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Investing Sense™

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What happens when a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and an everyday investor sit down each week to talk about how to better understand today’s financial and retirement landscape? Investing Sense!

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What happens when a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and an everyday investor sit down each week to talk about how to better understand today’s financial and retirement landscape? Investing Sense!

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Very Nice and Straightforward

By Lizburg132 - Feb 11 2017
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Educational! Thanks so much! Highly recommend it!

Great investment podcast!

By eronbrent - Jun 22 2013
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This is not another boring financial show.

iTunes Ratings

85 Ratings
Average Ratings
43
12
7
7
16

Very Nice and Straightforward

By Lizburg132 - Feb 11 2017
Read more
Educational! Thanks so much! Highly recommend it!

Great investment podcast!

By eronbrent - Jun 22 2013
Read more
This is not another boring financial show.
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Investing Sense™

Updated about 9 hours ago

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What happens when a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and an everyday investor sit down each week to talk about how to better understand today’s financial and retirement landscape? Investing Sense!

Rank #1: Fixing Financial Illiteracy

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In this week’s show, Larry Raffone, president and chief executive officer of Financial Engines, provides insight into the recent Financial

Industry Regulatory Authority study that found that 60% of Americans have only a moderate to low financial literacy – and what steps we can take to change

that.

Oct 01 2016

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Rank #2: All About the S and P 500 on Investing Sense

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In this week’s show, Andy and Bob talk with Christopher Jones, chief investment officer of Financial Engines, about how the S 500 works,

how it’s changing and why it may not be the best benchmark for you to compare your portfolio against.

Sep 17 2016

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Rank #3: Beauty and the beast: Putting recent market fluctuations in perspective

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This year’s market feels different because last year’s was a “beauty.” But recently, the market has acted like a beast. Andy helps you place the recent volatility in historical perspective. Plus, analyst Bill Tracy is back to share insights from the Research Center, and producer Chris has a conversation with one of the most interesting and inspiring retired couples: The Senior Nomads!

Mar 31 2018

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Rank #4: Top Financial Topics

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In this week’s show, Andy and Bob highlight some of the top interviews with their panel of experts.

Dec 24 2016

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Rank #5: Time is a flat circle: A positive outlook on the inter-connected global economy

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Investing can be emotional, especially when there’s a non-stop flow of news stories that directly affect the markets. Andy re-assures listeners that there ARE positive trends around the globe, and you don’t need to ride this roller-coaster alone. Plus, Senior Investment Analyst Bill Tracy shares his charts and trends that the Research Center is following, including rising oil prices and sector performance.

Apr 14 2018

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Rank #6: While the cat’s away, the mice will play: Andy’s back…and so is market motion.

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Andy may have been on vacation, but that doesn’t mean the market took any days off! Back from breathtaking Scotland, Andy gives his take on recent market activity, the start of earnings season, and of course interest rates. Also, the guys dive deep into a well of topics with Don Luskin, CIO of Trend Macrolytics. Plus, are you avoiding the doctor simply to skip the bill? Be careful because this could end up costing even more.

May 12 2018

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Rank #7: Figuring Out Financial Advice

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In this week’s show, John Bunch, president of Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., talks about how to tell the difference between good and

bad financial advice and how to tell if an advisor is taking advantage of you.

Dec 10 2016

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Rank #8: Changing of the Seasons: A listen back at the best of Investing Sense

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As the calendar turns from winter to springtime, take a listen to some of the best segments from Investing Sense in what has been a wild 2018. From a very bullish start to the beginning of the year, to the recent rise in interest rates and stock market volatility, Andy and Bob have nailed the market action so far this year. Plus, hear some of the best listener conversations covering everything from target-date funds, company stock, and angry annuity salesmen!

May 05 2018

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Rank #9: Mr. Smith (And Mr. Richards) goes to Washington, part II: Conversations from Capitol Hill

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It’s important for investors to avoid emotional reactions to political headlines, but it’s helpful to stay informed of what’s happening, why it’s happening, and what it means for YOU. To these ends, the guys welcome back Washington D.C. insider JT Taylor and Trend Macrolytics CIO Don Luskin, covering a wide range of topics from FANG stocks to the recent trade skirmish with China, and much more!

Apr 28 2018

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Rank #10: Managing Medicare Open Enrollment

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In this week’s show, Bob and Andy talk with Philip Moeller, author and Fellow at the Center for Aging and Work at Boston College, about how

to get the Medicare coverage you need without paying more than you should as you work through this year’s Medicare open enrollment period.

Nov 19 2016

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Rank #11: Fiduciary Rule Follow-Up

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In this week’s show, Christopher Jones, chief investment officer of Financial Engines, provides an update on the Department of Labor

fiduciary rule, including the changes that it’s already brought about in the financial services industry and how those changes may impact listeners.

Oct 29 2016

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Rank #12: Changes to Social Security and Medicare Benefits in 2017

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In this week’s show, Andy and Bob discuss changes to Social Security and Medicare benefits happening in 2017 that listeners need to know

about.

Jan 14 2017

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Rank #13: Coming into bloom: Positive earnings propelling the market

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Bob and Andy celebrate the men and women who serve because it’s Armed Forces Day in America! In the investing world, there’s much to celebrate, including positive news so far this earnings season and rebound in the stock market. Bill Tracy from the Financial Engines Research Center sits down to discuss Q1 earnings and their impact on the market. Also, with the help of Duke University professor Dan Ariely, the guys explore the concept of ”loss aversion” and how it can impact financial decisions.

May 19 2018

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Rank #14: What to Learn From 2016’s Worst Advisor

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In this week’s show, , John Bunch, president of Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., talks about one of the worst advisors of 2016 and what

listeners can learn from how he mistreated his clients.

Jan 07 2017

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Rank #15: Understanding the Fed funds rate

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In this week’s show, Chris Bouffard, managing director of the research center, talks about the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates and

what it means for listeners, especially when it comes to their 401(k)s and IRAs.

Dec 17 2016

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Rank #16: Preparing for Political Change

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In this week’s show, John Bunch, president of Financial Engines Advisors, discusses how investors can manage their reaction to upcoming

political changes, including how to avoid making tempting but ultimately dangerous decisions.

Nov 12 2016

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Rank #17: Minding the Markets

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In this week’s show, Chris Bouffard, chief investment officer of the Research Center at Financial Engines, reflects on market activity so

far this year and discusses what we could expect in the remaining months of the year, particularly when it comes to interest rates.

Oct 15 2016

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Rank #18: A Look Forward and Backward

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In this week’s show, Andy and Bob review 2016 market activity and what
listeners can learn from it, particularly in light of non-stop media reaction to the
markets’ ups and downs.

Dec 31 2016

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Rank #19: Avoiding Emotional Investing

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In this week’s show, John Bunch, president of Financial Engines advisors, discusses ways to keep your emotions from getting in the way of

investment decisions.

Oct 08 2016

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Rank #20: The 411 on 401(k)s

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In this week’s show, Larry Raffone, president and chief executive officer of Financial Engines, discusses how the 401(k) has evolved over

the years and adjustments you can make to optimize your 401(k).

Nov 05 2016

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