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Mike Miller hosts a live, call-in radio program every Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 on 94.5 The Answer in Upstate South Carolina. If you have a question you would like for him to answer on the radio, call the studio toll-free at 877-235-9405 during the show. You can also submit your questions online here.

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October 14th, 2017

Why you don’t just wing retirement- Part II

I don’t have to plan for what I will do when I retire—I’ll just wing it!  Mike shares some thoughts on retirement and some surprises that many retirees discovered—Part II

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October 7th, 2017

Why you don’t just wing your retirement- Part I

I don’t have to plan for what I will do when I retire—I’ll just wing it!  Mike shares some thoughts on retirement and some surprises that many retirees discovered—Part I.

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September 30th, 2017

How to find the right Financial Advisor for you

Finding the right Financial Advisor depends on your questions!  Like doctors and accountants, all Certified Financial Planner Professionals are not equally qualified.

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September 23rd, 2017

Misconceptions about Saving for College

Do you have children going to college in the next 5 years?  Student Financial Aid experts Allison Sullivan and Diana O’Bryan discuss some common misconceptions as well as key points to remember when applying for financial aid.

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September 16th, 2017

How to Avoid Ponzi Schemes

Mike warns listeners about Ponzi schemes and other scams.  Also, what gives the PlanFIRST advisors the most satisfaction has less to do with investment returns, and more about the impact of our advice on client fulfillment and outcomes!

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September 9th, 2017

First House Questions and Future of Car Power

Mike’s son, David, helps to answer Isaac’s questions about buying his first home: what are some factors to consider, and should you borrow from your 401K to help make the down payment? Plus, as an automotive engineer, David gives his thoughts on hydrogen versus electric powered vehicles.

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August 26th, 2017

Should you Protect Your Portfolio?

The good people of Texas boarded up their homes to protect against Hurricane Harvey.  Should they keep it protected all of the time—of course not!  Too many “advisers” recommend that you protect your portfolio against a stock market hurricane (2008 type crisis) all of the time. Is there a better way?

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August 19th, 2017

Pension Plans and Variable Annuities

Mike answers a few questions from Diana about what to do with her recently deceased husband’s pension plan and some variable annuities he left her.

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August 12th, 2017

Can You Trust your Trustee?

Can you trust your trustee?  Estate planning attorney, Daniel Hicks, joins Mike to discuss the many types of trusts to consider and what to consider when picking a trustee.

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August 5th, 2017

Miracle Hill Ministries

Miracle Hill Ministries hosts a live remote with Mike at their Powdersville Thrift Store.

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July 29th, 2017

Passive Investing

Does Passive (Index) investing beat most Active managers or just the “closet indexers”?  Plus, Mike unpacks the question: Is passive investing in a bubble that will burst in the next 5 years?

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July 22nd, 2017

The Current Market Environment

Can the Bull Market keep rolling in the second half of 2017?  Mike shares his thoughts about the current market environment.

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July 15th, 2017

Medicare vs. Medicaid

Medicare versus Medicaid: what is the difference and how do you qualify?  Elder Law attorney, Chad Groover, joins Mike to dig deep into this very important subject.

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July 8th, 2017

Don’t Make this Mistake when Inheriting an IRA: Part II

Don’t make this mistake when inheriting an IRA: Part II

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July 1st, 2017

Don’t Make This Critical Mistake when Inheriting an IRA!

Don’t make this CRITICAL mistake when inheriting and IRA!!  Mike explains the potential problem if a beneficiary doesn’t claim the benefit from an IRA on a timely basis!

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June 17th, 2017

Gasoline and Oil

What is the future look like for gasoline prices?  Who produces more oil—Saudi Arabia, Russia or the U.S.?

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June 10th, 2017

The Challenges With “Selling Short”

Is it as easy to make money in a stock when it is going down as it is when it is going up? Mike discusses the challenges with “selling short”!

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June 3rd, 2017

The Dangers of Identity Theft & The Importance Of Shredding

Talking Money hosts a FREE community “Shred Day.”  Jo Thompson from Home Trust Bank and Stephen Stokes, CPA, join Mike to warn listeners about the dangers of identity theft and why shredding is so important!

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June 1st, 2017

Don’t make this CRITICAL mistake when inheriting an IRA!

Don’t make this CRITICAL mistake when inheriting and IRA!!  Mike explains the potential problem if a beneficiary doesn’t claim the benefit from an IRA on a timely basis!

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May 20th, 2017

Turn Wealth Into Income

How to turn wealth into income!

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