The Crystal Clear Finances Podcast
Dealing With Layoffs

Dealing With Layoffs

September 18, 2020

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Though the initial stress of job insecurity faded a bit in the summer, as we move into fall, it seems more people are starting to feel concern around a possible next round of layoffs. Many have been experiencing them already. There’s a lot of uncertainty in the job market right now and there are some who don’t know if, when, or how they will be going back to work.

In this episode, Crystal Langdon and George Amadore III talk about what happens if you find yourself in a layoff situation or what you can do to best prepare for that possibility.
Similar to planning for changes in income in retirement, there are ways to set yourself up for the best outcomes.

 

Listen to Crystal Langdon and George Amedore III, as they discuss how to deal with and prepare for layoffs and job or income changes and CLICK HERE or the link below to schedule a 15 minute Confidence Call with Crystal Clear Finances today!

  

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Justice For Orphans

Justice For Orphans

September 11, 2020

In the "Justice for Orphans" episode, Crystal Langdon addresses ways to create a positive culture change and how the Justice for Orphans organization is working to create connections and relationships while serving children and families in crisis throughout Schenectady and Albany Counties. Listen as Crystal interviews a special guest, Sandra Flach, of Justice for Orphans. Sandra shares her journey and how the Justice for Orphans organization works, as well as how to get involved.

Sandra and Crystal also discuss the upcoming Virtual Fundraiser event on September 17th. Check out this episode for more details. 

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

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Should I refinance my mortgage

Should I refinance my mortgage

September 4, 2020

Of the top 5 ways people unknowingly and unnecessarily lose money, a mortgage is often at the top of the list. In this episode, Crystal Langdon and George Amedore III discuss answers to the below questions and more:

 

  • When should you refinance?
  • What is the best way to make your money work for you?
  • What is the time value of money and how does it relate to paying off a mortgage early?

 

Listen to “Should I Refinance My Mortgage” for ways to avoid losing money unknowingly or unnecessarily. For help with questions, you can now schedule a 15 minute Confidence Call with Crystal Clear Finances by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3jGbgib

 

Check in with the team at Crystal Clear Finances today and get the confidence you need for confidence you need for making financial decisions that are right for you!

 

 

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

 

Is now a good time to invest

Is now a good time to invest

August 28, 2020

A lot has happened in short time this year in the stock market. Americans have experienced a full cycle of high to low and back to high again. Naturally, people have had many questions about what is best for them to do with their money and when. Join Crystal Langdon and George Amedore III as they provide information and clarity around the recent activity and volatility. They will address the question: is now a good time to invest.

In this episode, our hosts will discuss strategies and ways of thinking to help people in making the best  financial decisions, including:

  1. Why your emotions regarding your money matter, especially during “highs” and “lows”
  2. Protecting yourself during downturns
  3. Positioning yourself well to take advantage of opportunities as they become available

Follow along for information and clarity so you can be confident in making financial decisions that are right for you!

 

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

How taxes will affect your retirement

How taxes will affect your retirement

August 21, 2020

When you're planning for retirement, make sure you don't overlook the ways taxes will affect you and your money. There are ways to position yourself for the best outcomes. How can you start planning for that?

In this episode, Crystal and George Amedore III will answer these questions and more:

  1. What is tax diversification?
  2. What are the different retirement vehicles, in what ways do they differ and how are each of them taxed?
  3. How can you minimize the negatives of taxes on your retirement?

Follow along for information and clarity so you can be confident in making financial decisions that are right for you!

 

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

Retirement Packages: What to Look For & What Questions To Ask

Retirement Packages: What to Look For & What Questions To Ask

August 14, 2020
Employees across the country are receiving retirement packages from their employers... Will you receive one and if so, what will you do? 
  1. What are typical items in an early incentive package?
  2. Are they taxed?
  3. What is the difference between a pension and a 401k?
  4. What should you look for?

Join Crystal as she provides questions you can ask in order to confidently make financial decisions that are right for you!

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

A Crystal Clear Stock Market Part 2

A Crystal Clear Stock Market Part 2

July 31, 2020

Let's talk about the stock market in a simple, crystal clear way! In this episode, A Crystal Clear Stock Market Part 2, Crystal Langdon explains the ins and outs of regulation, why the exchange is like a garage sale, buying and selling with and without a plan, and what makes a blue-chip company and why it matters! 

 

Investing does not have to be shrouded in mystery any longer!

 

Did you miss Part 1? Click here!

 

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

A Crystal Clear Stock Market Part 1

A Crystal Clear Stock Market Part 1

July 24, 2020

Let's talk about the stock market in a simple, crystal clear way! In this episode, A Crystal Clear Stock Market Part 1, Crystal Langdon explains the history, components, how it's measured in indexes, and what the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial are all about. Investing does not have to be shrouded in mystery any longer!

 

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

Charitable Giving During The Pandemic

Charitable Giving During The Pandemic

July 17, 2020

Have you considered charitable giving during the pandemic? Let's talk about it! Charitable giving does not have to look a certain way, nor does it need to be foundation sized. In this podcast, Crystal Langdon talks about all the ways that you can set up charitable giving in life insurance, scholarships, voting with your dollar while shopping, and more. 

It's always a good time to check in on your finances, especially during a pandemic! If you find that you have a little wiggle room, find out what Charitable Giving During The Pandemic could look like for you!

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

5 Mistakes Investors Make and How To Avoid Them

5 Mistakes Investors Make and How To Avoid Them

July 10, 2020

5 Mistakes Investors Make and How To Avoid Them:

Making mistakes is a normal part of life and starting out in investments is no exception. Knowing what the common mistakes in investing are, when you are likely to fall into them, and how to avoid them will help you succeed as an investor over the long run.

Join Crystal Langdon as she talks about the top 5 mistakes investors make and how you can avoid them!

  1. Market Timing
  2. Focusing on only one area of your portfolio
  3. Selling at a loss
  4. Assuming Volatility will go away
  5. Not using dollar-cost averaging

Join Crystal Langdon of Crystal Clear Finances, weekly, as she discusses practical steps that you can take in your finances and everyday life!

  • Find out more about us on our website at http://crystalclearfinances.com/
  • Listen on the radio every Saturday at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on WJIV 101.9 FM.
  • For a daily dose of inspiration and courage - Follow us on Instagram!
  • Join us live on Facebook, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm EST for Wealthy Wednesdays where we break down financial topics into bite-size pieces. 

It's time your finances are Crystal Clear! Call us today at (518) 433-7181 and schedule your free initial consultation.

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