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Baby Boomers Are Nearing Retirement – Are They Prepared?

June 9, 2015 - Posted Under Radio Broadcasts & Interviews

Stephen Hicks, Co-CEO of Siena answers the questions about the coming retirement of the baby boomer generation on Michigan Business Beat hosted by Chris Holman. Stephen answers what many baby boomers are doing in retirement to best prepare them for a successful financial future.

Michigan Business Beat airs at 8:00 AM every Monday through Friday.


Financial Insights Around The Globe

April 17, 2015 - Posted Under Radio Broadcasts & Interviews

Siena Advisor, Stephen L. Hicks, drops by the Michigan Business Networks’ segment, Michigan Business Beat, to share his global financial insights with Jeffrey Mosher, stand in for host Chris Holman. Stephen takes listeners around the globe discussing major financial issues of not only the American economy, but also what’s happening in Europe, Japan, and the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). Lastly, Stephen reviews the recent strength of the U.S. dollar and how it’s impacting international trade.

Michigan Business Beat airs at 8:00 AM every Monday through Friday.


Stephen Hicks Sits In As An Expert Panelist for WKAR’s Thinking Money

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WKAR presented a free screening of Thinking Money: Psychology Behind Our Best and Worst Financial Decisions on April 14thAfter the presentation, a panelist of four financial experts gathered to discuss the psychology behind our financial decisions. 

Panelists included Stephen Hicks, Siena Investments; Tiffany Dowling, M3 Group; April Clobes, MSU Federal Credit Union; and Debra van Hevele, Comerica Bank. Together they dive into the psychology behind our daily financial decisions, why we spend, why we save (or don’t), and how we think about money.


How Can You Better Understand the Stock Market?

March 18, 2015 - Posted Under Radio Broadcasts & Interviews

So, how can you better understand the stock market and all of the complexities that come with investing? For starters, ask the experts.

Stephen L. Hicks, co-CEO/advisor of Siena Investments, pops by The Michigan Business Networks’ segment Michigan Business Beat, hosted by Chris Holman, to provide insight on the stock market. Stephen breaks down what has been happening in the stock market in the short term, but also long term as well.

Michigan Business Beat airs at 8:00 AM every Monday through Friday.

 

Seeking Your Success and Financially Sound, are Michigan Business Network radio shows, hosted by Stephen L. Hicks co-CEO and advisor of Siena Wealth Advisors. Each episode contains multiple segments designed to educate listeners on the importance of financial planning and its criticalness to your future and future of your business.  Learn how to make the most of what you have from Steve’s wide range of financial expertise.

Seeking Your Success

Episode One – Stephen Hicks invites Mike Mahoney, Michigan Business Networks’ radio manager, to join in to discuss various topics ranging from Stephen’s background, brokerage fees to variable annuities.

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Episode Two – In this episode of Seeking Your Success, Stephen continues answering listeners questions.

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Episode Three – Stephen is joined again by Mike Mahoney, Michigan Business Networks’ radio manager, to answer his questions on a wide range of investment topics.

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Episode Four – On this episode of Seeking Your Success, Stephen talks about reverse mortgages, wills versus estate planning, disability insurance, and more.

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Episode Five – Stephen dedicates this episode to today’s current events in the financial news.

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Episode Six – Stephen speaks with special guest Dr. John W. Spink, Associate Director, Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) at Michigan State University.

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Financially Sound

Financially Sound, a Michigan Business Network radio show, hosted by Stephen L. Hicks co-CEO and advisor of Siena Investments. Each episode contains multiple segments designed to educate listeners on the importance of financial planning and its criticalness to your future and future of your business.  Learn how to make the most of what you have from Stephen's wide range of financial expertise.

Episode One – Stephen talks about Retirement Planning.

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Episode Two – Stephen talks about factors in the economy, and everything you need to know about annuities.

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Episode Three – Stephen investigates the science behind portfolio construction and investment management.

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Episode Four – Stephen talks investment philosophy and the importance of estate planning.

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Episode Five – Stephen talks insurance with special guest Chris O’Leary, President of The Shinberg Insurance Agency.

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Episode Six – On this episode, Stephen answers listener’s questions from across the state of Michigan and Chicago, IL.

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