That "free" steak dinner could cost you thousands of dollars

In this episode Don and Tom discuss the concept of free steak dinners and why you should categorically distrust anyone offering you one. We share information about capital losses and how they can offset capital gains and reduce taxable income. Apple’s position as the world’s largest company is usurped by Microsoft. Don also shares a service that can help you ward off phone scammers!

No such thing as a free steak dinner!

Comparing the actual returns of the S&P 500 against those used in annuity pitches.

Protecting yourself from crooks, liars and their offers.

Scam phone calls and a new way to deal with them.

Offsetting capital gains and ordinary income with losses?

Microsoft’s recent success and increased stock value.

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