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BUILDING WOMEN’S FINANCIAL HEALTH: AWARD-WINNING WEALTH ADVISOR KAREN ALTFEST

March 15, 2019
In this final week of public television’s spring fundraising season we are tapping the timeless wisdom of two financial journalists, historians, thought leaders and editors of the classic works of Benjamin Graham and David Dodd, the fathers of professional stock analysis and value investing. James Grant and Jason Zweig discuss the sea change occurring in today’s markets. Watch the episode now.

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Helping women become financially secure is a primary motivation for award-winning wealth advisor Karen Altfest. Altfest Personal Wealth Management’s Principal Advisor shares her women-centric approach.

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KAREN ALTFEST

THE DO-IT-YOURSELF RETIREMENT SYSTEM ISN’T WORKING. RETIREMENT PRO TERESA GHILARDUCCI HAS SOLUTIONS

March 8, 2019
We are in the midst of public television’s spring fundraising drive so WEALTHTRACK might be pre-empted on your local station. As a result, we are revisiting our popular “Rethinking Retirement” show with Jamie Hopkins, an award-winning retirement income expert and author of Rewirement: Rewiring the Way You Think About Retirement. Watch the episode now.

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The retirement crisis is real. 40% of older, middle-class workers and their spouses will fall into poverty or near poverty in retirement. Economist and retirement expert Teresa Ghilarducci says the U.S.’ 40-year experiment with do-it-yourself retirement is seriously flawed, but there are ways to fix it.

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THREE INSPIRING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS SHARE THEIR UNUSUAL ROUTES TO SUCCESS

March 1, 2019
When was the last time you thought of an investment as “sleep insurance?” During public television’s spring fundraising season we are revisiting one of our most popular recent episodes, an interview with top-rated fund manager Mary Ellen Stanek, who runs the Baird Core Plus Bond Fund, which she proudly describes as “sleep insurance.” Watch the episode now.

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Running your own business is the definition of a dream job for increasing numbers of Americans, particularly women. I had the opportunity to interview a panel of women business founders recently at the Women of Leadership Summit hosted by the New York affiliate of ACG, the Association for Corporate Growth.

1 Atelier’s Stephanie Sarka enables women to design their own luxury handbags, S’well’s Sarah Kauss created a reusable water bottle which became the original fashion hydration accessory, and Paladin‘s Felicity Conrad transformed access to pro bono legal work. They share their visions, challenges, successes and mistakes and in the process help us take charge of our own career destinies. Listen to the conversation:

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PURPOSE MATTERS. PHILANTHROPY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY EXPERTS DESCRIBE THE NEW CIVIC AGE

February 22, 2019

Doing good has become a global movement. Philanthropy expert Pamela Norley and Corporate Social Responsibility consultant Toby Usnik describe the new civic age.
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INVEST WHERE OTHERS FEAR TO TREAD FOR INCOME AND APPRECIATION: EATON VANCE’S KATHLEEN GAFFNEY

February 15, 2019

If you were to name places in the world where you wouldn’t consider investing today what comes to mind? How about Venezuela where the economy is in ruins, the president discredited and the opposition mounting? Or a specific company in this country like Pacific Gas and Electric, PG&E for short, the California utility that filed for bankruptcy and bore the physical and legal brunt of the recent devastating California wildfires? Those are fertile ground for contrarian investors or just traditional value investors who look for opportunities where others fear to tread.

Globe-trotting Eaton Vance bond manager Kathleen Gaffney looks where others are fleeing for higher total returns.
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