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November 11, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR from 7:00-8:00 am

Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg

KLIF’s Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg

We are here every Saturday morning during the seven o’clock hour. We like to talk finance. Normally we come in here every weekend, and we like to discuss four or five topics that fill the hour. We’re going to do something a little different this morning, and we hope you stick around for it.

We’ve compiled a list of over 50 questions that we’ve gotten by email and by voicemail, and we had a workshop recently that we had many people show up from WRR, listeners, anyway. We had some questions come up in that.

These are kind of simple questions. I know as people listen, you can’t talk to the radio. I mean you can, but we can’t hear you.

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Annuities, CD’s, IRAs & 401K

October 28, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR from 7:00-8:00 am

Independent Financial Advisors, Rigg Wealth ManagementWe’re going to talk today about four different things. We’re going to lead off with annuities. When we talk to new clients, and we talk to people who listen to the show, the feedback is everyone’s heard about annuities, and everyone’s heard about CDs. It’s because it’s what banks do. It’s safe. It’s a reasonable return, and there are expectations that could be met. We’re going to get into what they are, and why they may not be what you think they are.

Then we’re going to get into Rigg Wealth Management.  Their business here in North Dallas isn’t for veterans, but they have a lot of experience being veterans. We’re going to talk about what their special insights are for veterans if there’s any out there that are listening. Then we’ll get into definitions and differences with IRAs and 401(k)s. Most people do this more than anything else as far as a do‑it‑yourself kind of investment option. We’re going to get into the do’s and don’ts.

We’re going to close out the show with client stories. We’re going to have Bryan talk about some of the successes he’s had with some of his clients of late and in the past few years that are relevant. In case any of you are looking at coming on board, we wanted to remind you that you’re not the only one that’s jumping from one investment firm to another. Bryan, as an independent consultant, he gets a lot of new clients that come over from somebody else, and some first-timers, as well.

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What is Your Appetite for Risk?

October 21, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR from 7:00-8:00 am

investing with Rigg Wealth Management, Dallas TexasWe are going to talk about four different things today. Each one of them is going to be about 15 minutes, so we’ll take up a little bit of time on each topic. First, we’re going to get into sectors of the market and investing within sectors. It helps you pick a sector within the market that gives you a little more general insight. We’re going to get into that as well.

The psychology of investing is important. We’re going to cover that, and identifying and helping measure your risk appetite. We haven’t talked about that in a few months. You have to understand going in what your appetite for risk is, and Bryan’s seen many examples and many clients for that. The third segment, we’re going to come back after the bottom of the hour, and we’re going to talk about cybersecurity. Bryan had an interesting meeting recently and has some insight on that.

We’re going to close out the show with trust funds ‑‑ who are they for, and why we have them. It’s not something that’s on most people’s portfolios, but if you want to work with money for the people and leaving a legacy with parameters, trust funds are a great way to go.

It doesn’t always have the connotation that people are trust fund babies. That’s not the case. That’s some of the worst cases. There are good and bad purposes for trust funds, but a lot of people, when you hear about the diversity that’s offered in trust funds, it can be a great asset to a portfolio.

We’re going to start off with when we look at investing in the market, we look at trying to decide what to get into. So many people think it’s just a stock ‑‑ pick a stock and buy that stock. Luckily, the market allows us to invest in sectors. Bryan, help people understand sectors in the market.

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Municipal Bonds

October 14, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR from 7:00-8:00 am

 Municipal BondsWe are here every Saturday morning at the same time to talk about finance, financial wealth, and understanding and managing your portfolio, whether you do it yourself, or you happen to be a fan of Rigg Wealth Management or anybody else out there.

We want to help you understand that there’s proactive stances and actions you can take to make yourself better prepared for your future. Sometimes it’s not all about you. It’s your family, your loved ones, and your legacy. Either way, whether you’re saving for the future, or you’re saving for today, doing something is absolutely necessary.

Today, we’re going to focus on a topic, and we’re going to burn a couple segments the first half hour. We’re going to talk about municipal bonds. We’ve got an opportunity that Rigg Wealth Management has come up with.

Though we’re here to talk about the language and verbiage of understanding finances, financial management, savings, and sometimes investments ‑‑ portfolios, stocks, bonds, and all those things, today we’re going to get subject specific.

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Bryan Mark Rigg’s book Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers

Author Bryan Mark Rigg on C-SPAN 2 talking about his book Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers.

Politics and It’s Impact on Investment Strategies

October 7, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR from 7:00-8:00 am

The topics we’re talking about today that I’m going to ask these two gentlemen to chime in on, the first quarter hour is going to be politics and examples of why politics and government are so impactful on our investment strategies, not just here, but internationally, as well.

