Experts Available Through the Thanksgiving Weekend

Experts Available in These Categories

HEALTH & MEDICINE

Available for TOPICS on COVID Prevention, CDC Protocols, Obesity, Pain Management:
Dr. Tammy Penhollow, DO, specializing in anesthesiology and pain management, and has a passion for regenerative medicine and holistic healing.

Available for TOPICS on Work-Life Integration, Stress Management, Sleep/Rest, Self-Care:
Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD, board-certified internal medicine physician and work-life Integration Strategist, international speaker, and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

Available for TOPICS on Public Health/Policy, Healthcare Reform, Skin Cancer:
Dr. Reagan Anderson, DO, specializing in general Dermatology and served in the United States Navy. Author of Universal Death Care: A Solution for Healthcare in the Age of Entitlement, he is passionate about changing healthcare in the U.S.

Available for TOPICS on Weight Loss, Nutrition, Exercise, Women’s Health, Self-Care:
Dr. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, nurse practitioner and fitness & health advocate. Author of Debut a New You: Transforming Your Life at Any Age.

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Fall Productivity Strategies During the Endless Summer of COVID

Available for Interviews: Dr. Travis Parry

Travis Parry, MA, PhD, is a speaker, coach, and educator and has a passion for helping others in achieve a healthy work/life balance. Parry is also the author of the #1 bestseller, Achieving Balance: Make Time to Reach Your Business and Personal Goals in an Overworked World. 

 

What Dr. Parry Can Say in an Interview on Ideal Calendar During COVID :

COVID has turned work/life balance on its head. Financial advisors have struggled with work/life balance before these challenging times—but now with working from home, hybrid work schedules, and working parents at home with kids learning online, it has been wildly exacerbated!

Creating an Ideal Calendar is essential for productivity, but readjusting that with the seasons is crucial for your success.
  • Ideal Calendars can help you connect your priorities with your time management plan but they can become obsolete if you don’t update them to match your current circumstances.

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5 Smart Things You Can Do With the Money You’re Saving During Covid-19

Available for Interviews: Lauren Moone

Lauren Moone is an Executive Vice President at Mirador Capital Partners and has been providing investment advice for individuals, families, and institutions for over 13 years.

 

What Lauren Moone can say in an interview
on Investments and Elections:
 

With vacations on hold, commuting costs down, and home-cooking on the rise, many US households are finding themselves with a handful of cash. Here are the smart things to do with the money you are saving during the pandemic.

1. Pay down debt

Any financial advisor will tell you that high interest debt is the one of the first things you should get off your back. This will have a positive effect on your credit score and free up funds for investing in other areas of your life.

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5 Financial Things to Do at 35 That You’ll Be Glad You Did at 45

Available for Interviews: Lauren Moone

Lauren Moone is an Executive Vice President at Mirador Capital Partners and has been providing investment advice for individuals, families, and institutions for over 13 years.

 

What Lauren Moone can say in an interview:

By the time you reach your mid-30s, you may have been in your career for a while, maybe you own a house, you may have kids or are thinking about starting a family, and you’re usually beginning to make some traction in your financial life. But how do you maximize this momentum so that you’re making the right decisions now that you’ll be thankful for in 10 years? Here are five key elements to consider.

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Stocks Doing Well During the Pandemic

Available for Interviews: Harry Abrahamsen.

Harry J. Abrahamsen is Founder & CEO Abrahamsen Financial Group. His company offers customized wealth management solutions—creating plans and portfolios that protect, preserve, and grow client’s wealth. He was selected as one of the ten most dependable Wealth Managers in the Mid-Atlantic as published in Forbes magazine.

 

What Harry Abramhamsen Can Say About
Stocks That Are Doing Well Right Now:

Certain sectors in the financial services industry are booming, specifically the fixed index annuity space. The main reason is people can safe harbor their money, guarantee their principle, and ride the markets up—without ever losing money to market risk ever again.

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5 Things to Look for When Hiring a Financial Advisor

Interview Kathleen E. Owings.

Financial Advisor, Kathleen Owings can discuss the topic of how to go about finding and hiring the right financial planner for your individual or family needs.

Some key points that Kathleen Owings
on hiring a financial advisor:

 In today’s day and age people spend more time on their devices checking out their social media feeds rather than thinking about their financial future and hiring a financial planner or adviser. Most people stumble into relationships with financial professionals without a real plan for their engagement and do not research their options ahead of time. If you put some time and attention to the process, you will be much happier in the end—and hopefully have a long-lasting relationship with a financial professional that supports the goals for your financial future. Here are 5 tips when looking for a financial professional:

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Nursing Home Fears: Mitigating the Financial Burden

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

Glenn Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Here are some talking points on how to financially plan for nursing home costs:

Married and concerned about one of you going into a nursing home?

When to Talk About Money With Your Kids

Interview Kathleen E. Owings.

Financial Advisor, Kathleen Owings (BIO below) can discuss when to talk to your children about finances. Should we even talk about private money matters with our kids? If so, is there a good time to start?

Some key points that Kathleen Owings can expand on in an interview:

  • Parents should absolutely talk about money with their kids.
  • Age 5 is a good age to talk about saving.
  • Telling your kids the exact salary you make is a personal decision and a private one.
  • The biggest reason why parents don’t talk about money with their kids, is because they aren’t confident about finances and their own situation.
  • This is a good opportunity to get your own financial situation in order.
  • Get them to start: Give, Save, and Spend Jars.
  • It’s a different generation of kids now. Kids are inundated with information and opportunities to buy (because of technology—access to Amazon, in-app purchases, video gaming, etc.)
  • We need to teach delayed gratificationKathleen E. Owings
    Financial Advisor
    Westbilt Financial Group

Available for Interviews: Kathleen E. Owings.

Kathleen E. Owings was named one of the 4 Under 40 in 2018, a prestigious award given by the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors to only four young advisors in the country. Kathleen manages assets for individuals, families, and businesses to the highest standards of fiduciary duty.

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Practical Tips for Dealing With Debt

Interview Kathleen Owings.

Kathleen Owings, a Financial Advisor and Principal Owners of Westbilt Financial Group, can discuss some simple, yet practical ways that people can get get out of debt and get their finances back on track.

Talking points that Kathleen Owings
On Overcoming Debt
:

Debt can be very overwhelming and may make one feel like he or she has no control over your finances. 

Distress Associated With Credit Card Debt

Interview:  Michael Taggart

People would rather talk about how much they weigh than reveal how much credit card debt they owe. Here are some talking points from Michael Taggart on the subject of emotional stress Americans have with credit card debt.

 

  • A recent survey by CreditCards.com found that 47% of Americans felt uncomfortable discussing their credit card debt with anyone and only 19% who were uncomfortable talking about their weight. 
  • Struggling with debt brings up a host of negative emotions like guilt, shame and embarrassment, so many people hide the problem. Continue reading “Distress Associated With Credit Card Debt”