Animal Spirits: Lifestyle Creep

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We discuss:

  • Why are interest rates falling if inflation is rising?
  • No one can predict inflation, not even markets
  • Inflation is personal and depends on your lifestyle
  • Remember when people were worried the United States would become the next Greece?
  • Mark Cuban got wrecked in DeFi
  • Is Coinbase correlated to the price of bitcoin?
  • How to have an economic boom with low inflation
  • Workers finally have the upper hand
  • How much do you need for a down payment?
  • The pros and cons of taking a mortgage out from a family member
  • Is rent about to explode higher?
  • Are we underappreciating the changes WFH is going to bring about?
  • Why the journey is more important than the destination with your finances
  • Paycheck-to-paycheck now has a new meaning
  • Are iPads going to kill movie theaters?

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