By Don McDonald

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New Money Thirty podcast information is now being incorporated into the new, longer, weekly “Talking Real Money Quick” podcasts on this service or at Money and investing are too simple to feel so complicated. Thirty year financial talk radio host, Don McDonald, shares over three decades of money wisdom in this series of short podcasts that get to meat of money matters.  Money Thirty brings you the truth about saving, investing, and protecting YOUR money without the pain in the brain caused by listening to most financial “experts.”

Episode Date
Not The End
The Money Thirty podcasts may be ending but the content continues as part of Talking Real Money.
Jul 09, 2018
Magic Million
Do you suddenly become a more sophisticated investor once you have a million bucks?
Jun 29, 2018
Dave's Delusion?
Why does Dave Ramsey get debt right and investing wrong? Is he deluded or self-serving?
Jun 21, 2018
Not an Index
If the Dow’s components are actively selected how can it be a real index? Plus, it’s an antique.
Jun 20, 2018
401k Makeover
It's time to take a closer look at one of your biggest retirement tools, your 401k (or 403b).
Jun 14, 2018
Double Time
How long will it take to double your money and how much risk will you need to take to do it?
Jun 13, 2018
Bad Biases O-On
SPECIAL SERIES - Part 4: More behavioral biases that lead us to make terrible investment decisions.
Jun 08, 2018
Bad Biases G-M
SPECIAL SERIES - Part 3: More behavioral biases that lead us to make terrible investment decisions.
Jun 07, 2018
Bad Biases A-F
SPECIAL SERIES - Part 2: Beware of the behavioral biases can lead to terrible investment decisions.
Jun 06, 2018
Killed By Emotions
SPECIAL SERIES: Why are we such bad investors? The problem lies within our brains behavioral biases.
Jun 05, 2018
Real Investing Risk
What we perceive as risky is often not as risky as we imagine. Speculation is very risky, but investing...
Jun 04, 2018
More Life & Money
Add up to a month a year to your life by hiring someone else to worry about your money.
Jun 03, 2018
Buy Low, Sell High
SPECIAL EPISODE: How proper rebalancing can help you buy securities low and sell them high.
Jun 01, 2018
Emotion v. Evidence
Are you smarter than most? Think you can beat the market? Don't confuse hindsight with foresight.
May 23, 2018
Financial Wisdom
Just as age improves fine wine or whiskey, the years can bring valuable wisdom to financial advisers.
May 22, 2018
What is Rich?
How much money do you need to retire comfortably or rich and how go about getting there.
May 17, 2018
Political Markets?
What impact does politics have on a real investors portfolio? Probably less than you think.
May 16, 2018
What's it Worth
How can you determine the value of an asset. It's not what you want it's what you can get.
May 11, 2018
Emotional Losses
Most people invest badly. Our feelings cost us money when we buy high and sell low.
May 10, 2018
Nothing Special
“Special” people aren’t entitled to special investments. Yet they act as if they are.
May 08, 2018
Five Facts
As Don head out on a 3+ week vacation, he leaves you with five financial facts to tide you over.
Apr 11, 2018
Not Real Investing
The vast majority of what you read, watch, and hear is not investing. It's gambling or worse.
Apr 06, 2018
Top Podcast Reviews
You'd think that the top 20 investing podcasts would be about investing, but you'd be wrong.
Apr 05, 2018
Double Time
Here's a simple way to approximate how long it will take your money to double at a certain rate.
Apr 04, 2018
Actively Failing
Does it make sense to pay more and get less? That's exactly what active money managers offer.
Apr 03, 2018
Plan for Wealth
A relatively simple plan is the key to breaking bad investing habits and creating wealth.
Apr 02, 2018
If an 11 year-old and former cartel accountant can make a cryptocurrency anyone can.
Mar 30, 2018
Learn Perspective
There's a reason we need to study history, to gain perspective of what is a true crisis  and what isn't.
Mar 29, 2018
Stop the Deception
Some of the least trusted professionals work with your money. Maybe they should try truth.
Mar 28, 2018
A Bad Week
Bonus. After a bad week for stocks what should you be doing with your portfolio?
Mar 27, 2018
Plan Ahead
Key Ten. Stop worrying about what you can't control and focus on planning for possibilities.
Mar 26, 2018
Ignore News
Key Nine. Real investors need to stay focused and ignore most of the financial news.
Mar 24, 2018
Control Emotions
Key Eight. Emotions are an investors worst enemy. So, keep calm and carry on investing.
Mar 23, 2018
No Know Future
Key Seven. The financial future is something everyone wants to know. Yet no one possibly can.
Mar 22, 2018
Crypto Crime
Bonus: Where there's blind greed there is bound to be lots of crime. Be crypto careful!
Mar 21, 2018
Go Global
Key Six. There is a simple way to dramtically reduce the risk of permanent loss in your portfolio.
Mar 20, 2018
Crypto Complex
Bonus. Buying stuff with BitCoin will be far more complicated than most imagine.
Mar 19, 2018
Crypto Crazy
Bonus. It you haven't been watching BitCoin you've missed watching money's wildest ride.
Mar 18, 2018
Return Dimensions
Key Five. Decades of scientific research revealed a few ways to add potential returns.
Mar 16, 2018
Wealth Requires Risk
Key Four. If you want to make money your must take smart risk (that means accepting volatility).
Mar 15, 2018
Past Not Prologue
KEY THREE. There's a reason they say: "Past performance does not guarantee future results."
Mar 14, 2018
Can't Beat 'em
Key Two. It is unlikely that you or any other active money manager can beat the markets.
Mar 13, 2018
Markets Know Best
Key One. Real investing requires understanding that markets are generally efficient.
Mar 12, 2018
Fee Fibbers
Another reason to mistrust your financial advisor: Are they telling the truth about fees?
Mar 09, 2018
In or Out?
On this 9th anniversary of the great bull market what have we learned? It is better to be in or out?
Mar 09, 2018
Five Years Wrong
After being consistently wrong for so long, we would stop looking for "expert" market predictions
Mar 08, 2018
Mind Games
Our brains want to appear smarter than they are, playing tricks that make us bad investors.
Mar 07, 2018
Necessary Evil
Insuring against life's disasters is expensive, so how much protection do you you really need?
Mar 06, 2018
Zero Sum Game?
Long-term investing success doesn't require that someone lose money for you to make it.
Mar 05, 2018
Falling Short
Not only do vastly underestimate our retirement needs, we have dramatically under saved.
Mar 03, 2018
More Life
How much would you pay to reduce worry and add more happy days to your life?
Mar 02, 2018
Fear Beats Greed
Our fear of loss is stronger than our desire for gain even when the odds are identical.
Mar 02, 2018
What good are cryptocurrencies and who stands to profit from them?
Mar 01, 2018
Investing Science
Investing science has advanced, yet far too many are still investing like it's 1947.
Feb 28, 2018
Own Your Own?
Discover why owning stock in your own company is not a very smart real investment.
Feb 27, 2018
These two simple words and letters can make it easier to start investing for retirement.
Feb 26, 2018
How much is BitCoin. Ethereum, or any other cybercurrency really worth?
Feb 24, 2018
The Great Divide
The old school mutual fund industry will not easily succumb to the new school money managers.
Feb 23, 2018
Lies and Annuities
How can annuities pay so much more than other "safe" investments? The truth can hurt.
Feb 22, 2018