Due to a recent death in the Family, the Jim Wigen Show will have a NEW show May 19th, 2014.

April 21, 2014 by  
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4-7-14 – Topics: Recent Market Activity, Has Market Hit A Wall From Future Growth, Buying Real Estate Instead of Stocks a Good Idea, Long Term Care Qualifications, Amazon.com, Way To Get IPO Shares, Stock & ETF Investing

April 6, 2014 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 30 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the performance of the Stock Market recently, whether the Stock Market has hit a wall from future growth, buying Residential Real Estate instead of Stocks, when is the best time to look at buying Long Term Care Insurance, with Amazon.com offering more and more services is it time to buy their stock, best way to get IPO Shares, and investing in Nasdaq ETFs. 

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” the first and third Monday every month at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

  

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3-24-14 – Topics: Recent Market Activity, Alibaba IPO, Buying Builder Stocks, Investing New Money in Stock Market, Selling Facebook Stock, Emerging Markets & Gold / Silver

March 24, 2014 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 30 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the performance of the Stock Market recently, with Alibaba IPO coming out soon should you be a buyer, with housing prices now at stable prices should you be buying Builder stocks, what to do if you recently had a CD expire, should you be selling Facebook stock if you have double your original investment, investing in Emerging Market stocks or ETFs, should you be adding Gold & Silver to your portfolio.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” the first and third Monday every month at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

 

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3-17-14 – Jim Wigen Show

March 17, 2014 by  
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Due to server upgrades, today’s show will be moved to March 24th at 7pm CST.  Sorry for any inconvenience!

3-3-14 – Topics: Recent Market Activity, Corporate & High Yield Bond Yields, Callable Bonds, Financial Advisor Fees, JC Penney & Best Buy Stock, Portfolio Manager Performance & 2014 IRA Contribution Amounts

March 3, 2014 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 30 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the performance of the Stock Market recently, what the typical yields are for Corporate Bonds & High Yield Bonds, what to do with Bonds you are holding that are Callable, what to do if your Financial Advisor wants to raise the fee they charge you 100% from a year ago, JC Penney & Best Buy stock performance in the recent week, after working with a new Portfolio Manager how long you give them to provide you good performance, and the contribution limit for someone under the age of 50 for their 2014 IRA.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” the first and third Monday every month at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

  

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2-24-14 – Topics: Recent Market Activity, Contributions for 2103 by Tax Deadline, ETF Management Costs, Walmart Stock, Federal Reserve Tapering and Markets, Withdrawals From Annuities & Social Media Stocks

February 24, 2014 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 32 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the performance of the Stock Market recently, can a Sole Proprietor still contribute money for 2013 in their Simple IRA, are ETFs cheaper to own than Mutual Funds, is buying Walmart stock a good idea at this time, if the Federal Reserve continues Tapering their Bond Buying Program will the Stock Market sink, moving money out of a Annuity in your IRA, and with Social Media stocks doing well should they be in your portfolio?

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” the first and third Monday every month at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

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2-17-14 – Jim Wigen Show – Presidents’ Day Celebration

February 17, 2014 by  
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We are celebrating Presidents’ Day today, therefore, our next NEW show will be NEXT Monday, February 24th at 7pm CST.  We will be offering another NEW show March 3rd, 7pm CST.  Enjoy the Presidents’ Day celebration!!

2-3-14 – Topics: Recent Market Activity, Selling Stocks When Market Declines, Buying Stocks on Market Pullbacks, Solo 401Ks, Trading Platforms, Investing Your Inheritance

February 6, 2014 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 30 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the performance of the Stock Market recently, should you be selling stocks now if you were looking to sell a couple weeks ago, buying stocks from big name companies who have seeing their stock prices decline sharply recently, setting up a Self-Employed or Solo 401k, the best trading platforms for investors looking to buy and sell their own investment account, my Upcoming Classes or Seminars, and what to do if you have recently inherited or have received a lump-sum payout with this volatile Stock Market.  

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” the first and third Monday every month at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

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1-20-14 – Topics: January 10th Jobs Report, Should You Reduce 401k Contributions, Mandatory IRA Withdrawals, IRA Investing, Working with New Financial Advisor

January 20, 2014 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 30 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the job report from January 10th, 2014, with the market at an all-time high is it wise to reduce your 401k contributions, when i the best time to take a mandatory IRA withdrawal, should I make non tax-deductible contributions if I will be at the same tax bracket while in retirement as I am in now, figuring out what you can do to reduce your needed annual investment returns prior to retirement, and if your old Financial Advisor leaves their current firm or retire and you are appointed a new advisor, how you can tell if they are a Financial Salesperson or Financial Advisor.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” the first and third Monday every month at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

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1-6-14 – Topics: 2013 & 2014 Stock Market, Federal Reserve Tapering, Re-Allocating Your 401k, Variable Annuity Investments, Underperforming Financial Advisors, Westport Innovations Stock, College Savings Plan & More

January 6, 2014 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 36 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the 2013 & 2014 Stock Market performance,  what is the Federal Reserve doing with their Tapering, re-allocating your 401k investments, Variable Annuity investment options, whether you are working with a Financial Advisor who is under performing the overall Stock Market, what to do with Westport Innovations stock (WPRT), and what are the best ways to save for kids College Expenses.   


Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” the first and third Monday every month at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

 

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Jim Wigen Show Times for 2014

January 6, 2014 by  
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Starting January 6, 2014, the Jim Wigen Show will be aired the first and third Monday of each month, and will begin at 7pm CST.  Please make note of the NEW show times, and thank you all for your continued support of the Jim Wigen Show!

12-16-13 Jim Wigen Show – Next NEW Show 1-6-14

December 13, 2013 by  
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I am sorry there will be no NEW show on December 16th, as I will be out of town attending family matters.  Next NEW show will be 1-6-14.

Happy Holidays to all of you, and thank you for supporting the Jim Wigen Show!!

 

12-9-13 – Topics: Economy & Stock Market, Federal Funds Rate, VIX, Long Term Care Underwriting, Gold & Silver, Tesla, Financial Sector in 2014, Stocks or Bonds in 2014 & Much More

December 9, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 37 minute Commercial Free show I discuss recent Economic & Stock Market performance,  what is the Federal Funds Rate and what is the impact on our economy, Volatility Index or VIX, can someone with Arthritis get approved for Long Term Care, with the decline of Gold & Silver lately should you be a buyer, Stock ideas that pay dividends, Tesla Motor Cars stock, how will the Financial Sector perform in 2014, which will perform better in 2014 Stocks or Bonds, Hewlett Packard stock, symbol HPQ, Cisco Systems & Intel Stock ideas.  

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a SEC registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

 

Or Download it here!

 

12-2-13 – Jim Wigen Show will be back with a NEW Show next Monday 12-9-13

December 2, 2013 by  
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12-2-13 – Jim Wigen Show will be back with a NEW Show next Monday 12-9-13, 7pm CST.

Have a Happy & Safe Thanksgiving!!

November 27, 2013 by  
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I want to wish all of my listeners a Happy & Safe Thanksgiving!!

