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Ed’s Edge

A podcast for the regular Joe and Jane investor who aspires to live a life of freedom and generosity.

Ed Meek, along with co-host James Alexander, makes the complex simple, giving listeners a financial edge to live the life they’ve always wanted.

Latest Episode:

Episode 40 : Investing in Peace of Mind – Long-Term Care Insurance

Investing in Peace of Mind: Long-Term Care Insurance

Ed’s Edge – Season 5, Episode 40

In this episode, Ed and James are joined by insurance expert, Bruce Hersh, the President of Smart Money Financial with over 40 years of experience in the insurance industry. Ed, James, and Bruce discuss the importance of a Long-Term Care policy and how it can de-rail your financial future if not planned for.

Bruce provides guidance on what Long Term Care insurance is, who can benefit from it, and when to start looking for a policy. You will come away with a well-rounded understanding of long-term care insurance and actionable insights on making informed decisions that align with your financial plan.

With Special Guest:
Bruce Hersh
President of Smart Money Financial Inc.

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Ed’s Food for Thought

Affogato

An affogato is an Italian espresso-based dessert and includes ice cream and espresso. Here’s a simple affogato recipe and tips for how to make one!

Prep: 5 mins | Cook: 5 mins

Affogato Recipe »

Ingredients

  • 2 shots freshly brewed espresso or coffee
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 shot liqueur (optional)

Directions

  • Step 1: Brew espresso in a moka pot or espresso machine.
  • Step 2: Add one scoop of ice cream to each serving cup.
  • Step 3: Slowly pour espresso down side of cup until cup is full.
  • Step 4: Serve with small biscotti or cookie and enjoy!

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Episode 37 : How to Navigate the Real Estate Market in Today’s World

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Episode 36 : Top 5 WORST Money Mistakes to Avoid

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Episode 35 : Financial Fortunes: The Inheritance Playbook

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Episode 34 : What is Financial Planning?

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Ed’s Edge – Season 5:

Episode 40 : Investing in Peace of Mind – Long-Term Care Insurance

In this episode, Ed and James are joined by insurance expert, Bruce Hersh, the President ...

Episode 39 : Controlling the Controllables

In this episode, Ed & James discuss what we can and can't control relating to ...

Episode 38 : Would You Trade Places with Warren Buffet?

In this episode, Ed and James are joined by real estate expert, Dave Swanson, a ...

Episode 37 : How to Navigate the Real Estate Market in Today’s World

In this episode, Ed and James are joined by real estate expert, Dave Swanson, a ...

Episode 36 : Top 5 WORST Money Mistakes to Avoid

Join experienced financial advisors, Ed and James, as they discuss the world of finance, sharing ...
 

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Ed’s Edge – Season 4:

Episode 35 : Financial Fortunes: The Inheritance Playbook

Financial Fortunes: The Inheritance Playbook Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 35 Inheritance can be a game-changer, but it comes ...

Episode 34 : What is Financial Planning?

What is Financial Planning? Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 34 In this episode of Ed's Edge, Ed and James ...

Episode 33 : 5 Fears about Retirement

Episode 33 : 5 Fears about Retirement Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 33 In this insightful conversation between Ed ...

Episode 32 : Seven Lessons to Learn About Money (At Any Age)

Episode 32 : Seven Lessons to Learn About Money (At Any Age) Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 32 Join ...

Episode 31 : Getting Wealthy vs. Staying Wealthy

Episode 31 : Getting Wealthy vs. Staying Wealthy Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 31 We've all heard of the ...

Episode 30 : The Seduction of Pessimism

Episode 30 : The Seduction of Pessimism Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 30 Have you ever heard from someone ...

Episode 29 : The Defined Benefit Plan Part 2: How does it work?

Episode 29 : The Defined Benefit Plan Part 2: How does it work? Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 29 ...

Episode 28 : The Defined Benefit Plan Part 1: What is it?

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Episode 27 : Cyber Security and Fraud

Episode 27 : Cyber Security and Fraud Ed’s Edge – Season 4, Episode 27 Have you ever been a victim ...
 

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Ed’s Edge – Season 3:

Episode 26 : Risk vs. Volatility: What is the difference?

Episode 26 : Risk vs. Volatility: What is the difference? Ed’s Edge – Season 3, Episode 26 With the market ...

Episode 25 : Structured Notes

Episode 25 : Structured Notes Ed’s Edge – Season 3, Episode 25 With the market continuing to stay volatile, we ...

Episode 24 : The Bear Market Playbook

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Episode 23 : Gifting

Episode 23 : Gifting Ed’s Edge – Season 3, Episode 23 When you’ve worked hard and your nest egg more ...

Episode 22 : Market Downturns

Episode 22 : Market Downturns Ed’s Edge – Season 3, Episode 22 When the stock market takes a dip, it’s ...

Episode 21 : Setting Financial Goals

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Episode 20 : 401(k)s – The Heart of Retirement Planning

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Ed’s Edge – Season 2:

Episode 19 : Blockchain: Insight From The Experts

Episode 19 : Blockchain: Insight From The Experts Ed’s Edge – Season 2, Episode 19 When attempting to understand the ...

Episode 18 : Cryptocurrency: An Introduction

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Episode 17 : Talking With Your Kids About Money

Talking With Your Kids About Money Ed’s Edge – Season 2, Episode 17 As any parent will tell you, the ...

Episode 16 : Interest Rates, Inflation, and the Implications for Your Bond Portfolio

Interest Rates, Inflation, and the Implications for Your Bond Portfolio Ed’s Edge – Season 2, Episode 16 You know interest ...

Episode 15 : What We Believe a True Financial Advisor Should Do for You

What We Believe a True Financial Advisor Should Do for You Ed’s Edge – Season 2, Episode 15 In today’s ...

Episode 14 : Keys to Financial Peace with your Partner

Keys to Financial Peace with your Partner Ed’s Edge – Season 2, Episode 14 Whoever you may share financial responsibility ...

Episode 13 : Uneducated & Emotional Decision-Making Destroys your Financial Wellbeing

Uneducated & Emotional Decision-Making Destroys your Financial Wellbeing Ed’s Edge – Season 2, Episode 13 Give yourself only 3 seconds ...

Episode 12 : SOS! Structure, Organize, & Simplify Your Financial Future

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Episode 11 : Start Your New Year Off Right, Financially

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Ed’s Edge – Season 1:

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Adjusting for Retirement - Part 1 of 3 Ed’s Edge – Season 1, Episode 6 Retirement. Whether we are near ...
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When Going from Two Incomes to One Ed’s Edge – Season 1, Episode 4 For a variety of reasons, there ...
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How to Manage Your Emotions in a Volatile Market Ed’s Edge – Season 1, Episode 2 When the market cratered ...
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