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Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman is “America’s Money Answers Man”
and a nationally-recognized expert on personal finance.

Jordan Goodman is a regular guest on numerous radio and television call-in shows across the country, answering questions on personal financial topics. He appears frequently on The View, Fox News Network, Fox Business Network, CNN, CNBC and CBS evening news.

For 18 years, Jordan was on the editorial staff of Money magazine, where he served as Wall Street correspondent. While at Money, he reported and wrote on virtually every aspect of personal finance. In addition, he served as weekly financial analyst on NBC News at Sunrise for 9 years and the daily business news commentator on Mutual Broadcasting System’s America in the Morning show for 8 years.

He is the author / co-author of 13 best-selling books on personal finance including Master Your Debt Fast Profits in Hard Times, Everyone’s Money Book, Master Your Money Type, Barron’s Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and Barron’s Finance and Investment Handbook.

He has also written 6 special focus editions of Everyone’s Money Book on College, Credit, Financial Planning, Real Estate, Retirement Planning and Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds.

Jordan is also a speaker and seminar leader on personal finance topics for business executives, students, associations, investment clubs, employees and others.

  • FOX NEWS WITH MARTHA MACCALLUM

  • JORDAN ON WCBS WITH ALI BAUMAN

    Jordan Goodman talks with host Ali Bauman about dynamic pricing and what consumers can do to take advantage of it. CBS: WLNY

  • JORDAN ON WPIX WITH MARVIN SCOTT

    Jordan joins host Marvin Scott on WPIX TV to talk about different ways to get out of debt. WPIX TV

  • JORDAN ON LAS VEGAS KLAS TV

    Jordan Goodman talks with host Courtney Perna about the growing burden of credit card debt, why the problem is growing and what Americans can do…

  • JORDAN ON FOX WTTG

    Jordan appears on WTTG to talk about rising interest rates and how everything tied to the prime rate, such as car loans, mortgage rates, student…

  • JORDAN ON CBSN WITH TONYA RIVERO

    Jordan talks with CBSN Host Tonya Rivero about the new tariffs Trump just imposed on trade with Mexico, Canada and the European Union and what…

  • CBS EVENING NEWS

    Jordan discusses China devaluing its currency again.

  • JORDAN GOODMAN ON ABS CBN NEWS

    Jordan Goodman, a financial expert in Elmsford, New York and author of 13 best-selling books, explains some of the possible changes, including the lottery system…

  • JORDAN GOOODMAN ON CNN HLN

    Jordan speaks about the Fiduciary Rule with CNN HLN anchor Erica Hill.

  • MSNBC

    Jordan discusses how small businesses can get unsecured loans from non traditional sources through business loan clearinghouses such as www.companylendingsolutions.com.

  • VERIZON FIOS1 NEWS

    On Wednesday, new tax reforms will be unveiled by the Trump administration. FiOS1 News’ Mary Mueller has more on what's expected and what it will…

  • CBS NEWS

    Jordan Goodman speaks about the outlook for the economy on CBS News.

  • FOX 13: SALT LAKE CITY- EXAMINING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF A NEW PRESIDENT

    With President Donald Trump now in office, Jordan Goodman of MoneyAnswers.com came to the Fox 13 News Studio to talk about how the new administration…

  • HOME & FAMILY - HALLMARK CHANNEL

    Jordan discusses How to Raise Your Credit Score on Home & Family on the Hallmark Channel.

  • JORDAN GOODMAN DEBATES DONALD TRUMP’S ECONOMIC POLICIES

    Jordan Goodman discusses Donald Trump's economic policies

  • THE VIEW

    Jordan discusses low mortgage rates & higher bank fees on The View. Find out more about Mortgages and Mortgage Equity Optimization and how to save on credit card fees.

  • CNBC

    Jordan discussing the government deficit, news politics and more on CNBC News.

  • CBS SUNDAY MORNING

    Jordan Goodman on CBS Sunday Morning.

  • FOX NEWS

    Jordan on Fox News discussing the deficit and how you can pay off your mortgage in 5 to 7 years instead of 30 years by…

  • CNN NEWS

    Jordan on CNN News.