11-25-13 – Topics: Economy & Stock Market, Rainy Day Funds, Pension Payout Options, Stock Market & Thanksgiving, Whole Life Insurance & Insurance Stocks

November 27, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 25 minute Commercial Free show I discuss recent Economic & Stock Market performance,  how much money should you keep in Cash for your Rainy Day Fund, do you have to run a Free Financial Plan before hiring me to manage your investment accounts, if you have Pension Payout Options which may be your best option to take, how does the Stock Market usually perform through Thanksgiving, what age is a good age to buy Whole Life Insurance, with the Affordable Care Act up in the air, should you be buying Insurance Stocks right now? 

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

11-18-13 – Topics: Economy & Stock Market, Finding Value in Stocks with a All-Time High Market, Fee Based Accounts, Boeing Stock, Best Buy Stock, JC Penney

November 18, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 29 minute Commercial Free show I discuss recent Economic & Stock Market performance,  how you can find value with a Stock Market trading at All-Time highs, Fee Based relationships and how part of the Fee can be added to your transaction costs in a Taxable Investment account, with the Holidays approaching is Best Buy stock worth buying, Boeing stock is soaring should I buy now?, looks like JC Penney stock is done falling, should I be a buyer now before it goes to much higher?

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

11-11-13 – Topics: Economy & Stock Market, Difference Between CFP, Financial Advisor & Portfolio Manager, Diversification, Funds or Stocks, Reviewing IRA & Credit Report Information

November 9, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 25 minute Commercial Free show I discuss recent Economic & Stock Market performance,  differences between Certified Financial Planner, Financial Advisor & Portfolio Manager, what exactly is a Diversified Portfolio, advantages and disadvantages of Mutual Funds & Individual Stocks, how often should you review your IRA and other investment accounts, Communicating with your Financial Advisor, any type of account I will not help a client manage, and what is the best way to Raise your Credit Score. 

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

11-4-13 – Due to the Jim Wigen Show participating in a Charity Event, there will be no NEW show today.

November 4, 2013 by  
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Please join us next Monday at 7pm CST for a NEW show.

10-28-13 – Topics: Twitter IPO, Facebook Stock, Will Market Drop Again in January 2014, Index Mutual Funds vs. Index ETFs, Not Selling Right Before Oct. 17th, 2013 & Much More

October 28, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 35 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the upcoming Twitter IPO, buying Shares of Facebook ahead of their earnings, now that Govt. is open how will earnings look this quarter and the how will the Market Respond, which is better Index Mutual Funds or Index ETFs, and much more.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

10-21-13 – Due to the Jim Wigen Show participating in a Charity Event, there will be no NEW show today.

October 21, 2013 by  
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We will be back next Monday with a NEW show.

10/14/13 – Topics: October 17th Deadline is Coming Quick, However, In My Opinion No Matter What Politicans Say, the U.S. Govt. WILL NOT Default on a Debt Payment!

October 14, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 23 minute Commercial Free show I discuss why in my opinion the U.S. Govt. WILL NOT Default on a Debt payment, the Markets reaction to all of the recent Political Noise, and Diversification in Stocks put to test again, with the  DJIA, S & P 500 Index, Nasdaq & Russell 2000 all going up about the same percentage last Thursday & Friday, I will discuss in more details.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

10/7/13 – Topics: Market Impact from Govt. Shutdown & Upcoming Debt Ceiling Talks, Should you Sell Now or Adjust your 401k Investment Allocation, Buying when Stock Market Falls, IRA Minimum Distribution & Much More

October 7, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 35 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including the impact of the Govt. Shutdown & Debt Ceiling issue, is Selling your Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds or Reallocating your 401k investments with the current state of the Govt. Shutdown a good idea, how to tell when it’s time to Buy when the Stock Market declines when you have Cash in your accounts, with the New iPhone out, is Apple stock worth buying, determining the amount you must withdrawal to meet your Required Minimum Distribution in your IRA when you turn 70 1/2, rules on taking money out of your IRA and putting it back to avoid any penalty or Tax consequences.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy” every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

  

Or Download it here!

9-30-13 – Topics: Market Impact from Fed Tapering, Govt. Shutdown & Debt Ceiling Talks, Target Fund Allocations, Stock Futures, Buying Property & Under Performing Financial Advisors

September 30, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 30 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the past two Weeks in Review, including the impact of the Federal Reserve Tapering, possible Govt. Shutdown & upcoming talks to raise the Debt Ceiling and the impact on the Stock Market, what to do if your Financial Advisor is under performing the returns of the overall Stock Market, concerns for investment products that automatically adjust based on your Target Age, using Stock Futures to decide if you will buy Stocks before the market opens, and buying Real Estate for rental income.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

  

Or Download it here!

9-23-13 – Due to the Jim Wigen Show participating in a Charity Event, there will be no NEW show today.

September 23, 2013 by  
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We will be back next Monday with a NEW show.

9-16-13 – Topics: Economic Review, Market Impact with Syria Deal & Upcoming Debt Ceiling Talks, Annuities, Mutual Fund A Shares, Social Media ETF & More

September 16, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 39 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, answer questions regarding Fixed Annuities, Mutual Fund A share pros and cons, should you buy the Social Media ETF ahead of Twitter becoming publicly traded, what to do if you took money off the table from positions you had large profits, yet the market kept going up after you sold, is it a good idea to buy stocks when the market opens when the Futures show strong numbers in the morning?, why were there two of the 30 stocks changed in the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

  

Or Download it here!

9-9-13 – Topics: Economic Review, Retirement Accounts for Business Owners, when to Start Investing, Finanacial Planning, Mock Portfolios & Weight Watchers Stock

September 9, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 39 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, what is the best type of retirement accounts for Independent Contractors, saving for your first home, newly married couples starting the Financial Planning process, building a Mock Portfolio for free online, and buying Weight Watchers stock after the recent decline.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!


 

9-2-13 – Jim Wigen Show

September 2, 2013 by  
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With today being Labor Day, there will not be a NEW show today.  A NEW show will be available next Monday, 7pm CST.  Everyone associated with the Jim Wigen Show wishes all of our listeners  a happy and safe Labor Day celebration!

8-26-13, Replay of 7-8-13 Show, Topics: Recent Economic Data, Market Declines by End of September, Differences between Financial Pros, Today’s Diversified Portfolio, IRA Review, Roth 401k, Investing a Settlement

August 26, 2013 by  
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Today’s show is a replay of the show on 7-8-2013. 

During this Commercial Free 34 minute show, I discuss Recent Economic Data & Stock market Performance, answer listener questions, topics include: differences between Financial Advisors, Financial Consultants, Investment Advisors & Financial Planners, whether the personal information submitted to the Jim Wigen Show is sold or shared with anyone else, with today’s Stock Market volatility what a Diversified Portfolio should look like, how often you should review your IRA or investment accounts, pros and cons of Roth 401ks, and what is the first step you want to do if you receive a lump-sum of money.    

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

8-19-13 – Topics: My July 8th show I said Markets would decline soon, and they have, Since 1987 August is WORST performing month for Markets, September is Historically the WORST, What to do now?

