Kung Fu Girl Interviews Dr. Lacy Hunt: Bond Expert and Former Fed Economist

Happy Friday! At the recent Casey Summit in Carlsbad, CA, I had the great pleasure to interview Dr. Lacy Hunt, internationally-known economist, executive vice president of Hoisington Investment Management Company (HIMCO), senior economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (yes, that Federal Reserve…), and well-known financial author and speaker. (HIMCO is a… Continue reading

Adventures in Extra Income…

If you’ve been reading for awhile (thank you!) you know I put much more stock and focus on the importance of earning more income (and investing that income wisely) than I do on clipping coupons and “not spending” money. Don’t get me wrong…both skills are vital to your financial future, but you will get a… Continue reading

QnA Friday: Which Belt Level Are You?

Happy Friday Kung Fu Warrior! I have decided to turn the tables on you for this week’s QnA session…I have a fun little quiz / survey prepared for you! After all, the point of this site is to help YOU become a better master of your money (and of your mind!) and in order to… Continue reading

When Owning Gold Made You a Target for Execution

Greetings! What a tremendous response to Martin’s article on his personal experience living through hyperinflation on Friday. I am so glad so many of you have “emptied your cup” and are willing to entertain the possibility of that happening here in the U.S…..heck, many of you think it’s only a matter of time,… Continue reading

QnA Friday: Living Through Hyperinflation: A First-Hand Account

Wow. Just Wow. As Barry Ritholz would say, I continue to be humbled by the awesomeness of our Kung Fu Finance subscriber community. You all seriously rock. First of all, thank you for your inspiring emails and words of encouragement, and I’m glad you liked yesterday’s post! Yes, happily my “trying times” seem to… Continue reading

Master Your Mind: Kung Fu Underdog

Today I’m going to tell you the story of the famous “kung fu underdog” and show you what the true meaning of kung fu really is. I’ve been put through the ringer over the last few weeks in just about every way you can think of, and am sorely in need of a little kung… Continue reading

QnA Friday: Kenny Rogers and Your Money, How to Become Accredited, Wealth Transfers

Last week I got some great questions on trailing stops and investment theses, and I promised to share with you what Kenny Rogers has to do with your investing: “You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, Know when to walk away, know when to run. You never count… Continue reading

G. Edward Griffin: The Fed is a…Success?

If you’ve been reading Kung Fu Finance for a while, you know I consider G. Edward Griffin’s book, The Creature From Jekyll Island, to be a game changer for my personal financial education, calling it literally, “The Book That Changed My Life“. It was his book that first opened my eyes to… Continue reading

QE3 to Infinity and Beyond…

Wow. Helicopter Ben has done it again, unleashing another round of “quantitative easing” (e.g. “money-printing”) onto our economy, promising to drop $40 billion each and every month into the purchase of mortgage-backed securities, and promising to stop dropping said $40 billion…well, never. That’s right, he’s promised to continue spending $40 billion each month indefinitely, until… Continue reading

Your Three-Minute Investment Thesis

Yesterday I returned from the amazing Casey Conference in beautiful Carlsbad, CA. Once again the speakers were phenomenal…and this time I even got to interview a few of them and pick their brains on what it reallytakes to make money on your investments! I will of course share those with you as soon as… Continue reading