Thursday, January 26, 2006
More Bang for Your Buck: Financial Questions
Stocks, bonds, mutual funds. Only fifty-eight percent of workers nationwide are saving for their retirement. But if you find investing impossible, we've going to show you how to get free financial advice in tonight's More Bang For Your Buck.
WSVN--In three short years, Tamara Kalmis has mastered motherhood.
But when it comes to investing, she has a lot more questions than answers.
Tamara Kalmis: "I want to know what kind of retirement fund do I need, because I know there are so many different options out there. I would want to know which one is the right one for me and how I would go about doing it to get the most benefit out of it."
Well, Tamara the guessing game is about to end.
The solution to your money matters is now simply a phone call away.
Barry Katz: "It's a great opportunity to maybe get pointed in the right direction and begin down that road to get the answers you are seeking."
This friday, top finanical experts - like Barry Katz - will be giving out free investing advice.
It's part of a program called Jumpstart created be the National Association of Financial Advisors.
Barry Katz: "Anyone with access to a telephone is able to call the 800 number. There's no charge for the call."
And there's no limit on what you can ask.
The usual hot topics are retirement, saving for college and life insurance issues.
Barry Katz: "It generally revolves around am I putting enough away to achieve my financial goals and objectives. Where's the best place to put my finances?"
Barry's ready with his reccomendations.
He's a strong supporter of investing - if you can afford it.
Barry Katz: "I'm a firm believer in mutual funds for many different reasons. Instant diversification. low expenses. Day to day management of the fund itself."
Barry also encourages his clients to plan ahead.
He knows it's important to estimate your living costs in the future.
Create a retirement strategy and never touch your savings.
Barry Katz: "Anytime you can put money away its going to benefit you."
Tamara is ready to invest in her family's future.
She knows you can't put a price on free advice.
Tamara Kalmis: "Having a professionals advice would definitely help me because this way I would feel more confident in what I'm doing and the long term savings I might accomplish."
The number to call tomorrow is 1-888-919-2345. The lines are open from 9 am until 6 pm.
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