August 19, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 36 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, learn how you can determine if a financial professional is providing you good guidance on investing when you listen to them on tv or on the radio, and I answer listener questions on the following topics:  when is the best time to convert your Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA, and is converting from a 3o year fixed-mortgage to a 15 year fixed-mortgage really a good idea for most people. 

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

8-12-13 – Topics: Stock Market Update, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, Annuities, High Yield Bonds & Long-Term Care Ins.

August 13, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 32 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, and answer listener questions on the following topics:  what will happen if Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac are dissolved, what to do with an Annuity you want to liquidate, do High Yield Bonds perform well in this type of Economy & Stock Market environment, what is the maximum age you can get Long-Term Care insurance, and understanding what makes up your Credit Score.  

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

8-5-13 – Topics: Economic Data, Record Inflow Into Stocks last week, Does that mean we’ve hit the Top?

August 5, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 36 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, discuss whether the record inflows into stocks last week means we have hit the top and are ready for a decline, questions from listeners include: why a Financial Advisor sold them A share Mutual Funds over B shares or C shares, whether you are better off with a Fee Based Financial Advisor versus a Financial Salesperson, Weight Watchers Stock recently dropped sharply does that mean it is a Buy, and Facebook shares are back at the IPO price is now the time to get in?

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

 

7-29-13 – Offering you a Replay of the show on 4-6-13, Topics: Earnings Data, including Caterpillar, FedEx & Current Market Conditions

July 29, 2013 by  
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Today’s show is a replay of the show I offered on 4-6-13, the last quarter earnings were announced.  How was the information at that time different than what we heard this quarter from corporate earnings announcements?

This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 26 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, and the benefits of Selling Covered Call Options in this type of Economic & Stock Market environment.

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

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Commercial for “Ask Jim” Service

July 29, 2013 by  
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If you would like Jim to provide you with a personal answer to your specific financial matter, click Ask Jim in the upper right corner of this page.

For a small fee of $15 per question, Jim will provide you with a personal answer to your financial matter, until you are satisfied, and understand exactly what is best for you and your situation.

You can also Ask Jim to review your current portfolio, and the fee you pay will be based on the value of your investment account.

 

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7-15-13, Jim Wigen Show Topics: Recent Economic & Earnings Data, Why is Market Going Up when Economic Data & Earnings are Mediocre at Best?

July 15, 2013 by  
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This show is brought to you by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this Commercial Free 37 minute show, I discuss Recent Economic & Earnings Data, talk about why the Stock Market is going up when Economic Data and Earnings Announcements are Mediocre at best,  answer listener questions, topics include: Should you Sell your Bond Mutual Funds now if you have not already, China’s economic slowdown and how it may impact the US Economy and Stock Market, recent changes in Obama Care and how it will impact investing in Insurance, Hospital & Pharmaceutical stocks, is now the time to Sell Apple stock if you have a substantial loss in it, what is a good website to get multiple Long-Term Care & Life Insurance quotes?     

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

7-8-13, Jim Wigen Show Topics: Recent Economic Data, Market Declines by End of September, Differences between Financial Pros, Today’s Diversified Portfolio, IRA Review, Roth 401k, Investing a Settlement

July 8, 2013 by  
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This show is brought to you by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this Commercial Free 34 minute show, I discuss Recent Economic Data & Stock market Performance, answer listener questions, topics include: differences between Financial Advisors, Financial Consultants, Investment Advisors & Financial Planners, whether the personal information submitted to the Jim Wigen Show is sold or shared with anyone else, with today’s Stock Market volatility what a Diversified Portfolio should look like, how often you should review your IRA or investment accounts, pros and cons of Roth 401ks, and what is the first step you want to do if you receive a lump-sum of money.    

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

 

Or Download it here!

7-1-13, Jim Wigen Show: Next NEW Show will be July 8th.

July 1, 2013 by  
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During the week of the Fourth of July Holiday, there will not be a NEW show on Monday, July1st.  The next NEW show will be Monday, July 8th, 7pm CST.

From everyone at the Jim Wigen Show, we want to wish all of you a Happy and Safe July 4th Celebration!!

 

 

6-24-13, Jim Wigen Show Topics: Discussion about recent Stock Market Decline, Fixed or Adjustable Loans, Borrowing from your IRA, Buying Real Estate in your IRA & Long-Term Care Insurance

June 24, 2013 by  
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This show is brought to you by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this Commercial Free 35 minute show, I discuss reasons for the recent Stock Market decline, answer listener questions, topics include: Advantages and Disadvantages of Adjustable and Fixed Home Loans, whether you can borrow from your IRA, how you can buy Real Estate in your IRA, is putting 10% of your income away for your retirement enough?, what questions to ask a insurance agent when shopping Long Term Care rates.     

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

Investment advice offered through Jim Wigen & WHI Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor.  The opinions voiced in this show are those of Jim Wigen exclusively. 

All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

  

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6-17-13 – Jim Wigen Show

June 17, 2013 by  
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There will not be a NEW show this week.  Next NEW show will be June 24th.  Keep your questions coming in by phone, email or Twitter.

6-10-13, Jim Wigen Show Topics: Weekly Review, Sectors to Consider with the High Market Value, CDs, All Cap Funds, IRA Conversion to Roth IRA & Reverse Mortgages

June 10, 2013 by  
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This show is brought to you by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this Commercial Free 38 minute show, I recap the week’s Economic Data & Stock Market Performance, answer listener questions, topics include: With the Stock Market trading near all-time highs what is a Sector to invest in with potential upside, Maturing CDs -is now the time to renew your upcoming CD, what does a All Cap Mutual Fund mean, advantages and disadvantages of converting your IRA to a Roth IRA, and understanding Reverse Mortgages.     

Tune into the Jim Wigen Show “Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy”  every Monday night at 7pm CST for a NEW show, JimWigen.com.

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All investments involve risk and there is no guarantee against loss.

  

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6-3-13, Jim Wigen Show Topics: Economic Data, Stock Market Performance, Sell in May & Go Away, Did it Happen this Year?

June 3, 2013 by  
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This show is brought to you by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this Commercial Free 37 minute show, I recap the week’s Economic Data & Stock Market Performance, I answer listener questions, topics include: Friday’s market proves my theory that when equities decline, equity diversification doesn’t reduce your downside risk, Stop Loss strategies versus Buying Protective Put Options, Deducting a Non- working Spouses IRA contribution, would investors looking for income be better off buying Individual Bonds or Bond Mutual Funds, your old Financial Advisor retired and now you are working with a new Financial Advisor who wants you to buy new Mutual Funds, and what to do with a Simple IRA left at an old employer.     

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5-27-13 – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

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Due to the Memorial Day holiday, there will be no show on May 27th.  The next NEW show will be June 3rd.  Have a safe Memorial Day holiday!

5-20-13, Jim Wigen Show Topics: Economic Data, John Deere, Facebook, Gold & Silver, Advisor Fees, Annuity in a IRA, Target Funds & Much More

May 20, 2013 by  
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During this Commercial Free 36 minute show, I answer listener questions from the past few weeks, topics include: A year after Facebook’s IPO the stock has fallen and is trading around $28, is it a buy now, with Gold & Silver dropping, should you be buying Gold & Silver ETFs, what is the percentage a Financial Advisor should be charging to manage your money, does buying an Annuity inside a IRA make strategic sense, and what exactly are Target Funds.  

