Joshua Nunn's Contributions

Making Student Loans Work for You

Oct 7 – On this edition of Millennial Monday Crystal Kessler and Josh Nunn delve into student loans and managing debt. They discuss seven of the biggest mistakes people tend...

Dear Graduate, Here Are Nine Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Aug 26 – On this edition of Lifetime Income’s Millennial Monday Crystal Kessler and Josh Nunn take a deep dive into everything you need to know about taking that first step into adulthood. They cover how to start saving, investing, achieving work-life balance and provide important...

Exploring the Four Trillion Dollar Wellness Economy

Aug 19 – On this edition of Millennial Monday Crystal Kessler, Josh Nunn and Justine Hall delve into the four trillion dollar wellness economy and examine what's driving it to become an even larger player in the years ahead. They look at the fitness and nutrition industries...

Macro-Nutrients: Don’t Throw Caution to the Wind

Jul 10 – The market seems to think there are more reasons to be optimistic for the remainder of 2019 – we would be cautious to feel the same. To paint this picture, here are a few key observations we think are significant…

Values, Motivations and Money Habits of Millennials

Jul 1 – Jim Puplava welcomes Associate Financial Advisor Josh Nunn to discuss the millennial mindset. Jim and Josh compare the economic environment seen through the eyes of millennials as compared to Generation Z ...

Four Things Every College Student Should Know

May 27- Jim Puplava and Financial Sense’s associate wealth manager Josh Nunn discuss common pitfalls many students and families face when choosing the right path for college. They cover the merits of attending community college and transferring...

Macro-Nutrients: China’s Slowdown Deepens and The Road to Neutral – Are We There?

Jan 8 – China’s economic downturn continued last month adding to growing concerns over President Xi Jinping’s current plans to stabilize the economy and the implications of a trade agreement between China and the U.S. amid an on-going trade war...

Macro-Nutrients: Consumers Show Holiday Cheer, G-20 Aftermath and Emerging Opportunities Abroad

Dec 3 – Consumer spending was up in October, signaling two-thirds of the economy is still showing optimism with their wallets, despite recent weakness abroad and a rough quarter for the stock market. There is soft data suggesting sluggish...

Macro-Nutrients: Brexit, A Neutral Rate & The Trump-China Face Off at G-20

Nov 27 – Over the weekend, the EU and U.K. finally came to an agreement on the draft terms for the U.K.’s exit from the EU. However, risk of no-deal within the U.K. Parliament remains extremely high despite cabinet backing...

Macro Nutrients: Oil Slumps, Midterm Aftermath and the Coppock

Nov 13 – Last week, the U.S. issued waivers to eight countries including China, India, Italy, South Korea, Turkey, Taiwan, Greece and Japan which allows them to continue importing Iranian crude, worsening oil producers' concerns about oversupply. On Friday, WTI and Brent...

Macro Nutrients: Housing, Latest GDP & USD

Nov 1 – Housing has historically been a leading economic bell weather that precedes peaks in the U.S. economic cycle. New data suggests housing may be rolling over. On Oct. 25 new home sales tumbled to the lowest level in two years according to the...

Where Most Financial Planners Get It Wrong

Joshn Nunn – One of the biggest challenges that we face as financial planners is the expectation that we can predict the future. We’re not talking about predicting the winning numbers for tonight’s Powerball, but about the expectation...

Study: These States Will Tax You to Death

By Josh Nunn – A few weeks ago, we discussed estate taxes and changes to the state exemptions with the recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. With the recent doubling of the federal exemption from...

Will Your Top Marginal Tax Rate Change in 2018-2019? Most Definitely

By Josh Nunn – Marginal tax rates are a large part of an individual’s tax situation because, by definition, they determine the percentage an individual pays for every additional dollar of taxable income. We recently put together two charts showing the amount...

Does Mean Reversion Always Hold True?

By Ryan Priess and Joshua Nunn – Financial Sense Wealth Management conducted a study looking at the returns of different sectors that underperformed the S&P 500 by at least 2 standard deviations or greater. Finding real value in “cheap” underperforming sectors is...

Understanding Changes to the US Marginal Tax Rates

By Josh Nunn – Many are calling the GOP’s new tax bill was signed one of the biggest tax reforms in our nation’s recent history. However, many questions remain about the 500-page bill and how it is expected to impact...

US Stocks: Set the Bar Low or Look for Value Elsewhere

At current valuations, many institutions are lowering their expectations based on the current macroeconomic outlook and it doesn’t look that great for US stocks overall. Below is a chart compiled by Research Affiliates that graphs the next 10-year expected returns...

Dow 21,000

The Dow has now broken above 21,000 to a new all-time high following Trump's Joint Address to Congress. We take a look at recent US manufacturing data, monetary policy, unemployment, and consumer confidence to make sense of it all...

Mexico vs. Trump - Let the Tariffs Begin!

If Trump is going to follow through on his commitment to build a wall with Mexico, yet Mexico is unwilling to pay for it directly, this may be the first country where trade tariffs become the new normal of political weaponry. Today, the White House issued a statement...

Making Taxes Great Again - Trump vs. GOP Proposals

The dust of an inimitable 2016 year seems to have finally settled. The holiday season served as a wonderful escape to the political reality we found ourselves in after Election Day back in November. But as the holiday fantasia comes to an...

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