MoneyThirty

By Don McDonald

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Description

Money and investing are too simple to feel so complicated. Thirty year financial talk radio host, Don McDonald, shares over three decades of money wisdom in this series of short podcasts that get to meat of money matters.  Money Thirty brings you the truth about saving, investing, and protecting YOUR money without the pain in the brain caused by listening to most financial “experts.” On Money Thirty, Don will teach you how to save more easily, avoid getting ripped off, and show you how you can invest better based on solid science and decades of experience. If you find the information valuable, please tell a friend and leave a review.

Episode Date
401k Makeover
00:03:49
It's time to take a closer look at one of your biggest retirement tools, your 401k (or 403b).
Jun 14, 2018
Double Time
00:03:11
How long will it take to double your money and how much risk will you need to take to do it?
Jun 13, 2018
Bad Biases O-On
00:12:32
SPECIAL SERIES - Part 4: More behavioral biases that lead us to make terrible investment decisions.
Jun 08, 2018
Bad Biases G-M
00:09:14
SPECIAL SERIES - Part 3: More behavioral biases that lead us to make terrible investment decisions.
Jun 07, 2018
Bad Biases A-F
00:08:49
SPECIAL SERIES - Part 2: Beware of the behavioral biases can lead to terrible investment decisions.
Jun 06, 2018
Killed By Emotions
00:05:17
SPECIAL SERIES: Why are we such bad investors? The problem lies within our brains behavioral biases.
Jun 05, 2018
Real Investing Risk
00:02:29
What we perceive as risky is often not as risky as we imagine. Speculation is very risky, but investing...
Jun 04, 2018
More Life & Money
00:02:13
Add up to a month a year to your life by hiring someone else to worry about your money.
Jun 03, 2018
Buy Low, Sell High
00:05:53
SPECIAL EPISODE: How proper rebalancing can help you buy securities low and sell them high.
Jun 01, 2018
Emotion v. Evidence
00:03:06
Are you smarter than most? Think you can beat the market? Don't confuse hindsight with foresight.
May 23, 2018
Financial Wisdom
00:03:54
Just as age improves fine wine or whiskey, the years can bring valuable wisdom to financial advisers.
May 22, 2018
What is Rich?
00:02:56
How much money do you need to retire comfortably or rich and how go about getting there.
May 17, 2018
Political Markets?
00:04:47
What impact does politics have on a real investors portfolio? Probably less than you think.
May 16, 2018
What's it Worth
00:02:52
How can you determine the value of an asset. It's not what you want it's what you can get.
May 11, 2018
Emotional Losses
00:03:23
Most people invest badly. Our feelings cost us money when we buy high and sell low.
May 10, 2018
Nothing Special
00:02:32
“Special” people aren’t entitled to special investments. Yet they act as if they are.
May 08, 2018
Five Facts
00:04:21
As Don head out on a 3+ week vacation, he leaves you with five financial facts to tide you over.
Apr 11, 2018
Not Real Investing
00:04:07
The vast majority of what you read, watch, and hear is not investing. It's gambling or worse.
Apr 06, 2018
Top Podcast Reviews
00:06:25
You'd think that the top 20 investing podcasts would be about investing, but you'd be wrong.
Apr 05, 2018
Double Time
00:02:25
Here's a simple way to approximate how long it will take your money to double at a certain rate.
Apr 04, 2018
Actively Failing
00:04:01
Does it make sense to pay more and get less? That's exactly what active money managers offer.
Apr 03, 2018
Plan for Wealth
00:03:08
A relatively simple plan is the key to breaking bad investing habits and creating wealth.
Apr 02, 2018
CryptoCartel
00:02:38
If an 11 year-old and former cartel accountant can make a cryptocurrency anyone can.
Mar 30, 2018
Learn Perspective
00:02:40
There's a reason we need to study history, to gain perspective of what is a true crisis  and what isn't.