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5-13-13, Jim Wigen Show Topics: Investing with a Market at All-Time Highs, 15 or 30 yr Mortgages, Value vs Growth & Income Stocks & Much More

May 13, 2013 by  
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During this Commercial Free 36 minute show, I answer listener questions from the past few weeks, topics include: Whether you should have several funds in your portfolio that area managed by the company where your investment account is held, what Mutual Fund Stock Overlap means, when buying a Mutual Fund, how long should you look back at previous performance, if you have money sitting in Cash, where you can invest it even with the Stock Market trading at all-time highs, is a 15 year Mortgage more attractive than a 30 year Mortgage, and the difference between Value Mutual Funds versus Growth & Income Mutual Funds.   

 

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5-6-13, Topics: Economic Data, Market Performance, Mutual Fund & ETF Fees, Internet Sales Tax & Much More

May 6, 2013 by  
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Please note, starting in May 2013, my show will be moving to Monday nights at 7pm (CST).  My first NEW show will be May 6th, 2013.

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During this Commercial Free 38 minute show, I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Earnings Updates, update on Online Sales Tax vote and the impact on Ebay stock price, total fees for Mutual Funds, Index Fund & Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs?   

  

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4-27-13, Topics: Economic Data, Market Performance, Earnings Update & Much More

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During this Commercial Free 40 minute show, I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Earnings Updates, update on Online Sales Tax vote, whether you should buy stocks from companies where you use their products, is Apple done as a Growth stock and now is it time to buy stock in Samsung, is it to late to buy Verizon & At&t stock, and since the market pulled back around 3% again Mid-April, is now the time to buy equities or equity funds?   

 

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4-20-13, Replay of show on 3-16-13, Topics: History Shows Stocks Will Decline Mid-April, Will it Happen in 2013?

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Do to the overwhelming amount of questions I have received regarding why the Stock Market declined this week, I am offering a replay of my show on March 16th, 2013.

During this Commercial Free 35 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, the history of Stocks declining around Mid-April, new commission structure many firms are using on ETFs,  Buying Gold & Silver ETFs now while everyone else is Selling, your Credit Score and the impact of having Banks access your Credit several times in a short period of time,  what to do if your current Brokerage Firm moves your account to their Call Center, and New Mini Covered Call and Protective Put Option Contracts coming out March 18th.   

 

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4-13-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: Economic Data, Earnings Update, JC Penney, Investing Your Own Money, Gold & Silver

April 17, 2013 by  
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 This show was sponsored by WHIFinancial.com.

During this 36 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data, upcoming Earnings and how those numbers will impact the Stock Market, Buy or Sell JC Penney, are you better off investing on your own versus working with a financial professional, and where is Gold & Silver going?

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4-6-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: Economic Data, including Caterpillar, FedEx & Current Market Conditions

April 6, 2013 by  
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During this 26 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, and the benefits of Selling Covered Call Options in this type of Economic & Stock Market environment.

 

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3-30-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: Economic Data, Market Outlook, Earning Income Selling Covered Call Options in this Market & Much More

March 30, 2013 by  
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This show was sponsored by FundMyGoal.com.

During this 38 minute Commercial Free show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, looking into Selling Covered Call Options with the Stock Market being at All-Time Highs over the next 6 months, Buying Gold & Silver to hedge inflation risks in the coming years, good or bad idea to buy a Condo or House for your child to live while they are attending College, with the Stock Market at All-Time highs does investing in Annuities make sense, and the pros and cons of buying a Foreclosure, fixing it up and renting it out through Section 8 Housing while you are retired.

 

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March 23, 2013 by  
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Table of Contents

 1.   Savings and Investing

2.   Pay Off Credit Card or Other High  Interest Debt

3.   Determine Your Risk Tolerance

4.   Investment Products: Your Choices

5.   Mutual Funds 101

6.   REITs 101: What is a REIT?

7.   Real Estate Investing Through REITs

8.   International REIT Investing

9.   Receiving a Lump Sum Payout Soon?

10. Adding Annuities to Your Portfolio

11. 7 Ways to Mess up Your 401k

12. 20 Questions & Answers About Your 401k

13. IRA Basics

14. Understanding Social Security Benefits

 

Looking for someone to help with your Financial Issues?

Financial Advisors can play an integral part in helping your financial situation get better.  Whether you are looking for help with your Investment Portfolio, such as your 401k, 401k Rollover, IRA, Inheritance or are interested in Financial Planning, you may need to look for advice from a Financial Advisor.

Since 1996, Jim Wigen, Managing Director for WHI Financial Services, LLC located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, has been a Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager.  Since 1998, Jim has taught Investment & Financial Planning Classes, Real Estate Classes & Understanding Your Credit Score classes through University and Community College Continuing Education Departments.

If you would like to learn more about how Jim can help you with your credit or financial concerns, you can call him at 1-855-Jim-Wigen.

 

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3-16-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: History Shows Stocks Will Decline Mid-April, Will it Happen in 2013?

March 16, 2013 by  
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During this Commercial Free 35 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, the history of Stocks declining around Mid-April, new commission structure many firms are using on ETFs,  Buying Gold & Silver ETFs now while everyone else is Selling, your Credit Score and the impact of having Banks access your Credit several times in a short period of time,  what to do if your current Brokerage Firm moves your account to their Call Center, and New Mini Covered Call and Protective Put Option Contracts coming out March 18th.   

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3-9-13 – Jim Wigen Show

March 9, 2013 by  
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The Jim Wigen Show will offer a New show on 3-16-13.

3-2-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: Long-Term Care Insurance Rates Going Up 30%-40%, New Option Contracts, Verizon Stock, 1099s & Debt Ceiling Talks

March 2, 2013 by  
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During this 32 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Long-Term Care Rates could be going up 30%-40% in the next few months, New Covered Call and Protective Put Option Contracts coming out March 18th, Taxes and your Roth & Traditional IRAs, Selling Verizon stock (VZ) at a 15% gain or holding it for more upside?,  when should you receive your 1099, and with Debt Ceiling Talks breaking down,  Stock Market at all time Highs, what do investors do now?  

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February 28, 2013 by  
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2-23-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: Franchise Ownership, Buying ETFs that Short the Market, Credit Scores, ETF Fees & Much More

February 23, 2013 by  
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During this 50 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Starting a Business versus Buying a Franchise, is now the time to buy a ETF that ids Short the Stock Market, Gifting Limits for 2013, best way to pay off Credit Cards to increase your Credit Score, Management Fees for Mutual Funds & ETFs that mirror the S & P 500 Index, Buy Protective Put Options or just Sell the Stock, and is investing in the Energy or Technology Sector right now a smart idea. 

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2-16-13, Jim Wigen Show

February 16, 2013 by  
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The Jim Wigen Show will offer a New show on 2-23-13.  The markets will be closed on Monday, February 18th for President’s Day!

