Paul Richardson

Paul Richardson is a household name in Hampton Roads. He has been broadcasting in this market for over 40 years, 30 of those years with Dick Lamb in morning drive. Paul, like Dick, is a native of Baltimore and a fan of both the Orioles and the Ravens. He and his wife Kathy live in Virginia Beach and have two children, Diana and Matt. Paul has many interests, including cars, motorcycles, photography, antiquing (he has a modest collection of vintage camera and radios), movies, and reading. 


Yet ANOTHER Reason to Give Up Smoking

  A new report has confirmed that there’s science behind the term, “Smoker’s Face,” coined in the 1980s for how cigarette habits change one’s appearance. Smokers who looked older than their age had two genetic variants that non-smokers didn’t have, according to the findings published in the PLOS Genetics. Smoking cigarettes leads to yellowing of the teeth,…Read More

Christmas presents

You know it’s Christmas season when the Neiman Marcus catalog is out!

Fans of the annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book featuring outrageous luxury items that most of us can only dream about will be thrilled with this year’s offerings. Despite the fact that for the first time all of the items listed this year are below $1 million, this year’s 93rd edition includes a diverse selection of fantasy items that will impress even…Read More


Real Men REALLY Wear Pink!

  As you may know, I’m part of the American Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign to raise awareness (and $$$) in the fight against breast cancer. And to help me surpass my fundraising goal of $2,500 I issue this challenge . . . The day my fundraising reaches $2,500 I will dye my…Read More


Wait . . . money DOES buy happiness??

Regardless of life adjustments and pushy relatives demanding cash, winning the lottery really does make a person more satisfied. That’s according to University of Warwick economists, who gained access “to more winners with economically substantial winning amounts than almost any other study before us. “The sudden influx of cash had not only boosted satisfaction with income…Read More


Our biggest money regret last year was . . .

Money comes and goes; ebbs and flows. Sometimes you’re funneling it into your 401k; sometimes you’re on a Saks spree, scooping up Prada pumps and champagne. We all have regrettable financial episodes in our past, and Student Loan Hero surveyed 1,000 Americans about this very conundrum. According to the survey, 83% of Americans’ had financial regrets from…Read More

Real Men Wear Pink – Solid Gold’s Paul Richardson

Like so many (too many) families, mine has been touched by cancer. I lost my mother to lung cancer and my daughter is a thyroid cancer survivor. I am happy and proud to be part of this effort to raise awareness and money to support the American Cancer Society’s mission to save more lives than…Read More


Dating costs HOW MUCH?????

  The average American spends $121,082.40 on dating in their lifetime, according to new research. The poll of 2,000 Americans found that on average, dating will cost $168.17 a month. But that number increases for married folks, who will average $185.65 to keep the spark alive in their relationship. In fact, for those in relationships, keeping the spark alive…Read More


The HOT Toys for Christmas 2019!

  Amazon is already predicting what the hot -in-demand toys will be this holiday season. They are: LEGO Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Hogwarts Clock Tower,;Furreal Plum, the Curious Panda; Monopoly Voice Banking, Wildluvs Juno My Baby Elephant and Poopsie Rainbow Surprise Dolls. So start your shopping early! Read more about it here.…Read More

So SHUT UP, Millennials!

You’ve probably heard before that baby boomers are stretching the Social Security system, but new research from the Center for Retirement research at Boston College shows that’s not the case. With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day; there’s worry the sheer size of the generation is putting undue pressure on Social Security’s funds.  But…Read More