Discover how to change your mind – and the minds of others – in this discussion with David McRaney.
4:53: How Unaware Are Humans?
11:04: How Can Humans Improve By Raising Awareness Of Being Wrong?
17:27: What Is The Best Way To Change Your Own Mind?
26:35: How Does The Fear Of Social Death Impact The Brain?
33:11: What Did The GameStop Event Teach Us About The Minds Of Investors?
50:22: How Can Truth Be Found In A Post-Truth World?
Discover how to achieve and maintain high performance in business and at home. Alan Stein Jr. joins Andy to discuss his work with high-performance athletes and business leaders.
6:59: How Does High Performance Begin With Respect For The Basics?
11:06: How Is Mastery Of The Basics Simple But Not Easy?
19:23: What Causes Burnout?
23:50: How Are Burnout & Stagnation Different?
29:59: How Can You Bulletproof Your Performance?
Discover how America’s sophisticated economic system lends itself to so many cycles of boom-and-bust.
2:53: What Does The Savings & Loan Failure Teach Us About Today’s Economic Stress?
7:38: What Causes America’s Economic Failures?
11:44: How Do Financial Regulators Fail?
19:08: How Is Financial Illiteracy The Biggest Risk?
24:47: How Is Confidence The Key To Any Financial System?
32:59: How Damaging Is Q.E.?
37:19: How Have Bailouts Created More Economic Risk?
39:56: What Current Options Does The U.S. Have Today To Avoid Another Bust?
43:09: Why Are The Best Financial Minds Wary Of Helping The Government?
46:29: How Is China “Beating” The U.S.?
48:25: How Will China Win The A.I. Race?
54:37: What Are The Chances The Dollar Falters As World Reserve Currency?
Food prices are skyrocketing. Food shortages are more frequent. Global food crises are predicted. Andy speaks with a food economist who offers insight into the next expected economic crisis.
9:01: What Is The Risk Of A Global Food Shortage?
11:07: How Would Localizing Food Production Impact Inflation?
14:44: How Can Food Inflation Lead To Social Unrest?
18:50: How Fragile Are Food Supply Chains?
24:54: How Does Food Inflation Impact The Psychology Of A Country?
29:56: How Does Specialized Production Increase Risk?
35:30: How Likely Is A Near-Term Recession In The U.S.?
Discover how economics are understood as a series of tradeoffs. Our economic policies are too often convoluted with ingredients that stray from common sense. Matthew Hennessey joins Andy to discuss how you can cut through “magical thinking” and use economics to make better choices.
5:28: Why Are So Many People Intimidated By Economics?
7:33: How Have Economics Become “Over-Credentialized?”
10:17: How Is MMT An Example Of Economic “Magical Thinking?”
14:54: How Are Economics A Series Of Choices?
30:42: What Can Steve Jobs Teach Us About Economics?
38:08: What’s Wrong With The Fed Printing Money To Solve Problems?
Discover how the U.S. will fund the future. Richard Duncan joins Andy to discuss money, credit and the future of the markets.
17:46: How Has The Fed Changed Over The Last 100 Years?
21:53: How Did The Fed Become The World’s Most Powerful Economic Institution?
25:49: How Did The Money Revolution Occur?
34:18: How Did Globalization Enable The Fed To Print Massive Amounts Of Money?
38:26: How Is Our Economic System Addicted To Credit?
45:31: How Can Economic Dogma Limit Investors?
56:10: How Should The Fed Fund The Future?
1:09: How Can The Fed Control Inflation?
1:23: How Must The Fed Spend To Secure The U.S. From China?
1:38: How Can The U.S. Best Feed Its Addiction To Credit?
Discover how runaway inflation is impacting investing, wealth and the psychology of Americans. Economist Jay Prag joins Andy to discuss the likelihood of reversing inflation with a recession.
6:06: How Is The Fed Fueling Inflation?
11:39: Why Has Economy Not Entered Hyperinflation?
20:54: How Does The Ukraine War Impact Inflation?
26:05: How Does The Fed Behave Like An Addict?
35:05: How Will The Dollar’s Role Change?
41:10: How Is Russia’s Gold Purchasing Impacting The Global Economy?
44:43: How Do You Financially Plan For Inflation & Recession?
49:54: Why Are So Many Americans Embracing Socialism?
51:06: Is MMT A Failure?
54:56: What Is The Future Of Crypto?
1:06: Why Is The Economic Outlook For 2022 So Uncertain?
Discover how America and China are waging a financial war that impacts every citizen around the globe.
5:42: How Does Bretton Woods Frame The Current Financial Cold War?
11:17: Why Is The Dollar Still The Reserve Currency?
14:48: Is The Digital Yuan Likely To Overtake The Dollar As Reserve Currency?
16:33: Why Are The Saudis Considering Payment For Oil In Yuan?
24:02: What Is America’s “Burden Of A Superpower?”
29:43: Is The Current Global Financial System Sustainable?
32:21: How Will Efficiency Determine The Future Of Money?