Mar 29, 2018
Stop the Deception
00:04:53
Some of the least trusted professionals work with your money. Maybe they should try truth.
Mar 28, 2018
A Bad Week
00:03:03
Bonus. After a bad week for stocks what should you be doing with your portfolio?
Mar 27, 2018
Plan Ahead
00:03:03
Key Ten. Stop worrying about what you can't control and focus on planning for possibilities.
Mar 26, 2018
Ignore News
00:03:08
Key Nine. Real investors need to stay focused and ignore most of the financial news.
Mar 24, 2018
Control Emotions
00:02:48
Key Eight. Emotions are an investors worst enemy. So, keep calm and carry on investing.
Mar 23, 2018
No Know Future
00:03:25
Key Seven. The financial future is something everyone wants to know. Yet no one possibly can.
Mar 22, 2018
Crypto Crime
00:03:25
Bonus: Where there's blind greed there is bound to be lots of crime. Be crypto careful!
Mar 21, 2018
Go Global
00:02:48
Key Six. There is a simple way to dramtically reduce the risk of permanent loss in your portfolio.
Mar 20, 2018
Crypto Complex
00:03:21
Bonus. Buying stuff with BitCoin will be far more complicated than most imagine.
Mar 19, 2018
Crypto Crazy
00:04:19
Bonus. It you haven't been watching BitCoin you've missed watching money's wildest ride.
Mar 18, 2018
Return Dimensions
00:02:53
Key Five. Decades of scientific research revealed a few ways to add potential returns.
Mar 16, 2018
Wealth Requires Risk
3:18
Key Four. If you want to make money your must take smart risk (that means accepting volatility).
Mar 15, 2018
Past Not Prologue
00:02:46
KEY THREE. There's a reason they say: "Past performance does not guarantee future results."
Mar 14, 2018
Can't Beat 'em
00:02:35
Key Two. It is unlikely that you or any other active money manager can beat the markets.
Mar 13, 2018
Markets Know Best
00:02:37
Key One. Real investing requires understanding that markets are generally efficient.
Mar 12, 2018
Fee Fibbers
00:04:54
Another reason to mistrust your financial advisor: Are they telling the truth about fees?
Mar 09, 2018
In or Out?
00:02:59
On this 9th anniversary of the great bull market what have we learned? It is better to be in or out?
Mar 09, 2018
Five Years Wrong
00:02:40
After being consistently wrong for so long, we would stop looking for "expert" market predictions
Mar 08, 2018
Mind Games
00:02:40
Our brains want to appear smarter than they are, playing tricks that make us bad investors.
Mar 07, 2018
Necessary Evil
00:02:38
Insuring against life's disasters is expensive, so how much protection do you you really need?
Mar 06, 2018
Zero Sum Game?
00:02:39
Long-term investing success doesn't require that someone lose money for you to make it.
Mar 05, 2018
Falling Short
00:03:11
Not only do vastly underestimate our retirement needs, we have dramatically under saved.
Mar 03, 2018
More Life
00:02:27
How much would you pay to reduce worry and add more happy days to your life?
Mar 02, 2018
Fear Beats Greed
00:03:19
Our fear of loss is stronger than our desire for gain even when the odds are identical.
Mar 02, 2018
CryptoCurmudgeon
00:02:26
What good are cryptocurrencies and who stands to profit from them?
Mar 01, 2018
Investing Science
00:02:33
Investing science has advanced, yet far too many are still investing like it's 1947.
Feb 28, 2018
Own Your Own?
00:02:35
Discover why owning stock in your own company is not a very smart real investment.
Feb 27, 2018
2+2=Wealth?
00:04:21
These two simple words and letters can make it easier to start investing for retirement.
Feb 26, 2018
CyberConJob?
00:04:59
How much is BitCoin. Ethereum, or any other cybercurrency really worth?
Feb 24, 2018
The Great Divide
00:02:31
The old school mutual fund industry will not easily succumb to the new school money managers.
Feb 23, 2018
Lies and Annuities
00:03:49
How can annuities pay so much more than other "safe" investments? The truth can hurt.
Feb 22, 2018