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Talking Real Money - Investing Talk

Don McDonald
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34-year financial talk radio veteran, Don McDonald and former host of Serious Money on PBS, Tom Cock, join forces to talk about real money issues. In each episode, they solve real money problems, dole out real investing (not speculating) advice, and really explain the financial issues that effect all of us. Plus, it's actually fun! Talking Real Money is a podcast designed to provide the real help we all need to enjoy a really great future. Call in with your questions anytime at 855-935-TALK (8255).


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4.5 out of 5 stars from 478 ratings
  • Focus on Money Matters, Please!

    Instead of spending so much air time attempting to convince your listeners that Don and Luke in WI are not the same person, try learning about the highest performing asset YTD…Bitcoin. $27M flows into Bitcoin each day to support the current cost of one Bitcoin $30,000. 900 bitcoins are mined each day. In April Bitcoin mining will be reduced to 450/day. It is just math, the price of each Bitcoin will increase. Bitcoin is up over 75% YTD.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Better show with out Don

    It’s nice having Don gone. His overuse of useless words gets old. Don let’s us know how much he loves his own voice (& microphones) and waste so much of the show on himself, he’s so not funny! more

    Apple Podcasts
    Frustrated Apella Client
    United States2 months ago
  • Perfect practical advice from hilarious knowledgeable hosts

    This is the most well rounded financial advice podcast I have found. Tom and Don have hilarious personalities and give non biased general recommendations for financial planning.

    Apple Podcasts
    GA Beth
    United States2 months ago
  • Thank You

    I thoroughly enjoy listening to your podcast whenever it becomes available…your clear-cut common sense advice is the reason your podcast resonates with me as much as it does not to mention the humor sprinkled in which is also much appreciated. Thank you and keep up the fantastic service you provide.

    Apple Podcasts
    Happy & Poor
    United States2 months ago
  • Thank you

    Super helpful info!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago

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