Archive for April 2018

Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.28.18

Smoothie King announces they are moving their corporate headquarters from the New Orleans area to Dallas. An annual survey shows people are waiting longer to turn on Social Security. The number one age is still 62 (ASAP), but the second most often start date is 65. Jeff in Mobile asks Gregory about the costs of…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.26.18

There’s an international wine shortage! Gregory explains how this happened, and the business side of the wine industry. Our next Gregory Ricks Live is coming up Tuesday, May 8, 6:30pm at Ruth’s Chris in Metairie. It is for women only and pairs together great wine, wisdom, and food. If you think Gregory Ricks could help…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.25.18

If an employer offers a 12% match on your 401k, is there any down sides to that? Gregory answers this question from Ronda in the Facebook Live comments. She contributes the match, PLUS a little more. Gregory’s concern is that if you have all of your retirement savings in a pre-tax status, you’re setting yourself…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.24.18

James recorded a phone scammer pretending to be the IRS. Gregory Ricks has the story of Amazon getting its cloud service hijacked for a few hours this morning. Quite a few people were redirected to dummy sites and phished. Some lost crypto currency. Not much damage was done though, so it looks like it may…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.23.18

Why do we have a women only event? Our next Gregory Ricks Live is coming up Tuesday, May 8, 6:30pm at Ruth’s Chris in Metairie. It is for women only and pairs together great wine, wisdom, and food. If you think Gregory Ricks could help you with your money, RSVP at GregoryRicks.com or 504.832.9200. Mel…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.21.18

Gregory Ricks responds to reports of reforms to the fiduciary regulations. Since the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule has been halted, some advocate a less-stringent reform. The SEC voted to tighten the rules on some stock brokers. Learn how to ask the right questions of the person who is handling your money. Mary from…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.20.18

North Korea says they will suspend their nuclear program to have talks. It’s a historic move politically, but also means this battle of tariff proposals between the US and China is getting results. This could mean we avoid a trade war AND open up Chinese markets for US trade. The financial consequences of a NFL…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.19.18

Just because you retire doesn’t mean your taxes go away. Find out from Gregory Ricks how the IRS hits your retirement income streams like Social Security, IRA distributions, income from your 401k, and investment gains. Gregory goes into more detail on how stock dividends can be taxed, and what factors can affect that amount. A…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.17.18

It’s Tax Day, but the IRS website that takes direct payments crashed today, so Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says we have an extra day to file electronically. Gregory Ricks shares some additional thoughts on Bob Breck’s advice from Saturday’s show. Bob stressed the importance of considering taxes if all of your money is in a…

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Winning at Life Daily Wrap: 04.16.18

Where is the market going from here? Is it time to get back in, or continue to get out? Gregory Ricks and James Parker discuss some audio clips from Stephanie Pomboy of Macro Mavens on how she’s still leaning toward selling. Our next Gregory Ricks Live is coming up Tuesday, May 8, 6:30pm at Ruth’s…

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