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CI 83 - Goodnight Obama and the Business Cycle with Dr Jerome Corsi

It might look like a children's book, but Goodnight Obama is more than just that. It's an important reminder that parody is critical in this day and age. Dr Jerome Corsi is author of Goodnight Obama, and is also head of the Washington, DC News Bureau for Alex Jones and The two discuss his newest book, as well as what Jerome is expecting out of President Trump, and where we are in the business cycle. Key Takeaways: [1:10] Why Jerome wrote Goodnight Obama [6:41] Are Trump...


CI 82 - Fighting Back Against the Big Banks to Improve Our Lending Environment with Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman,America's Money Answers Man is back again to talk with Jason about what is going on in the financial world today. The two tackle subjects like higher interest rates, fighting the big banks, investing to protect yourself, and areas of the US that are still ripe for the picking. Key Takeaways: [1:00] Why rate hikes are good for banks, bad for consumers [4:33] Why is there a disparity between higher rates on borrowing versus the rate on savings [6:57] What SHOULD have...


CI 81 - Does Apartment Investing Still Make Sense with Matt Slepin

The housing market is always on a pendulum, but where are we now? Self driving cars are going to be changing the dynamics of our society, but are they going to push more people into the city or have more people moving to the suburbs? Jason Hartman and Matt Slepin, President of Terra Search Partners, discuss what is going on in real estate today, and how our changing environment is impacting real estate in the future. Key Takeaways: [2:51] Where Matt thinks we are in the business cycle,...


CI 80 - The Platinum Rule with Dr Tony Alessandra

The Platinum Rule is ready to take the place of the Golden Rule. Don't do unto others as you would have them do unto you, do unto others as they're like done unto them. The rule is key for Dr Tony Alessandra in his quest to help companies turn prospects into promoters. Tony was inducted into the NSA Speakers Hall of Fame in 1985, was selected as one of's Top 5 Sales/Marketing/Customer Service Speakers from 2010-2014. Tony and Jason Hartman break down how companies can use the...


CI 79 - Cash in on New Fannie Mae Rules That Give You More Leverage

There are new rules in town, as Fannie Mae recently announced. So Jason Hartman called in his lender, Joe, to get a rundown of what exactly has changed. Investors can put 20% down on the first 10 properties purchased, but there are caveats. Once you own the property, however, you have options. Key Takeaways: [1:45] Fannie Mae allows borrowers to put 20% down or the first 10 properties. [3:58] Interest rates are rising so lock the rate on your property rate now. [8:52] 85-90 days in the...


CI 78 - Asset Matrix Inflation vs Deflation

Single-family homes sales rose in January, bringing income property inventory low. During a recent semiar, Jason shared why investing in a single family home as income property is the only logical investment during an inflationary period. And, if the signs are correct, the Trump administration is going to take the U.S/ economy into an inflationary period. Key Takeaways: [0:44] Inflation induced debt destruction by way of a mortgage. [2:51] Jason explains how the government manipulates...


CI 77 - Improving Investor Sentiment with Frances Donald

Frances Donald, Senior Economist at Manulife Asset Management and Chief Economist at John Hancock Financial Services is today's guest. Jason Hartman and Frances discuss consumer, investor, and executive sentiment numbers in the home and job market. While we don't know exactly why the economic is experiencing such a resurgence, Frances does attribute at least some of it to the potential policy changes Trump is looking to bring. Frances and Jason also discuss pent up real estate demand, and...


CI 76 - Self Managing Your Rental Properties with Nathan Miller

Jason Hartman talks with the founder of Rentec Direct, Nathan Miller, as the two seek to help investors self manage their properties with tools such as Rentec Direct. Rentec offers complete solutions including inventory, property management tools, and now exclusive financing with terms you will appreciate. Nathan says Rentec Direct is designed for investors with 2-20 income properties. Tenant screening, automated payments and a property manager access option makes the tool accessible and...


CI 75 - How to Avoid Committing Tax Crimes with Robert Wood

Jason Hartman talks with Robert W Wood, Managing Partner of Wood LLP, about some of the ways business owners might be putting themselves at risk when dealing with employees. Robert is a corporate and individual tax attorney who has seen many businesses and people unknowingly commit tax crimes that come back to haunt them. He gives some advice on avoiding some of the more common issues he's seen. Robert has been ranked by United States Lawyer Rankings as one of the top 6 tax attorneys in...


CI 74 - Making Money During Market Turmoil with Nick Sargen

Jason Hartman talks with Nick Sargen, author of Global Shocks: An Investment Guide for Turbulent Markets, about how our economy might be changed with Donald Trump taking over in the White House. Nick is Senior VP and Chief Economist at Fort Washington Investment Advisors. Before that he worked at Morgan Guaranty trust, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the US Department of Treasury. Key Takeaways: [1:10] Trump's pro-business stance could change the US economic...


