Jul 5, 2020

Client Education Podcasts

Allworth Financial is home to both Money Matters and Simply Money, two of the longest-running financial talk radio programs in the country. Plus, recently, we’ve launched a new original podcast series: The Art of Retirement. 

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Allworth Financial’s founding partners, Scott Hanson and Pat McClain, are co-hosts of Money Matters, one of the longest running financial talk radio shows in the United States. The weekly radio program and podcast is one of the many ways we choose to educate our audience and clients. 

In their over 20 years on the air, Scott Hanson and Pat McClain have answered questions from thousands of callers on a variety of financial topics.

Recent Episodes

Given the nature of the environment we are currently in, we have chosen to compile the most recent podcast episodes for you to easily access the most up-to-date content regarding the Coronavirus and associated market activities.

July 4, 2020 Episode: How is your financial advisor paid?

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat take tough financial questions from callers and discuss the inherent conflicts associated with the commission-based advisor model.

June 27, 2020 Episode:

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the value of a diversified and disciplined approach to investment planning and the potential impact of various pandemic relief programs on the economy.

June 20, 2020 Episode: What’s driving the markets?

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat talk with Allworth Financial’s CIO Andy Stout about what’s driving the markets despite uncharted economic headwinds and challenging headlines.

June 13, 2020 Episode: Fewer business trips, fewer office buildings

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss this pandemic’s potential long-term impacts on real estate.

June 6, 2020 Episode: Nobody predicted the market’s rebound

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the stock market’s wild ride and the financial products that burned many retirees.

May 30, 2020 Episode: The bond market’s message

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the strange behavior of many stocks, and why the bond market may be acting differently.

May 23, 2020 Episode: The impact of unemployment

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat take several calls and discuss the resiliency of the markets, but the impact of the high unemployment rate on businesses reopening.

May 16, 2020 Episode: 25 years and 1 million downloads later, retirement has changed

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat look back at some of their favorite calls and the early days of the radio show.

Scott and Pat advise a Colorado caller who inherited 25 ounces of gold from his father. A man in Northern California wants to withdraw money from his 401(k) to pay down his $200,0000 mortgage. A Carmichael caller asks how the CARES Act affects his Required Minimum Distribution. Finally, Scott and Pat speak with a woman in Colorado looking to invest the money in her bank CDs.

May 9, 2020 Episode: What is your investment strategy?

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the reasons why this economic climate proves the need for a disciplined investment strategy.

May 2, 2020 Episode: Personal guarantees and debt can wreck your finances

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the current disconnect between the stock market and the broader economy.

April 25, 2020 Episode: Public pensions are in more trouble

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss the economic implications of negative oil prices, the second stimulus package, potential state bankruptcies.

April 18, 2020 Episode: A recession is like a forest fire

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat interview Andy Stout, Chief Investment Officer of Allworth Financial. They discuss unemployment, the stock and bond market, and potential silver linings in this crisis.

April 11, 2020 Episode: Taking control of your finances and staying sane

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat help you navigate the emotional roller coaster of today’s markets and avoid the potential mistakes that could wreck your retirement plans.

April 4, 2020 Episode: Taking control of your finances and staying sane

On this week’s Money Matters, Scott and Pat discuss some ways that you can take control of your finances and look for opportunities in this challenging market.

March 28, 2020 Episode: The CARES Act and its impact on you.

On this Money Matters episode, Scott and Pat take a long-term perspective on the $2.2 trillion CARES Act. They discuss its potential impact on unemployment, your retirement, and more.

March 21, 2020 Episode: Special Coronavirus Podcast Episode

On this Money Matters episode, Scott and Pat discuss the U.S. government’s response to the economic fallout from the coronavirus. They also review the financial planning fundamentals that can help you through market turmoil.

March 17, 2020 Episode: Special Edition: Reacting to the Coronavirus as an Investor

On this special edition of the Allworth Money Matters podcast, we cover the Coronavirus and current stock market turbulence. Scott and Pat discuss what you need to be focusing on right now as an investor.

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