History Rhymes: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.10.23

History Rhymes: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.10.23

You’ve probably heard the saying that history might not repeat, but it often rhymes. If that’s true, looking back at the runup to the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession should cause concern. In this episode of the Friday Gold…

A Wing and a Prayer: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.04.22

A Wing and a Prayer: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.04.22

The Federal Reserve delivered a 75-basis point rate hike at its November meeting, as expected. But what’s next? That’s a little harder to decipher. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey digs into the mixed…

Hello Fed! Welcome to Reality! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.02.22

Hello Fed! Welcome to Reality! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.02.22

The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank published a rather surprising paper that swerves into the truth – the Fed can’t win this inflation fight. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey talks about the paper.…

Perceptions: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 01.21.22

Perceptions: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 01.21.22

It is often said that perception is reality. Politicians spend a tremendous amount of time and energy trying to shape perceptions. So, how does the average American perceive the US economy? In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host…

A Lack of Self-Reflection: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.08.21

A Lack of Self-Reflection: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.08.21

Inflation continues to run hot. Even some of the folks over at the Fed are having a hard time peddling the “transitory” inflation narrative. But politicians and government officials lack the skill of self-reflection. As a result, they can’t clearly…

Government Wrecks Everything It Touches! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.10.21

Government Wrecks Everything It Touches! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.10.21

The government is always promising to fix things. It has policies to fix the economy, fix foreign countries, and even fix the pandemic. But as Friday Gold Wrap podcast host Mike Maharrey explains in this episode, instead of fixing things,…

Inflation Is a Thing! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.03.21

Inflation Is a Thing! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.03.21

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spent most of his Jackson Hole speech continuing to try to convince everybody that inflation is transitory. As Friday Gold Wrap podcast host Mike Maharrey points out in this episode, whether it is or isn’t…

Economics Always Wins: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.11.21

Economics Always Wins: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.11.21

We got another round of hotter than expected CPI data this week. The mainstream financial media is spinning this as good news. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey digs into the CPI data without the…

Slow Burn: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.04.21

Slow Burn: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.04.21

With some positive economic data coming out this week, investors suddenly went bullish on the economy again and decided that the Fed is surely going to deal with inflation now. Will it though? In this Friday Gold Wrap Podcast episode,…

When Doves Cry: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 04.09.21

When Doves Cry: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 04.09.21

Gold hit its highest price in five weeks after the release of the March Federal Reserve meeting minutes and comments by Jerome Powell both reiterated the central bank’s dovish position. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host…

Things to Know Before You Start Your First Job | Phil Town

Things to Know Before You Start Your First Job | Phil Town

When you’re starting your first job, or even just starting a new job, it’s important to keep a few things in mind, especially when it comes to your finances and investing. In this video, I’ll break it down for you.…