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    Pop Culture and Money

    Learning about money doesn’t have to be boring.  Financial Planner LA strives to give best financial information out there so we can help you reach your financial goals faster and easier. Using Pop Culture References that have financial lessons in them you may actually find finances being fun. Pop Culture and Money should entertain and maybe you will even learn something.

    We have a whole series of Golden Girls Themes articles. Who doesn’t love Dorothy, Blanche Sophia and Rose.  We also have LGBT Parenting lessons from the unlikely source Jeff Lewis and his Bravo TV Show Flipping out.  The Bravo Love Continues with Odd Mom Out, and even the Newlyweds.

    We also share many videos from Los Angeles Financial News featuring Financial Planner LA David Rae on KTLA, CBS, NBC and also ABC 7 Eyewitness News.

    Make sure to keep tuning in to see what new Pop Culture and Money tips you will learn from on the best Financial Planner Los Angeles blog.

    Making smart financial decisions may not be exciting, but it doesn’t have to be boring.

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    How to Lower Your Tax Bill Before 2018 and the GOP Tax Plan

    How to Lower Your Tax Bill Before 2018 and the GOP Tax Plan   As it stands now the proposed GOP tax reforms will take effect in 2018.  Looking ahead this means your year-end tax planning may be more crucial …

    How Bad is the Tax Reform for Californians? Video

    What does the GOP Tax Reform Mean for Californians?  Many will pay much much more!   Update 11/16/2017  – The House just passed a $1.5 trillion tax bill that seems purposely brutal for poor people. 2/3 of these cuts go …

    How to get your Friends to Pay You BACK KTLA News Video

    Will your friends pay you back?             Do you pay for things and just hope and pray that your friends will pay you back?  Financial Planner LA is here to help.  We share some tips …

    How to Avoid GoFundMe Fraud Post Vegas Massacre Video

    With a reported 1 in 4 victims of the Las Vegas Massacre lacking health insurance you may see a slew of GoFundMe page popping up over the coming weeks.  Fiduciary Financial Planner David Rae sits down the KTLA morning news …

    What If We All Paid No Taxes Like Donald Trump Nightline Video

    What If We All Paid No Taxes Like Donald Trump Nightline Video This video originally appeared on the ABC show NIGHTLINE hosted by Dan Harris. Trump Taxes Nightline VIDEO:   This segment was filmed before the 2016 presidential election for …

    Powerball Tips for Lottery Winners! VIDEO ABC 7 News

    I’m hoping someone you know WON THE $700 million dollar Powerball Lottery Jackpot.  I’d still be excited if you won the small prizes of a million bucks or so. Still a pretty good day.  Powerball Tips for any winner.  As …

    Flipping Out Baby : Jeff Lewis’s Gaybie is Coming

    Flipping Out Baby: We’re Havin’ a Gaybie Flipping Out Jeff Lewis is having Baby What happens when finances take a front seat for partners Jeff Lewis and Gage Edwards en route to parenthood on Bravo TV’s reality series Flipping Out? …

    When is Toilet Paper Priceless? Havana Adventure Exposed true Toilet Paper Value

    When Toilet Paper Is Worth Its Weight in Gold? We rarely, if ever, really think about the cost of toilet paper.  But as I learned in Havana Cuba, sometimes it could be priceless.     My husband and I had the …

    Powerball Winning Numbers Blessing or Curse? + Video

    Powerball has many people dreaming of how they would spend all the Millions or Billions: Will it really make your lives perfect? Mania has set in around the Powerball Winning Numbers.  Just when you thought it was safe to be …

    Cheap and Easy Ways to Pay for College ABC 7 News Video

        Back to School Tips, cheap and easy ways to pay for college. Fiduciary Financial Planner David Rae is in studio on the ABC 7 Eyewitness News with Ellen Leyva and Coleen Sullivan. College may seem out of reach for …

    Fiduciary Rule Changes Comment and VIDEO

    Fiduciary Rule Changes and How to Protect Your Bottom Line   While Trump has signed an executive order to attempt to rollback the Fiduciary Rule it went into effect Friday June 9th. Will the Fiduciary rule help or pick the pockets or …

    Hamilton Tickets Broadway? How much would you pay, $42,500?

    Show Me the Hamiltons-  How much would you pay for Hamilton Tickets on Broadway?  Could you imagine spending $42,500 for tickets for anything let alone the phenomenon of Hamilton on Broadway?     Update: Hamilton the Musical is playing at …

    Odd Mom Out is Back and more Screwed Up Than Ever

    Odd Mom Out is back and more screwed up than ever Season 3 of the Bravo Series Odd Mom Out opens with a tsunami of financial catastrophes. While the Von Webers aren’t exactly everyday people, we can learn from their …

    Notes on How to be a Financial Grownup

    Notes on a Financial Grownup For this Certified Financial Planner, Bobbi Rebell speaks an important truth – in an age obsessed with youth – in her book How to Be a Financial Grownup.        Simply stated, what I …

    Unusual Tax Strategies You Can Do Now to Save on Your Taxes

    5 Unusual Tax Strategies You Can Do Now to Save on Your Taxes   Unusual Tax Strategies was the topic for the December 2016 KTLA Morning News appearance by Financial Planner LA David Rae.  He was in studio with Jessica Holmes …

    New Modern Retirement Grace and Frankie-Style

    Could you handle a Retirement like Grace and Frankie? Even with gay ex-husbands and straight ex-wives to deal with, growing older can still be filled with adventure and possibility . . . as long as you’ve got the wherewithal to …

    DOW 20000 Los Angeles Financial Planner NBC News

    Dow Jones 200000 Los Angeles Fiduciary Certified Financial Planner David Rae dropped by the NBC News Studios in Universal City to sit down with reporter Mekahlo Medina to discuss the Trump Bump and the Dow Jones approaching the big 20,000 …

    Trump Tax Plan and your Wallet Financial Planner LA David Rae

    LA Fiduciary Financial Planner David Rae speaks with NBC News Kim Baldonado to explain what the Trump Tax Plan will mean for your wallet. Included in the Trump Tax Plan are potential changes to tax rates, Social Security, Affordable Care …

    Bravo TV The Newlyweds Erik & Nadine meet with a Financial Planner

    Los Angeles Financial Planner David Rae sits down with Newlyweds Erik & Nadine on Bravo TV’s show Newlyweds the First Year.   No money was harming in the filming of this TV show. More tips for Newlyweds: Newlyweds Financial Talk …

    Golden Girls Financial Issues Spotlight on Women

    Golden Girls Financial Issues Spotlight on Women Golden Girls Retirement Plan, Part 4 Retirement Is a Women’s Issue Pop Quiz: What’s better for your bottom line, a dead spouse or an ex-spouse?   – – – Wine Tasting with Golden …

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