  • JORDAN GOODMAN ON TURKISH TV

    Jordan's appearance on Turkish TV Segment on Personal Finance where he talks about the different money type personalities, how to save money for retirement and…

  • CNBC CABLE - CREDIT CARD CHANGES

    Jordan discusses credit card rate changes on CNBC and how you can reduce your credit card rates by using Cambridge Credit Counseling - a national…

  • JORDAN ON THE VIEW

    Jordan discussing who is to blame for the recession on The View.

  • VIEW FROM THE BAY - KGO-TV

    Jordan discussing mortgage equity optimization on View from the Bay - KGO-TV in San Francisco, CA. Website:  Truth in Equity More Mortgage Resources and Strategies in…

  • THE VIEW

    Jordan discussing credit card reform on The View.

  • WGN TV - CHICAGO

    Jordan discusses strategies on how to make money during hard times outlined in his book Fast Profits in Hard Times. You can purchase the book…

  • GOOD MORNING, SAN DIEGO ON KUSI TV

    Jordan discusses how to survive an economic downturn on Good Morning, San Diego on KUSI TV. Modify My Mortgage can show you how to get…

  • Q13 FOX NEWS NETWORK - SEATTLE

    Jordan is discussing unemployment, the recession, Congress and the American economy on Q13 Fox News Network Seattle.

  • WMAR TV - GOOD MORNING MARYLAND

    Jordan discusses how you can protect yourself from credit card fees increases and other credit problems on WMAR TV in Maryland. Guard My Credit - www.guardmycredit.com…

  • JORDAN ON LOOKING AT THE MARKETS

    Jordan joins David Moadel to discuss Resources to Cutting Debt, Earning... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON ACTION NOW CFO

    Jordan Goodman joins host Greg LeVine to talk about how he got started in personal finances... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON MARKET WRAP WITH MOE ANSARI

    Jordan talks with host Moe Ansari about the recent volatility in the stock market, some of the impacts... Learn More Here

  • FINANCIAL GROWNUP WITH BOBBI REBELL

    Jordan talks with host Bobbi Rebell about his start as an aspiring entrepreneur, selling newspapers... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE ROBERT CHRISTIAN SHOW

    Jordan talks with Robert Christian about the savers dilemma, the plague of student loan debt in... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON INVEST LIKE A BOSS

    Jordan talks with co-hosts Johnny FD and Sam Marks about the impact of the 2018 tax reform for... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE ART OF PASSIVE INCOME

    Jordan talks with host Mark Podolsky about educating kids in personal finance, the future of jobs... Learn More Here

  • MONEY LIFE WITH CHUCK JAFFEE

    Jordan joins Chuck Jaffe to talk about selling unwanted or unneeded life insurance policies for cash... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE FINANCIAL SURVIVAL NETWORK (MARCH 2018)

    Jordan talks with host Kerry Lutz about the current trade war with China and who is in a better... Learn More Here  

  • JORDAN ON CRUSH THE STREET WITH KENNETH AMEDURI

    Jordan discusses the best way to optimize your mortgage and pay it off faster... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON REVENUE CHAT WITH TONY DURSO

    Jordan talks with Tony DUrso about why today’s modern businesses have a hard time getting... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE REAL ESTATE WAY TO WEALTH

    Jordan joins host Jacob Ayers on The Real Estate Way to Wealth and Freedom to talk about... Learn More Here

  • FUTURE MONEY TRENDS WITH DANIEL AMEDURI

    Jordan talks with host Daniel Ameduri about how homeowners can pay off their mortgages in full... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE FINANCIAL SURVIVAL NETWORK (JUNE 2018)

    Jordan joins host Kerry Lutz on The Financial Survival Network to talk about June G7 meeting... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE WIN WITH HEATHER HAVENWOOD

    Jordan joins Host Heather Havenwood from The Win to talk about different financial strategies... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN GOODMAN ON THE TONY DURSO SHOW

    Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, joins Host Tony DUrso on The Tony DUrso... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON ZERO XCUSES WITH KENYON ZITZKA

    Jordan joins host Kenyon Zitzka to discuss several different approaches to finding better ways to... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON OLD DAWGS REI NETWORK WITH BILL MANNASERO

    Jordan talks with Host Bill Mannasero about how to get your financial habits in order and offers... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON CASHFLOW HACKING PODCAST

    Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, joins host Casey Stubbs to talk about how to... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE FINANCIAL SURVIVAL NETWORK (SEP 2018)

    Jordan Goodman returns as a guest on The Financial Survival Network. Goodman and Host... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE UNSTOPPABLE CEO WITH STEVE GORDON

    Personal finance expert Jordan Goodman joins Host Steve Gordon to talk about how he got... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON INVESTING IN THE U.S. WITH REED GOOSSENS

    Jordan talks with Host Reed Goossens about the 6 different personality types for how we manage... Learn More Here

  • JORDAN ON THE FINANCIAL SURVIVAL NETWORK WITH KERRY LUTZ

    Jordan joins Host Kerry Lutz to talk about why the Millenials are the greatest generation, the... Learn More Here

  • HERE & THERE WITH DAVE MARASH

    Jordan Goodman joins Host Dave Marash on Marash's show Here & There to talk about Trump's... Learn More Here

  • 12 MINUTE CONVOS WITH ENGEL JONES

    Jordan joins Host Engel Jones to talk about how to pay off your mortgage... Learn More Here
  • YOUR SAVINGS AND INVESTMENTS: A CONVERSATION WITH ‘AMERICA’S MONEY ANSWERS MAN’

    Jordan Goodman is one of the country’s best-known personal finance journalists and authors... Learn More Here  
  • RADIO APPEARANCES

    RADIO SHOWS

    If you want to catch one of Jordan Goodman’s radio shows, below are his regular media appearances:

    • The Money Answers Show show from 3-4 pm EST every Monday at www.voiceamerica.com
    • KMOX in St. Louis Sunday morning show with Brad Choat
    • WGN in Chicago on mornings with Steve Cochran
    • WTAM in Cleveland on mornings with Bill Wills
    • KFNN in Phoenix on Financial Review with Sinclair Noe
    • KGO in San Francisco with Ethan Bearman
    • Jim Bohannon Show on the national Westwood One Network
    • American Urban Network on XM Sirius Network on the Armstrong Williams show
    • WIMA in Lima Ohio on Monday mornings with Mike Miller
    • WURD in Philadelphia with Stephanie Renee
    • KRDO in Colorado Springs, Colorado with Mike Lewis
    • Bill Martinez nationally syndicated on GCN network
    • KTRH in Houston with Scott Crowder
    • KNWZ in Palm Springs California on mornings with Bill Feingold
    • WFSK in Nashville on What’s the 411 with Sharon Kay
    • WUTQ in Utica New York on mornings with Jason Aiello
    • KFYR in Bismarck North Dakota on mornings with Phil Parker
    • WKIP in Poughkeepsie New York on mornings with Tom Sipos
    • WILS in Lansing Michigan on mornings with Dave Ackerly
    • WTIC in Hartford on Mornings with Ray Dunaway
    • America’s First News with Gordon Deal on the Compass Radio network
    • WERE in Cleveland with Brian Stark
    • KTRS in St. Louis with Bob Hardcastle on Money Talk Show on Sunday mornings
    • WRVA in Richmond Virginia with Jeff Katz
    • WIBA in Madison Wisconsin with Mitch Henck
    • KNUS in Denver with Steffan Tubbs
    • KCOL in Loveland – Fort Collins, CO with Jimmy Lakey
    • KDMT in Denver with Jimmy Segenberger
    • KXEL in Waterloo and Cedar Falls Iowa with Jeff Stein

    Jordan E. Goodman is “America’s Money Answers Man” and a nationally-recognized expert on personal finance. He is a regular guest on numerous radio and television call-in shows across the country, answering questions on personal financial topics. He appears frequently on The View, Fox News Network, Fox Business Network, CNN, CNBC and CBS evening news.

