Money Smarts: Security and Growth in a Changing World


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After a scary dip five years ago, the stock market is doing well again, but what does that mean for individual financial futures? On this hour of All Sides, we’ll be joined by financial expert Jonathan Pond. We’ll learn how to spend for today, save for tomorrow, and what steps we can take to stay financially secure in uncertain times.


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  • Kathleen

    We do not have a will yet and are planning to do so this month. Tomorrow we meet with our financial planner to purchase/increase our life insurance policies. husband (50y)r 2mil & myself (40yrs old) for 1mil. I know there are a lot of policies out there, different companies. What kind of things should be pay attention to? My husband feels one policy is like the next, no matter the policy is made for the same amounts therefore the payout will be the same. He’s apt to go for the lowest price without much research.