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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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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. 

Show Notes: https://shermanwealth.com/are-you-hsa-eligible-if-so-check-this-out/ 

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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May 31, 2022

Overview: Happy Tuesday, we hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend. Join us this week on Launch Financial as we discuss the impact that inflationary prices are having on the average consumer and record high home sales. 

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May 24, 2022

Overview: Join us this week on Launch Financial as we discuss a greater than expected fall in new home sales, continued inflation, and high gas and travel prices going into Memorial Day. 

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The Return Of Beers with Brad

May 17, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss the continued economic downturn and how you can be thinking about your investment porfolio and time horizon during this time. We also discuss the importance of credit, roth conversions and more!

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May 10, 2022

Overview: Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss the extreme market volatility, bitcoin and gasoline prices, and more. Let us know how you are feeling about your investment portfolio. We're here for you! 

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May 5, 2022

Overview: Join us for a very speicial episode of Launch Financial this week as we are joined with recurring guest, Jody Eichenblatt. On this week's episode we are going to continue our discussion since our last recording with Jody about rising interest rates and get Jody's professional opinion on how these hikes will ultimately impact the consumer and the home-buying process. Tune in for a great episode! 

A little about Jody, Jody Eichenblatt (NMLSR# 181198) is a Senior Mortgage Consultant with over 18 years of experience in the mortgage industry holding a license in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Florida.  Jody’s professional service is founded on delivering the best possible customer experience for his clients and partners.

Whether you are a first time homebuyer or seasoned refinancer Jody understands that each transaction is unique and special and treats it as such.  Listening to his clients objectives and clearly communicating all of the available options is what makes Jody a success.

Jody graduated from the University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business with a MBA, and a BS in Marketing and Logistics.   In his free time Jody enjoys running, hiking, biking, traveling and most of all spending time with his wife Kim, son Ryan daughter Taylor and mini Aussiedoodle Teddy. For questions about the episode, email info@shermanwealth.com. 

May 3, 2022

Overview: Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss the current market correction, the 10-year Treasury yield hitting 3% as we await for the Federal Reserve Meeting, and more. 

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Financial Secrets and Money Mistakes Within A Relationship

Apr 26, 2022

Overview: Tune into this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss a competitive housing market, Elon Musk taking on Twitter, the volatile market, and much more! For any questions email us at info@shermanwealth.com

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Estate Planning in Uncertain Times

Apr 19, 2022

Overview: Join us on this week's episdoe of Launch Financial as we discuss tax day 2021 offically passing, market volatility, the 10-year treasury yield hitting a three-year record high, and much more! 

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Apr 12, 2022
Overview: Join us on this week's episode of Launch Financial as we discuss continual inflation surges (March energy prices and higher food costs could be the highest consumer inflation since 1981), falling bond-yields, the housing market, and more! 

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How To Adjust Your Budget For Inflation

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