Financial Series Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Launches Season 15 Nationwide on Public Television Beginning June 22 with Investment Thought Leader Cliff Asness
New season to explore Social Security, Medicare, investing in China and more
Watch full episodes, exclusive interviews and more at wealthtrack.com
(New York, NY – June 14, 2018) Weekly investment and personal finance series Consuelo Mack WealthTrack premieres Season 15 nationwide on public television beginning Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET (check local listings). WealthTrack opens the new season with “Strategies for High Risk Markets,” featuring an interview with Anchor and Executive Producer Consuelo Mack and “Great Investor” Cliff Asness, founder, managing principal and chief investment officer of AQR Capital Management, who shares his views and strategies for investing in today’s expensive and risky markets. Watch a preview now: https://youtu.be/DFZrqV3mg3A
WealthTrack’s 15th season will also explore investing in the Trump Era, the risks and reward of China exposure, maximizing Social Security and Medicare benefits, finding the right financial advisor, increasing income without sacrificing quality, impact investing and effective philanthropy. Dedicated to helping viewers build long-term financial security, the series will continue to provide trustworthy, understandable advice from the best minds in the world of business and finance, including exclusive interviews with acknowledged “Great Investors” and “Financial Thought Leaders.” Among them, returning guest Charlie Dreifus of the award-winning Royce Special Equities Fund, who reveals why understanding the numbers is key to investment success, and David and Tom Gardner, who are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their online investment advisory service The Motley Fool, discussing the benefits of long-term stock investing.
“Achieving financial security is a goal shared by all Americans regardless of age, gender, race or creed. How to get there, in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing world, is what WealthTrack is all about,” said Mack.
Launched in July 2005, Consuelo Mack WealthTrack remains the only program on television devoted to long-term diversified investing, and is seen in 86% of U.S. TV households, including 28 of the top 30 markets. An award-winning, veteran business journalist, Mack handpicks each guest based on their long-term track records, professional reputation and integrity to provide the best information about investing, personal finance and retirement planning amidst economic, market and political changes. Money magazine named WealthTrack “The Best Money on TV.” USA Today praised Mack’s interview style as “quietly intelligent, thoughtful and aimed at a well-informed audience.”
New episodes of Consuelo Mack WealthTrack air every week nationwide on public television (check local listings):
- New York metro area:
Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on WLIW21
Saturdays at 8 a.m. on THIRTEEN
Sundays at 9 a.m. on NJTV
- Los Angeles area:
Saturdays at 8 a.m. on PBS SoCal WORLD
Sundays at 11:30 p.m. on KLCS
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. on KVCR and 11:30 p.m. on KVCR Desert Cities 24.3
Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. on PBS SoCal 2
- Other markets: visit http://aptonline.org
- Online: stream at wealthtrack.com beginning Fridays at 8 p.m. ET
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack is also seen on the WORLD channel, public television’s premier news, science and documentary channel.
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack’s website (http://wealthtrack.com) features full episode streams, exclusive video interviews and episode outtakes featuring special topics and analyses of guests’ investments. The site also features podcasts with next generation “Financial Thought Leaders” and “Great Investors,” special research reports on economics, markets and strategy, Mack’s “Action Point,” guests’ “One Investment” picks, transcripts and more.
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack is a production of MackTrack Inc. and a presentation of WLIW21 in association with WNET. WNET is the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21, New York’s public television stations, and operator of NJTV. The series is distributed nationally by American Public Television. Consuelo Mack is executive producer and managing editor. John Servidio is executive in charge for WLIW21. Diane Masciale is general manager for WLIW21. Funding is provided by New York Life and MainStay Investments, Thornburg Investment Management, the Yuen Foundation, and the Fairholme Foundation.
WNET is America’s flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21. WNET also operates NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its broadcast channels, three cable services (THIRTEEN PBSKids, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings. WNET’s groundbreaking series for children and young adults include Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase as well as Mission US, the award-winning interactive history experience. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Theater Close-Up, NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and MetroFocus, the daily multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. In addition, WNET produces online-only programming including the award-winning series about gender identity, First Person. Through multi-platform initiatives Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America and Chasing Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change, WNET showcases the human stories around these issues and promising solutions. In 2015, THIRTEEN launched Passport, an online streaming service which allows members to see new and archival THIRTEEN and PBS programming anytime, anywhere: www.thirteen.org/passport.
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