Financial Sense Newshour: Lifetime Planning

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The Nursing Home Industry Is Facing a Shake-Up; Planning for Long-Term Care

May 16 – On today's Lifetime Planning segment, we speak with industry expert Brian Levy at Cambridge Caregivers on the number of challenges facing the nursing home / caregiving industry. Brian discusses the influence from Covid and says...

Mark Kantrowitz on Changing Definitions of Student Loan Forgiveness

May 9 – On today's Lifetime Planning episode, Mark Kantrowitz, a leading expert on student financial aid, scholarships, saving for college, and student loans, provides his view on whether President Biden has the authority to forgive student debt...

Lifetime Planning: How Not to Die Broke

May 2 – Financial Sense Newshour's Jim Puplava discusses five major ways not to die broke when it comes retirement planning, social security, your investments, and preparing for higher inflation. Jim explains the importance...

Bracket Creep: How the US Is Widening the Tax Base Through Inflation

Apr 25 – Chris Hennessey at Babson College and also a member of the Putnam Business Advisory Group explains how high inflation rates are leading to a situation that many people began facing in the 1970s called 'bracket creep'. In this wide-ranging...

Survivor Checklist - Here's What You Need to Do if a Loved One Passes Away

Apr 18 – There are a number of things that need to be done in case a spouse or loved one passes away, whether notifying various government agencies like social security or reaching out to life insurance companies, banks, credit card companies...

Using the 1970s Playbook for Retirement Planning this Decade

Apr 11 – Investing in the markets and planning for retirement is going to be more difficult in the years ahead but there's a good way to think about how to navigate this period. Today, we discuss how we are approaching the markets using...

How Employers Can Mitigate the Risk of a 401K Lawsuit

Apr 4 – Did you know employers can face lawsuits over a 401(k) they provide their employees? Jim and Chris Puplava discuss the two most common causes for such lawsuits and the minimum steps that should be taken to mitigate...

Chris Martenson: Time to Plan for a Radically Changed World and Investment Environment

Mar 28 – Chris Martenson at Peak Prosperity joins Financial Sense Newshour's Jim Puplava to discuss the many changes that he believes we are likely to see take place this decade, including an erosion of the petro-dollar...

Case Study: How to Plan Securely for Retirement

Mar 21 – As part of our Financial Sense Newshour podcast, we use every Monday to take on subjects that relate to longer-term planning—whether that be for retirement, general financial planning considerations, tax changes, or even...

How High Inflation Alters Your Tax Planning for 2022 and Beyond

Mar 14 – Inflation is currently running very hot, back to levels we haven't seen in 40 years. And, as we've been arguing since 2020, it's likely to remain persistently high for years to come. Question is, what are the financial implications of high inflation...