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Carlos and Bob now explain how Caesar’s trick – of debasing the money in order to cover a budget shortfall – is accomplished through the Federal Reserve’s purchases of Treasury debt.
Carlos and Bob discuss the classical method of inflation: literally debasing the coins.
Carlos and Bob discuss the implications and the ulterior motives of the recent DOL ruling on fiduciaries.
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Bob “interviews” Carlos about his decades of experience with distressed businesses.
CORRECTION: Around the 24:03 mark, Carlos says “Chapter 7” but he should have said “Chapter 11.”
Carlos and Bob discuss both the theory and practice of why taxes hurt businesses and distort investment.
Carlos and Bob explain this sordid topic in terms anyone can follow.
With Carlos traveling, we offer a speech Bob gave February 27 at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, DC.
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?
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/
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/