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Reza Jahangiri

In this week’s edition of The Lifetime Income Series, Jim looks at the issue of reverse mortgages. Jim and Cathlyn discuss the reasons why reverse mortgages come into play, and the unfortunate realities for those who don’t save enough.

laurence kotlikoff

Feb 15 – Jim welcomes Laurence Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics at Boston University. Professor Kotlikoff notes that 10,000 citizens a day are joining Social Security and Medicare. He believes deficits will explode as a majority of politicians...

John Doody

Feb 14 – Jim welcomes John Doody Ph.D., Editor of The Gold Stock Analyst. This week John discusses the gold ETF’s and their impact on gold stocks. John notes that many gold companies are more shareholder-friendly today, and stressing...

Martin Armstrong

Feb 13 – Jim welcomes back Martin Armstrong of On the topic of a dollar collapse, Martin doesn’t see it happening, as there are no strong alternatives to the dollar. He sees Japan as the next currency trouble spot...

Ned Schmidt

Feb 12 – Jim welcomes back Ned Schmidt CFA, Publisher of The Value View Gold & The Agri-Food Value View Reports. Ned discusses the random weather patterns this year and their effects on the agriculture sector. He notes Brazil and...

Dr Gary Small

This week on The Lifetime Income Series, Jim looks at the issue of Incapacity, and discusses ways to financially prepare for it and protect yourself against it. Jim’s special guest is Dr. Gary Small, Director of the UCLA Longevity Center, who discusses prevention of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

James Dines

Feb 8 – Jim is pleased to welcome back James Dines, Editor & Publisher of The Dines Letter. Jim and Mr. Dines discuss a wide range of topics, including a coming new social order, the coming age of robots, debt deleveraging, the pension funding...

Jeff Rubin

Feb 7 – Jim is pleased to welcome economist Jeff Rubin and author of “Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller”. Jeff discusses lower economic growth as the “New Normal”, along with high energy prices.

John Williams

Feb 6 – Jim welcomes back John Williams from Shadow Government Statistics. John lays out his reasons why he believes hyperinflation is inevitable and notes the clock is ticking. John believes the trigger point for a hyperinflationary...

Nick Barisheff

Feb 5 – Jim welcomes back Nick Barisheff, CEO for Bullion Management Group Inc. Nick looks at the issue of how much gold should be in one’s overall portfolio, as well as the role of gold as a hedge. Nick also discusses why diversification...

Jeff Isaac

This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn Harris discuss the many reasons why setting up a trust is a critical element in estate planning, and offer a number of scenarios of what could go wrong in the absense of a trust.

Evelyn Browning Garriss

Feb 1 – Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, Editor of the Browning Newsletter. Evelyn sees a new normal in the Pacific Ocean, with cooling on the North America side and warming on the Asian side. She expects average rainfall in...

Rick Santelli

Jan 31 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Rick Santelli, On-Air Editor at CNBC. As usual, Rick is pulling no punches with his refreshingly honest and informed perspective. Rick discusses why the Senate hasn’t passed a budget since April 2009.

Don Coxe

Jan 30 – Jim is pleased to welcome Don Coxe, Chairman of Coxe Advisors LLP and an economic historian of broad perspective. Don is the most bullish he has been since 2007 and sees growth picking up around the globe. He doesn’t see...

Axel Merk

Jan 29 – Jim welcomes Axel Merk, Founder and Portfolio Manager at Merk Investments LLC. Axel sees fireworks ahead this year in the currency markets, originating out of Japan. He notes that the Japanese have been reluctant...

Alison Farrin

In this week's Lifetime Income Series, Jim offers advice to professional golfer Phil Mickelson (with tongue firmly in cheek) in "Tax Planning for the Rich and Famous: Helping out Phil". While Phil may not actually need the advice, there are likely many others in a similar situation who could benefit from tax planning.

jkc de courcy

Jan 25 – Jim welcomes back JKC de Courcy, Chief Executive at Courcy’s Intelligence Service in London, and publisher of Courcy’s Intelligence Brief. Mr. de Courcy sees three big threats in 2013: the continued fragmentation of the Middle East...

Jeffrey D Saut

Jan 24 – Jim welcomes back Jeffrey Saut, Managing Director of Research at Raymond James Financial. Jeff sees the main problem for most investors is never having learned to manage risk, as they took big losses in both 2000 and 2007.

Eoin Treacy

Jan 23 – Jim welcomes back Eoin Treacy, Global Strategist at Fullermoney in London. Eoin sees the new Japanese government aggressively attempting to create more inflation, and improve exports by cheapening the Yen through...

Joe Dancy

Jan 22 – Jim welcomes back energy expert Joseph Dancy. Joe notes that Saudi Arabia is cutting back oil production, and the US is one of the few areas in the world where oil production is growing. Joe also sees more merger and...