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August 30, 2014 – Ann Van Vleck

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It’s Labor Day weekend, and we have a special guest in Ann Van Vleck. Ann is from the Cape Cod Young Professionals, and joins Chris to discuss the organization, their Shape the Cape survey, and the Mentor Exchange Program. Market news and commentary and the Slade Mortgage Minute are also featured on this week’s edition […]

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MARKET WEEK: AUGUST 25, 2014

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The Markets A horrific week around the globe did little to discourage investors–that is, the few who were actually trading. The Nasdaq reached a level it hadn’t seen since March 2000, the S&P 500 had its 28th record close of the year, and the Dow industrials’ gains took the index above 17,000 once again. The Russell […]

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August 23, 2014 – Attorney Keats Boyd and Jim Post

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It’s the Boyd Brothers on this week’s Something More. Chris welcomes his brother Keats back to the co-host seat. Keats welcomes Matt Skane to the Law Offices of Boyd and Boyd, PC, talks about upcoming estate planning seminars, and in light of the death of Robin Williams, discusses the Trust Protector. Jim Post speaks with Chris […]

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August 16, 2014 – Paul Hebert of Champ Homes

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Tune in to this week’s Something More for Chris’ inspiring interview with Paul Hebert of Champ Homes. Learn about all of the good work Paul is doing to assist the homeless on Cape Cod. Chris also offers market commentary, answers your questions from the mailbag, and speaks with Mike Burton for the Slade Mortgage Minute. […]

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MARKET WEEK: AUGUST 18, 2014

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The Markets Last week domestic equities managed to build on the gains of the week before. The Dow industrials finally returned to positive territory for the year, and the Nasdaq had the kind of weekly gain it hasn’t seen since late May. Meanwhile, geopolitical tensions helped spur interest in the relative safety of the benchmark […]

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MARKET WEEK: AUGUST 11, 2014

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The Markets Investor indecision about the future of equities prices, coupled with light summer trading volumes, led to volatility across the board last week. Friday‘s 186-point rally gave the Dow some relief after two down weeks, though not enough to nudge the index into positive territory for the year. The small caps of the Russell 2000 […]

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August 9, 2014 – Social Security and Market Perspective

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Chris is off visiting colleges with his oldest son this week, so please enjoy a repeat of this episode of Something More. Chris offers market perspective in light of recent downturns. He also welcomes Kurt Czarnowski of Czarnowski Consulting, who offers a wealth of information on Social Security. Even if you heard the show the […]

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The 2014 Social Security Trustees Report: What Does the Future Hold?

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The 2014 Social Security Trustees Report: What Does the Future Hold?

Every year, the Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds release a report to Congress on the current financial condition and projected financial outlook of the program. This year’s report, released on July 28, contains valuable information about the health of Social Security that may help you understand how your Social Security benefits might be affected.

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Tips to Help Improve Retirement Confidence

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A View of Health Care from Around the World

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A View of Health Care from Around the World

The United States health-care system has been impacted by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But how does delivery of health care in the United States compare to that of other nations? And where does the United States rank with respect to the cost of health care per capita and as a percentage of gross domestic […]

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