Accredited Income Property Investment Specialist (AIPIS)

Jason Hartman talked with Nick Sargen, author of Global Shocks: An Investment Guide for Turbulent Markets, about what we should be expecting from the economy with Trump in the White House. Nick is currently the Senior VP and Chief Economist at Fort Washington Investment Advisors. Before that he worked at Morgan Guaranty trust, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the US Department of Treasury.

Key Takeaways:

[1:10] How President-elect Trump's pro-business stance might impact the US.

[4:42] Whether Trump's spending will lead to higher interest rates.

[6:50] There are some concerns over President Trump and the issue of trade.

[9:36] Why budget deficits do not always lead to inflation.

[12:13] Donald Trump, the real estate president who will be pro-growth

[15:05] Why the market is on the rise in response to President Trump's policies

[17:55] A closer look at Nick's book, Global Shocks: An Investment Guide to Turbulent Markets

[20:29] How to invest in order to take advangtage of a bubble.

[24:13] What sector hasled the way in the recent stock market run up


Fort Washington Investment Advisors

Global Shocks: An Investment Guide for Turbulent Markets

Direct download: AIPIS_167_Nick_Sargen.mp3
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Nick Adams joins Jason Hartman for today's installment of the AIPIS Show. Nick is the Founder and Executive Director of FLAG, The Foundation for Liberty and American Greatness. Alongside that job, he's also a columnist for and he is a former Centennial Institute Policy Fellow. Nick and Jason dive into Nick's bestselling book, The American Boomerang: How the World’s Greatest Turnaround Nation Will Do It Again and his belief that Trump will be America’s next great president for four and possibly even 8 years

Key Takeaways:

[2:20] The American Boomerang included what Nick Adams thought needed to happen for an American Renaissance.

[4:11] Nick Adams read The Art of the Deal when he was 11-years-old and he publicly supports Trump.

[8:10] Unlike in Australia, the Tall Poppy Syndrome does not apply in the US.

[12:42] There are four ways America is considered to be exceptional culturally, militarily, economically and scientifically.

[16:01] People need to be confident for the economy to be roaring.

[17:00] These are the 5 things America needs to do to economically boomerang.

[20:48] Will the next 4 years under President Trump bring wealth for America?


The American Boomerang: How the World’s Greatest Turnaround Nation Will Do It Again

Direct download: AIPIS_166_Nick_Adams.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Doug Casey, a best-selling author, a well regarded speculator, and libertarian philosopher who has garnered a reputation for his savvy insights into politics, economics, and investment markets (however controversial they may be).

Doug is considered one of the utmost authorities on “rational speculation,” especially in the high-potential natural resource sector. He has lived in 10 countries and visited over 175.

Today Jason and Doug discuss his new novel Speculator, how to be an international man in today's world, and real estate around the world.

Key Takeaways:

[1:45] The premise of Doug's new book Speculator

[4:40] Breaking down each of the main topics of the series that Speculator begins

[8:35] How Doug's book International Man came to be the most sold book in Rhodesian history and made him semi-famous

[12:30] The world's move toward the singularity

[15:50] The epic college scam

[20:20] Diversifying yourself internationally

[24:20] Is the world flat now?

[29:00] We're at the beginning of the next crash while riding the tail of the previous crash


Direct download: AIPIS_165_Doug_Casey.mp3
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James D. Kuhn is the President of New York City’s Newmark Grubb Knight Frank commercial real estate advisory firm. James joined Jason and they talked about Trump's upcoming presidency, what it could mean for real estate markets, and the prospects of inflation in the US. Even though Trump has no political record to project, proper handling of trade policies and initiatives for corporate entities could spur job growth in low and middle class communities.

Key Takeaways:

[2:03] It is possible for Trump to spur the economy, especially in real estate.

[6:12] There will be winners and losers from Trump’s trade policies.

[11:19] James D. Kuhn believes the link between the lower and middle class benefiting from job growth is education.

[14:14] The demand for online college education is growing and it should be made available to everyone.

[16:14] Even before the election real estate investors thought it was hard to find value in the real estate market.

[19:00] The question for the Feds is, “at what point is the economy ready to handle inflation?”

[20:42] Real estate is the last great investment opportunity especially for those who watch their markets.

[23:09] An income property should make financial sense the day you buy it.


Direct download: AIPIS_163_James_Kuhn.mp3
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Jason Hartman recently spoke with client Elisabeth Embry about her journey from an executive of major companies to a real estate investor, the Venture Alliance Mastermind group, and the upcoming Venture Alliance meeting.

Listen in as the two of them delve into what to expect in the coming event, what to look for in property managers, and what markets Elisabeth is currently investing in.

Key Takeaways:

[1:49] Elisabeth's executive journey

[4:02] Why Elisabeth picked real estate

[8:05] Dealing with property managers while they're dealing with expanding

[11:20] What warning signs to look for that your property manager is slacking off

[15:55] Where all suffering comes from

[19:41] Elisabeth's experience with the Venture Alliance Mastermind

[24:16] Pre-qualifying your friends with the mastermind group

Masters of Income Property Investing
Venture Alliance Mastermind Group

Direct download: AIPIS_162_Elisabeth_Embry.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Robert Johnson, President and CEO of the not for profit American College. He is also the author of the books: Invest with the Fed: Maximizing Your Portfolio Performance by Following Federal Reserve Policy, Strategic Value Investing and the study What to Expect When You’re Electing. Dr. Johnson and Jason discuss long-term market strategies, what the stock market tends to do under political harmony, and how asset classes react to interest rate changes.

Key Takeaways:

[3:08] The republican party controlling all aspects of the government will mean sweeping reforms.

[6:34] Invest with the Fed analyzed how asset and equity classes perform during different interest rate environments.

[9:22] Stock market growth is higher when democratic presidents are serving or when there is political harmony.

[12:00] Long-term perspectives show the economy and the stock market move forward together.

[14:40] The best strategy is a long-term market strategy.

[16:19] Equity real estate investment trusts perform very well during rising rate environments.

[18:14] Will the cost of small business financing go up under a Trump administration?

[21:00] Is this time going to be different?


Direct download: AIPIS_161_Robert_Johnson.mp3
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Mark Jaffe, former Walt Disney Company senior executive, spent many years creating happy moments for millions of people. At a young age he had come to realize that his happiest life was attainable. After much studying, observing, and cultivation, he ultimately enjoyed an enduring happyness through a singular focus on identifying what worked and what didn’t.

Through it all he's had a life journey, perhaps similar to your own, that included career successes and failures. A marriage that succeeded until it didn’t. Two fabulous kids. A dog. And the learned ability to be very happy, which, 40 years later, still keeps him happy.

Key Takeaways:

[2:10] What led Mark to write Suitecase of Happyness

[5:40] Overcoming the barriers that we create for ourselves, and the barrier the pursuit of success can create

[8:55] The importance of balance and perspective

[12:45] The word that stops us from having some of the best times of our lives

[14:35] The power of passion

[17:35] Why Mark spelled it "happyness"


Direct download: AIPIS_160_Mark_Jaffe.mp3
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