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209: Why Bother Investing Internationally?

6/13/2018
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Is it worth investing outside your home country given the risk? Should you hedge currency risk? What is the impact of Chinese "A" share listed companies being added to emerging market indices.

Duration:00:34:37

208: The Biggest Market Crash Is Recyclables

6/6/2018
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How a Chinese ban and careless recycling habits by households and businesses led to a market collapse in recyclables. Click here for show notes and more information.

Duration:00:28:10

207: How Do The Mega Rich Invest?

5/30/2018
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Why the mega rich don't have magical investing powers, but there are some investing attributes they possess that we can emulate.

Duration:00:31:55

206: Be Bear Aware of Bank Loans

5/23/2018
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Why the leveraged loan market (i.e. bank loans) is becoming more risky. What are collateralized loan obligations and how do they influence bank loans. Why I will sell my bank loans fund when the economy turns.

Duration:00:30:33

205: Is The Federal Reserve Really Printing Money?

5/16/2018
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If the Federal Reserve has printed over $2 trillion dollar and given it to banks to lend, why is U.S. inflation still low? Show notes at https://moneyfortherestofus.com/205-federal-reserve-really-printing-money/

Duration:00:33:43

204: Why Are Investment Returns So Low?

5/9/2018
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How low real interest rates contribute to low returns for stocks and other risk assets. How real interest rates are determined.

Duration:00:31:55

203: Is Investing More Like Poker or Chess?

5/2/2018
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How to make better investing and life decisions.

Duration:00:33:16

202: Will Your Next Car Be Electric?

4/25/2018
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What are the impediments to the mass adoption of electric vehicles.

Duration:00:31:46

201: Is Your Portfolio Unbalanced?

4/18/2018
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Why most conventional portfolios make huge and often unintended bets on the stock market. How role based investing can lead to a more balanced portfolio. Show notes at https://moneyfortherestofus.com/201-portfolio-unbalanced/ ‎

Duration:00:37:13

199: What Kind of Money Is It?

4/4/2018
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How a bank panic led to the creation of the Federal Reserve, and why having diversified sources of money can protect us in case we have a bank panic today and can't get access to our bank deposits.

Duration:00:31:31

198: Capitalism Is Creation

3/28/2018
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Why save for retirement if capitalism is going to collapse and/or universal basic income will be available. How millennials can lead the next work transition.

Duration:00:29:56

197: The Power of Less and Local

3/21/2018
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Why having less things and activities gives us more freedom and happiness. Why low probability risks are unacceptable if the consequences affect all of us.

Duration:00:25:36

196: How To Survive Financially

3/14/2018
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Why relying on averages is dangerous given our fate is often determined by extreme events and how we react as financial markets, the economy and our own lives evolve.

Duration:00:31:13

195: Has A Trade War Begun?

3/7/2018
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Why duties and other actions are necessary to address trade disputes, but across the board tariffs are a blunt instrument that can lead to a devastating trade war and global recession.

Duration:00:28:30

192: Is Anything Scarce Anymore?

2/14/2018
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In this episode we explore scarcity. Artificial scarcity created by laws and real scarcity created by our evolving lifestyles and economy. We'll see that most physical products, with drinking water being an exception, are becoming less scarce while trust and attention are becoming more scarce.

Duration:00:29:52

191: Has The Bond Bear Market Begun?

2/7/2018
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Why interest rates are rising and what could happen to bonds, stocks and the economy if rates returned to more normal levels.

Duration:00:33:30

190: How To Keep Up With Inflation

1/31/2018
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What investments are best for maintaining purchasing power relative to inflation. Using the pencil as an example, how inflationary and deflationary forces work together over decades to determine the price of product.

Duration:00:34:35

188: Should You Pay Off Debt Or Invest?

1/17/2018
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How our net worth is more than our financial capital but includes our lifetime earning capacity or human capital. What role does debt play in investing in human capital and how our human capital impacts how we allocate our financial investments. Why stocks aren't less risky in the long-term. How to invest a lump sum payment and how I recently did so in today's market environment.

Duration:00:30:39

187: Do You Have Dollars and Sense?

1/10/2018
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Why opportunity costs should be our primary frame for deciding what to buy instead of anchoring, mental accounting or whether we pay with a credit card or cash.

Duration:00:29:01