“The Invested Life” Launches Season 2, Announces New Cast Lineup
The online reality series on investing is back for more, just when investors need it the most
"The Invested Life" airs for three seasons over a nine-month period. The series and site experience were developed by
The online series, which is sponsored by
Cast members to be featured in the latest season of “The Invested Life” include:
- The Opinion Seekers–
Steven Long& Wendy Smithof Portland, Ore.earn a high salary and have little problem saving money, but the bulk of their income is deposited into savings accounts and not building wealth. They’re seeking coaching on how to properly balance their accounts.
- The Semi-Pro–
Tom Stanleyof Chicagoinvested over $500,000in the stock market – but lost nearly everything when the dot-com bubble burst. He‘s looking for a coach to guide him and to help his wife, Kristen, who hopes to learn more about the family’s finances.
- The DIY-er–
Melanie Kuhrof Dallasneeds a little help streamlining and executing a plan for financial independence for herself and her children following a tough divorce from her college sweetheart.
- The Player–
Dan Nainanof New Yorkneeds to approach his finances from two fronts: diversify and develop the nearly $300,000in his own actively managed portfolio while optimizing his LLC/career, and as executor of the family estate, prepare for his new responsibilities involving his parents' trust.
- The Rookies– Kiel &
Megan Pighettiof Denverare a young couple who want to establish strong financial foundations to allow their family to grow comfortably. They’re debt-free and confident about their financial future, but need coaching for strategies they can rely on.
- The Planner– For
Judith Kelchof Miami, the past two years have been difficult after the sudden death of her husband, followed by a big hit in the stock market. These events have motivated Judith to educate herself about her finances and take the reins.
- The Adventurer–
Joshua Steenof Los Angelesis knowledgeable about money, but needs guidance to figure out how to make his money work for him both in the short- and long-term. He is young, so there's no better time than now.
And research shows that the timing has never been better for these individuals to seek financial guidance. A new survey released by
“Investors are re-evaluating their approaches when it comes to money and investing, which makes a program such as “The Invested Life” all the more relevant to the changing needs and attitudes of today’s investors,” said
These results are based on a survey conducted by
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