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David Morgan: Investors Still Holding Silver and Buying More

Jul 23 – Jim welcomes back David Morgan of the Stone Investment Group and The Morgan Report. David and Jim cover the precious metals markets, particularly silver. David notes that on balance investors are still holding their silver...

The Lifetime Income Series: Making it Work – Employment in Retirement

Special Guest: Attorney Louis A. Mezzullo on Family Limited Partnerships

This week Jim and Cathlyn look at employment in retirement, a growing trend among Baby Boomers. Retirement is a new phase of life, and it may look different than we had imagined. Many will be retiring from a career, but finding other ways of making money to support, or enhance their lifestyles. Jim discusses the topics of why one would work in retirement as well as ways to handle budget shortfalls through working part time. Working past your normal retirement age doesn’t have to feel like a sacrifice. It can be a time of exciting opportunities. The guest this week is attorney Louis Mezzullo, who will discuss family limited partnerships, which can be a good structure for people who own businesses.

Ronald Stoeferle: The Fundamental Argument in Favor of Gold Remains Intact

Jul 19 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Ronald Stoeferle CMT, Managing Director at Incrementum AG in Liechtenstein. He continues to write the annual “In Gold We Trust” as a senior advisor to Erste Group in Austria. Ronald believes we have...

Jeffrey Christian: Gold Investors Still Holding Gold, But Not Buying as Much

Jul 18 – Jim welcomes back Jeffrey Christian, Founder of the CPM Group in New York. As the price has fallen, Jeff sees gold sales slowing as many gold investors are either on hold or liquidating. He notes that GLD gold that is sold is...

Sean Boyd of Agnico Eagle: It’s Now Cheaper to Prospect for Gold on Wall Street or Bay Street

Jul 17 – Jim welcomes Sean Boyd, Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. in Toronto. Sean discusses the carnage in the mining industry and acknowledges it will take the time to heal. He notes during...

Frank Holmes on Gold: A Disconnect Between Price and Fundamentals

Jul 16 – Jim welcomes back Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of US Global Investors. Frank discusses how there are times when prices and fundamentals disconnect in the markets, and this is one of those times for gold.

The Lifetime Income Series: The Retirement Planning Countdown - What to Do and When to Do It

Special Guest: Christopher Elliott of National Geographic Traveler Magazine

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss the retirement planning “Countdown”. They go over specific tips and strategies when you are ten years from retirement, five years out and finally just two to three years out. By following this plan, investors will also be better aware of what is going on in the markets and the economy as they get closer to retirement, and make adjustments as necessary. The guest this week is Christopher Elliott of National Geographic Traveler Magazine who will share some travel cost tips. He also wrote a travel book titled: “How to Be the World’s Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money and Hassle)”.

Caesar Bryan: Gold Has Moved Into Stronger Hands - And Is Increasingly Moving to Asia

Jul 12 – Jim welcomes Caesar Bryan, long time Portfolio Manager at GAMCO Investors Inc. in New York. Caesar discusses the brutal market in gold and gold stocks, and notes the massive gold liquidation of global ETF’s, as 20 million ounces...

Ross Hansen: Gold Market Now Driven by Machines - Fundamentals Unchanged

Jul 11 – Jim welcomes back Ross Hansen, founder of the Northwest Territorial Mint, the largest private mint in the US. Ross believes that the “fast money” crowd has now exited the gold trade, contributing to the huge declines in the price of precious metals.

John Doody: I’m Sticking to My Guns - $2,000 Gold by Year End

Jul 10 – Jim welcomes back John Doody Ph.D., editor of The Gold Stock Analyst. Despite the large drop in the price of gold this year, John still believes gold will hit $2,000 oz. by the end of 2013. He believes that only strong hands are left in...

Brad Thor: Author of Black List and Hidden Order

Jul 9 – Jim welcomes #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor. Jim and Brad discuss his most recent thrillers, Black List, and Hidden Order. Brad’s latest book is Hidden Order, which will be available on July 9th. A short synopsis...

The Best of The Lifetime Income Series: How the Smiths Can Achieve Their Retirement Dreams

Special Guest: David Saÿen, Regional Administrator at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, San Francisco

In a special reprise edition of The Lifetime Income Series , Jim looks at the specific case study of Bill and Jan Smith, and discusses a number of potential solutions to achieving their retirement dreams. The guest this week is David Sayen, Regional Administrator at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in San Francisco. David discusses the impact of ObamaCare on the Medicare program and Medicare recipients.

Author Amity Shlaes: Coolidge

Jul 5 – Jim welcomes Amity Shlaes, author of Coolidge, the remarkable story of President Calvin Coolidge and the decade of extraordinary prosperity that grew from his leadership in the 1920’s. First as governor of Massachusetts then as...

Geologist Keith Barron: Gold & Silver Below the Cost of Production – Supply Crunch Ahead

Jul 4 – In the first of a special FS Insider series on gold, Jim welcomes back highly respected geologist Keith Barron Ph.D., Founder, and Exploration Geologist at U308 Corp. Speaking from Quito, Ecuador, Keith discusses how we are back to where we...

Don Coxe: Fed Policy Taking the Guts Out of Capitalism

Jul 3 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Don Coxe, the Chairman at Coxe Advisors LLP in Chicago. Don has more than 40 years of institutional investment experience in Canada and the US. Jim and Don cover a wide range of topics, including...

Axel Merk: Treasuries No Longer the Place to Hide

Jul 2 – Jim welcomes Axel Merk, Founder and Portfolio Manager at Merk Investments LLC. Axel discusses the Fed’s confusion on an exit strategy, given the recent market volatility, especially in the bond market. The markets are telling the Fed that it’s...

The Best of The Lifetime Income Series: From Birth to Birthright

Special Guest: Dr. Evelyn Shatil, Head of Cognitive Science at CogniFit Ltd.

In a special reprise edition of The Lifetime Income Series , “From Birth to Birthright”, Jim discusses the case study of Matt and Debra Stein. Jim discusses how he helped them set up a plan for the education of their three children, as well as other major life events, and eventually Matt’s retirement from medicine. They also were able to achieve their goal of leaving a financial legacy for each of their children by following their plan. The guest this week is Dr. Evelyn Shatil, head of Cognitive Science at CogniFit Ltd. She discusses cognitive health and how to keep your brain functioning well as you age.

John Hofmeister: Politics Raising the Cost of Energy in the US

Jun 28 – Jim is pleased to welcome back John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil, and currently Founder & Chief Executive of Citizens for Affordable Energy. John discusses how politics in Washington is preventing the adoption of a rational energy policy...

Meredith Whitney: The New Geography of American Prosperity

Jun 27 – Jim welcomes Meredith Whitney, CEO of Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC. Meredith and Jim discuss her new book, “Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity”. She sees central corridor states like...

Eric Janszen: Bernanke’s Departure in 2014 Could Lead to Major Market Turbulence

Jun 26 – Jim welcomes back Eric Janszen, Founder & President at iTulip Inc. Jim and Eric discuss why things didn’t go badly globally in 2012, as so many had predicted. They also discuss the current economy and its prospects.

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