How falling interest rates impact the US financial sector | Charts that Count

How falling interest rates impact the US financial sector | Charts that Count

Today I’m going to talk about the impact of falling interest rates on the financial part of the US economy. If you can remember as far back as 2018, in the middle of that year there was resurgent optimism both about the US economy and the idea that perhaps after a multi-decade decline in bond Read more about How falling interest rates impact the US financial sector | Charts that Count[…]

An honest look at the personal finance crisis | Elizabeth White

An honest look at the personal finance crisis | Elizabeth White

You know me. I am in your friendship circle hidden in plain sight. My clothes are still impeccable — bought in the good years when I was still making money. To look at me you would not know that my electricity was cut off last week for nonpayment, or that I meet the eligibility requirements Read more about An honest look at the personal finance crisis | Elizabeth White[…]

Active vs. Passive Investing

Active vs. Passive Investing

it’s the weekend and you have financial questions that need answering that can only mean one thing it’s time for Jill on money the show that takes the mystery out of your finances here’s your host Jill Schlesinger welcome welcome it’s yet another fun-filled radio show with me Jill Schlesinger this is Jill on money Read more about Active vs. Passive Investing[…]

The paradox of choice | Barry Schwartz

The paradox of choice | Barry Schwartz

I’m going to talk to you about some stuff that’s in this book of mine that I hope will resonate with other things you’ve already heard, and I’ll try to make some connections myself, in case you miss them. But I want to start with what I call the “official dogma.” The official dogma of Read more about The paradox of choice | Barry Schwartz[…]

Is Our Advisor Screwing Us?

Is Our Advisor Screwing Us?

it’s the weekend and you have financial questions that need answering that can only mean one thing it’s time for Jill on money the show that takes the mystery out of your finances here’s your host Jill Schlesinger welcome welcome we’re so delighted that you are joining us thanks for taking the time we are Read more about Is Our Advisor Screwing Us?[…]

Business Cycles Explained: Austrian Theory

Business Cycles Explained: Austrian Theory

The Austrian theory postulates that entrepreneurs are tricked or fooled by government-engineered increases in the money supply. Here’s a simple example of how the scenario runs: The central bank inflates the supply of money. The real interest rate falls because there are more funds to be lent out. As the real interest falls, entrepreneurs borrow Read more about Business Cycles Explained: Austrian Theory[…]

Are Low Interest Rates Good?

Are Low Interest Rates Good?

Mortgage interest rates are at historically low levels and have been for a long time. Low interest rates are good for borrowers because it means that it costs less for them to borrow. But low interest rates are bad for savers because it means that they earn a lower return on their savings. Similarly, high Read more about Are Low Interest Rates Good?[…]

David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: The Value of Everything

David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: The Value of Everything

This is David Harvey and you’re listening to the Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, a podcast that looks at capitalism through a Marxist lens. This podcast is made possible by Democracy at Work. It’s very easy when we start to think about the economic situation to get very pessimistic to get overwhelmed, as it were, with the idea Read more about David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: The Value of Everything[…]

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Can craft cannabis compete with Big Marijuana? | Marijuana

Can craft cannabis compete with Big Marijuana? | Marijuana

JUDY WOODRUFF: Next, we come back to our series the Green Rush. Now that adult marijuana use is legal in California, the state government is starting to write new rules to treat marijuana growers someone like winemakers and allow areas to be considered an official growing region. The hope is that, by doing so, it Read more about Can craft cannabis compete with Big Marijuana? | Marijuana[…]