35:43: Is Capitalism In Danger Of Collapsing?
44:29: How Does Japan Project The Future Of The U.S.?
52:13: How Will The Ukraine War Impact U.S.-China Relations?
Discover how to start a business, or transition from an employee to a business owner.
3:34: How Does A Person Get Started In Entrepreneurship?
6:24: How Does Entrepreneurship Expose Your Weaknesses?
11:03: Where Does A Person Educate Themselves On Entrepreneurship?
13:48: How Is Mission Vital To Entrepreneurial Success?
15:06: How Is Entrepreneurship A Lifestyle?
16:38: Why Do Young Entrepreneurs Need To Focus On Their Legacies Now?
18:57: What Are The Advantages Of Buying A Business As Opposed To Starting One?
21:05: How Does An Aspiring Entrepreneur Measure His Passion?
22:03: How Do Successful Entrepreneurs Deal With Failure?
Gas prices are soaring. Food prices are spiking. Discover how commodities markets are contributing to economic chaos around the globe.
6:04: How Are Traders Detached From Fundamentals?
10:52: How Will Expensive Oil Impact Other Commodities?
18:07: What Will Trigger Hyperinflation?
20:21: How Does Debt Disappear?
27:57: How Will The Ukraine War Contribute To Massive Food Shortages?
Discover what it takes to successfully trade as uncertainty in the economy rises. Alex Gurevich joins Andy to discuss his trading strategy during the pandemic.
5:10: How Has The Pandemic Changed Trading?
8:09: How Was The Market Foreshadowing The Drop In March 2020?
15:03: What Is The Difference Between Traders And Investors?
19:35: What Is The Struggle Of Insurance?
22:19: What Are The Lessons From The Pandemic Market Drop Of 2020?
27:12: What Can The Fed Do About Inflation?
30:49: Could The Market Drop To Pre-Pandemic Levels?
39:44: How Do Traders Develop A Winning Style?
Discover what the GameStop/Reddit/Robinhood Revolution exposed about investing. Spencer Jakab joins Andy with analysis of this historic chapter in investing that sent shockwaves through the markets and provided many unintended consequences.
5:17: How Do Online Trading Platforms Influence Trading?
10:46: Have Markets Ever Experienced A GameStop/Robinhood-type Event?
15:28: How Was GameStop Uniquely Positioned To Be Massively Shorted?
17:55: How Did The CEO Of GameStop Win?
22:09: How Are Investors Living In A Magical Time?
26:39: How Can Inexperienced Traders Hedge Against Risk?
Discover how personal and public debt has reached an inflection point. Richard Vague joins Andy to discuss realistic ways to reduce student loans, home mortgages, and small business debt.
2:42: How Is Personal Debt The Real Crisis?
4:48: What Is The Paradox Of Debt?
7:21: How Is Debt Different Depending On Wealth?
10:43: How Have Debt Policies Become Exhausted?
12:05: How Do You Deal With Student Debt?
17:05: Can Debt Be Maxed Out?
21:32: How Does The Overton Window Impact Politicians?
25:33: What Does A Realistic Debt Alleviation Policy Look Like?
Discover how free capitalist markets really are. Nicholas Wapshott joins Andy to discuss the ongoing debate about government influence of money creation, debt and banking.
7:39: Are Free Markets Really Free?
9:10: What Would A Government-Free Economy Look Like?
11:50: How Does The U.S. Government Guarantee Banks Don’t Fail?
13:05: How Did Paul Volker Crush Inflation?
16:57: The U.S. Economy Is Built On Near-Zero Interest Rates. What Happens When Rates Rise?
19:20: How Relevant Are Milton Friedman & Paul Samuelson Today?
22:19: Does The Government Ever Need To Worry About Debt?
Discover how money is quickly changing under Modern Monetary Theory, low interest rates and income inequality. Zvi Schreiber joins Andy to discuss how money is going out of style, and what skills you’ll need to achieve prosperity.
4:23: What Is The Future Of Fiat Money?
8:59: How Is MMT Impacting Money?
12:35: How Do Low Interest Rates Accelerate Inequality?
16:31: How Does Money Printing Benefit The Rich?
19:41: How Do Low Or Negative Interest Rates Change Behavior?
21:46: Why Is The Demand For Goods & Services Too Low?
30:11: How Is Crypto A ‘Strange Beast?’
Discover how the invention of index funds changed forever the way stocks are bought and sold.
8:56: How Do Index Funds Impact Active Investment?
15:25: How Do Index Funds Solve The Problem Of Scalability?
18:57: How Do Investors Determine The Best Index Funds?
23:17: How Do Fees Impact Index Funds?
27:31: What Is The Future Of Bitcoin ETFs?
30:57: How Does Market Cap Add Risk To Index Funds?
36:10: What Are The Unintended Consequences Of Index Funds?
Just like The Seven Deadly Sins, there are Seven Economic Sins that can impede success in business. James Otteson joins Andy to discuss economic sins and how personal decision-making can lead to a prosperous life.
