Adam Bold lectures on saving smartly for retirement during his Saturday morning Mutual Fund Show, but not unlike his more animated cable television colleague Jim Cramer, the former Smith Barney broker isn't afraid to tell callers what's hot and what's not, according to a report from SmartMoney.

On one recent episode, Bold lauded the Excelsior Value & Restructuring Fund and torpedoed the Janus Fund. Odds are, more then one investor listened, as Bold also operates Mutual Fund Store franchises all over the country. The stores offer investors fast service and information on more than 18,000 funds. The stores are independently run, but they advocate the funds that Bold recommends on the radio.

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