Fri, 28 June 2019
Today's off-topic 10th episode has Jason Hartman talking with Sally Kohn, CNN political commentator, host of The State of the Resistance podcast and author of The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity, about why there's so much hate in our country at the moment and how we need to continue acknowledging problems and working to get better.
[4:16] Technology makes us feel more anonymous, which isn't always the best thing
[6:54] Does the US deserve credit for being better than the rest of the world?
[11:45] What definition of "hate" Sally's working from
[15:56] Most people don't think they're hateful, they believe "those people" are hateful so the things they do are justified
[19:40] We have been taught throughout history that men should be in positions of power, which is a powerful thing to have to break through
Fri, 21 June 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Mauricio Rauld, Esq, attorney who specializes in syndications, about what Opportunity Zones can mean for investors. Mauricio breaks down the tax incentives that have been presented, but also why you may not want to invest in them.
[1:17] What's the deal with Opportunity Zones?
[3:14] The 2 things you need to do to invest in Opportunity Zones
[7:32] The 4 tax incentives of Opportunity Zones
[11:43] Will a mass of properties from Opportunity Zones hit the market in 10 years?
Fri, 14 June 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Randy Wray, one of the foremost experts in Modern Monetary Theory, about why Minsky the philosopher is important, what exactly MMT is and why it's relevant in today's monetary society. They especially tackle the job guarantee program that MMT espouses and what's coming up for the US in the economy for the next few years.
[1:33] Who is Minsky and why is he someone we should concern ourselves with?
[4:50] What is Modern Monetary Theory and why is it applicable?
[10:38] The governments going back to the colonies spends money into existence and then taxes it back to avoid causing inflation
[13:45] Has all the money that was put into the economy during Obama's term been taken back out by taxes or is it causing inflation?
[17:58] The test you need to use to discover if you're doing monetary policy correct
[21:55] Spending during The New Deal greatly helped move our nation forward and allowed us to become the richest, most developed nation on Earth
[25:56] The job guarantee that Dr Wray is focusing on now would involve a lot of care work, and it would be decentralized
[29:05] What's coming up, economically, for the United States
Fri, 7 June 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Shane Connor, founder of Red Rock Capital Group, about sourcing and vetting commercial deals. Jason has Shane break down the process to help new investors figure out their way down the path.
[1:10] How much upside does the multifamily sector have with renters?
[4:22] Is the multifamily inventory improving?
[7:05] Where is Shane finding the deals?
[10:28] How to vet a potential deal