Money Talk with Jack Bevilacqua
Jack speaks with financial advisor, Sara Romaine, about formulating a successful college funding plan, specifically, the benefits of 529 plans. Sara also reviews the questions she asks young students to help them make the best college choices geared toward their interests.
Jack talks with Dianne Savastano to get a deeper understanding of Medicare. Topics covered include: enrollment basics and penalities, how income effects various plan premiums, the Medicare Advantage Plan as well as Part D and the "donut hole".
Host Jack Bevilacqua talks to Kim Carpentier of Valley Credit Builder about the recent Equifax breech, and how we can protect ourselves from any future data compromises.
On this show, Jack talks to Bea Stankard from Elder Services of The Merrimack Valley, and gets an update on the latest scams targeting the elder community. They also discuss why elders are vulnerable to financial scams and what protections can be taken to protect them and their investments.
"Advice For When Your Adult Child Moves Back Home" On this show, Jack talks to Certified Financial Planner, Lawrence Albert, about the increasing probability of adult children moving back home. They discuss the different approaches parents can take to help, not hinder, both of their financial futures and ensure a smooth transition through this phase.
Phil Davis, CPA, discusses with host Jack Bevilacqua the five different types of people who can handle your taxes and the benefits and downfalls of each group.
Financial Planner, John J. Gregorio talks to Jack about SRI, or "Green Investing". He gives an overview and history of this investment category and introduces viewers to the concept of "making a difference while making money". The segment "Jacks Facts" addresses the question of whether or not you should claim fewer withholding allowances on W-4 to get a big tax refund.
Host Jack Bevilaqua has an important and timely topic discussion with guest Kol Chu Birke, a Financial Behavior Specialist who provides viewers with easy, effective techniques to change spending behaviors and discover what motivates them to save more and spend less.
"Raising Money-Savvy Kids" with guest, Kol Chu Birke. Kol is a Financial Behavior Specialist who shares great ideas you can use to teach your kids to become financially responsible adults. There is a new segment at the end of the show called: "Jack's Financial Facts" where Jack dispels some common misconceptions about money. This show he addresses the myth "I make too much to qualify for financial aid"
On this show, Jack has an eye-opening conversation with credit specialist, Kim Carpentier about the importance of personal credit scores, how the major credit bureaus operate, and how they calculate your score. They also discussed the different types of inquiries and how to dispute an error. Kim has some great tips, including the reason you may want to establishing an authorized user.
Tom Books, a Financial Aid Adviser, talks with Jack Bevilaqua about ways to maximize financial aid to help pay for college. This is a must see for parents of high school students.