Ask The Financial Expert
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Northwestern Mutual Perspectives is a monthly show where we’ll talk about current news and how what's going on in the world may impact you and your finances. From politics and market news to foreign and domestic headlines, Ron Joelson, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Northwestern Mutual and Mark McLennon, Vice President of Investment Advisory Services Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company will share their insights on what's happening and what it could mean to you.
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: Are Passive or Active Funds Better During Volatility?||With roller-coaster returns and market volatility, a common investor question is whether active or passive investment strategies are better. This month, our experts provide an overview of what passive and active investing is,||4/7/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: What Are Negative Interest Rates, and How Do They Impact You?||Negative interest rates have found themselves in financial headlines lately, which may have you thinking, “What is a negative interest rate?” and “What does it mean to me?“ Don’t worry; our experts have you covered.||2/29/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: The Real Reason Stocks Are Falling||It’s easy to be nervous and even panic when the markets have dropped as much as they did in January. However, the important thing to remember is not to overreact. This month, our experts discuss why you shouldn’t overreact and what to watch if you’r||2/5/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: What the Fed Rate Hike Means to You in the New Year||The last time we saw the Fed raise rates was the same year Barry Bonds beat Babe Ruth’s home run record, 2006. It’s been something nearly every economist and investor has been planning for, so the news was expected.||12/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: Do Terror Attacks Have a Long-Term Effect on Your Investments?||There’s no doubt the terrorist attacks in Paris have affected many people. Many are asking “Why?” and thinking about how to move forward. And beyond the personal considerations, investors may be wondering how the markets may react and what this mean||11/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: What Is the Yield Curve, and Why Should You Pay Attention?||Find out if the yield curve is still relevant for investors.||11/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: Why It Might Not Be a Good Idea to Compare Your Investment Performance to the S&P 500||In this month’s column, our financial experts provide a brief overview of the Dow and the S&P 500 along with their thoughts on whether they’re good benchmarks to compare performance against.||10/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: Should Commodities Be a Part of A Portfolio?||Recent headlines from Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg such as Stocks Slide with Commodities as China’s Manufacturing Slows and No End in Sight for Oil Gut might have you wondering why China’s activities matter so much. In this month’s column,||8/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: How Much Risk Should I Take When Investing?||With so many headlines about low-risk investing and protecting your investments, you might be wondering how to invest your money. You’re not alone. Studies are showing that people are uncomfortable with taking risk and have gotten more risk averse sinc.||7/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAsk the Financial Expert: When is it a good time to take on debt?||When you want something such as an education, a new car, a new TV, or a home, it’s not uncommon to take out a loan or even use your credit card. But is one form of debt better than another? Is there ever a good time to take on debt?||6/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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Found podcast to be insightful. Looking forward to future shows and learning more about financial planning.
I love that this podcast gets straight to the point and covers the most pressing issues of the day.