We’ll tap in on “Should We Retire if We’re able to Retire?” Is it a good idea to actually retire when it’s time? Are there other options and opportunities that we can look at, part‑time work or hobbies, philanthropy efforts. When it’s time to retire, what exactly does that mean?

Getting a little bit deeper at the bottom of the hour, we’ll come back with “What are ETFs?” Exchange traded funds. We’ll close out the show with cyber-security and the risks with our accounts, online and such.

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Financial Do’s and Don’ts

September 30, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR from 7:00-8:00 am

I want to cover a couple of things that we’re going to talk about today. Our segments are going to be the stock market being up and down, how much do we need to pay attention. Some horror stories, some dos and don’ts. Our third segment’s going to be, “How much money do I need to retire?” We’re going to end up with teaching our kids and families about finance. It’s something that if we start at an early age it’s easier to do. It’s less complicated.

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Healthcare Costs and Retirement

September 23 , 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR from 7:00-8:00 am

Now, that fall is here we wanted to bring everybody back in for one big roundtable discussion. Again, welcome WRR listeners. We are here again to talk about financial strategies and financial management. Our show is different.

There’s a lot of other financial shows on the airwaves here in Dallas‑Fort Worth, but we really don’t do the hard sell. We don’t do the hard pitch. We’re not here to pitch fear or pitch prosperity. The fact is that we like to get here and talk about what you can do to change your future financially. A lot of it you can do yourself, and a lot of it you’ll need some help with.

We’re here every week to talk about the terms and the vocabulary and to break things down to keep it nice and simple for you so you can learn what you can do. It’s foreign to all of us. It’s kind of scary and intimidating. The fear of the unknown is significant no matter what it is. It just happens to be the financial talk.

We’ve got Gary, David, and Bryan here this morning all to try and make your life a little bit easier. We’ve got topics we’re going to talk about today. Basically, we talk in four 15‑minute segments. The first one we’re going to talk about is the rising cost of healthcare not just every day but especially after retirement.

The second segment we’re going to be discussing planning for the IRS and tax penalties, not just in financial planning and pulling your money out but investing as well. There are costs and IRS elements and tax penalties for investing in the profits and losses you make.

Also, we’ve got some of the biggest mistakes in saving for retirement. We’ve got some interesting horror stories. We’ll call them horror stories, but anecdotes from actual experiences with clients.

Then we’re going to close out the segment with something a little bit more divested into the management of wealth management structure, and that’s margining accounts, which I think is very helpful. Some people will find that interesting as well.

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Planning for Retirement in Your 30’s

September 16, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
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We’ve got four segments that we’re going to talk about and fill today. The first one is what to do if you’re in your 30s. Is it too late? Of course, it’s not too late, because we talk about how time is the best thing you can have on your side when saving. We’re going to talk about, “What if you’re 35, and what can we do?”

The second segment, we’re going to talk about Rigg Wealth Management. Right here in North Dallas. We’re going to talk about what makes you different than all the wirehouses, the Charles Schwabs and things like that.

We’ll take a quick break at the bottom of the hour, and then we’ll come back, and we’ll mention pension plans. Pension plans are out there somewhere. They are out there. Most people do 401(k)s now. We’re going to talk about, “What is a pension plan?” and how you can kind of set up your own. There’s a few different options out there, right?

Then we’ll close the show with what we like to call stocks and bonds. What are the differences, how are they the same, and why is it good to have both in your portfolios? We’ll break down some of those terms as well. What do you think, sounds like a good show?

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45 Questions for The Wealth Professor

Rigg Wealth Management's, Bryan RiggSeptember 9, 2017 – Wealth Strategy with Bryan Rigg, Your Wealth Professor
Listen In Every Week: Saturday on WRR

Today, we’re going to capture that essence. Normally we have a full segment, 10, maybe 11, 12 minutes of a particular topic. Today, we’re going to change it up a little bit. We’ve got some questions from some of our listeners, emailed as well as voice mails.

We’re going to go down through a nice list of questions that people have asked about stocks in general. Not just stocks, but the general kind of a marketplace of Wall Street.  I’m going to just rapid‑gun‑fire some questions we have. If you’re into numbers, I have a total of 45 that I’ve been able to compile. We’re just going to hit them and we’re going to stay on them for two, three minutes and break them down and help you understand it.

I challenge you to listen for the next hour. I’ll be you hear at least four or five questions that you’re genuinely curious about that are somewhere in the back of your head. We’re going to hit some topics today. If your question isn’t in this segment, stick around because I’ve got a feeling it’s going to be coming up in the next segment.

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