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Secrets of (PUA) Paid Up Additions – Episode 408

The secrets of paid up additions… are you familiar with that term? Listen in as Kim and Spencer unpack this term and explain it for you! 

Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Economics thinking and strategies today!

Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@partners4prosperity.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode.

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Show Notes

  • What are paid up additions? – 1:10
  • What “paid up” means – 3:11
  • The death benefit of a policy – 3:37
  • The paid up additions minimum – 5:05
  • The maximum paid up additions and your financial planning – 7:08
  • Term insurance plays a role – 12:26
  • Premium equals cost – 15:06
  • Maximizing your paid up additions every year – 17:39

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The Ugly Math of One Bad Year

Here’s an easy riddle:

Up.
Down.
Down some more.
Up.
Down in a hurry.
Up.
Up again.
Down, then up in the same day.

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Who am I?

  • A) A Bipolar mood disorder
  • B) The stock market
  • C) A roller coaster
  • D) All of the above
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Buying Real Estate in HOT Markets – Episode 407

Real estate is one of the most talked about topics in the financial world right now and the large institutions are getting in, especially in the residential markets. Check out more about real estate in this episode as Kim and Spencer dive deep into this topic. 

Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Economics thinking and strategies today!

Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@partners4prosperity.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode.

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Show Notes

  • Buying a large home – 1:47
  • Where the money is coming from – 2:09
  • Permanent capital – 2:4
  • House prices rising – 3:54
  • Knowing what’s important for you – 10:15
  • Purchasing based on speculation – 10:53
  • Don’t speculate – 13:20

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How Safe is Your Money? Fractional Reserve Banking and Other Threats

“You’re thinking of this place all wrong… as if I had the money back in a safe. The money’s not here. Your money’s in Joe’s house…right next to yours. And in the Kennedy house, and Mrs. Macklin’s house, and a hundred others. Why, you’re lending them the money to build, and then, they’re going to pay it back to you as best they can.”
—George Bailey, It’s a Wonderful Life

How Safe is Your Money?

These famous lines from Frank Capra’s holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, have been used to explain how banking works, though the details don’t exactly reflect current realities. Today, we WISH that our banks were as conservative as George Bailey’s fictional Building and Loan. If John could only borrow what Sally had originally deposited, there would be less risk!

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Time Value of Money – Explained – Episode 406

The time value of money isn’t a commonly discussed concept but by the end of this episode, you’re going to look at money differently and how your money is spent and invested. 

Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Economics thinking and strategies today!

Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at hello@partners4prosperity.com and we may answer it in an upcoming episode.

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Show Notes

  • What’s the time value of money? – 0:51
  • Money in our lives exist in time – 2:03
  • The world of finance and the basic personal financial space – 2:49
  • Time value of money and the passing of time – 4:50
  • Inflation as an aspect of the time value of money – 5:52
  • How Spencer explains time value of money – 7:00
  • Most do not have the financial education about time value of money – 12:30
  • About compound interest – 13:52
  • Bitcoin and cryptocurrency – 16:00
  • Cash value life insurance – 17:16
  • One of the nice things about the Truth Concepts Calculator – 19:43
  • Find out about the personal finances arena with a Truth Concepts Calculator – 22:41

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