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The Ric Edelman Show: May 25, 2019

Duration: 1:22:44

On this episode:

  • Why Aren’t More Americans Buying Annuities?
  • What’s Not Said Is Sometimes More Important Than What’s Said
  • What’s the Difference Between College and Career Planning?
  • Are You Thinking of Donating Money to Charity?

On this episode:

Why Aren’t More Americans Buying Annuities?

Duration: 10:03

That was the question on the minds of many people at a recent event sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime Income.This is an organization consisting of all the major insurance companies that manufacture, market and distribute annuity products. Listen to Ric Edelman share a story about why he was invited to this event and the outrageous things that happened.


What’s Not Said Is Sometimes More Important Than What’s Said

Duration: 9:53

That’s the problem with today’s annuity industry. Plus, annuities are complex, require long commitments and force you to become dependent on the insurance company. Listen to Ric Edelman explain the four risks associated with annuities and how the industry tried to shut him down at a recent event.


What’s the Difference Between College and Career Planning?

Duration: 6:01

In Orange County, CA, college and career planning go together, thanks to Kathy Boyd. Kathy is a director for Orange County’s Department of Education. Listen to Ric Edelman and Kathy talk about the interesting career planning she’s implemented to help better prepare young people.


Are You Thinking of Donating Money to Charity?

Duration: 11:09

Before you sign a check, make sure to think it through. Decide why you’re giving the money and to whom. And define the impact you hope to make. Listen to Ric Edelman explain that if a donation is truly a gift from your heart, then you can bask in the joy of giving the money.


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