At Home Radio with Kate Jones & Friends

At Home Radio with Kate Jones & Friends

Looking for a comfortable space for conversations that aim to connect rather than divide us? You've come to the right place, and you've found your new home - At Home Radio! This is the show that welcomes guests to share unique perspectives and insights, and invites listeners to be at ease and at home with a variety of subjects, from the serious to the lighthearted.

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October 25, 2021 23 min

All 14 episodes in this series with David Hawkins focus on compound interest, which is a powerful way to make your money grow. In this episode, David outlines how people can use this tool to reach their financial goals, and he wraps up his advice with words of encouragement. "You CAN do this," he says.

David is the author of Ask the Mailman: A Simple Plan of High Yield Stock Investing for Uncommon Wealth, available at askthe...

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David Hawkins, author of Ask the Mailman: A Simple Plan of High Yield Stock Investing for Uncommon Wealth, makes the bold statement that if he had it to do all over again, he would not have a traditional individual retirement account.

That's not to say that he's against IRAs. In fact, it's quite the opposite. He's for them because IRAs encourage people to save.

However, people who already are savers — as David is — ...

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Nicole Kowalski's parents set a great example for her and her six siblings. Even with a large family, Nicole's parents made time to help others, whether it was her mom singing at funerals with the volunteer choir at their church, or her dad stepping up to help people move.

Nicole learned early on that it's important to be of service, and that has motivated her to make a positive impact on her community by doing such thin...

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Kate had the great pleasure recently of interviewing two candidates for public office on the local level.

The experiences that they bring to public service differ greatly. One is a decorated Marine officer who has led servicemen and women from all branches through three combat deployments. The other is a 30-year-old graphic designer who first ran for office because she didn't see people in her age group represented in governmen...

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Writer-creator, puzzle addict and enthusiastic connector Susan Terkel has a natural curiosity about people and their stories. She has a marvelous way of finding commonalities with strangers, usually within 30 seconds of meeting them. 

Kate saw this play out recently at PodPopuli, a recording studio in Hudson, Ohio, just before Susan's recording session. Then, a couple of weeks later, Kate had her own Susan Terkel moment at anoth...

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David Hawkins is passionate about giving everyone, young and old, the benefit of his investment experience. And if you're a young person, David especially wants you to hear what he has to say. You have time on your side, so investing small amounts of money in dividend-paying stocks can lead to great wealth as long as you're disciplined and keep feeding the investment money machine.

In other words, if you avoid spending you...

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In this episode, David answers the question: Should you have an IRA? The answer may surprise you.

The former "charter member of the IRA," which he got into when Ronald Reagan started the program in 1980, says that if he had it all to do over again, he would consider going with only two types of individual retirement accounts : the Roth IRA and an employer-matching IRA. He also recommends stock trading accounts.

His book, Ask ...

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September 12, 2021 25 min

Nicole Draffen had an epiphany in 2009 when she spent three weeks in the United Kingdom, first to run a marathon in Wales and then to  see the sights in London. She soon realized that people there regarded her as an American, not as an African American.

The California native ended up spending an entire year in the UK and then came home to write a book about her awakening there. The result is Hyphened-Nation: Don't Check the Box...

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August 29, 2021 25 min

Jim Trusso experienced his first major health issue — a ruptured appendix — when he was only 12 years old. During surgery, his appendix burst, endangering his life and extending his stay in the hospital. He ended up missing half of school that year.

More than 20 years went by as Jim lived a normal, healthy life. Then out of the blue, at age 35, he had a heart attack and ended up being one of a handful of patients in the United State...

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For people who are ready to buy a house, David Hawkins covers the types of home loans to consider and shares a couple of stories based on his own experience.

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Thinking of buying a home? David Hawkins, author of Ask the Mailman: A Simple Plan of High Yield Stock Investing for Uncommon Wealth, has a suggestion: Make sure that homeownership aligns with your personal goals because it's not necessarily the best and ultimate goal for everyone.  Find out more in this episode of At Home Radio.

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Michael Weber, leader of the rock band The Michael Weber Show, is a guitarist and so much more — studio co-owner, musical director, film composer, touring sideman, and buyer and seller of musical instruments. Actually, he's a "self-employed entrepreneur," he says, because that description encompasses his many facets including his ability to promote himself as a musician (thanks in part to his degree in advertising from ...

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How does borrowing to invest differ from borrowing to buy things? Find out from David Hawkins as he takes listeners step by step through his method of borrowing to grow money  in a safe and  profitable way.




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David Hawkins, author of Ask the Mailman: A Simple Plan of High Yield Stock Investing for Uncommon Wealth, further explains the concept of borrowing to invest by laying out the strategies that he uses.

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July 23, 2021 20 min

A few years ago, Katie Andrews was living in Brooklyn and working as a producer in post production. In her early 30s, she had reached a stage in her life when things just weren’t going well. She needed something to pull her out of her funk, and skateboarding turned out to be just what she needed. Today, as she moves back to New York City for another job producing color correction on commercials and movies, she feels inspired to bui...

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When you put as much money as you can into your dividend-paying stocks, eventually the cash dividends will be large enough so that some can be used to pay bills. It’s like getting an extra paycheck, says David Hawkins, who speaks from experience. Learn more in this episode.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Investing in dividend-paying stocks makes your money work hard for you, and it will work even harder if you can find more money to invest. So, you might ask, how do you “find” money? David Hawkins, author of Ask the Mailman: A Simple Plan of High Yield Stock Investing for Uncommon Wealth, tells how.

 

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Cleveland graphic artist Ben Small says that it’s a wonderful thing to create art, and that’s what he does outside of his day job. He spends up to 40 hours a week making drawings that on one hand are influenced by his interests in science fiction and animals, and on the other hand by his love for the colors and spirals of Art Nouveau. Products are for sale with some of his designs on the online shop Redbubble.

You can find Ben's...

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In this episode, David Hawkins, author of Ask the Mailman: A Simple Plan of High Yield Stock Investing for Uncommon Wealth, covers the fine points of compound interest. David’s book is available on askthemailman.com and Amazon. 

 

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David Hawkins invests in stocks that pay dividends because, he says, that’s the best way to make compound interest work the hardest. In this episode, he gives step-by-step instructions on how to get started!

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