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Launch Financial

Launch Financial is a podcast about your finances and improving your financial health & education. Launch financial is hosted by Brad Sherman, president of Sherman Wealth Management, and Ashley Perlmutter, Marketing Coordinator, fee-only registered investment advisory firm in Gaithersburg, MD.
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Nov 29, 2022

Overiew: Join us today on Giving Tuesday as we discuss Thanksgiving at Sherman Wealth and how we participated in giving this holiday season. As we wrap up what looks like a positvie month in the markets, we want you all to check off your end of the year planning lists and make sure you are prepared for the year to come. 

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Nov 23, 2022

Overview: Join us on this week's episode of Launch Finanical as we discuss Thanksgiving inflation, retail earnings this holiday season, holiday giveback, and all we are thankful for!

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Nov 15, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss October's inflation numbers coming in lighter than expected, treasury yields, the temporary ban on Biden's student forgiveness plan, and more! 

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The Value Of Ongoing Financial Advice

Nov 8, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss the the markets as they await the midterm election results, Thursday's CPI report, and more earnings this week. For more information on Thanksgiving giveback and Donor Advised Funds, email us at info@shermanwealth.com. 

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Nov 1, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss what a strong rally October had in the markets with the Dow having its best month since 1976. All eyes are on the Federal Reserve's November meeting as they are expected to raise interest rates yet another 75 basis points. For questions or inquiries, email info@shermanwealth.com 

 

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Oct 25, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss a whole load of economic information including the 2023 changes for retirement savings contritbutions and tax income brackets, the 10-year treasury yield hitting a 14-year high last week, mega-cap tech earnings to come, inflation fears, and more! 

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Oct 18, 2022

Overview: Tune into our weekly episode of Launch Financial as we discuss how the consumer is digesting record high inflation and interest rates and that applications are now open for Biden's Federal Student Loan Relief. 

Show Notes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamminsky/2022/10/17/biden-touts-student-loan-forgiveness-application-says-8-million-have-already-applied/?sh=32a37e2b2b5e 

Oct 11, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss an extremely volatile marke , bond yields, and anticipation of Thursday's CPI report that will impact what the Federal Reserve will do with interest rates at their November meeting. 

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Oct 4, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss what a awful week, month, and quarter we saw in the third quarter and some economic outlook and thoughts as we head into the last three months of the year. 

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Sep 27, 2022

Overview: Check out this episode of Launch Financial as we discuss the Federal Reserve raising interest rates 75 basis points at last week's meeting with the intention of raising rates another 75 basis points at the November meeting. Tune in for our thoughts and how the economy is digesting these rate hikes and more. 

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Sep 20, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss the Federal Reserve meeting which kicked off today, interest rates at record highs, housing prices rising, and more! 

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Sep 16, 2022

Overview: Join us on our first Fall 2022 episode of Launch Financial as we discuss the most recent hot CPI report, interest rates and the Federal Reserve, bitcoin's rally, fall football, and more! Email us at info@shermanwealth.com for questions or inquiries. 

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Aug 30, 2022

Overview: Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss questions you may be having on Biden's federal student loan repayment announcement last week and the Federal Reserve minutes on interest rates. 

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Aug 23, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss economic data as the market is digesting the Fed minutes later this week. 

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Aug 16, 2022

Overview: Join us for our 101st episode of Launch Financial as we discuss impacts to the housing industry, including a decrease in sentiment, affordability, new home construction, and more. 

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Aug 10, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss today's inflation report that showed inflation numbers cooling off, mortgage rates leading to a mini refinancing boom, and treasury yields. For questions or inquiries, email info@shermanwealth.com

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Aug 2, 2022

Overview: Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss mega-cap tech earnings, the Federal Reserve raising interest rates by another 75 basis points, the yield curve, and July in the markets. For any questions or inquiries, email us at info@shermanwealth.com. 

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Jul 26, 2022

Launch Financial- Join us this week on Launch Financial as we discuss a preview of this week's mega-cap tech earnings and the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday. Tune back in tomorrow for updates!

Jul 12, 2022

Overview: Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss consumer sentiment on Amazon Prime Day, mortgage rates dropping to 2008 levels, and thoughts as we await inflation data. For questions or inquiries on the podcast, email info@shermanwealth.com 

 

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Jul 5, 2022

Overview: We hope everyone had a happy July 4th weekend and our thoughts and prayers go out to those in Highland Park. This week we discuss the markets over the first half of the year and where we are headed as we kick off the 3rd quarter. 

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Jun 28, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss a consumer sentiment as a recession looms along with cooling home prices in April. Email info@shermanwealth.com with questions or thoughts. 

 

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Jun 21, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss how our enviornment is adapting to last week's wild economic data and the impacts it will have on the consumer. 

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Jun 14, 2022

Overview: Happy Tuesday everyone, hope you had a great weekend. Join us today on our 93rd episode of Launch Financial as we discuss wild economic data that has officially entered us into a bear market. Tune in to hear our thoughts and the impacts on the consumer. 

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Jun 7, 2022

Overview: Join us today on Launch Financial as we discuss Targets hints at consumer retail behavior, market volatility, and more. Email us at info@shermanwealth.com with questions or podcast topics. 

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Is Lifestyle Creep Impacting You?

Jun 2, 2022

Overview:Join us on this week’s episode of Launch Financial as we are joined by recurring guests, The Washingtonian Group’s Andres Serafini and Daniel Esteban. On this episode, Andres and Daniel come back on the show a year later to discuss the current state of the housing market and tips to think about when homebuying. 

For more information on Andres and Daniel check out their bios below: 

Andres A. Serafini, Founder & Principle of The Washingtonian Group at RLAH Real Estate is a proud DC Native and Bethesda Resident, as well as a First Generation Colombian & Italian American. Appreciative of the diverse nature of the DC Metropolitan area, Andres prides himself in servicing Domestic and International Clientele in the Residential, Luxury, & Commercial Markets.

Daniel was born and raised in the Washington DC metro area and is a proud Bethesda home owner. Beginning his real estate career during challenging economic conditions, Daniel’s experience in an arduous and complex market has granted him a deeper level of expertise in this dynamic housing industry.

For more information and inquiries about topics discussed in this week’s episode, please reach out to us at info@shermanwealth.com. 

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