Archive for the Podcast Episodes Category


178 Oh Kevin, I’d Like to Buy Some Health Insurance

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  We’re back after a two week unplanned hiatus. Sometimes life happens, not much we can do about that. Thankfully, we still remember how to record and produce a podcast. Here’s what we’re discussing in episode 178: A $15/hr. minimum wage? Obamacare rates set to skyrocket The housing market is irrational As always, if you’d […]

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177 URSA: The Other Retirement Plan

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  Are you tired of new ideas? Why is that people (us included) spend so much time trying to come up with new ideas when the old ones aren’t bad? Let me clear, lest you think I’m a luddite. I’m not saying that things shouldn’t improve over time and that new choices aren’t a good […]

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176 I Don’t Think That Word Means What You Think It Means

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We tried not to talk about the Department of Labor’s proposed rule change regarding retirement accounts. I promise. We had a conversation where we specifically decided we weren’t going to do it. But then we did. There are times that no matter how much we’d like to talk about something else we can’t. This story […]

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175 The Plural of Anecdote is Not Data

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  Every now and then something comes along that we just have to spend a bit more time on than usual. Today in the second half of the show, we get into proposed legislation from the Department of Labor. Now, this isn’t the first time we’ve discussed the issue. But we now have congressional testimony […]

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174 Predictions with Exactitude

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  Today we’re tackling the topic of getting your financial house in order. That also means that we’re discussing the lack of solid financial educational information that is available.

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173 It’s All About Cashflow

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One of the most common phrases you’ll see tossed around on the internet (at least as it relates to the topic of personal finance) is that “cash is king”. In fact, we recorded a podcast on that very topic a couple years back. But today we’re not talking about cash per se. No, today we’re […]

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172 Congress Doesn’t Give a #*?@! What You Think

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  Well, back from the beach and with much better wifi than what I had last week. I don’t think there are any long moments of silence in this episode. Here’s what’s on tap for episode 172: Data Shows that Congress Doesn’t Care What You Think Jack Bogle Likes Active Investment Management? Dividend Stocks Are […]

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171 If We All Got an Inheritance, We’d All Be Rich

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  In this week’s “live from the coast of Georgia” episode, we’re talking about: Why Elite Colleges Don’t Guarantee Success How the Rich Got Rich Is the 401k to Blame? Your financial advisor has vanished Not much else to add this week…somebody’s gotta get some sand between their toes. As always, if you have questions […]

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170 Spend More, Save Less

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It seems like episode 170 is all about psychology and how people think about things related to money. Well, at least that’s what we were shooting for…I think. Of course we’d all like to think that we’re 100% logical when it comes to planning our finances but as you’ll learn by listening, that’s just not […]

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169 Remember the Bondex?

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In episode 169 of the Financial Procast we re-visit the Bondex. For those of you that have no idea what that means, you could go all the way back here and listen to the original episode. Be warned, it was one of the first recordings we made…sound quality is not great. The first half of today’s show […]

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