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February 12, 2013 by  
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2-9-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: Apple, GE, Verizon, Financial Plans, Put Options, 529 College Plans & Much More

February 9, 2013 by  
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During this 40 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, the difference between Financial Calculators found online versus the Free Financial Plan I offer to people, Dividend Reinvestment plans, Beneficiary IRAs, investing in a Financial ETF, best time to buy a Protective Put Option on a stock, what to do with a stock inheritance, and 529 College Plans. 

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1-26-13, Jim Wigen Show, Topics: Buy Apple or Samsung, Netflix, Market Update & More

January 26, 2013 by  
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During this 44 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, with Apple dropping significantly this past week, is it a buy or is Samsung a buy instead,  how Apple’s stock performance affects the Nasdaq 100 index, do Stock Analysts provide any meaningful value to investors, it is best to take Social Security benefits as soon as you can or wait as long as you can, and how does buying a house and renting part of the space for income affect your ability to homestead the property.

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1-19-13, JimWigen.com, Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

January 19, 2013 by  
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This show is a replay from 11/10/2012.  New show will be back next Saturday.

During this 53 minute show I discuss my past weeks prediction of how the market would respond depending on who won the Presidential Election, where the Stock Market and Economy go now the Presidential Election is over,  how can you determine the value of a Financial Advisors advice, answer questions regarding renting your house while you are retired, when to liquidate your Whole Life Insurance Policy if it’s not performing well, buying vs. leasing a car if you use your car for work and your employer does not reimburse you for vehicle expenses, pros & cons of buying residential homes and working with Section 8 Housing or the Oxford House, buying Long Term Care or Life Insurance outside of your employers plan, and if you hire a Credit Repair company, should you pay monthly or all fees upfront.     

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1-7-2013 – Interview with Bailey Shiffler of Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

January 14, 2013 by  
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New year, new you: Improve your financial life

1-7-2013
 
By BAILEY SHIFFLER

Special to Fort Worth Star-Telegram

While many New Year’s resolutions revolve around getting physically fit, focusing on finances is sure to reap tangible rewards.  Of course, there’s no plan or piece of advice that will fit every individual or family, but these basic steps can be a launch point for financial success.

MAKE A FINANCIAL PLAN

Jim Wigen, a portfolio manager and financial adviser who teaches personal-finance classes through continuing-education programs at TCU and UTA, says either on your own or with the help of a financial adviser, determine how you want to balance spending with paying off debt, saving and investing. Determine what you want your retirement to look like, and calculate how much money you’ll need to live that way. Having goals will help keep your spending on track. You can also set realistic expectations for how you want to live now and in the future.

“One big message that I have is so many people get caught up into saving money and being debt-free at the cost of living their life,” Wigen says.

Nick Michels, a financial adviser at Edward Jones in Fort Worth, agrees. Having a financial plan that is tailored for your family will help you find the balance. “When it comes to investing, there’s going to be ups and downs,” Michels says. “It’s the people who stick to a financial plan or strategy who work out well in the end.”

START SAVING FOR RETIREMENT

With so many things to save for — cars, homes, children’s education — it’s easy to justify postponing retirement saving.

Don’t.

Larry Lockwood, a professor of finance at TCU’s School of Business, says it’s important, no matter your age, to be putting money away for retirement. He advises that you not only enroll in your company’s 401K or pension program, but also that you set aside a separate portion of your salary, ideally 5 to 10 percent, for personal investments. Wigen agrees. “Even before parents plan for their kids, plan for yourself,” he says.

DIVERSIFY YOUR INVESTMENTS

The amount of risk you take in investments is highly personal, as age, salary and savings should factor into your decisions. In general, Lockwood suggests varying investments across “stocks, bonds, commodities, real estate and international investments, including investments in emerging markets.” It all may sound overwhelming, but a good financial adviser can guide you to a solid plan. Lockwood suggests searching for a diverse mutual fund. “Mutual funds offer cheap and efficient diversification, and their shares are easy to buy and sell,” he says.

And don’t try to time the stock market. So-called “playing” the market is a game that’s tough to win. Lockwood suggests thinking more long-term, especially as the market in 2013 reacts to fallout from international and local economic strain.

“It’s simply too difficult to know when to jump in and out of the market,” he says. “Often the market spikes quickly, and the investor will miss out on the gains potential.”

PAY DOWN CREDIT CARD DEBT

Paying off debt is a given in any financial plan — it’s important to have a game plan for your mortgage, student loans and car notes. But because of the high interest rates, Lockwood says it’s crucial to make a sound plan to pay off any credit card debt your family has accumulated. “Resolve in 2013 to do everything you can to pay that down,” he says. “You’re paying extraordinary interest rates on that money.”

SET A BUDGET

Going beyond having a financial plan with long-term goals, figure out how to spend and save your money on a daily basis, Michels says. “A lot of people don’t realize how much frivolous spending they’re doing each year until they see it on paper,” he says.

With online banking, it’s easy. Michels recommends sitting down once — or several times — a month and looking at your statements. A seemingly simple philosophy to live by is to live below your means, Michels says. “I can’t stress the word discipline enough,” he says.

SAVE SMALL

Consider how you can put aside small amounts of money daily, even if it’s just by making coffee at home instead of buying a cup on the way to work. Wigen suggests keeping a change jar that you fill with more than coins. “It’s amazing how quickly you are able to save when you are saving change and $1 bills,” he says.

Similarly, enroll in any saving programs that your bank allows, such as Bank of America’s Keep the Change program, which rounds up debit card purchases to the nearest dollar and transfers the change to your savings account.

GET TO KNOW NEW POLICIES

Lockwood suggests that investors with a high net worth talk to their accountants or financial advisers about how new tax policies locally and nationwide will affect them, “especially as they apply to taxes on capital gains, dividends and estate distributions.”

1-12-13, JimWigen.com, Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

January 12, 2013 by  
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During this 52 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, details on Walmart offering the iPhone 4 & 5 with no-contract Straight Talk plan, should you reinvest dividends from Stock or Mutual Funds you own or let the dividend income be deposited into your brokerage Money Market account, is Hewlett Packard (HPQ) stock a Buy, Sell or Hold, what is the best investment for Conservative Investors, are Mortgage Rates going to go up or down in the very near future, IRA, Roth IRA and 401k contribution amounts for 2013, and the difference between buying S & P 500 Index Mutual Fund vs.  S & P 500 Index Exchange Traded Fund or ETF. 

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1-5-13, JimWigen.com, Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

January 5, 2013 by  
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During this 56 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Fiscal Cliff & Debt Ceiling update, 2013 Money Saving Tips, 2013 contribution limits for 401ks, IRAs, Simple IRAs, SEP IRAs & Solo 401K accounts for business owners, performance of Leveraged ETFs I often speak about during my show, and how Walmart is cutting health care coverage for many part-time workers and pushing the cost to taxpayers.

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12-29-12, JimWigen.com, Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

December 29, 2012 by  
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During this 30 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Fiscal Cliff & Debt Ceiling update, the Year in Review, and what to expect in 2013.      

