Lifetime Income Series

Dr. Wade Pfau on the Retirement Paradigm Shift

May 14 – On this edition of Lifetime Income, our special guest is Dr. Wade Fau. Dr. Wade Pfau is a Professor of Retirement Income in the Financial and Retirement Planning program at The American College of Financial Services. Jim and Dr. Fau discuss the new paradigm...

Exercise or Die

May 12 – What good is achieving your retirement goals if you don’t have the health to enjoy it or live long enough to realize all your retirement dreams? On this edition of Lifetime Income Jim and Chris discuss a new study on health released by JAMA...

Ralph McLaughlin on Slowdown in U.S. Home Prices

May 6 – Financial Sense Newshour interviews CoreLogic’s Ralph McLaughlin to get an update on cooling US home prices, particularly in the Pacific coastal areas, which are seeing the greatest weakness...

Key Topics for Couples Considering Retirement

May 5 – In today’s Lifetime Income show, we discuss important topics that should precede the decision to retire. Without these conversations, couples can retire prematurely, experience budget stress in retirement, or run out of retirement funds...

Run or Die Younger

Apr 29– On today’s edition of Lifetime Income, Ashley McCue, who holds a doctorate in physical therapy, joins the show to discuss the importance of staying active as you age. She discusses longevity...

Social Security and Medicare Costs Expected to Soar

Apr 29 – By 2035, Social Security will only be able to payout 75 percent of benefits currently promised. That is, unless Congress takes steps to secure funding for these popular and necessary programs...

Jamie Hopkins on Rewirement: Rewiring the Way You Think About Retirement (Reprise)

Apr 22– Common misconceptions, assumptions and behavioral biases often prevent people from building robust and flexible retirement plans—and this is an enormous problem. If you don’t know your...

N.U.A. – Straight Outta the IRS (Reprise)

Apr 22– On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the world’s most dangerous retirement strategy: NUA (Net Unrealized Appreciation). Actually, it’s not dangerous if you understand...

Dr. Google Can't Be Your Physician, Here's Why

Apr 15 – A missing piece to someone’s financial success is how well they’re performing mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically. We have to make sure our health is in-line because nothing can rob your wealth like sickness...

How to Enjoy a Tax-Free Retirement

Apr 15 – In honor of tax day we’re covering everyone’s favorite topic: taxes! Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer cover ways in which you can lower your taxes for this year and what steps you can take...