Bob Brinker (full name: Robert John Brinker) is an American financial advisor and radio host who has hosted the syndicated financial radio show Moneytalk since 1986. Brinker previously had a show on the New York local radio on WMCA. It has also hosted radio shows on WCAU (now WPHT) and WWDB in Philadelphia.
Brinker attended La Salle College High School. He graduated from La Salle University with a BA in economics in 1964. Bob then earned a master’s degree in communications and finance from Temple University. In 1966, Brinker became a news host with the Philadelphia news radio station KYW.
He joined Provident National Bank as a portfolio manager in 1970. In 1973 he became investment manager at New Jersey National Bank. Brinker was an adjunct professor of finance at Rider College in Lawrenceville, New Jersey while working in New Jersey. He was vice president and investment advisor at the Bank of New York from 1974 to 1981.
Brinker was the chief investment officer of the United States at the British Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance based in London from 1981 to 1992. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society New York.
BOB BRINKER AGE
Robert John Brinker was born in 1941 in the United States and grew up in Philadelphia. He is around 78 years old in 2019.
BOB BRINKER HONEY
Honey’s Bob Brinker Beehive Buzz is a Bob Brinker Fan Club and Critic Club. The club joined Starship Moneytalk every Sunday on the way to Marketimer Land of Critical Mass. After being on the air for 32 years, Brinker was last aired on Money talk on September 30, 2018. This also marked the end of Bob Brinker Beehive Buzz by Honey.
BOB BRINKER RADIO
Bob hosted weekend talk shows on WCAU and WWDB in Philadelphia in the late 1970s. He also became a play-by-play radio voice for La Salle and Villanova college basketball.
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New York City radio station WMCA hired Brinker to host an investment talk show in 1981. In 1986, ABC Radio launched the nationally syndicated Moneytalk program. Money talk has been heard on over 200 radio stations nationwide and has also been streamed worldwide on the Internet. The program aired on Sundays from 4 to 7 pm (Eastern time). Talkers.com placed Brinker on its list of the 100 most important radio talk show hosts of all time in 2014.
After more than 32 years of hosting Money Talk, Brinker has decided to ditch the radio. The last live broadcast of Money Talk was on 30 September 2018.
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He began publishing the Marketimer newsletter in 1986. The newsletter covers market timing, the Federal Reserve, and mutual funds among other topics. It is listed in the Hulbert Financial Digest Investment Letter Honor Roll. Brinker continues to write and publish his Marketimer investment letter and says he is happy to ‘get his weekends back’.
BOB BRINKER’S NET WORTH
The financial advisor, radio personality and publisher has acquired a great deal of wealth during his vast career and this adds up to $ 25 million.
BOB BRINKER WALLET
($ 20,000 value on 1-1-88)
($ 20,000 worth on 1-1-88)
($ 40,000 worth at 3-1-90)
(this portfolio includes a fixed income allocation)
25 years ending 12/31/2018 for all model portfolios:
Portfolio I: 1,189%
Portfolio II: 938%
Portfolio III: 488% (balanced portfolio of equities and fixed income securities)
Vanguard Total Equity Market Index Fund: 751 % (VTSAX)
Loading … Loading …20 years ending 12/31/2018 for all Portfolios Model:
Portfolio I: 571%
Portfolio II: 453%
Portfolio III: 273% (balanced portfolio of equities and fixed income securities)
Assets and liabilities: 361%
Market index fund Vanguard Total Equity: 221% (VTSAX)
15 years ending 12/31/2018 for all model portfolios:
Portfolio I: 212%
Portfolio II: 213%
Portfolio III: 142% (balanced portfolio of equities and fixed income securities)
Assets and liabilities: 187%
Market index fund Vanguard Total Equity: 214% (VTSAX)
10 years ending 12/31/2018 for all model portfolios:
Portfolio I: 237%
Portfolio II: 228%
Portfolio III: 129% (balanced portfolio of equities and fixed income securities)
Asset passive: 207%
Market index fund Vanguard Total Equity: 243% (VTSAX)
5 years ending 12/31/2018 for all model portfolios:
Portfolio I: 38%
Portfolio II: 38%
Portfolio III: 25% (balanced portfolio of equities and fixed income securities)
Asset passive: 36%
Market index fund Vanguard Total Equity: Four Five% (VTSAX)
1 year ended 31/12/2018 for all model portfolios:
Portfolio I: (6.0%)
Portfolio II: (6.0%)
Portfolio III: (2.9%) (balanced portfolio of equities and Fixed Income)
Passive Assets: (7.0%)
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund: (5.2%) (VTSAX)