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Central Banks Now Doing More Harm Than Good, Says Former BIS Chief Economist

Sep 28 – Today we speak with William White, former Chief Economist at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and current chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD, where he tells Financial Sense...

Lifetime Income Series: David Sayen on the Importance of Planning for Medicare

Sep 27 – In a continuation of yesterday’s theme, we speak today with Medicare-expert David Sayen of Gorman Health Group to answer the most important questions related to Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare...

Lifetime Income Series: Everything You Need to Know About Medicare

Sep 26 – There are many topics and questions related to Medicare—eligibility, when to enroll, which plan to choose, and many others. Jim explains the basics and walks through the “case study” of Tracy Simms...

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: A Strong Defense Wins Championships

Sep 24 – In the first part of today’s podcast, Jim describes why “a strong defense wins championships” when it comes to investing. Then, Jim covers the “US’s unspoken crisis”—public pensions—which, being massively...

Dave Nicoski: Bond Bubble Poses Greatest Risk to Structural Bull Market

Sep 24 – Dave Nicoski of Vermilion Technical Research provides his outlook on “recoupling” global markets and explains why a growing bond bubble presents the greatest threat to investors. Also, later in the podcast, John Ing, CEO of...

Book Interview: Weapons of Math Destruction

Sep 23 – Cathy O’Neil joins us today to discuss her new book, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy—an absolute must-read for those wanting to know more about the dark side of big data.

Urban Carmel: Market in the Fifth and Final Wave

Sep 22 – Where does the US economy stand today? Is a recession imminent? Can we trust the economic statistics? Urban Carmel, writer for The Fat Pitch, provides his comprehensive outlook on current and future trends, arguing that...

Charles Hugh Smith: Optimizing Bad Policy Guaranteed to Fail

Sep 21 – Well-known author and economic commentator, Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com, explains the “optimization problem” facing policymakers and why this inevitably leads to some form of economic self-destruction...

Lowell Smith: Maximizing Pensions for Employees and the Self-Employed

Sep 20 – Want to know more about maximizing your pension benefits? IraLogix’s Lowell Smith joins Financial Sense Newshour to explain specific strategies that employees and the self-employed can make. Prior to his time in the private sector...

Lifetime Income Series: Lower Taxes, Save Money and Invest More

Sep 19 – With the proper implementation of pension and retirement plans, you can actually lower taxes, save money and invest more. Jim discusses what you need to know when it comes to IRAs and 401(k) plans in today’s Lifetime Income broadcast.