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Listen to Johnson Brunetti's Money Wisdom with Joel Johnson CFP®, host of Better Money Television program and Forbes Contributor. Gain true financial wisdom and advice aimed at educating you about all of your financial options when it comes to retirement so you can make the best decisions for you and your family. Get information and education that can bring you peace of mind with your savings and retirement. Whether it’s your 401k account, IRA, or an underperforming asset, Joel Johnson can answer your questions and make you more aware of issues that may affect you.

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Oct 2, 2020

Even the most easy-going person is probably dealing with a little added stress in today’s world. There’s a lot that you could be concerned about and emotion can lead to mistakes when it comes to financial planning. Today we’re going to get Joel’s response to hypothetical concerns based on current issues.


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What we discuss on this show: 

2:19  We believe there’s going to be another Great Depression and we don’t want to have any money in the bank because it might disappear. What should we do with cash?

5:26  I was supposed to go on an African safari in the fall but had to cancel that. I could go in the spring but it will cost significantly more. I feel like it’s worth it because animals are quickly dying of due to climate change. Should I spend more and take the trip?

7:52 – My son told me I should put half of my money in gold. 

9:07 – I know we talked about waiting until at least 65 to claim Social Security but my friend said take it now because it’s not going to be around.