James J. Puplava, CFP®'s Contributions

Book Interview: The Psychology of Successful Aging

Feb 24 – Jim Puplava talks to Dr. Alan Castel, a professor at UCLA and author of the book Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging. Jim and Alan discuss the myths and paradoxes of getting older and Alan shares his ABCs of successful aging. They look at health

We're Due for a Correction, Says Ralph Acampora

Feb 21 – After this week's market wrap-up, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with the legendary market technician Ralph Acampora to get an update on his outlook for the stock market. Next, we speak with Frank Holmes about gold, blockchain, and...

Though Cautious Short-term, We Have Buy Signals on Every Sector Except Energy, Says Erin Swenlin

Feb 14 – Ryan Puplava gives the market wrap-up for this week, Erin Swenlin at DecisionPoint.com tells Financial Sense Newshour that her indicators are all on buy signals except for one important area, and Dan Steffens discusses the sell-off in energy...

Preparing for Taxes and Inflation in the Next Decade

Feb 10 – Jim Puplava and Cris Sheridan start things off by looking at two of the most important changes from the SECURE Act. Then Jim dives into tax brackets and explains how it’s possible to lower your taxes by planning ahead. They also discuss...

Market Technician Forecasts 3,600 on the S&P 500 Before Final Peak in 2021

Feb 7 – Financial Sense Newshour speaks with Ari Wald to get his technical take on the market, Greg Orrell joins us to discuss the gold market, and Financial Sense Wealth Management's CIO Chris Puplava gives us an update on this week's Smart Macro segment...

Stocks Plummet on Coronavirus Outbreak; Plus, Book Interview: Daylight Robbery

Jan 31 – As concerns over the coronavirus grow, stocks plummeted Friday on Wall Street. Ryan Puplava explains what moved the markets this week. Basil Chapman gives a technical update and Dominic Frisby discusses his latest book...

Gary Shilling on Why This Business Cycle Is So Different Than the Past

Jan 29 – FS Insider welcomes Gary Shilling back to the podcast. He and Jim Puplava discuss possible shocks the economy and financial system could see in 2020. They look at the decline of China's labor force over the next three decades and...

How to Stay in Shape as You Age

Jan 27–"Exercise and movement are often the best medicine; they just require more time than taking a pill." This is Dr. Erica Pitsch's motto when it comes to helping her clients attain long-term health and longevity. She and Jim Puplava discuss getting into shape as you age...

Gold and Bonds Spike on Coronavirus Fears

Jan 24 – After this week’s market wrap-up, Chief Market Strategist at Stockcharts.com David Keller discusses the magnitude of the rotation into defensive sectors this week, especially gold and bonds. Then, Robert Rapier gives his big predictions on energy...

Forecast 2020 (Our View): Gold, Copper, Oil and Elections

Jan 17 – After this week's market wrap, Bullseye Craig Johnson explains why he has one of the most bullish forecasts for the market this year. Next, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with Bloomberg's Mike McGlone on gold and commodities...

Americans Facing Big Changes to Retirement Under SECURE Act

Jan 13 – Jim Puplava and Crystal Kessler delve into one of the most sweeping changes to retirement planning, the SECURE Act. Jim tells listeners what to watch out for with the new set of rules and explains how to plan accordingly. He also looks at changes to income tax...

Forecast 2020: A Look at Consensus and Outside-the-Box Predictions for the Market

Jan 10 – In today's Financial Sense Newshour, we take a look at the consensus and outside-the-box forecasts for 2020 when it comes to US economic growth, the possibility of recession, what the stock market might do, US Presidential elections...

Getting a Jump On Taxes

Dec 30 – On this edition of Lifetime Planning, Jim Puplava and Lowell Smith discuss tax planning. What are the limits for taking deductions? How do income limits affect your ability to take advantage of a Roth IRA? They also discuss...

How You Can Design an Optimal Retirement Income Strategy

Dec 29 – Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss three methods you can employ to ensure you have income you can count on when retirement hits. They cover how to manage and minimize taxes, IRA accounts and how to annuitize your pension...

The Decade Economists Got Wrong

Dec 27 – On this special edition of the Financial Sense Newshour, Ryan Puplava starts things off telling us what moved the markets this week. Then in a special Big Picture segment, Chris Preitauer and Jim Puplava examine the past decade. They look at surprises and disappointments in 2019 as well as key drivers from the last 10 years...

How to Cut Your Cost of Living in Half Without Cutting Your Lifestyle

Dec 23 – On this edition of Lifetime Planning, Jim Puplava welcomes Dan Prescher from International Living. Having lived in seven Latin American communities in four countries, Dan knows the in’s and out’s of living overseas....

Open a Roth Today, Thank Yourself Tomorrow

Dec 22 – Find out how it could be beneficial to open a Roth account on today’s edition of Lifetime Income. Jim Puplava speaks with Associate Wealth Manager Crystal Kessler about theperks of IRAs at any stage in life. Whether you’re just starting out or nearing retirement...

Rally Built on 'Hopium', Says Danielle DiMartino Booth

Dec 20 – On this edition of the Financial Sene Newshour John Kosar surveys the large number of rising stock markets around the globe. Then Danielle DiMartino Booth discusses the Fed and the two industrial recessions we've had...

Do's and Don'ts of Family Gatherings With Dr. Ken Druck

Dec 16 – Jim Puplava talks to Dr. Ken Druck about the do's and don'ts of family gatherings. Dr. Druck shares helpful tips and things to be mindful of as we head into a season that can be filled with family and relatives. Rather than...

The Gifts That Keep on Giving

Dec 16 – So many gifts have value that can be considered an investment or that have value beyond the holidays. On this edition of Lifetime Planning Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss gifts that are used and remembered for years to come...

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