Money Talks: S and P 500
Our experts from New Perspectives teach us what the S & P 500 is, what it measures, what's included in it, and how you can buy it.
Here is the website for the S & P 500
Money Talks: Cutting Expenses
Our experts from New Perspectives discuss with our MPB host ways to cut expenses from your life.First: start by tracking your spending habits.Next, get on a budget.When looking to cut expense, re-evaluate your subscriptions.Utility and specifically electric use are large portions of the average household budget. The food budget is usually a pretty big part of a budget. If you’re looking to cut expenses, make it harder to spend money.( didn’t get to: Your insurance payments may be taking up more of your budget than needed.Sometimes cutting expenses means more drastic measures.Look at housing costsSometimes vices or bad habits are putting a drain on your wallet.A very drastic measure to save money might be have a family member live somewhere else – such as a pet. Also look at gift giving options, organized children’s activities, and personal grooming.)Websites to look at:https://www.debt.org/blog/how-to-cut-expenses/https://www.thesimpledollar.com/save-money/trimming-the-fat-forty-ways-to-reduce-your-monthly-required-spending/
Money Talks: Real Estate Investment
Guest: Charles Mortimer, Owner/Manager at Windsor Properties of MississippiHow to make money from real estate?How to include property in your investment portfolio?Home ownershipRental propertiesFlipping housesReal Estate Investment GroupsReal Estate TrustsOnline Real Estate platforms
Money Talks: CDs
Our experts from New Perspectives https://www.newper.com/ help us learn all about CDs.Dr. Nancy Lottridge-Anderson, President of New Perspectives and Ryder Taff, portfolio manager at New Perspectives. Nancy and Ryder are both Chartered Financial Analysts and Ryder also holds the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement from the CFA Institute.What is a CD?When is opening a CD a good idea?Is a 6-month CD at one institution identical to another?Where can you buy one?What’s the minimum or maximum for putting money into a CD?Do you earn a higher rate of return if you put in more money?Do CDs ever “go on sale”?How safe are CDs?Can you ever get out of a CD early?What are: Bump-up, Add-on, No penalty, Jumbo, IRA, and Callable CDs?