Monthly Archives: May 2015

Bonds, The Not So Safe Part of Your Portfolio?

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Bonds, The Not So Safe Part of Your Portfolio?
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Original Air Date: 05/24/2015
Bonds, The Not So Safe Part of Your Portfolio?
The Margie Shard Show, Episode 20

If you have a diversified investment portfolio, you probably have some of your money in bonds. But do you know how those bonds work, how their values move up and down, or even what kind of bonds you own? Or, in a broader sense, do you understand how bonds play a role in the market, how the government uses interest rates to influence the economy?

Get in the know! On this episode of the Margie Shard Show, Margie brings on her Director of Operations, Jen Verscheure, and her research guru, Yussef Gheriani, to go in depth on bonds and how they impact everything from your portfolio to your mortgage to the U.S. economy as a whole.

Purchasing and Protecting Your Property

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Purchasing and Protecting Your Property
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Original Air Date: 05/17/2015
Purchasing and Protecting Your Property
The Margie Shard Show, Episode 19

Have you ever wondered why your insurance costs so much, why refinancing rates can change so quickly, or why you should or shouldn’t be working with a local insurance or mortgage agent? If you’ve asked yourself any of these questions, are planning on getting a new home, or maybe are looking at getting a new motorcycle or boat, then this is the episode for you! On this episode Margie Shard brings on Rebecca Bartley of Icon Mortgage and Jason Orton of Chapman Insurance to discuss getting into the house of your dreams and protecting your property before the summer starts. Listen in and learn when you should use your insurance, what kind of deductible you should be looking for, and how your credit ratings can impact your mortgages and insurance in different ways!

The Mothers’ Takes on Mother’s Day

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The Mothers’ Takes on Mother’s Day
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Original Air Date: 05/10/2015
The Mothers’ Takes on Mother’s Day

Margie Shard invites Jen Verscheure of Shard Financial and Ilse Hayes of NBC 25 to discuss the ups and downs of motherhood, from mother’s guilt to the financial trials of raising a child. Listen in and find out how these super women deal with the stress of children, the workplace, and finding time for themselves!