5:35: What Is The Invisible Hand?
11:52: How Is Technology Making People More Risk Averse?
19:29: What Are The Unseen Consequences Of Deadly Economic Sins?
28:20: How Does Envy Impede Economic Success?
37:10: How Do You Use Your Best Skills In An Honorable Way?
Discover why inflation occurs and how you can prepare to live with it. Andy and a team of his best educators take a deep dive into The Fed and monetary policy, and explain in practical terms how you can navigate inflation.
2:35: Why Should You Care About Inflation?
4:26: How Is Current Monetary Policy Unprecedented?
5:32: Why Are There Negative Interest Rates?
14:09: How Does Inflation Impact Everybody?
26:03: How Does The Fed Act Like A Doctor Treating A Sick Patient?
33:57: Why Is The Fed Tapering?
36:40: How Is MMT A Threat To Freedom?
46:46: What Financial Lessons Can We Learn From The Wizard Of Oz?
Discover how the financial system encourages fraud and discourages oversight. Jared Bibler joins Andy to discuss his work investigating financial systems dating back to the Great Recession of 2008.
4:36: What Made Iceland So Corrupt Leading Into The Great Recession?
14:36: How Do Governments Encourage Financial Corruption?
17:43: How Has Financial Oversight Changed Since 2008?
22:06: How Are Central Banks Becoming Weaker?
26:29: Will Crypto Help Safeguard Fraud In The Financial System?
34:21: How Can Investors Protect Themselves From Systemic Corruption?
40:34: How Can Systemic Corruption Be Corrected?
Schools have become a lightning rod for our national divisiveness. Discover how technology and the failure of adults are hollowing out America’s youth. Jeremy Adams joins Andy to discuss his research and solutions to this crisis.
1:36: How Are Young Citizens Hallowed Out?
4:04: What Does It Mean To Be Hollowed Out?
8:23: How Do You Find The Middle Ground Between Neglect And Abuse?
14:24: How Are Parents Hollowing Out Their Kids?
21:03: How Are Toxic Politics The Result Of A Hollowed Out Society?
23:22: How Do You Fix The Hollowed Out Crisis?
Residential real estate prices are skyrocketing. Discover if the market is overheated, and how to make money in any market with proper financial education.
8:51: Is Residential Real Estate Overheated?
12:49: How Do Investors Profit In Up And Down Markets?
17:25: What Role Does Financial Education Play In Successful Investing?
21:17: What Can We Learn From The Evergrande Crisis?
24:56: How Do You Turn Bad Debt Into Good Debt?
Discover why massive government spending does not lead to inflation. Richard Vague, Secretary of Banking & Securities of Pennsylvania, joins Andy to discuss his research into the origins of inflation.
6:48: Does MMT Work?
8:48: How Does MMT Not Cause Inflation?
14:02: Why Should We View The U.S. Economy A Wartime Economy?
20:10: How Is Personal Credit More Important Than Government Credit?
23:46: How Are Stocks & Real Estate Tied Together?
26:57: Is Commercial Real Estate Dead?
The financial system as we know it is coming to an end. Decentralized Finance will upend banking, credit, loans and commercial transactions. Economist Campbell Harvey joins Andy to discuss DeFi.
3:36: How Does The Yield Curve Predict Recessions?
13:38: Why Do Policymakers Want To Convince You That Inflation Is Transitory?
20:06: Why Is MMT Baloney?
22:56: How Does Inflation Impact Stocks?
29:16: What Is DeFi?
31:40: Why Are Banks Doomed?
35:57: How Will DeFi Impact The Fed?
41:58: How Has Technology Changed Education?
Andy continues his series on inflation with economist John Horn. Discover what options remain to curtail inflation, and what the risk is for runaway inflation.
3:41: How Is The Fed Dealing With Inflation?
6:55: Who’s In Charge Of Dealing With Inflation?
11:06: What Value Do Economic Fundamentals Hold Today?
16:39: How Does Inflation Impact Lending Rates?
22:08: What Are The Limits Of Borrowed Money?
27:06: Will Assets Be Further Inflated?
34:37: What Inflation-Fighting Tools Remain For The Fed To Use?
38:19: Why Is Universal Basic Income Inevitable?
39:19: Are We Doing MMT?
Discover how student debt has ensnared so many families while enriching schools, politicians and bankers. Josh Mitchell joins Andy to discuss how you can leverage the student debt scheme to your advantage, and avoid its traps.
6:03: How Did Student Loans Start As A “Noble” Cause?
11:00: How Have Student Loans Impacted Tuition?
16:43: How Did The Government Fashion Student Loans To Protect Itself?
23:19: How Much Higher Will Student Debt Rise?
26:38: How Do Colleges Prey On Students Seeking Loans?
29:44: How Do Colleges Benefit From Student Loans?
36:44: What Are The Consequences Of Tuition-Free College?
41:39: What Should Students & Parents Consider Before Taking A Loan?