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173: Should You Invest Based On Economic Cycles?

9/20/2017
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What are some of challenges of investing using long-term economic cycles.

Duration: 00:32:44


172: Equifax Aftermath - Should You Freeze Your Credit To Protect Against Identity Theft?

9/13/2017
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Why your personal data will be compromised if it hasn't already been, and what to do to protect yourself from the consequences of identity theft.

Duration: 00:28:06


171: The Extraordinary Impact of Cities

9/6/2017
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Why cities are the primary driver of economic growth and why do they outlive companies.

Duration: 00:32:10


170: Are Financial Markets Efficient?

8/30/2017
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How investment markets can be both efficient and inefficient depending on the environment.

Duration: 00:33:26


Eclipse Special: The Sound of the Totality From Idaho

8/23/2017
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A short episode on the August 2017 solar eclipse as it happened.

Duration: 00:10:13


169: The Debt Ceiling - What Happens If the U.S. Defaults

8/16/2017
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What could happen if the U.S. Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling and defaults on U.S. financial obligations, and why does Congress wait until the last minute before it acts on these things.

Duration: 00:30:33


168: Is Life More Difficult For Millennials?

8/9/2017
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How being a millennial is both different and the same from young adults of earlier generations.

Duration: 00:27:13


167: Is Bitcoin Better At Money Than The Dollar?

8/2/2017
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Why bitcoin is a compelling speculative diversifier and how it has been a better store of value than both the U.S. dollar and gold.

Duration: 00:34:10


166: Is Growth Really Necessary

7/26/2017
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Why enterprises, industries, and economies can't grow at all costs but need to enrich humanity and strive for permanence and sustainability through regeneration.

Duration: 00:28:12


165: Why Do We Invest? It's Not Just For Return

7/19/2017
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How corporations evaluate and use investment capital provided by individuals. Why companies find it easier to buy back stock rather than invest in capital projects.

Duration: 00:30:56


164: Optionality - When To Keep Your Options Open and When To Commit

7/12/2017
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How to use the asymmetric payoff of options, trial and error, and commitments to better yourself financially and in other areas of your life.

Duration: 00:29:46


Vacation Special: A Conversation With Roger Whitney, The Retirement Answerman

7/5/2017
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A conversation with Roger Whitney about retirement investing, asset allocation, active versus passive management, luck versus skill, behavioral finance the difference between investing, speculating and gambling.

Duration: 00:31:06


163: Is There An Indexing Bubble?

6/28/2017
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How an indexing bubble is manifest, why most active managers underperform and how individuals can structure their own quasi index fund that outperforms the market.

Duration: 00:33:31


162: Is Inflation A Good Thing?

6/21/2017
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What causes inflation and why do central banks allow it to persist instead of having a 0% inflation target.

Duration: 00:34:28


161: What You Need To Know About Retirement Calculators

6/14/2017
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How retirement planning and retirement spending calculators work and what are some of their flaws. Why figuring out how much money you will have when you retire and how long it will last is a lot like the work hydrologists do to figure out whether Phoenix or Los Angeles will run out of water.

Duration: 00:33:00


Vacation Special: A Conversation with Michael Port

5/31/2017
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In this interview with Michael Port, we discuss asset allocation, business, healthcare, minimalist investing, roboadvisors, our emotional relationship with money, and selecting a financial advisor.

Duration: 01:03:37


159: What You Need To Know About Volatility

5/24/2017
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What is volatility, what determines it and how to invest in it. But should you?

Duration: 00:30:20


158: How To Invest Like A Cockroach

5/17/2017
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How reserves, slack and simple rules of thumb help us deal with radical uncertainty. Why the next financial crisis is unlikely to be like the last one. This episode of Money For the Rest of Us is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people get special life insurance rates. Go to healthiq.com/david to support the show and learn more.

Duration: 00:28:55


157: The Most Important Economic Question Of Our Time

5/10/2017
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Why the likelihood of a future fiscal crisis sparked by the national debt depends on whether there is a limited or an unlimited supply of money. Is it possible the federal government's endless borrowing could crowd out the private sector and harm the economy?

Duration: 00:33:12


155: Clues To The Next Financial Crisis

4/26/2017
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How panic caused the great financial crisis and what to look for to see if it is happening again.

Duration: 00:33:57

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