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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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Nov 19, 2021

There’s been plenty of economic news over the past few weeks so let’s talk about what’s happening and how it can affect your planning. From the Federal Reserve’s plan for bonds, inflation numbers, and supply chain issues, we’ll get Joel’s thoughts on what it all means.


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What we discuss in this episode: 

1:01 – Tapering the pace of bond purchases

4:13 – Why interest rates go up

5:43 – Do you have mutual funds in your bonds?

6:57 – Supply chain issues and inflation

8:35 – Mailbag question on buying a boat

10:21 – Mailbag question on planning for a grandchild

13:00 – How the process usually works for people