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WillYou Outive Your Money?

Will You Outlive Your Money?

Can you predict how long you’ll live? People have turned to real age calculators, family history patterns and fortunetellers for years to get the answer. But new research suggests that our best estimates of our likely lifespans are wrong – way wrong. And it turns out that underestimating the length...

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Retirement -- or an Encore Career?

Retirement — or an Encore Career?

The “American Dream” of retirement – hang up the working clothes at 65 and hit the golf course – is becoming an impossible dream for many Americans who keep on working because they can’t afford to retire. But still others are choosing to delay or skip retirement altogether – and much to the...

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Can Demographic Shifts Create a Housing Crisis?

Can Demographic Shifts Create a Housing Crisis?

As the US housing market struggles its way out of the last major housing collapse, some researchers are eyeing changing conditions in American culture that could be paving the way for the next great housing crisis,. These new concerns center on the looming sell-off of large suburban homes as owners retire...

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The Truth Behind Retierment “Myths”

Lists of retirement “myths” – erroneous beliefs about planning for retirement – pop up fairly regularly in financial news. Though each list offers a different number of myths to worry about – five, seven or even ten or more – the goal is the same: to increase awareness about the pitfalls...

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Baby Boomers: Owning Less, Renting More

January 1, 2011, the first of the so-called Baby Boom generation turned 65, and it’s estimated that every day for the following 19 years, at least a thousand others born between 1946 and 1964 will do the same. As these postwar babies march toward retirement and senior citizenhood, economists and financial...

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Public Service Pensions: Here Today, Here Tomorrow?

Public Service Pensions: Here Today, Here Tomorrow?

Can you really afford to retire? For many American who trusted their employers’ pension plans to be the mainstay of a comfortable retirement, the answer is no. Many employees, particularly those in the public sector, are approaching retirement age only to find that there’s a gap between what they...

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HI 28 - Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

HI 28 – Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

Jason Hartman talks with Bill Whittle, host of Afterburner, regarding poverty levels in the United States and the strategies that undermine democracy and free markets.  Bill’s opinion is that America has the richest poor people in the world, versus countries like Africa, where millions of people live...

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HI 27 - High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

HI 27 – High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

Jason Hartman hosts a two-part show where we start with some reflections on the recent "Meet The Masters of Income Property Investing" event at The Hyatt Regency in Irvine, California. Investment Counselors, Ari and Sara join Jason as they discuss the following: 1)   Establish 5 year plan for where...

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Can Your Retirement Nest Egg Afford Old Age?

Can Your Retirement Nest Egg Afford Old Age?

Some of us aren't the greatest at planning ahead, and perhaps nowhere will this shortcoming be more evident than retirement and old age. People are living longer every year. Don't be shocked if you wake up one morning to 100 candles on your birthday cake. If you happened to retire at 65, that's a full...

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HI 26 - Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation's Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

HI 26 – Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation’s Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

Join Jason Hartman as he interviews Andy Ramirez, founder and president of the Law Enforcement Officers Advocates Council, regarding the legal struggles that border patrol law enforcement officers face with illegal immigration and drug smugglers. As insane as it sounds, border patrol has been told it’s...

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