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When Did Economics Become Politically Incorrect?

The Difference Between Economics and Politics (and Why it Matters)

P4P-020-SticktoYourEconomicGunsDaring to be “politically incorrect,” Kim Butler and Todd Strobel attempt to break down the stigmas between economics and politics. Obamacare and the language of economics are discussed, along with the challenge of having honest and open conversations about economics. Is there any room for political correctness in economics? How are Todd’s economic discussions affecting his dating life? Find out in today’s episode of the Prosperity Podcast!

[0:00] Prologue

[0:19] Intro

[1:40] Consequential Discussions

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The Facts of Life Insurance

How Old is “Too Old” for Life Insurance? Understanding Life Insurance Rates of Return, Insurability, and Insurable Interest

P4P-019-TheFactsofLifeInsuranceOn today’s episode of the Prosperity Podcast, Kim Butler and Todd Strobel analyze whole life insurance rates of return for different age brackets. Surprisingly, this reveals that “you’re never too old for life insurance!” The current net rate of return is discussed.

Finally, if you do not qualify for life insurance due to health or lifestyle risk factors, have you considered the alternatives to insuring yourself? There are ways to be the policy owner without having to qualify for life insurance if you can establish an insurable interest in someone else, such as a child, grandchild, business partner or key employee.

Kim and Todd also discuss something she is very proud of: Kim’s daughter, Kaylea Butler has released a book, Every Day is A Miracle: Lessons from Susan Rammekwa.. The book be purchased on <http://amzn.to/1HZt6lY>Amazon.com.

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Bye, Bye to Bonds

Why Bonds May Not Be as Safe as You Thought!

P4P-018-ByeByetoBondsOn today’s episode of The Prosperity Podcast, Kim Butler and Todd Strobel dive into the realm of bonds. They discuss the history and current climate of bonds, such as muni-bonds. The current market and quality of those bonds are examined as well. The recent San Bernadino ruling on bondholders and pension funds is broken down. They wrap the show up by reminding you to adjust your strategies and techniques as the times change.

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Understanding Austrian vs. Keynesian Economics

A Layman’s Introduction to Economic Theory

P4P-017-UnderstandingAustrianandKeynesianEconomicsIn this episode, Kim D.H. Butler and Todd Strobel talk about the differences between Austrian and Keynesian Economics and how these economic theories relate to today’s economy. They also share the challenge of having our savings and investments beat inflation.

[00:00:32]  Today we’re talking about Austrian vs Keynesian economics

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An Introduction to Life Settlements

One of the Best Ways to Invest Outside of the Stock Market

P4P-016-LifeSettlementsandHowItAffectsYouIn this episode, Kim D.H. Butler and Todd Strobel talk about life settlements and the history and benefits of this underrated investment.

Life settlement investments produce predictable, healthy returns and follow the “zero risk tolerance” guideline discussed in episode 15. However, they are controversial and often misunderstood.

In this episode, Kim and Todd discuss the benefits, the history, and some of the ins and outs of life settlements. Learn if this investment with healthy returns and low, low risk is for you!

0:30 – Introducing today’s topic of life settlements

1:18 – Kim explaining life settlements in plain and simple terms

4:02 – Why it’s a good idea to diversify with life settlements outside of the markets

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Solutions for the 3 Biggest Problems Investors Face

Investment Solutions for Sluggish Saving, Risky Growth and Weak Cash Flow

P4P-015-ZeroRiskToleranceforLosingMoneyHow to Save Better, Grow Your Assets Faster and Create Substantial Cash Flow… Without Stock Market Risks!

This special episode of The Prosperity Podcasts features an interview Mark Cosman from Experts Showcase did with best-selling financial author, Kim D.H. Butler. Mark presses Kim to name the 3 biggest problems that investors face:

1. When saving, they don’t know where to store cash where it can keep pace with inflation.
2. When investing, they have a hard time creating growth in their assets without risking principal.
3. When desiring investment income, they don’t know how to use their assets to create efficient cash flow.

Fortunately, Mark also asks Kim for her proven investment solutions! Kim shares her favorite financial strategies and vehicles for saving money, growing assets, and creating cash flow.

They also discuss how to protect yourself from risk, why Kim has “zero risk tolerance,” and how risk tolerance questionnaires make investors think they have no choice but to subject their assets to the risks of the stock market to earn respectable gains! Fortunately, that is not true.

Mark reveals how listeners can get more details as part of the Prosperity Accelerator Pack. You certainly don’t want to miss this special episode!

0:17 – Kim Butler and Todd Strobel share some highlights of the interview

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