Chris Preitauer's Contributions

What's New in the Latest Retirement Bill

Jun 24 – On today’s edition of Lifetime Income Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer respond to listener questions regarding the new retirement bill in Congress. They also discuss the ins and outs of 401(k)s, Roth IRAs and Roth 401(k)s...

When the Fed Cuts Rates, Something Is Going Wrong

Jun 21– Ryan Puplava starts things off and shares what moved the markets this week. Dave Nicoski of Vermillion Technical Research analyzes the break out in gold and currency wars he sees headed our way. Robert Rapier says there’s a major disconnect...

Perfect SAT Scores Are No Guarantee

Jun 17 – On this edition Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava welcomes Mark Kantrowitz who serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Student Financial Aid. Mark explains why a student should file the free application...

Getting to Zero Taxes

Jun 17 – Tax season is over, but your tax bill is going up for one simple reason: entitlements and interest on the debt will consume 100% of government revenues by 2026. On this edition...

3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking About Gold

Jun 14 – Ryan Puplava shares what moved the markets this week and tells us what we can expect in the weeks ahead. Richard Dickson of Lowry Research says his outlook is still positive and expects the markets to hit higher highs. Then, Damien Moore...

How You Can Become a Millennial Millionaire

Jun 10 – On today’s Lifetime Income program, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer respond to a listener’s question about planning for retirement as a millennial. Jim shares three steps a 25-year-old can take today that will set them up for success...

Retirement: Tax Free, Tax Deferred and Tax Favored

June 3 – On today's show Jim and Chris address pressing tax questions because it's never too early to start thinking about the ways you can save. How can you reduce one of your biggest expenses? And not just reduce...

75% Probability of Recession, Trump Could Be a One-Term President, Says Frank Holmes

May 31 – Ryan Puplava joins the program to explain what moved the markets this week. Then he interviews Bloomberg’s Chief Equity Strategist Gina Martin Adams who discusses commodities, high yields, bonds and treasury spreads. She points to U.S. stocks...

Expect Higher Highs in Second Half of the Year, Says Ari Wald

May 24 – Cris Sheridan, senior editor and host of FS Insider, conducts our market wrap-up and reviews the economic data for a less-than enthusiastic week on Wall Street. Next, we speak with technician Ari Wald to get an update on his technical outlook...

Dividends Could Save Your Retirement

May 20 –Many people find it difficult to keep up with today’s fast-paced and volatile investment markets. Often, this leads people to avoid investing altogether and this can create real problems for...

Art Hill on Disconnect Between Stocks and Bonds; Tech Still in the Lead

May 17 – Ryan Puplava gives this week's market wrap-up. StockCharts.com's Senior Technical Analyst Arthur Hill discusses the disconnect between stocks and bonds. Then, Financial Sense Newshour interviews well-known metals and mining analyst David Morgan...

When Money Dies: The Economics of Inflation

May 17 – The U.S. national debt is over $22 trillion and the deficit will hit $973 billion this year. We are now in an era of trillion, if not multi-trillion, dollar deficits. According to the CBO, entitlements and interest on the debt will consume 100 percent of all government...

Exercise or Die

May 12 – What good is achieving your retirement goals if you don’t have the health to enjoy it or live long enough to realize all your retirement dreams? On this edition of Lifetime Income Jim and Chris discuss a new study on health released by JAMA...

Key Topics for Couples Considering Retirement

May 5 – In today’s Lifetime Income show, we discuss important topics that should precede the decision to retire. Without these conversations, couples can retire prematurely, experience budget stress in retirement, or run out of retirement funds...

Basil Chapman on Energy, Dinny McMahon on China's Success, and More

May 3 – Ryan Puplava gives this week's market wrap-up discussing the $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, economic numbers, and more. Basil Chapman, host of Tiger Technicians Hour, gives Financial Sense Newshour listeners an update on stocks, bonds, energy...

Social Security and Medicare Costs Expected to Soar

Apr 29 – By 2035, Social Security will only be able to payout 75 percent of benefits currently promised. That is, unless Congress takes steps to secure funding for these popular and necessary programs...

Divergence Driving Dollar Higher, Says Marc Chandler

Apr 26 – Jonathan Krinsky of Bay Crest Partners discusses the multitude of crosscurrents and mixed signals currently in the market. He says he's particularly interested in Europe and in the energy sector...

Healthcare Tanks as Gas Prices Break the Bank

Apr 26– Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer cover the impact gas prices are having on consumers and the overall U.S. economy. They discuss how changes in oil prices could play out in the market and geopolitically...

N.U.A. – Straight Outta the IRS (Reprise)

Apr 22– On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the world’s most dangerous retirement strategy: NUA (Net Unrealized Appreciation). Actually, it’s not dangerous if you understand...

Marijuana: Lucrative Leaf or Harmful Herb?

Apr 19 – On this special edition of the Big Picture Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer get into the weeds on the marijuana debate. They examine the plant and see if it's really living up to all the hype surrounding it in recent years...