    For 18 years, Jordan was on the editorial staff of Money magazine, where he served as Wall Street correspondent. While at Money, he reported and wrote on virtually every aspect of personal finance. In addition, he served as weekly financial analyst on NBC News at Sunrise for 9 years and the daily business news commentator on Mutual Broadcasting System’s America in the Morning show for 8 years.

    He is the author / co-author of 13 best-selling books on personal finance including Master Your Debt Fast Profits in Hard Times, Everyone’s Money Book, Master Your Money Type, Barron’s Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and Barron’s Finance and Investment Handbook.

    He has also written 6 special focus editions of Everyone’s Money Book on College, Credit, Financial Planning, Real Estate, Retirement Planning and Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds.

    Jordan is also a speaker and seminar leader on personal finance topics for business executives, students, associations, investment clubs, employees and others.

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  • HOW FINANCIAL EXPERTS ORGANIZE THEIR TAXES

    The annual tax deadline approaches. So does the start of that annual ritual—frantic efforts to retrieve receipts, document donations, and find forms. With programs like Quickbooks and Mint supplanting the manila folders and tax organizers of the past, the old methods of compiling documents are as anachronistic as pulling your…

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  • Why is Jordan Goodman in demand across the country?

    Americans in all walks of life, at every socioeconomic level, are clamoring to get more information about how to improve their personal finances in these challenging times:

    • Where are the best investment opportunities now?
    • How can employees get the most from their benefit plans?
    • How can people finance a comfortable retirement?

    What makes Jordan Goodman an expert?

    • Eighteen years at MONEY Magazine, the foremost publication on personal finance
    • Reporter and writer on virtually every aspect of personal finance since 1979
    • Author of three best-selling books in the field of personal finance
    • Daily guest on radio call-in and television shows across the country, including eight years on Mutual Broadcasting System’s America in the Morning
    • Weekly commentator on NBC TV Network’s News at Sunrise
    • Creator of the Money Answers Program

    Who are Jordan Goodman’s audiences?

    Senior executives, housewives, employees, sophisticated investors, professionals, beginning investors, retirees, mutual fund shareholders, college students, bank depositors, business people, trade associations … or any combination thereof!

    What are Jordan Goodman’s topics?

    Whether it’s a keynote address or an intimate seminar, an overview or an in-depth look, Jordan Goodman can speak on any aspect of personal finance, including:

    • insurance
    • the economy
    • stocks, bonds & mutual funds
    • certificates of deposit
    • gold
    • 401 (k) plans
    • credit cards
    • real estate
    • college financing
    • retirement planning
    • taxes
    • financial industry trends

    Why do audiences rave about Jordan?

    No matter what the topic, audiences always give Jordan Goodman extremely high marks for his:

    • warmth
    • humor
    • prescient forecasting
    • rare candor
    • ability to convey great substance in easy-to-understand language
    • lively and informative question-and-answer sessions.

    What Others are Saying

    • We had the pleasure of retaining Jordan Goodman to be our speaker at our annual E*TRADE National Retirement Day. Jordan completely surpassed our expectations. We had record numbers of attendees this year and his content was current to the times and relevant to our audience. He was very flexible to work with during our planning sessions and provided contributions that made the session both dynamic and interactive. He was also very patient when answering all the questions that came in from around the country and stayed for quite a while afterwards with members of our in-person audience. I highly recommend him for speaking engagements!

      Diane Young

      VP - E*TRADE Financial

    • On behalf of the National Grocers Association, I would like to thank you for your recent presentation at our annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Your session, “Twelve Commandments of Finance” was very well received by the attendees. Evaluations stated that “This was simply excellent,” and “Thank you for having something beneficial other than just the normal workshops…….and don’t get me wrong, they all benefit……this was just extra!. You gave our attendees a lot of great information and much to consider when managing their business and personal finances. Thank you again for your participation in the education program.

