Special Guest: Kevin Bartlett, President of Fidelity Personal Trust Company
In a special reprise edition of The Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss an important issue in many retirement plans; a second home. It’s estimated that about 40% of Baby Boomers are planning on second homes. For many, a second home – usually a vacation home- is a big part of how they view their retirement years.
Also, “The Market’s Bill of Health”, Rob Bernard on Fixed Income and Erik Townsend on Commodities
Americans in Future Years will Enjoy Six Major Advantages over Developed and Developing Country Competitors
In a special reprise edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes economist Dr. Gary Shilling, President of A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc., established in 1978. They discuss Dr. Shilling’s shift from confirmed bear to bull on the future economic prospects of America....
Special Guest: Ken Yancey, CEO of the SCORE Association
This week on The Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn tie together the concepts from the previous four programs, and offer more concrete examples of retirement withdrawal planning. The case study examples illustrate that “rules of thumb” can be helpful guidelines or starting points, but when...
Also, Ryan Puplava’s Market Wrap-Up, Erik Townsend on Commodities, and Chris Puplava’s Market Outlook
Also, “Warren Buffett’s ‘Bond Growth’ Strategy – How to Get Rich Slowly” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
In the first Big Picture topic this week, “As Good As It Gets—Time to Come Out of the Bunker”, Jim lays out the case that more things are going right than wrong in the economy, and it’s time to leave the defensive investment strategy of the bunker.
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend, Tom Smith and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
Jim welcomes back Louise Yamada CMT, Managing Director of Louise Yamada Technical Research Advisors in New York City. Louise believes the uptrend in stock prices is firmly in place, and notes that many Dow stocks are breaking out of ten year bases...
Also, “Around the World With the LEI’s”
This week on the Big Picture, Jim’s first topic is “Why I changed my mind on hyperinflation”. Jim covers the last decade with oil going from $10 to $150, and gold zooming from $250 to $1900. However, the great financial crisis of 2008 changed the landscape. Jim is now moving toward the disinflationary camp...
The “Rules of Thumb” for Building Up and Spending Down Your Nest Egg
Also, Ryan Puplava with the Market Wrap-Up, Rob Bernard on Fixed Income, Erik Townsend on Commodities, and the Market’s Bill of Health
Also, “Political Implications of a Rising US Budget Deficit” and “Where Are the Markets Heading in 2014?”
Special Guest: Jo Robinson, author of “Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health”
This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss the “dollar-crash portfolio”; an investment strategy set to take advantage of a crashing dollar scenario. They discuss whether this type of portfolio is really set up to do what you think it’s supposed to do...
Also Jim Puplava with the Market Wrap-Up, Erik Townsend on Commodities and Chris Puplava with his Market Outlook
Jim welcomes back Tracy Knudsen CMT, Senior Vice President & Senior Analyst at Lowry Research Corporation. Tracy sees a healthy market, which she expects to head higher into the end of the year. Near term, she expects a brief correction in the 2%-3% range...
Also, “Gold: A Beaten Up and Undervalued Asset Looking for a Catalyst” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
Special Guest: Dr. Dean Ornish, Founder of the Preventative Medicine Research Institute
Also, Ryan Puplava with the Market Wrap-Up, Rob Bernard on Fixed Income and Erik Townsend on Commodities
Jim welcomes back noted technician Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom believes the market is technically ready for a big run into next summer. He also notes there is a lot of liquidity coming into the market from the Fed...
Also, “It’s As Good As It Gets - Until Something Spoils It” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
In the first topic on the Big Picture this week, Jim looks at a number of factors causing the current trend of disinflation, including the slowdown in China. He discusses investment implications, specifically looking at US consumer equities...
Special Guest: Carolyn Rosenblatt, author of “The Boomer’s Guide to Aging Parents”
Also, Ryan Puplava with the Market Wrap-Up, Erik Townsend on Commodities and Chris Puplava on Macro Trends
Also, “The Next 100 Days - The Debt Ceiling Crisis in Context” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, “The Great Rotation”, he looks a number of long-term trends that are starting to rotate. Some of the rotations Jim discusses are the opportunities shifting from developing markets to developed markets, from peak oil to oil extension, and from bonds to stocks...