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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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Understanding the Fed's Rate Hike

On May 4, 2022, Jerome Powell announced the Fed's 0.5% rate hike.  We discuss the cause and effect on inflation, markets, economy, and more. This podcast is for informational purposes only. 

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Why Does the Price of Gas Go Up?

In this episode, Bryan discusses the economics of energy and gasoline.  He covers the war in Ukraine, sanctions against Russia, a history of oil embargoes, and the role gas plays in inflation. 

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Vacation Rentals with Shaun Greer

Shaun Greer is the Vice President of Real Estate & Strategic Growth for Vacasa, the premier vacation home management company serving over 3 million guests annually. We cover the future of real estate, particularly the growing vacation rental industry, what to think about before buying a second home, and the best markets for vacation rentals.

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The Future of Podcasting: Ginni Saraswati

Ginni Saraswati hosts The Ginni Show and is the founder of Ginni Media and the Podcast Accelerator. She has been a finalist for the Australian Podcast Awards- comedy category, Broadcaster of The Year at Australian LGBTI Awards, amongst other accolades. Ginni Media is a podcast production company working with Fortune 500 companies and some of the world's most listened to shows.

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2021 Economy in Review: Financial Fallout from 2021

A summary of 2021's biggest financial stories- the stock market, inflation, real estate, and stimulus.  We look at how trends that began in 2020 as a reaction to coronavirus play out and what they hold for 2022.

2022-132625 exp. 1/24

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Eric Dahan and The Rise of Influencers

Eric Dahan, CEO & Co-Founder of Open Influence, is the leading authority in the influencer marketing space. He is a Forbes and Inc. 30 Under 30 recipient.  Eric has successfully piloted Open Influence’s global expansion throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He's worked with over a thousand of the world’s largest advertisers including: Disney, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Coca-Cola, and more.

We discuss everything from the psychological concerns over social media, how companies are marketing in the modern world, to cyber influence from China and Russia.

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The Myth of Private Equity - Jeffrey Hooke

We pull back the curtain on the private equity industry and discuss the enormous college endowment business, pension fund investments, and the history and future of PE.

Jeffrey Hooke is a senior lecturer in finance at Johns Hopkins Business School. He has decades of experience on Wall Street as an investment banker and private investment executive.  His new book is The Myth of Private Equity: An Inside Look at Wall Street’s Transformative Investments.

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Cybersecurity with Michael Abboud 

Michael Abboud is the Founder and CEO of TetherView. He is an industry expert on cybersecurity, digital compliance, and the Cloud. He is a consultant to Columbia University's Center for Technology Management. Our conversation addresses ransomware, cyber attacks, computer literacy for youth, and the future of financial technology.

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Iceland's Biggest Secret- Jared Bibler

Jared Bibler is the author of the new book, ICELAND’s SECRET:  The Untold Story of The World’s Biggest Con.  Bibler is a graduate of MIT, who began his career as a software engineer.  He eventually made his way to Wall Street as a consultant before moving to Iceland to support the Icelandic pension funds’ foreign investments as a Charted Financial Analyst or CFA. He was subsequently hired to head a special investigation team at the Icelandic markets regulator.  During his role, Jared uncovered just how far financial corruption spread across the globe.

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The State of Social Security - 2021

Bryan Kuderna examines the 2021 Social Security Trustees Report. Analysis includes funding shortfalls, projections, population trends, and possible outcomes.

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Financial Wellness

A roadmap of financial goals and benchmarks decade by decade, starting in the 20's and ending in the 70's.

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Getting Your Mind Right with Dr. Rob Fazio

Learn how to mentally excel in the new normal. Dr. Rob Fazio is a renowned sports psychologist as seen in the New York Times, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, and more. He is the author of Simple is the New Smart and Bullyproof. His company On Point Advising, coaches leaders how to reach their full potential.

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Dr. Richard Smith on The Problems with Big Tech

Dr. Richard Smith is a Berkley mathematician with a PHD in Systems Science. Known as "The Doctor of Uncertainty", Smith is a fintech entrepreneur, author of Risk Rituals Newsletter, and contributor to Forbes, CNN, Marketwatch, and more. We discuss congressional action to curb the power of big tech and what it means to the economy.

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Ari Rastegar: Real Estate and Population Migration

Ari Rastegar has been called the "Oracle of Austin" by Forbes and was recently named to Commercial Observer's Power 100 list. He is the Founder and CEO of Rastegar Property Company which encompasses over 5 million square feet of property in 38 cities across 13 states. His new book is "The Gift of Failure".

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Madoff Talks: An Interview with Author Jim Campbell

Jim Campbell is the host of the nationally syndicated radio shows "Business Talk with Jim Campbell" and "Forensic Talk with Jim Campbell". We discuss his latest book, "Madoff Talks- Uncovering The Untold Story Behind The Most Notorious Ponzi Scheme in History", and Jim's decade-long interview with Bernie Madoff and his family.

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Leadership Interview with Resonant CEO George Holmes

A conversation ranging from 5G to Science Nonfiction with George Holmes, Chairman and CEO of Resonant.  George has previously served as the Chief Commercial Officer of Tigo Energy and several other senior executive positions in the tech space.  He holds a B.A. from the University of Puget and diploma in international business from Nyenrode University, Netherlands.

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Bryan Kuderna is a Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). OSJ: 300 Broadacres Dr. Suite 175 Bloomfield, NJ 07003 (973)244-4420. Securities products and advisory services offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian. Kuderna Financial Team is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. CA Insurance License #OK04194.