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The Financial Samurai Podcast

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Dec 6, 2022

Let's discuss the 2023 Wall Street S&P 500 forecasts. The range is from 3,625 to 4,500, which means there is no consensus as to where the stock market is going. You can see more details about the various 16 forecasts in this post. Please also take a second to fill out the one-question survey on where you think the stock...

Dec 4, 2022

We are currently experiencing a tridemic: flu, RSV, and COVID-19. Many children are sick this winter and it reminds me of the importance of life insurance. Life insurance applications increased to record highs during the pandemic. But more concering is that life insurance payouts increased by 5X more than demand!


Nov 14, 2022

Thinking about retiring? Contrary to popular belief, the ideal age to retire is not ASAP! After 10 years of early retirement, or fake retirement as I like to call it, let me share the best age range to retire to minimize regret and maximize happiness.

Post for more details and charts: The Ideal Age To Retire To...

Nov 11, 2022

Recently, I came up with a thesis on November 1, 2022 that the 2.7% decline in the Series I Bond rate was the most bullish economic indicator I've seen all year. See: The Most Bullish Indicator Yet

Nine days later, on November 10, 2022, the thesis was spot on as October inflation numbers came in below expectations. How...

Nov 9, 2022

FTX, the second largest cryptocurrency exchange collapse overnight from over $16 billion to $0. A discussion on what happened and what we can learn as financial freedom seekers and small business owners to preserve our wealth. The developments are still ongoing. 

See: Lessons Learned From The FTX Collapse

Also, mass...