Archive for March 2018

Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.28.18

The show starts with the Numbers segment, because some big companies are taking a beating like Amazon, Facebook, and poor old GE. What happens when you inherit an annuity? Gregory Ricks explains how the taxes are figured, what your timeline looks like, and options on how to extract the money. What happens when you inherit…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.26.18

Elon Musk’s Boring Company plans to sell giant legos. Charles texts from the Winning at Life app asking about his girlfriend’s $100k in student loan debt. Gregory Ricks spells out what it’s going to take to get that resolved. Gregory recommends you live like a pauper through college, and continue to be frugal until you’re…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.23.18

Gregory and James start out the show with the Numbers segment, because the Dow is down about 1,700 points for the week. Jackie in Houma is starting contributions to her first 401k at age 33. She wants Gregory’s thoughts on how to choose which funds to use. Maggie in Long Beach calls in to update…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.19.18

Gregory shares some of his experiences from the conference in Colorado Springs, and answers comment cards from the last Gregory Ricks Live. Ray from Gulfport is having some issues covering the costs on his property, what does Gregory think about Ray dipping into his TSP account to get his finances caught up? Gregory responds to…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.12.18

Zach Strief retires from the Saints. James asks Gregory what it would take to retire at age 35 with around $5 million without running out of money. Most NFL players end up broke in retirement, and the main culprit is often overspending. Overbuying a house will make it significantly harder to invest properly for retirement,…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.08.18

Blockchain may be a technology that’s here to stay, but for now, cryptocurrencies are a mess. Japan suspends a couple of Bitcoin exchanges, and Gregory warns about the inherent risks in the crypto world. Gregory Ricks and James recall some of the questions from last night’s Gregory Ricks Live. A Medicaid expansion in Louisiana adds…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.03.18

Choosing the day you start Social Security is most likely the biggest financial decision you will make in retirement. If you aren’t paying into the Social Security system because of a state pension or tax avoidance, that could be a problem. Randy in Kenner asks Gregory to explain how his Social Security benefits can be…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 03.02.18

Gregory helps you decode this extreme market volatility by showing you how to find your exits when the market gets too crazy. Last week, Ron in New Orleans asked Gregory if his Social Security check should be increasing as he continues to work into his 70s. Gregory did a little more research and shares more…

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