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12-22-12, JimWigen.com, Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

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During this 49 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Fiscal Cliff update, “No-Cost” vs. Traditional Mortgages, Tax Savings over a 30 year fixed  mortgage vs. you having no mortgage payment, whether now is the time to buy Bank of America stock (BAC) or other Big Bank Stocks, time it takes to raise your Credit Score from 600 to 640, investing in Timeshares, commissions Financial Advisors earn for selling “A” share Mutual Funds, when will you know if you are working with the wrong Financial Advisor, what type of College Degree do you need in order to become a Financial Advisor, and are Retail Stocks worth buying ahead of Christmas.     

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Today’s show will be a REPLAY of my old radio show on 1-7-2012 on KVCE AM 1160 in Dallas/Ft.Worth.  I will have a New show on 12-22-12 at JimWigen.com.

This show was sponsored by CNG Partners, CNGPartners.com.

I start this 51 minute show by talking about my Top 10 Stock Picks for 2012 & When to Buy Them, also during this show I answer questions about whether people in the top 1% should pay more in taxes, what type of investor is a good fit for Municipal Bonds, big brokerage firms going to minimum account values of $250k, and what you should do if your account value is under $250k, with the Unemployment Rate dropping is the Economy and Stock Market ready to take off, buying Protective Put Options, my 2012 Stock Market prediction, cost of completing a Will, how I can help business owners complete business plans for SBA loans or investor presentations, what happens to your IRA account if you go into a Nursing Home, and best income investment ideas if Bush Tax Cuts are or are not extended after 2012. 

 

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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this 40 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, Fiscal Cliff update, how Apple’s stock price (AAPL) is hurting the NASDAQ’s performance lately, should you look at buying Verizon stock (VZ) now, even though it has increased close to 10% over the past two weeks, with Tax brackets going up if we go over the Fiscal Cliff, should you consider Tax Loss selling in 2012 or wait until 2013, Refinancing your home with a ARM mortgage that is Fixed for the first 7 Years, are High Yield ETFs a better investment that High Yield Bond Mutual Funds, and are they a good investment to buy before the Fiscal Cliff deadline, and a performance update for the Leveraged ETFs I often speak about on my show.     

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Jim Wigen Author of “Your Financial Lifecycle” Promo

December 5, 2012 by  
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Table of Contents

 1.   Savings and Investing

2.   Pay Off Credit Card or Other High  Interest Debt

3.   Determine Your Risk Tolerance

4.   Investment Products: Your Choices

5.   Mutual Funds 101

6.   REITs 101: What is a REIT?

7.   Real Estate Investing Through REITs

8.   International REIT Investing

9.   Receiving a Lump Sum Payout Soon?

10. Adding Annuities to Your Portfolio

11. 7 Ways to Mess up Your 401k

12. 20 Questions & Answers About Your 401k

13. IRA Basics

14. Understanding Social Security Benefits

 

Looking for someone to help with your Financial Issues?

Financial Advisors can play an integral part in helping your financial situation get better.  Whether you are looking for help with your Investment Portfolio, such as your 401k, 401k Rollover, IRA, Inheritance or are interested in Financial Planning, you may need to look for advice from a Financial Advisor.

Since 1996, Jim Wigen, Managing Director for WHI Financial Services, LLC located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, has been a Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager.  Since 1998, Jim has taught Investment & Financial Planning Classes, Real Estate Classes & Understanding Your Credit Score classes through University and Community College Continuing Education Departments.

If you would like to learn more about how Jim or WHI Financial Services, LLC can help you with your credit or financial concerns, you can visit, www.WHIFinancial.com, email him at JimWigen@WHIFinancial.com or call him at 1-855-Jim-Wigen.

 

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12-01-12 – JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

December 1, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by St. Pierre Insurance Agency, AllProInsurance.net.

During this 49 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, outline why you should refinance to a 30 year Fixed Mortgage versus a 15 year Fixed Mortgage, analyze the difference between Buying or Leasing a 2013 Toyota 4Runner, while looking at how your Credit Score changes your monthly payments, and the real cost of having a lower Credit Score over the term of the Purchase or Lease of a vehicle, how Tax-Free Municipal Bonds could be hurt if Taxes go up and people who make over $250k are limited to the amount of Tax-Free interest income they can have per year, why are some Financial Advisors also Certified Financial Planners and some are NOT, Roth 401k versus a traditional 401k, discuss whether you should have a High or Low deductible when looking at car insurance, and I offer all listeners a FREE copy of Medicare and Home Health Care, the official U.S. Govt. booklet about Medicare Home Care Benefits for people with Original Medicare.     

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 11/24/12

November 23, 2012 by  
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I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!  I will have a new show on December 1st.  Please continue to send in your questions, as I will get to all questions during upcoming shows.  Enjoy the rest of your Holiday weekend!! 

JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 11/17/12

November 17, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial, WHIFinancial.com.

During this 41 minute show I discuss the Week in Review, including Economic Data and Stock Market Performance, I talk about my Top 5 Stock ideas for the week and prices which I would buy them, GE, VZ, T, SNH & DOW, I explain why I was putting new money into the Stock Market earlier in the week, answer questions regarding the real reason the Stock Market has dropped over the past week, whether a Car Dealership offers better Interest Rates on a new car versus a Credit Union, when the Stock Market Falls, how do you know when its time to get back in, are we set for a Rally in the Stock Market in December, what are Annuity 1035 Exchanges and are they good or bad, Apple stock (AAPL) has declined sharply over the past several weeks, is it time to buy AAPL, is there such a things as a Residential REIT you can invest in versus buying Residential Homes for Rental Income, and ideas on Gifting Money before 2013.

*The stocks I recommend in this show do carry risk of losing value and can create investor losses, past performance is no guarantee of future performance.*   

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 11/10/12

November 10, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by the Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, BelieveInYourDreams.org.

During this 53 minute show I discuss my past weeks prediction of how the market would respond depending on who won the Presidential Election, where the Stock Market and Economy go now the Presidential Election is over,  how can you determine the value of a Financial Advisors advice, answer questions regarding renting your house while you are retired, when to liquidate your Whole Life Insurance Policy if it’s not performing well, buying vs. leasing a car if you use your car for work and your employer does not reimburse you for vehicle expenses, pros & cons of buying residential homes and working with Section 8 Housing or the Oxford House, buying Long Term Care or Life Insurance outside of your employers plan, and if you hire a Credit Repair company, should you pay monthly or all fees upfront.     

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 11/3/12

November 3, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this 54 minute show I discuss the week in review with recent Economic Data & Market Performance, answer questions regarding the Unemployment numbers and other important Economic Data, will markets rally or decline based on Presidential Election, 2013 contribution amounts for 401Ks, IRAs, Roth IRAs, Simple IRA & SEP IRA, fees you can expect to pay to visit with a Financial Advisor to talk about your investments, and what to do when a Financial Rep has recommended you buy “B” share Mutual Funds, how Financial Reps are paid when they Sell “B” share Mutual Funds, Annual Management fees you pay, “Loads” you will pay upfront & back-end.     