CI 73 - Retaking America, How American Will Bounce Back with Nick Adams

Jason Hartman talks with FLAG (Foundation for Liberty and American Greatness) founder and Executive Director, Nick Adams. Nick wrote the book The American Boomerang: How the World’s Greatest Turnaround Nation Will Do It Again, which has turned into a best seller. Jason and Nick look at what America needs to do to return to greatness, and whether President Trump could be the man who makes that happen. Key Takeaways: [2:11] What would need to happen to create a true American...


CI 72 - What President Trump Means for The Future of Real Estate Investing Daren Blomquist

Jason Hartman talks with Daren Blomquist, Senior VP at ATTOM Data Solutions and the Executive Editor of ATTOM’s award-winning Housing News Report. They examine how our new President, Donald Trump, could influence real estate investing, how the economy might react, and what regulatory environment we'll be investing in. Key Takeaways: [1:43] A Trump presidency's impact on real estate investors and our economy [5:55] Lack of wage growth has caused affordability issues [8:46] Housing...


CI 71 - Investing in Real Estate Under President Donald Trump with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's James Kuhn

Jason Hartman talks with James D. Kuhn, President of New York City’s Newmark Grubb Knight Frank commercial real estate advisory firm, to discuss the changes they are expecting to see in the real estate investing landscape under President Trump. Key Takeaways: [2:03] President Trump has the ability to make a serious impact on real estate investing [6:12] Trump's trade policies will create clear winners and losers [11:19] Education is the clear separator between the middle and lower...


CI 70 - Why Real Estate Investors Need to Know How Picks Distribution Center Locations with Julie Benezet

Jason Hartman talks with Julie Benezet, Founder and Managing Principal of Business Growth Consultants and former Director of Global Real Estate at Julie gives Jason a peek into Amazon's business philosophy and build out plans. She also explains why it can be profitable to understand the motives behind Amazon's movements. Julie is author of the new book The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There is None. Key Takeaways: [1:41] Julie...


CI 69 - Follow the Federal Reserve to Better Returns with American College's Dr. Robert Johnson

Dr. Robert Johnson is the President and CEO of American College. He's written Invest with the Fed: Maximizing Your Portfolio Performance by Following Federal Reserve Policy, Strategic Value Investing and the study What to Expect When You’re Electing. Jason Hartman talks with Dr Johnson about thinking long term while investing in the stock market, how the stock market performs when one party holds the Congress and Presidency, and how interest rate fluctuations impact different asset...


CI 68 - Everything You’ve Been Told About the Economy is Wrong, with Ed Conard

Jason Hartman talks with Ed Conard, economist, and founding partner of Bain Capital, alongside Mitt Romney. Jason and Ed talk about his New York Times Bestselling book Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About the Economy is Wrong, along with his soon to be released book, The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class. The two discuss CEO pay, the technology sector, and why regulations tend to hurt companies trying to get started. Key...


CI 67 - The Franklin Street Real Estate Outlook for the Office, Retail, Industrial, and Multi-Family Sectors with Andrew Wright

Jason Hartman interviews Andrew Wright, CEO and Managing Partner at the commercial real estate firm Franklin Street. Andrew has guided Franklin Street to several awards, including Best Places to Work by the Tampa Bay Times and the Tampa Bay Business Journal. With a personal involvement in more than $1 billion in real estate and finance transactions, Andrew is also well versed in distressed real estate, having resolved more than $800 million in debt since 2009. Jason and Andrew discuss...


CI 66 - Commercial Real Estate Investing for Doctors, Dentists, and Professionals with Buck Joffrey

Jason Hartman talks with Dr Buck Joffrey, a surgeon, entrepreneur, blogger, and real estate investor. Buck has a podcast and a company called Wealth Formula that's designed to help professionals such as doctors and dentists invest their money wisely. He and Jason discuss investing in commercial assets, why professionals might make bad investing decisions, and alternative investments you probably haven't thought of yet. Key Takeaways: [1:55] Why Buck thinks doctors might be bad...


CI 65 - How Superhubs Rule the World with Sandra Navidi

Jason Hartman talks with Sandra Navidi, author of the new book Superhubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule Our World. Sandra is the founder and CEO of BeyondGlobal, and was formerly an investment banker at Scarsdale Equities, general counsel at Muzinich & Co. and a consultant at Deloitte. Navidi holds a law degree from the University of Cologne School of Law, Germany, and a Master-of-Law Degree in Banking Corporate and Finance law from Fordham University School of Law,...


CI 64 - MFS Investment Management's Bob Pozen and Too Big to Save: How to Fix the U.S. Financial System

Jason Hartman and Bob Pozen discuss possible changes in real estate regulations a Trump administration could bring. These changes could help small to medium sized banks and make the biggest banks out there increase the amount they lend. Bob Pozen is a Senior Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, a Senior Research Fellow at the Brookings Institute and former Associate General Counsel for the SEC. Bob has authored two books: Extreme Productivity and Too Big to Save. Key...