May 04, 2019 | The Ric Edelaman Show

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The Ric Edelman Show: May 4, 2019

Duration: 1:22:52

On this episode:

  • Would Avengers Ever Have Been Made Without Star Wars?
  • Is a Dog the Secret to a Happy and Healthy Retirement?
  • The Social Security Trust Fund Is Going to Be Depleted by 2035
  • More Than One-Third of New Jobs Won’t Require Education Beyond High School

On this episode:

Would Avengers Ever Have Been Made Without Star Wars?

Duration: 7:18

May the force be with you! The Avengers might be what everybody is talking about, but quite frankly it’s Star Wars weekend. Listen to Ric Edelman share obscure and interesting facts about our favorite sci-fi franchise.

Is a Dog the Secret to a Happy and Healthy Retirement?

Duration: 3:59

Recently at the Milken Institute 2019 Global Conference, a famous doctor prescribed this advice for health and happiness: “Forget about diet and exercise. Just get a dog.” Listen to Ric Edelman share other fascinating anecdotes and insights from his time at the conference.

The Social Security Trust Fund Is Going to Be Depleted by 2035

Duration: 11:13

When the trust fund is depleted in 2035, recipients will receive only three-quarters of their retirement benefits. That’s why Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz recently joined the show. She's the chair and president of the Charles Schwab Foundation and senior vice president of Charles Schwab & Co. Listen to Ric Edelman and Carrie talk about solutions to this problem.

More Than One-Third of New Jobs Won’t Require Education Beyond High School

Duration: 10:42

A major new report found that the U.S. economy will add 165 million new jobs in the next decade. Around 36 percent of these jobs won’t require a college degree. Listen to Ric Edelman analyze these findings and help you rethink your approach to saving for and spending on college.


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