Episodes

As Goes California, So Goes YOUR State | "Journalism" | and Your ACTUAL Retirement Spending...

June 18, 2022

I'm BACK, for the ATTACK. If you weren't watching the California primary results, I've got a little update for you. And hey, who cares anyway, 'cause California POLICY is cummin' your way, LIKE IT OR NOT. Here's Michael Shel…

Double-Check Your Beneficiaries, The Story Of The VFW "Buddy" Poppy...

May 30, 2022

Quick Memorial Day episode for you... First up, a quick reminder to check and make sure you've got correct and up-to-date beneficiaries designated for all of your retirement accounts. It's the right thing to do on, say, Memo…

Rogue Book Club - Finished it: San Fransicko by Michael Shellenberger. A Quick Recap

May 28, 2022

Did you read San Fransicko yet? If not, please buy it here: https://amzn.to/3lekzsE What kind of city do you want to retire in? Is your current town getting better or worse? Why do I harp on the homeless issue? Because it af…

Keeping Your BRAIN Healthy: Interview w/Dr. Krystal L. Culler

May 26, 2022

What can you proactively do to keep your brain healthy when you retire? What to eat? What not to eat? When you retire, will you be a vegetable or will you be sharp? Dr. Krystal L. Culler knows what she's talking about. Learn…

Did ESG Investing Just Die? Childfree "Lifestyle"? And SLEEP For Your Brain Health In Retirement

May 22, 2022

If you haven't heard, they took Tesla off the S&P ESG index. If you're unaware, Tesla makes ELECTRIC CARS. Oh, and if you want to learn more about ESG and what it means, check out the Rogue Retirement Lounge ESG special edit…

Rogue Book Club: San Fransicko by Michael Shellenberger. Join Me, Won't You?

May 15, 2022

The Rogue Retirement Lounge book club is back. This time we're reading "San Fransicko" by Michael Shellenberger. Find it on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/3lekzsE Remember, go to www.rogueretirementlounge.com/crypto to sign up…

Listener Mail, Dave Ramsey Disagreements, Portland Circles The Bowl, Bitcoin Flounders...

May 8, 2022

HEY YOU! Thanks for listening! Could I ask you a huge favor? If you would be willing to give this podcast a positive review on whatever site or player you listen to it on, it'll help more people find the show. And because I'…

Always Question Financial Advice From Mainstream Media Sources.

May 6, 2022

Today I've got a quick episode discussing a couple interesting investing and retirement-related articles I found on CNN.com and the Washington Post. I don't really have a poignant takeaway; just always do your research, dig …

WSJ Editorial: Some Fossil Fuel Food For Thought...

April 28, 2022

Hey all -- today we're veering off the retirement planning path yet again, but it's important, because, in the name of saving the planet, legislators and activists are logjamming LNG pipelines, thereby cutting off supply, th…

Another Inflation Rant?!? The HALF-LIFE Of YOUR Money In Retirement And More...

April 26, 2022

Hopefully this will be the last episode where I whine about inflation. But I think there are a couple points you need to keep in mind as you do your retirement planning. Your money might be losing value faster than you think…

Your Host Might Be An A-Hole. Listener Message About My Lack Of Compassion

April 17, 2022

Hey hey hey!! I'm back with a quick reply to listener email regarding my lack of compassion for Portland's ever-growing population of homeless folks. FOR YOUR REVIEW - Here's a link to that Atlantic article about the crazy s…

Retire In Portland? Listener Email Answered. Librarians UNDER ASSAULT!!! Look out!

April 15, 2022

Today's a quick episode just to answer an email from a listener. Will asks, should he move to Portland to be closer to family? My response: Well, if you want a quick, insider's look at the state of the city of Portland in 2…

Celebrity Interview! Toby Mathis: Tax Attorney, Author, Investor And All-Around Cool Guy.

April 10, 2022

Okay folks, in this episode of the Rogue Retirement Lounge, I'm very proud to have Toby Mathis Joining me. Toby is a tax attorney, he’s one of the founding partners of Anderson Advisors, which is a nationwide tax and asset p…

More DUMB Advice from Dave Ramsey. REALLY Dumb. Credit Card Rewards, and More...

April 7, 2022

Hey, your favorite retirement planning podcast is BAAAAAAAACK... Today I've got a little rant about some stupid Dave Ramsey advice I heard. Also, I mention two books by Saifedean Ammous that you really should read: Fiat Stan…

Digital Mattress Money: How To ANONYMOUSLY Buy Bitcoin...

March 20, 2022

Yes, I realize this is a retirement planning podcast. But... Let's face it: You're being watched. You're being tracked. You're being followed. You have FAR LESS privacy than you might think. Buying Bitcoin is not anonymous. …

Macroeconomic Darkness: A 14-Step Scenario. Dystopia Awaits... Or Does It?

March 17, 2022

Today's episode isn't really about retirement planning, per se. It's more about what a currency crisis, coupled with mega-inflation and recession might look like, right here at home in the good ol' US of A. It's not pretty, …

The Jeremy Keil Interview, Part II. How Prepared Are You For Retirement? Do You Need Help From An Expert?

March 12, 2022

If you haven't listened to part one of my interview with Jeremy, check it out here: https://www.rogueretirementlounge.com/financial-advisors-i-like-and-trust-the-jeremy-keil-interview-part-i/ Here's Jeremy's company website:…

Russian Economic Implosion: An Insider's Take. No Keys, No Coins. Social Security Retirement COLA.

March 5, 2022

Could your retirement savings be confiscated? Frozen? Bankrupted out of existence? How do you protect your wealth in an age when it's pretty much all ones and zeroes? What will sanctions do to the Russian economy? Well, list…

Financial Advisors I Like And Trust: The Jeremy Keil Interview, Part I

Feb. 28, 2022

So in a previous episode, I might have mentioned I don't trust some financial advisors. But there are some I really trust and respect, and I've got one on the show today. His name's Jeremy Keil and he's with Keil Financial P…

Why I Don't Trust Financial Advisors (Or At Least Some Of Them)

Feb. 27, 2022

Okay my friends, in today's podcast I'm probably gonna come off like a complete a-hole, but I can't help myself. I recently heard a podcast, hosted by a financial advisor, that had some really bad (in my opinion) information…

Your Wealth, Seized? And Central Bank Digital Currency Rundown: What The Hell Is Programmable Money?

Feb. 23, 2022

So you've heard about the Canadian Government invoking the Emergencies Act... You've heard about them freezing bank accounts and even freezing crypto wallets. Is that really possible? Yes. Could your government freeze or sei…

Alternative Investments | Macro | Crypto | Debt | The Zach Morrow Interview.

Feb. 19, 2022

Okay, today's a good one. Grab some popcorn and sit back, because this podcast has some great nuggets of information from Zach Morrow. Zach Morrow has worked hand in hand with Boron Capital™ for nearly 5 years. With a strong…

MORE Inflation Talk? Yep. It WILL Affect YOUR Retirement. And Wells Fargo Comes Out With Their Crypto Report.

Feb. 13, 2022

Well, if you know me at all, you know I'm a bit obsessed with inflation (and taxes). Today we'll go into the insidious nature of inflation as it relates to normal, everyday, workin' folks. Also, the new crypto report from We…

Modern Monetary Theory: An Intro. Redfin Real Estate Forecast for 2022. BAD Social Security ROI For Your Retirement

Feb. 9, 2022

HEYHEYHEY! Is real estate in your retirement plan? Are you behind on retirement savings and hoping to make up for it with Social Security? Have you ever heard of Modern Monetary Theory? Well, today we're gonna talk about all…