Radio Shows

PlanStrong Financial Forum: Saturdays 3-4PM on WRKO (680 AM)

“Smart investing, simplified” is the underlying theme of this show that airs on Saturdays from 3-4 p.m. In one hour, Paul Parsons, President of PlanStrong Investment Management, is joined by radio veteran Ken Carberry to review the key business and economic stories from the past week, and interpret them for investors. In addition, Paul discusses several specific investments or investing ideas in each show, and periodically makes related research reports available. This show provides a terrific venue for Parsons to communicate his current investing approach and strategies with existing and prospective clients.

Paul Parsons

Paul has had one of the most popular investment talk shows in New England for years.  Prior to moving his show to WRKO (680 AM) in January 2013, Paul could be heard every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. on WTKK (96.9 FM) and from time to time as the investment specialist on the Michael Graham show, weekdays from 3-7 p.m.

Paul graduated with a BA in Economics and History from Bowdoin College and an MBA in Finance in from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. Prior to establishing PlanStrong Investment Management, Paul held executive level positions in the retirement plan businesses at Fidelity Investments and State Street Corp, where most recently, he was a Division President in the State Street and Citigroup retirement business.  Paul is a Registered Representative (Series 7), Investment Adviser Representative (Series 66), and Division Manager (Series 24) with NEXT Financial Group, Inc., and is licensed in Life, Accident & Health Insurance in several northeast states.

Ken Carberry

Ken Carberry has had a broadcast career spanning more than thirty years. He has worked in Boston radio at such stations as WBOS, WSSH, WRKO, WROL and WTKK in a variety of capacities including news reporter, disc jockey, and talk show host. During the Red Sox season, Ken hosts The Red Sox Show, a post-game sports program on WCRN in Worcester. He spent many years working for the Boston Red Sox, operating the video scoreboard, the sound system and serving as backup/fill-in Public Address Announcer. As President of Chart Productions, Inc., Ken is also a well known audio producer and voiceover talent, for which he has been recognized regionally and nationally.  He has voiced thousands of commercials and industrial narrations for such clients as The Boston Bruins, Fidelity Investments, the University of Massachusetts and The Boston Globe. Ken teaches voiceover and announcing at Curry College and for Boston Casting. He also maintains a part-time law practice. Ken holds a BA in Communications from Curry College and a JD from New England School of Law.

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