Podcasts: Wealth Wake Up


Wealth Wake Up

Saturdays from 11am – Noon and Sundays from 9 – 10am
Hosted by Dick Donahue.


Wealth Wake Up 12/ 19 2015

Dick discusses the impact of this week’s fed rate increase and the persistently low price of oil.


Wealth Wake Up for 12/13/15

Wealth Wake Up with Dick Donahue

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Wealth Wake Up December 12, 2015

Host Dick Donahue and his guest discuss the recent changes to when and how couples can claim social security benefits, including the impending elimination of the “file and suspend” option.

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Wealth Wake Up for 12/6/15

Host Dick Donahue talks about the Christmas shopping season, how shoppers are spending more money online, and 12 policy reforms that could save the average household thousands of dollars.

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Wealth Wake Up for 11/29/15

Host Dick Donahue talks about the latest economic reports, fraudulent tax returns, updates on Obamacare and fines for not enrolling, and coverage for small employers under Obamacare.


Wealth Wake Up for 11/28/15

Dick Donahue brings you latest in the studio after a nice Thanksgiving break.

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Wealth Wake Up for 11/22/15

Host Dick Donahue talks about the chances that the Fed will raise rates, how rate hikes won’t cause a debt spiral, the bad recovery for part-time jobs, and how a $15 minimum wage could actually cost more than $18.

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Wealth Wake Up for 11/15/15

Host Dick Donahue talks about the latest economic reports, the 102nd birthday of the IRS, some tax planning ideas, and how new EPA rules could raise energy prices in 47 states.


Wealth Wake Up November 21,2015

Dick updates on the markets and discussed the importance of the American way of life if preserving wealth for your retirement and family.

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Wealth Wakeup November 14 2015

Dick talks about the merger of politics and economics with big government spending.

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