      Mary Wallace

      Director of Education and Meeting Services - National Grocers Association

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    • "On behalf of all of us at Organon, I want to thank you for participating in the Experts in Reproductive Medicine Meeting. Your financial planning sessions were so informative. We received wonderful feedback and a great interest in learning more about business finance as well. I know that there were quite a few physicians you were able to spend time with throughout the weekend. Many of them conveyed their appreciation for all of the help and advice you extended them. We are so appreciative and cannot thank you enough for such a great job!"

      Cathy R. Termini

      R.PH Organon Inc.

    • "Where do I begin? You were excellent at the OSC Power Meeting XXIV recently held in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The speaker evaluations proved that you were a huge hit with our members. QSC members are much better off, both personally and professionally, for having attended your program. I might add that we have never had as many requests for the recording of a presentation as we have with yours. Don’t ever hesitate to have any prospective clients contact me as a reference. Thank you again for such a positive experience."

      Charles E. Wallace, III

      Executive Director/Quality Service Contractors

    • "There is always an exception to every rule and your recent seminar to our JWT employees provided that. Generally, I believe you get what you pay for and since we didn’t pay you anything for your recent talk one might not expect the reaction we got. Instead, I have been besieged with compliments about arranging for you to speak. Our employees felt more informed and financially empowered as a result of your discussion with them. I enjoyed meeting you and will be pleased to know the face behind the column that I read in every issue of Money Magazine."

      Jeff White

      Executive VP/General Manager/J. Walter Thompson

    • "On behalf of the Water Systems Council I would like to thank you for speaking at our Spring Meeting in Washington, DC on March 3rd. Your presentation was very well received by our members. The information in your presentation and additional reference materials you provided were both fascinating and timely. We hope you enjoyed meeting our members. Thank you again for taking the time to speak at our meeting."

      Kathleen M. Stanley

      Executive Director/Water Systems Council

    • "The crowd was small, but the quality of your presentation was superb, addressing precisely the areas which I had hoped you would cover. It obviously had a high-interest impact upon the participants. And – it is the kind of expert contribution which makes for a successful meeting. Thank you immensely! And – thank you again for joining us at the Club!"

      Lewis O. Kerwood

      National Society for Real Estate Finance

    • "On behalf of the Take Charge America Institute, the University of Arizona Students in Free Enterprise and their Credit Wise Cats team, I would like to extend my appreciation for your wonderful keynote address last week. Our three-day symposium, “Money Talks, Think you Know? Think Again!” was a great success, largely due to the relevance of your opening statements."

      Marica Klipsch

      Education Coordinator/University of Arizona

    • "Your presentation certainly contributed to the overall success of the event. I sat in on your presentation, “Earning Fast Profits in Hard Times”, and found your presentation to be insightful, educational and thought-provoking and the topic was certainly timely. My opinion of your presentation was confirmed by feedback I received from event attendees. It was a pleasure to have you at our event and it is without reservation that I would recommend your presentation skills to anyone interested in having you speak. I look forward to working with you again."

      Michael P. Scott

      VP/Director of Business Development Pensco Trust Company

    • "... Here are some statistics we received from the attendees: 93.38% agreed that you presented in a clear, organized, engaging manner. 94.84% agreed that the information you presented was valuable to them as business owners. 83.01% agreed that they would travel to attend a 1 or 2 day course presented by you. 83.77% agreed that they would like to see your topics brought to their local study club. 87.25% agreed that they would like to see your topics offered at a future Symposia. Thanks again for all of your awesome contributions!"

      Shaida Ghomi

      Seattle Study Club For Dentists

    • "Thank you so much for coming out last week to Las Vegas and speaking to our participants. I heard so many great things from people that attended your course about how useful the information was."

      Sheryl Dare

      Meeting Planner for Genentech Corporation

    • "... I appreciate your efforts to present meaningful content to make a successful event. Your professionalism, delivery and ability to engage with the attendees were exceptional. I know there were many attendees in the room including me who left with new ideas and insights..."

      Wendy Mathea

      Supplier Diversity Officer/Amgen

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