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Commercial for Jim’s Book “The Truth About Your Credit Score”

November 2, 2012 by  
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Table of Contents

 

1.  What Is A Credit Score……………………………………3

2.  How Credit Scores Work & Score Calculations…………7

3.  Key Factors & Non Factors in Your Score…………….. 10

4.  Credit Reports: Facts & Myths………………………… 12

5.  Credit History for Your Business………………………..15

6.  Obtaining Your Credit Score…………………………….18

7.  Boosting Your Credit Score…………………………….. 23

8.  Credit Scoring Reliability & Being Denied Credit……. 24

9.  US Government Doing Anything to Help Americans?…31

10.Looking For Credit or Financial Help?……………….. 34

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

October 27, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this 45 minute show I discuss the week in review with recent Economic Data & Market Performance, answer questions regarding the Fiscal Cliff, Investing Results since Federal Reserve announced the Mortgage Back Security purchase strategy on Sept. 13th, 2012, best investment strategy using Index Funds or Mutual Funds or Individual Stocks, buying Gold or Silver Coins or Gold & Silver ETFs, putting money into the market now that it has declined over the past couple weeks or waiting until Presidential Election is over and Fiscal Cliff is dealt with, best tool you can use to figure out how much money you will need at Retirement if you refuse to complete a Financial Plan, and whether Retired people should look into Reverse Mortgages.  

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10-8-12 – JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy

October 18, 2012 by  
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The Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy, will offer a NEW show on October 27th.  Keep submitting your questions, as every question will be answered during a upcoming show.  Thank you for supporting the Jim Wigen Show!

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October 16, 2012 by  
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If you would like Jim to provide you with a personal answer to your specific financial matter, click Ask Jim in the upper right corner of this page.

For a small fee of $15 per question, Jim will provide you with a personal answer to your financial matter, until you are satisfied, and understand exactly what is best for you and your situation.

You can also Ask Jim to review your current portfolio, and the fee you pay will be based on the value of your investment account.

 

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 10-13-12

October 13, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this 46 minute show I discuss the week in review with recent Economic Data & Market Performance, answer questions regarding investing in REITs, Best Buy stock, Foreclosure vs. Short Sale, dropping Managed Mutual Funds for Index Mutual Funds – good or bad idea?, buying back Covered Call Options to close out the Contract, stock dropping after you buy it and whether you should Sell, Hold, or Buy more, and investing in Sectors that Politicians talk about focusing on to create new jobs.  

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 10-06-12

October 6, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this 54 minute show I discuss the week in review with recent Economic Data & Market Performance, breakdown recent Unemployment Numbers, answer questions regarding investing in a Oil stock with Oil prices falling, any investing ideas from recent Presidential Debate, College Savings plans, how Market / Economy will react to Low Interest Rates for a extended period of time, with Unemployment recently dropping should you be adding money to the Stock Market, and why keep investment dollars in Cash versus looking for Bonds until Stocks decline a little and become more attractive.  

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October 5, 2012 by  
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This 60 second promo describes the Free Financial Plan offered by Jim.

 

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 9-29-12

September 29, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services, WHIFinancial.com.

During this 101 minute show I discuss the week in review with recent Economic Data & Market Performance, answer questions regarding Reverse Stock Splits, Annuities and their expenses, why moving all your money to Index Funds and holding for the long-term may be the worst thing you could do with your money, buying Life Insurance right before your birthday to lock in lower premiums, Wrap Fee / Fee Based accounts and Financial Advisor putting all your money into Mutual Funds, take loan from 401k to take advantage of lower Interest Rate for your next car purchase, the Truth behind Free seminars on how to Flip Homes and buy without using your own money, and whether you need to officially document who you gift money to.  

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September 25, 2012 by  
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Table of Contents

 

1.   Savings and Investing

2.   Pay Off Credit Card or Other High  Interest Debt

3.   Determine Your Risk Tolerance

4.   Investment Products: Your Choices

5.   Mutual Funds 101

6.   REITs 101: What is a REIT?

7.   Real Estate Investing Through REITs

8.   International REIT Investing

9.   Receiving a Lump Sum Payout Soon?

10. Adding Annuities to Your Portfolio

11. 7 Ways to Mess up Your 401k

12. 20 Questions & Answers About Your 401k

13. IRA Basics

14. Understanding Social Security Benefits

 

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Since 1996, Jim Wigen, Managing Director for WHI Financial Services, LLC located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, has been a Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager.  Since 1998, Jim has taught Investment & Financial Planning Classes, Real Estate Classes & Understanding Your Credit Score classes through University and Community College Continuing Education Departments.

If you would like to learn more about how Jim or WHI Financial Services, LLC can help you with your credit or financial concerns, you can visit, www.WHIFinancial.com, email him at JimWigen@WHIFinancial.com or call him at 1-855-Jim-Wigen.

 

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 9-22-12

September 22, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, BelieveInYourDreams.org.

During this 58 minute show I discuss the week in review with recent Economic Data & Market performance, define what Short Selling is, where you can sell your iPhone, iPad or other devices for cash, how Covered Call Income is Taxed, reason you want to rollover a 401k to an IRA and how an IRA is good if your employer does not offer a 401k, good tool to find Stocks, ETFs or Mutual Funds, who can help you invest your 401k money, where you can buy Financial Planning Software, Beneficiary IRAs, when is the best time to buy CDs, can you work with a Financial Advisor that lives in a different state than where you live, and whether 2 for 1 stock splits are good or bad for a company. 

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 9-15-12

September 14, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services,  WHIFinancial.com.

During this 55 minute show I discuss the week in review with recent Economic Data & Market performance, what is the best Growth Mutual Fund YTD, inheriting money and what to invest in, fee to meet with me or other Financial Advisors, what you learn by watching CNBC or Bloomberg, Flexible Spending Accounts, Term Life, Whole Life  or Universal Life Insurance and which is best, should you buy Verizon, AT & T or Apple Stock, and learn THE SECRET SAUCE for McDONALD’S BIG MAC!! 

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Radio Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 9-8-12

September 7, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services,  WHIFinancial.com.

During this 48 minute show I discuss the recent Economic Data, how Dividend Paying Stocks/Mutual Funds may perform if Bush Tax cuts are not extended, raising your Credit Score more or Refi now and take advantage of low rates – good or bad idea, if you took profits off the table last week – what do you do now after the market increased 2% last Thursday, ECB and their effect on the over all market and big Financial Stocks.

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JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Radio Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 9-1-12

September 7, 2012 by  
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Due to the Labor Day weekend, there will be no new show this Saturday.  The next new show will be September 8th.  I hope all of you have a wonderful and safe Labor Day weekend!!

JimWigen.com – Jim Wigen Radio Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 8-25-12

August 24, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, BelieveInYourDreams.org.

During this 48 minute show I discuss the Stocks Market’s recent performance, Diversification & Financial Advisor’s value, good or bad idea to work with multiple Financial Advisors, profit taking when the Stock Market increases rapidly in a short period of time, Income ideas for your portfolio, Fiscal Cliff and the Stock Market in 2013, Reverse Mortgages, and buying Mutual Funds late in the year.

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 8-18-12

August 18, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by CNG Partners, CNGPartners.com.

