Ep 99: Whoa! Stocks and bonds both going down? What’s going on?

Hear Kevin explain what has been happening in markets with key points related to understanding diversification, risk, and four key economic regimes for investors to balance against. Learn why even a “balanced investor” has 90% of risk coming from one asset class, and why bad behavior is causing severe pain for many return-chasing investors as they go down with the ARKK.  Continue reading

Ep 98: Interview with Retirement Researcher Dr. Michael Finke – Part 2

Listen to Kevin and Michael chat about a wide range of key retirement issues, the research behind them, as well as current topics: Life expectancy differences for average vs. wealthy people, what makes a retiree happy, why Social Security is such a good deal, how inflation impacts retirees differently than workers, why the current market environment contains much bad news for retirees, and much more.  Continue reading