam review the CARES Act and how it will affect everyday lives. Steve has good news for retirees and Adam shares the good news for families. Adam also lays out the tax implications.
Steve and Adam are remote but still live and taking calls. There was no shortage of callers wanting to discuss the different ways the government closures are affecting them. Adam talks about market uncertainty and Steve talks about government regulations.
Steve and Adam braved the outside world to bring tiding of.... mediocre joy. While Adam says he has not seen anything like this, Steve points out that you can still learn something from past experiences. The Van Wie's talk about how the U.S has handled past crises, how other countries are handling Covid-19, and what our "leaders" are proposing.
Joe Pippin joins Steve this week in a very informative crossover. Steve and Joe have a lively discussion about how important estate planning in from both a legal and financial point of view.
Coronavirus, bonds, and taxes, oh my! Steve and Adam review the market and the coronavirus. As always the Van Wie's explain their best recommendations for how to handle the current financial climate.
Steve and Adam talk about the looming Corona Virus threat and its effect on the market. Economic factors are analyzed to back up their claims as always.
The week ended on a surprisingly note going into a three-day weekend with the Coronavirus threat still lingering. Jobs reports are out and earnings are looking strong for the fourth quarter of 2019. Steve and Adam go over how and why the earnings are estimated and why it is (or isn't) important.
We all knew it would happen someday, the millennials would start turning into adults and doing adult things. Is that day here? Steve and Adam discuss this and many other things in this episode.
We are only one month into this year, but there is no shortage of headlines suggesting that the world is ending. Steve and Adam sort through which headlines to worry about, which should be making news, and which are surprisingly being left out. As always Steve makes a point with his trivia question as Adam wraps up the market.
With rumors of a market correction on the horizon, Steve and Adam go over the possible triggers of that correction and the likeliness of it to happen.
Steve and Adam wrap up the week with a homegrown trivia question. Debt is always on the mind whether it's at home or for the country, two callers debate how critical the national debt is.