During this show I discuss the Stocks Market’s recent performance, stock trading volumes, winding down of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, whether buying houses for rent or to flip is a good idea, is now the time to buy Big Bank stocks, buy or sell into the recent market rally, and how often you should communicate with your Financial Advisor.

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 8-11-12

August 11, 2012 by  
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Replay from 5-12-12

This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, believeinyourdreams.org.

During this show I discuss how the Euro Zone is causing the Stock Market to decline, what type of investment you can make if you need minimal risk but also need income, how to rollover a 457 plan, update on my Top 10 Stock Picks for 2012, IRA Beneficiary accounts, is the Retail Sector a good investment idea right now, Gold & Silver declining and whether that means you should buy, keys to buying Dividend Paying Stocks, and whether I help clients with their taxes.?

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 8-4-12

August 3, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, BelieveinYourDreams.org.

During this 30 minute show, I  start by providing a market review from the past two weeks, talk about Facebook, Apple, & LinkedIn earnings, whether I am still offering listeners who submit a question a free copy of one of the books I wrote, why the market was up over 2% on 8-3-12, Unemployment and Jobs report, ECB & IMF, should you buy Stocks now, how does a Financial Advisor actually help manage your account, how many point can you raise your Credit Score in one year, and whether or not you can access contributions you have made in your Roth IRA.

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 7-28-12

July 27, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by NetworkingFree.com, NetworkingFree.com. 

Due to the overwhelming demand for listeners wanting to know about buying Facebook Stock now that it has dropped from their first quarter earnings report on 7-26-12, I am re-airing my show from February 14th, 2012.  Next new show will be on 8-4-12.

I start the show by answering the question of the day, Is Buying Facebook Stock a Good Investment?, I also answer questions about whether it’s time to start buying Apple Stock now that GE, and maybe other companies joining GE, in allowing their employee’s to decide between a Windows based PC or Apple Computer, are Big Bank stocks a good value now, describing the information in my book “The Truth About Your Credit Score”, if client’s who use Fidelity Investments for their 401k can see the assets they deposit with my firm, my feelings toward online trading, and how long it may take for someone who went through Foreclosure to qualify for another home loan.  The length of this show is 51 minutes.

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 7-21-12

July 21, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, BelieveInYourDreams.org.

During this show I answer questions regarding dollars needed to start investing, 401k loans, buying Apple stock around earnings time, difference between Cash-Out Refi vs. Home Equity Loan, income generating investments for people a few years from retirement, and taking early retirement packages from your employers.

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 7-14-12

July 14, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by NetworkingFree.com, NetworkingFree.com.

During this show I answer questions regarding Obama Care, Annuities, Credit Monitoring Systems, Affects from Cities filing Bankruptcy, actions from the Federal Reserve and the markets, Refinance Mortgages. upcoming Corporate Earnings, and defining the market increases from “Short Covering”.

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 6-30-12 & 7-7-12

June 29, 2012 by  
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The Jim Wigen show will be airing a live show after the July 4th holiday, Saturday July 13,  from 9:00 – 10:00 am (CST).  Wishing all of you a happy and safe July 4th celebration!

Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 6-23-12

June 23, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by St. Pierre Insurance Agency, AllProInsurance.net.

During this show I provide a recap of the weeks Global Economic news, update on leveraged ETF’s which I speak about during my shows, Amazon.com starting to collect Sales Tax for residents of TX, buying Verizon or At&t stocks at their current share price, High Yield Bonds to generate income for retired or nearly retired investors, high or low car insurance deductibles, Reits buying residential homes for rental income, and what age is the best age to start taking Social Security?

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 6-16-12

June 16, 2012 by  
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I will be back next week with a live show to discuss how the Elections in Greece turned out and how that will impact the markets.  In addition, I will be answering your questions, so please keep sending in your questions throughout the week.  Happy Father’s Day to all of you Fathers out there who listen to my show.

Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 6-9-12

June 9, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by WHI Financial Services, LLC, WHIFinancial.com.

During this show I discuss what has caused the market to go up the past week, and whether it will last, whether now is a good time to buy Westport Innovations (WPRT), my opinion on whether the U.S. should step in and help out the Euro Zone debt problems, discounts for a couple applying for Long Term Care Insurance, buying stocks now for the long-term, Bush Tax cut extensions, average fee charged by a Financial Advisor, if I was CEO of facebook for a day, what would I implement to bring in more revenue for the company, update on leveraged ETF’s which I speak about during my shows, and is Best Buy a good stock to buy under $20 per share?

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 6-2-12

June 2, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, believeinyourdreams.org.

During this show I discuss recent Jobs Report and how it caused the market to decline, more risks to Facebook’s stock price, stocks you may want to buy that may provide minimal downside risk and offer a nice dividend yield, whether or not you need a private Long Term Care policy if you are about to go on Medicare / Medicaid, working with a Credit Repair company to increase your score or remove negative marks, should you eliminate your 401k contributions now that the market is declining and pay off your car loan or credit cards, how much money to keep in Savings for that rainy day, if you must complete a Free Financial Plan before I will manage your investment accounts, if retiring with a Pension option, should you take monthly payments or take the lump-sum payment?

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 5-26-12

May 24, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, believeinyourdreams.org.

During this show I discuss what is causing the Stock Market to decline, with Facebook now a publicly traded company and their share price declining 20% since the IPO should you buy shares in the company, what type of investment you can make if you need minimal risk but also need income, is JC Penney a good stock to buy right now, am I a buyer of Hewlett Packard stocks right now, will the Fed offer QE3 or extend current strategy come June 1st, is buying Short ETF’s a good idea now the market is declining, how is the increase in Natural gas prices changing my opinion of Natural Gas stocks, will the 30 year Fixed Mortgages continue to decline, and do I buy airline stocks ?

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Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 5-19-12

May 19, 2012 by  
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There will be no live show today.  Be back live again next Saturday from 9am-10am CST.  Enjoy your weekend.

Jim Wigen Show – Teaching You to Get Wealthy & Stay Wealthy – 5-12-12

May 11, 2012 by  
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This show was sponsored by Believe In Your Dreams Foundation, believeinyourdreams.org.

During this show I discuss how the Euro Zone is causing the Stock Market to decline, what type of investment you can make if you need minimal risk but also need income, how to rollover a 457 plan, update on my Top 10 Stock Picks for 2012, IRA Beneficiary accounts, is the Retail Sector a good investment idea right now, Gold & Silver declining and whether that means you should buy, keys to buying Dividend Paying Stocks, and whether I help clients with their taxes.?

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My Interview with Jon-David Wells of The Wells Report – AM 660 KSKY Dallas/Ft.Worth

January 21, 2012 by  
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On January 20th, 2012,  Mr. Wells was kind enough to invite me to be a guest on his show, The Wells Report.  Mr. Wells show is aired on AM 660 KSKY every Monday through Friday from 5pm-8pm, and is the one radio station in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex talking about the issues that matter most to you — politics, pop culture, the war on terror, education, immigration, and much more.  To listen on the Internet visit, KSKY.com.  Mr. Wells and his staff could not have treated me any better than they did.  I want to thank him again for inviting me to be a guest on his show.

 

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