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Market Week: January 28, 2013

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The Markets Domestic equities had yet another good week (as long as they weren’t Apple). The Dow was less than 2% away from its October 2007 all-time closing high of 14,164, and the S&P 500 was just under 4% away from a similar milestone. However, the Nasdaq struggled against the headwind created by Apple’s post-earnings […]

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January 26, 2013 – Financial Planning Concerns, Market Reports, Changes in Child Support Laws

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In the first hour of this week’s “Something More,” Chris discusses financial planning concerns, the market report, and the fall of Apple stock. on politics, Chris discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony on Benghazi- “What difference does it make?” In the second hour, frequent show guest host Susan Huettner discusses family law and the […]

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Market Week: January 22, 2013

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The Markets The bulls continued to dominate 2013, encouraged by Friday’s reports of a proposal that could postpone a debt ceiling confrontation for three months. A report that Apple had cut iPhone parts orders helped nibble at the Nasdaq’s performance, but the tech-heavy index managed to remain positive. The other three domestic indices did even […]

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January 19, 2013 – Social Security, Organizational Tips, Author Felice Cohen, Gun Control

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Chris welcomes Kurt Czarnowski, Social Security expert, back to the show on this week’s Something More. Kurt talks about what has changed in Social Security and Medicare in 2013 and offers some strategies for maximizing your social security benefits. Author Felice Cohen talks about her book, What Papa Told Me, in the “something more” segment, […]

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Market Week: January 14, 2013

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The Markets Equities didn’t match the prior week’s fireworks, but they still posted gains in the new year’s second week. The S&P 500 hit a five-year high for the second week in a row. However, the Global Dow soundly beat all four domestic indices for the week, in part because of encouraging retail sales in […]

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January 12, 2013 – Housing Market, Reverse Mortgages, Cape Cod Technology Council, Hurricane Sandy Relief

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Chris is joined by frequent co-host of Slade Mortgage on this week’s Something More. They discuss the Cape Cod housing market, mortgage rates, and situations when one might use a reverse mortgage. Jenny Jordan of Hope for Hurricane Sandy Relief phones in to the show on the “something more” segment. She talks about fundraising for […]

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10 Tips for finding a Financial Advisor

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10 Tips for finding a Financial Advisor

Over the years, as the co-host of MoneyTrack (Pam Krueger) and a financial advisor and radio show host (Chris Boyd), they’ve heard from many consumers looking for tips on how to get the most out of their relationships with advisors. With both of their programs, Pam and Chris seek to help guide individual investors in […]

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January 5, 2013- New Year Planning and the Financial Advisor Relationship

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The first “Something More with Chris Boyd” show of 2013 has Chris looking at starting the new year with some financial planning. January is a good time to look at your budget, insurance coverage, and portfolio and review what changes need to be made. Chris concludes the first hour by discussing the year in review, […]

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Annual Market Review 2012

By on January 5, 2013 in Market Week with 0 Comments

Resilience in the face of adversity seemed to be the theme for 2012. Hurricanes that shuttered Wall Street for two days and cut oil production, the threat of a “Grexit” from the euro, Europe’s record unemployment and second recession in four years, Chinese growth that hit a three-year low, and uncertainty about elections here and […]

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Market Week: January 7, 2013

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The Markets Better late than never: Equities soared as investors wiped their collective brow when lawmakers reached a deal that averted a full-scale immediate plunge off the fiscal cliff. Despite the holiday-shortened week, the S&P gained more than 4% to hit a level not seen since 2007’s last trading day, while the Nasdaq and Russell […]

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