Relatable Finance
Podcast

Chart of the Week

In April, retail sales declined -16.4% from a month earlier, and -21.6% from April of 2019 as the social distancing measures were felt throughout the economy. Given that consumer spending is roughly 70% of the U.S. economy, the declines in retail sales data provides a good gauge of the overall economic impact felt by the Coronavirus. Even more striking is the shift of retail sales online, which have increased significantly.

About Us

We are Shane Phillips and Joseph Karl, and together we are the hosts of “Relatable Finance.” We have worked together at Provenance Wealth Advisors (PWA) since 2014 and come from similar backgrounds. Both of us are from the Midwest but found our way to South Florida. We played college football (and by “played,” we mean we were on the teams), and we both enjoy the financial markets enough to have spent the time to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder designation.

With some help, we had the brilliant idea to start a finance-based podcast to share our knowledge with you. Our goal with each podcast is to simplify important concepts we use daily, explore the various financial risks and opportunities individuals face throughout their lives and provide perspective on current events in the financial world.

We release episodes every other week. They can be found at the link above.

We hope you find our podcasts interesting and informative and welcome any feedback. Enjoy!

 

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