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Join Bryan Kuderna, the author of Millennial Millionaire, with special guests ranging from professional athletes and best-selling authors to nationally recognized business leaders, as he breaks down complex personal finance and economic issues with straightforward and entertaining insights.  

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Economic Update: 2022 Recap and 2023 Outlook

Bryan shares his important theme of framing in evaluating the returns of 2022 and economic outlook for 2023.

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Leadership and Publicity with Eric Yaverbaum

Eric Yaverbaum is the CEO of Ericho Communications.  He is a public relations expert with over 41 years in the industry. His clients have spanned politicians, celebrities, and coporations including Sony, Domino’s, H&M, IKEA, and more.  Eric is the bestselling author of PR for Dummies – as well as six other titles, including Leadership Secrets of the World’s Most Successful CEOs, which sold over 1 million copies.

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2023 Economic Forecast with Tom Siomades

Tom Siomades, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer of AE Wealth Management. Previously, Tom was the Managing Director of Hartford Funds, overseeing more than $100 billion of assets under management. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned a master’s degree from Webster University. We pick apart the global economy, including inflation, investment philosophies, The Fed, and US vs China.

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Will Banks Survive a Recession?

The Federal Reserve conducts annual stress tests on the American banking system. As economists debate the possibility of a recession in 2023, learn about this year's test results on the ability of banks to withstand a severe downturn.

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Fixed Annuities vs CDs vs Treasuries

Raising interest rates have hammered both the stock market and bond market in 2022.  However painful the path to higher rates may be, it does present new opportunities.  Host and Certified Financial Planner, Bryan Kuderna, compares three popular products for conservative investors-- Fixed Annuities, CDs, and Treasuries.

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"Does Putin Have to Die?" with Gregg Stebben

Gregg Stebben has been a journalist for Forbes, Esquire, Men’s Health, and more.  He has conducted over 15,000 interviews with newsmakers and politicians including Presidents Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.

Gregg is also the author of over 20 books including his new release, “Does Putin Have to Die?: The Story of How Russia Becomes a Democracy After Losing to Ukraine”, co-authored with Ilya Ponomarev.

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How Does the Stock Market Perform During a Recession?

There have been ten recessions since the S&P500 was created.  Bryan Kuderna analyzes the current economy, the Fed response to inflation, and how the stock market has historically performed in similar periods.

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Jump First, Think Fast with Frank O'Connell

Frank O'Connell went from working on a farm as a young boy to becoming the President and CEO of Reebok, HBO, Indian Motorcycle, Skybox International and other iconic brands.  Diving into Frank's 50+ years of business experience, we discuss the risk-taking attitude needed to be successful.  Check out his new book-- Jump First, Think Fast.

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Ferol Vernon of Written Word Media

Ferol Vernon is the Co-Founder and COO of Written Word Media, a tech-enabled platform connecting authors to millions of readers.  Vernon has an MBA from Duke University and since 2009 has been using software to empower Creatives.  His entrepreneurial journey includes helping lead startups like ReverbNation to founding Written Word in 2014 with his wife, Ricci Wolman.

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Raising Capital with Jay Jung

Jay Jung is the founder of Embarc Advisors.  His experience in strategic finance includes serving as Investment Banking Vice President at Goldman Sachs, Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, and an MBA from Wharton. He has completed over $50 billion in transactions including marquee transactions such as the sale of Yahoo, the sale of MuleSoft and the sale of SanDisk.  We discuss startups, raising capital, and today's economy.

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Public Policy with High McTavish

Hugh McTavish is running for governor of Minnesota.  McTavish is a biochemist and immunologist with a PhD and law degree from the University of Minnesota.  He is committed to governing with the goal of happiness with his innovative proposal-- Jury Democracy.

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The Business of Healthcare with Doris Dike, Esq.

Doris Dike is a healthcare attorney from Frisco, TX.  She previously served as general counsel for a local hospital before starting her own firm Dike Law Group, where she helps healthcare professionals become entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs become healthcare professionals.

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The Labor Market with Matt Becker

Matt Becker began his career helping shape national public policy and politics.  He worked in the US House of Representatives and served in the administration of President George W. Bush.  He was the Deputy Chief of Staff and White House Liaison for the US Small Business Administration (SBA).  Matt now owns two PrideStaff franchises, where he helps connect employees and employers amid a tight labor market.

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Social Security with Martha Shedden

Martha is the President and Co-founder of the National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts, NARSSA.  Martha is the author of numerous Social Security white papers and teaches finance and tax professionals across the country the ins and outs of social security. 

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The Amazon Economy with Yoni Mazor

Yoni Mazor is the Chief Growth Officer and Co-founder of Getida.  Getida is one of the world's fasting growing E-Commerce companies, auditing billions of dollars of Amazon transactions daily. 

We discuss everything from how Amazon makes money, what happens to all of your data, and how inflation and supply chain issues are impacting the economy today and in years to come.

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Pharma and Finance with Cooper Anderson

Cooper Anderson is the CFO of Florence Healthcare.  Cooper previously worked on Wall Street, creating Exchange Traded Funds, before consulting in healthcare and technology.  We discuss the eClinical Software industry and the booming business behind testing new drugs.

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