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Episode 86: The Fed Is Officially Bankrupt–Should We Care?

July 16, 2022

Bob and Carlos discuss a recent article in The Hill, which explains that rising interest rates have rendered the Fed technically insolvent.

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The audio production for this episode was provided by Podsworth Media.

Episode 85: How Is Today’s Economy Like the 1970s?

June 29, 2022

Bob asks Carlos to recount his own financial struggles as a young businessman in the late 1970s, when price inflation and interest rates skyrocketed. This painful episode ultimately led Carlos to discover Austrian economics.

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Episode 84: Is a Recession Coming? Listen to the Austrians

June 16, 2022

Carlos and Bob discuss the views of some prominent economists on whether a recession is baked into the cake. Contrary to even free-market members of the Chicago School, the Austrians know it’s not just a matter of money supply growth. During the boom, there were real malinvestments, and these must be liquidated in a bust.

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Episode 83: Will Inflation and Yield Curve Hurt Bonds and Ruin the Case for IBC?

April 28, 2022
Carlos and Bob discuss inflation and whether it spells the doom of life insurance, and thereby ruins the case for IBC. They conclude that rising interest rates per se don’t adversely impact life carriers, because of asset-liability matching. Moreover, when you practice IBC, you’re not “investing in life insurance.”
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Episode 82: How to Weather the Coming Financial Storms (Redux)

April 7, 2022

Carlos and Bob revisit their September 2016 video presentation in which they lay out a 3-prong strategy to protect your household from economic calamity.

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