On this episode:
A young investor calls the show and wants to know if it’s better to fund a traditional or Roth IRA. He’s 28, living in Los Angeles, CA, and making about $90,000 per year. Listen to Ric Edelman explain the key differences between traditional and Roth IRAs and how you might choose the right one for your circumstances.
In the absence of an ETF that tracks bitcoin, a caller is curious about publicly traded bitcoin investment trusts. He wants to know the pros and cons of this type of investment. Listen to Ric Edelman discuss the growing popularity of bitcoin, the opportunities and risks,and the investment types.
A real estate investor calls the show because he’s concerned about the balance between his investments in the stock market and real estate. He’s wondering if there’s a ratio that’s right, given his situation. Listen to Ric Edelman explain how determining the right mix might come down to how you pay for the assets.
A listener calls the show because he’s worried about what some famous investors have said about index funds. Additionally, he’s heard that index funds could be bad for the economy. Listen to Ric Edelman explain how these worries have nothing to do with the underlying investments in these funds.