Podcasts: Wealth Wake Up


Wealth Wake Up

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

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Wealth Wake Up 1/26/14

Host Dick Donahue gives his latest predictions about what last week’s volatile market trading means as the Federal Reserve begins…

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Wealth Wake Up Live 1/25/14

Host Dick Donahue talks about the changing attitudes of investors and the latest Washington health exchange enrollment report. Podcast: Play…


Wealth Wake Up 1/19/14

Host Dick Donahue talks about the rising economy of China and how if the stars align right, it could surpass the US’s economy by 2019.

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Wealth Wake Up Live 1/18/14

Host Dick Donahue talks about how coal, oil and other commodities are transported and how this affects national commerce, as…


Wealth Wake Up 1/12/14

Dick Donahue talks about the latest economic numbers, Ben Bernanke’s thoughts on the future of the Fed, the stock market’s favorite earning season, what makes a great invention, and what Occupy Wall Street should have said.


Wealth Wake Up Live 1/11/14

Host Dick Donahue talks about the pros and cons of retirement and claiming Social Security, retailers getting big investment backing, and the lunacy of the mortgage industry.


Wealth Wake Up 1/5/14

Host Dick Donahue discusses how “sin taxes” work and how they’re used to raise revenues, and then talks about IRA distribution planning.


Wealth Wake Up Live 1/4/14

Host Dick Donahue talks about Obamacare, baby boomers, an aging workforce and other factors he says will affect the financial market in 2014.

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Wealth Wake Up 12/29/13

Host Dick Donahue talks about Washington’s health care enrollment numbers for November, as well as Kiplinger’s report on what America will look like 20, 30, or 40 years from now.

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Wealth Wake Up 12/22/13

Host Dick Donahue gives his economic outlook for 2014 including the Fed’s tapering of quantative easing. He also talks about Social Security running a deficit, and the number of rich Americans being higher than ever before.

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