February 28 2012

MRW Podcast - Open Show

This week, Drew is alone in the studio and taking listener calls on a variety of personal finance questions! Be sure to check out Drew's blog at www.DrewTignanelli.com.

February 16 2012

MRW Podcast - Dr. Walter Williams (guest)

This week, Drew and Tim are joined by Dr. Walter Williams, author of the new book Race and Economics: How Much Can Be Blamed on Discrimination?

Walter E. Williams is an American economist, commentator, author and academic.  He is the John H. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University, as well as a syndicated columnist and author.  Raised in the housing projects of North Philadelphia, Dr. Williams believes the government’s intervention more often harms rather than helps in issues of race and economy.  He joins us tonight to discuss his two newest books: His autobiography published in 2010 called Up From The Projects, and his newest release, Race & Economics: How much can be blamed on discrimination?

February 9 2012

MRW Podcast - Dr. Howard Schilit (guest)

This week, Drew is joined on air by Dr. Howard Schilit, author of the new book Financial Shenanigans.

Dr. Schilit is an international leader in forensic accounting and corporate governance and author of Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports (McGraw-Hill) 3rd Edition, May 2010. He has been a leading spokesman before Congress, the SEC, and media outlets about causes and early warning signs of accounting tricks in public filings. In 2010, Dr. Schilit founded the Financial Shenanigans Detection (FSD) Group, LLC. In 1994, he founded and ran a global forensic accounting research organization, Center for Financial Research & Analysis (CFRA) until 2005.

He frequently lectures on the subject of financial shenanigans to investors, bankers, lawyers, journalists and insurers. BusinessWeek featured Dr. Schilit in an article titled "The Sherlock Holmes of Accounting," and Smart Money magazine selected him twice as one of the "Power 30" of investing. A former professor of accounting at American University, Dr. Schilit holds a doctorate in accounting from the University of Maryland.

February 6 2012

MRW Podcast - Open Show

This week, Drew and Tim are taking listener questions on a variety of financial questions!