Smart Money Questions

Weekly investing and financial planning wisdom seeking to provide answers to your financial questions with your host, Matt Hausman.

What You Need to Know About the CARES Act

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Are you wondering what the CARES Act is all about and how it might benefit you? What rules should you be aware of? Matt will share the key elements you should be aware of when it comes to the CARES Act in times of coronavirus.


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Today's show rundown: 

3:09 - What is the CARES Act doing with RMDs?

5:52 - Can you still make qualified charitable distributions?

7:24 - What does it mean for charitable contributions?

9:07 - If you are under 59 and a half, what happens if you want to take money out of your retirement account?

12:58 - Who gets a stimulus check?

Staying Financially Sane During This Crisis

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Coronavirus has already impacted all of our lives, be it through social distancing or through the stock market. How can you think strategically and stay level-headed financially?


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Today's rundown: 

1:13 - What is our new normal going to look like?

3:58 - What’s happening in the market?

8:06 - Everyone wants to know, am I reacting the way everyone else is reacting?

11:25 - Where are you in your financial life?

17:03 - If you are contributing into a retirement plan, do not stop!

18:18 - What if you haven’t done any planning?

22:23 - Do not take your financial advice from the media.


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