Segment 1: Life Insurance, Wills, and Trusts SEGMENT BEGINS AT 00:38 Are you prepared for life’s major uncertainties? Nobody plans to fail. They just fail to plan. In this segment, Jerry Robinson wraps up our ongoing discussion of Level Two of our Five Levels of...
Segment 1: Inflation and You
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Unless you’ve been under a rock the last few months, you know that prices are rising. Inflation surrounds us at every turn. Economist Jerry Robinson lays out the facts about inflation and its contributing factors.
- Inflation is a hidden tax on our common currency
- Inflation’s vicious cycle
- A look at the intense demand in the shipping industry
- The commodities bull market is already here
- The Fed’s recent shift in its stance on managing inflation is highly significant
- What signal will the Fed give the economy before raising interest rates?
- 41% of US households now have exposure to the stock market (moral hazard?)
- What will it look like when the Fed raises interest rates?
- Treasury Secretary Yellen says rates may have to rise somewhat to keep economy from overheating (CNBC)
- Yellen Clarifies Inflation Remark, Sees No Need for Fed to Hike (Bloomberg)
- Time to ‘buckle up’ as ‘inflation’ mentions soar during earnings calls, BofA warns (Newsbinding)
- Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway is seeing ‘very substantial inflation’ and raising prices (CNBC)
- P.A.C.E. ETF Model Portfolio
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Segment 2: Retirement Planning with Mike Mitchell
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For nearly five decades, financial advisor Mike Mitchell has been providing wise counsel regarding retirement planning. Today, he shares three steps to protecting your retirement funds from inflation.
- Contact Mike Mitchell for answers to your questions at 833-370-0777 (toll free)
- Get Financial Advice
Segment 3: Follow The Money Book Club
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What does faith have to do with a fiat currency? Best-selling author Jerry Robinson reads an eye-opening excerpt from Chapter 2 of his highly relevant book Bankruptcy of Our Nation: Your Financial Survival Guide. Today’s reading is from a chapter entitled “A Short History of Fiat Currencies.”
Segment 4: The Final Word w/ Jerry Robinson
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Jerry closes out today’s show with a whimsical quote from a beloved American humorist.