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Episode 10: The Contributions of Ludwig von Mises to Economic Theory

April 12, 2016 With Carlos traveling, we offer a speech Bob gave February 27 at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, DC.

Episode 9: Explaining Bank-Owned Life Insurance (BOLI)

April 4, 2016

Carlos explains his findings when he explored bank-owned life insurance. If these policies are such bad investments, why are major banks gobbling them up?

Episode 8: Pay Tax Now or Later?

March 28, 2016

Carlos and Bob discuss the typical options available for tax-advantaged retirement vehicles, helping listeners make an informed decision. Simply deferring a tax is not necessarily the best route.

Mentioned in this podcast: https://lara-murphy.com/pay-tax-now-later/

Episode 7: The Nuttiness of Negative Interest Rates

March 21, 2016

Carlos and Bob discuss the unprecedented phenomenon of negative interest rates, and the related war on cash.

Mentioned in this podcast: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/02/16/its-time-to-kill-the-100-bill/

Episode 6: What’s Wrong With ‘Buy Term & Invest the Difference’? Part 3

March 12, 2016

Carlos and Bob wrap up their response to this common objection to Whole Life insurance.

Website mentioned in the podcast: http://dowtheoryletters.com/Content_Free/2494.aspx

Episode 5: What’s Wrong With ‘Buy Term & Invest the Difference’? Part 2

March 6, 2016

Carlos and Bob continue with their unpacking of this common objection to Whole Life insurance.

Episode 4: What’s Wrong With ‘Buy Term & Invest the Difference’? Part 1

February 28, 2016

In this episode, Bob and Carlos tackle a familiar objection to IBC, showing that the critics typically compare apples to oranges.

Episode 3: Your Money Isn’t Safe in the Bank

February 22, 2016

An examination of Carlos’ research into the Dodd-Frank Act and its provisions regarding contingent capital and statutory bail-ins.

Episode 1: Lara-Murphy Origins, Part 1

February 20, 2016

In this inaugural episode of the Lara-Murphy Show, Carlos and Bob explain how they met, and why they decided to write a book on Austrian economics and IBC. They also explain their motto, “Building the 10%.”

Episode 2: Lara-Murphy Origins, Part 2

February 14, 2016

In this second half of the origins, Carlos and Bob explain the creation of the IBC Practitioner Program, and they explain the big picture of IBC.