How do we minimize the ever-increasing debt? I have Richard Vague on the podcast to talk about the pursuit of financial stability—which has become extremely difficult in our times. His mission as a public official is looking at debt and putting together strategies to remediate this.

-Richard preaches a messages of financial stability, which he represents in his books
-Perhaps a debt jubilee is what we need
-His mission as a public official is looking at debt and putting together strategies to deal with this
-Public and private sector debt are growing faster than GDP
-Anytime debt in a sector grows too rapidly, it means over-capacity is being created
-A debt boom creates illusory good times—jobs are being created, tax revenues at the government level are increasing, etc. Things appear to be really good
-It is only in the aftermath that we see desire to do something about it, and oftentimes capitalism gets blamed
-Vague puts out practical ideas for remediating debt that has been accumulated
-What incentives can the government put out to avoid these debt situations?
-The level of new homes being built right now are is below what it was in 2007
-Growth in debt has also come from lending standards/private equity lending
-They estimate that there are 90 million empty residences in China
-It used to be believed that credit creation went hand in hand with the increase of the money supply, but this is not necessarily the case
-Our country is not in an enviable position in terms of debt
-There is a mess coming down the road that will be hard to manage

Useful Links:
Financial Survival Network
Richard Vague

Direct download: Richard_Vague_01.Dec.21.mp3
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I sit down and catch up with Charlotte Dumford, who specializes in mobile home park investing. It has been a great yet challenging year for people in this industry, but mobile home parks have picked up great speed in 2021. Charlotte’s company is working on creating a monopoly within a niche, and the coming year looks very promising for this industry. Tune in for more.

-Charlotte Dunford specializes in mobile home park investing
-What can we learn from 2021 and how will it help you go into 2022? It has been great yet challenging for people in this industry especially due to the pandemic and issues in the economy
-They will be able to acquire more parks at a faster speed and get more business
-Mobile home parks have picked up speed in the last year, which has racked up prices
-They’re able to negotiate and get deals at higher cap rates
-Why is this sector overlooked? A lot of people want to get their money into the bigger stuff—it offers stability
-A business succeeds if they can create a monopoly within a niche—Charlotte’s company is putting this philosophy to work
-They’ve seen a lot of growth this year in the mobile home portfolio
-For 2022, they are ready to take the business to a new level and further diversify their portfolio
-Their top priority is creating a sense of community; proud ownership is the driving factor of stability in a park
-In 2021, they were focused not just on making the most capital, but on showing investors that this is a great choice

Useful Links:

FInancial Survival Network
Johns Creek Capital

Direct download: Charlotte_Dunford_30.Nov.21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT






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