Podcasts: Wealth Wake Up


Wealth Wake Up

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


Wealth Wake Up January 2, 2016

Host Dick Donuhue reviews key financial metrics for the year 2015, and evaluates past US presidential performance as it correlates to market returns.


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

Dick Donahue

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.

Recent Headlines

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18yo arrested on suspicion of abandoning son in Everett dumpster


Police got a tip this week that she had been pregnant and then appeared not to be pregnant anymore, refusing to talk about what happened.

3 days ago in Local

Ulta Beauty and Sephora coming to Bellingham

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Ulta Beauty is setting up shop next to Abercrombie and Fitch in the Bellis Fair Mall, and Sephora will be opening in JC Penny.

3 days ago in Local

National pharmaceutical company forced to pay state $23 million


The State Attorney General says drug-maker Wyeth, which is owned by Pfizer, underpaid Medicaid.

3 days ago in Local

Bellingham man is sentenced to nine months for rape


it could have been much longer.

3 days ago in Local

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

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The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.