Kent Smetters

Professor Kent Smetters previously served as deputy assistant secretary for economic policy at the U.S. Treasury. He is co-author of Fiscal and Generational Imbalances: New Budget Measures for New Budget Priorities and coedited The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security. As an academic, entrepreneur, and former government official, his research focuses on public policy, personal financial planning, and corporate and financial risk management. Smetters remains active in Washington, DC, and recently served as a member of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Dynamic Scoring for the Joint Committee on Taxation of the U.S. Congress. He is currently the Interim Faculty Director of the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative.

Past Appearances

Your Money: September 17, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Steve Medland (Co-Founder, CFP, TABR Capital Management, LLC) and Susannah Snider (Personal Finance Editor, US News & World Report) on the Tuesday, September 17, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Your Money: September 10, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Ken Robinson (Senior Advisor; Author, “Don’t Make a Budget: Why It’s So Hard to Save Money and What to Do About It”, Practical Financial Planning) and Susannah Snider (Personal Finance Editor, US News & World Report) on the Tuesday, September 10, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Your Money: September 3, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Dave Hanley (Founder & CEO, Tomorrow) and Ara Oghoorian CFA, CFP, CPA (President & Founder, ACap Asset Management) on the Tuesday, September 3, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Your Money: August 27, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Rob Williams (Vice President of Financial Planning, Charles Schwab) and Patrick Rush (CEO and CFP, Triad Financial Advisors (TFA)) on the Tuesday, August 27, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Your Money: August 13, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Ted Benna (Owner, Benna401k LLC) and Michael Garry (Managing Member & Chief Compliance Officer, Yardley Wealth Management, LLC) on the Tuesday, August 13, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Your Money: August 6, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Janet Alvarez (Executive Editor, Wisebread) and Melissa Sotudeh CFP (Wealth Adviser, Halpern Financial, Inc.) on the Tuesday, August 6, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Your Money: July 30, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by John Baldoni (Executive Coach and Leadership Educator, Baldoni Consulting LLC) and Christian Koch (Presiden/Owner, KAM South) on the Tuesday, July 30, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Your Money: July 23, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Susannah Snider (Personal Finance Editor, US News & World Report) and Michael Kay (Founder and President, Financial Life Focus, LLC) on the Tuesday, July 23, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Your Money: July 16, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Thomas Meyer (CEO, Meyer Capital Group) on the Tuesday, July 16, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Your Money: July 9, 2019

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Kim Lankford (Contributing Editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance) and Rett Dean (Co-Founder, CFP, Riverchase Wealth Management) on the Tuesday, July 9, 2019 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Host Kent Smetters is joined by Dana Kelly (Vice President, Professional Development and Institutional Compliance of NAFSAA) and Ara Oghoorian CFA, CFP, CPA (President & Founder, ACap Asset Management) on the Tuesday, October 1, 2019 edition of Your Money.

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