Mon, 17 July 2017
CW 857 - One Nation Under Gold, The Big Money, The Great Depression by James Ledbetter of Inc Magazine, Reuters, TIME & The Village Voice
Jason and Keri start things off by answering a client’s question submitted as part of the Airpod contest and then warn against working with companies who do not require inspections and only deal in cash. During the guest interview, Jason asks James Ledbetter about his books One Nation Under Gold and The Great Depression: A Diary. James Ledbetter is the Founding Editor of Slate's financial site, Big Money, Editor of Inc. Magazine and a contributor to Reuters and Time.
[03:29] Captain Gary Pinkerton asks how to know if the person you are doing business with has bad intentions.
[06:37] Red flags to watch out for when making cash deals and dealing with new providers.
[14:46] It's common for lower-end properties to sell for cash.
[16:04] Gary shares a kind word about working with Jason.
[18:28] Hawaii could be the location of the next Creating Wealth Seminar.
James Ledbetter Guest Interview:
[20:27] One Nation Under Gold tells of America's obsession with gold.
[22:10] The Bretton Wood system fixed the value of the dollar to gold.
[24:01] Operation 'Goldfinger' was the Johnson administration's attempt at finding more gold.
[29:57] Why do people believe in using gold as a measuring stick?
[34:16] Learning from the past, The Great Depression: A Diary depicts how people made it through the financial disaster.
[36:24] The 500 fastest growing companies will be featured in Inc.'s September issue.
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