CI 223: Using Blockchain to Release Equity with Matthew Sullivan

Jason Hartman speaks with Matthew Sullivan, founder & CEO of Quantm Real Estate, about how his company is using blockchain and tokens to help homeowners pull equity out of their homes (whether owner occupied or investments). Matthew uses a few case studies to explain how much money you could extra, what you would owe his company, and how the secondary market works for the equity stake his company receives.

Key Takeaways:

[2:10] Matthew’s company allows you to get equity out of your house without taking out another loan with a bank by buying some of the future value of your house

[5:07] Case study: How much can you pull out if you were to have a $100,000 house with a $50,000 mortgage?

[11:22] Why Quantum Real Estate goes through the hassle of creating a REIT and tokenizing them equity share

[16:05] The effective “interest rate” for homeowners who realize their equity

[20:15] Quantum Real Estate revalues their portfolio every 3 months so the secondary market can trade

Website:

www.QuantmRE.com

www.JasonHartman.com/Ask

CI 222: Supreme Court Decisions That Matter with Garrett Sutton, Rich Dad Advisor

Jason Hartman talks with Garrett Sutton, Rich Dad Advisor and author of Loopholes of Real Estate, about some recent Supreme Court decisions that will impact your life in a positive way. No matter what you think about the political division in the court, there are some things on which everyone can agree, and that’s the case with these two cases. They also discuss the pros and cons of Series LLCs and the Economic Berlin Wall Jason’s been lamenting for years.

Key Takeaways:

[1:53] The Supreme Court unanimously cracked down on excessive civil forfeiture

[5:42] Why you should actually CARE about the civil forfeiture decision

[8:35] Another unanimous Supreme Court decision that protects trusts

[14:01] California is trying to create an Economic Berlin Wall to avoid a brain drain

[18:14] There’s a new development for Series LLCs

[22:41] There’s not a lot of case law for Series LLCs, which can make it a sketchy area

Website:

www.CorporateDirect.com

CI 221: 5 Mysteries of Capital with Hernando de Soto

Jason Hartman talks with Hernando De Soto, founder and President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy and author of The Mystery of Capital:, about the elements of capitalism that are most important and how property rights are absolutely essential. They also discuss the growing sentiment toward socialism in the United States and what impact that could have.

Key Takeaways:

[2:00] The 5 mysteries of capital

[6:50] Capitalism is one of the few (if not only) systems that gives the lower classes a chance against the rich

[13:07] What we do as capitalists does not translate to what we do in politics

[17:53] The issue of equal opportunity for capital has to be addressed for capitalism to regain its popularity

Website:

www.ILD.org.pe

CI 202: New Construction Available in Jacksonville, FL

Jason Hartman and one of the network’s Florida market specialists discuss the Jacksonville market and what kind of housing is currently available. The two break down a pro forma for one of the available new construction properties and examine why Florida has become such a hot spot for people fleeing both the East and West coast states.

Key Takeaways:

[3:44] Florida is now drawing people from the East and West coast

[5:44] Jacksonville market profile

[9:43] Examining a pro forma of one of the new construction properties available in Florida

[12:16] There are a couple properties available that you could take advantage of in a 1031 exchange

[15:09] People are moving to Jacksonville to be near St Augustine, which is the 2nd busiest place for tourists in Florida behind Disneyworld

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

CI 201: Accidental Landlord to Multifamily Owner with Greg Scott

Jason Hartman talks with client Greg Scott about his journey from accidental landlord to an owner of multifamily properties. Greg and Jason examine why people don’t know whether they’re winning or losing, how Greg was able to continue investing through the Great Recession, and what sort of demographics are making being a landlord look better and better.

Key Takeaways:

[2:24] Greg’s journey to becoming an accidental landlord

[6:01] People often don’t know whether they’re winning or losing

[11:08] When you hear about the returns people get from real estate and want to do the same, you have to actually act on it

[12:41] Greg’s plan for his new multifamily facility

[15:27] How worried was Greg when he was investing in property during the Great Recession?

[19:33] Does Greg see the same thing about high rental demand as Jason does?

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

CI 200: Short Cuts To Happiness & Happier by Tal Ben-Shahar, Happiness Studies Academy

Jason Hartman talks with Tal Ben-Shahar, co-founder of The Happiness Studies Academy and best-selling author of Happier and the new book, Short Cuts to Happiness: Life-Changing Lessons from My Barber, about how you measure happiness, predictors of happiness and what sorts of things Tal was able to learn from his barber. They also discuss whether Millennials and Generation Z to see if they’ve been coddled too much or if we’ve just learned how to better communicate with them.

Key Takeaways:

[3:05] How do you rate a country’s happiness?

[5:31] There’s only one thing that predicts happiness levels on a national level

[9:50] The hazards of social media on happiness

[11:53] Lessons learned from Tal’s barber

[17:23] How to praise people properly to encourage growth

[20:11] If you don’t teach people to face reality then you’re setting them up for failure

[23:36] The first step toward happiness is, surprisingly, allowing in unhappiness

Website:

www.TalBenShahar.com

CI 199: Solving Unfunded Mandates with Laurence Kotlikoff

Jason Hartman talks with Laurence Kotlikoff, William Fairfield Warren Professor and Professor of Economics at Boston University, about the massive amount of unfunded mandates that are awaiting the United States. Currently he has that number pegged around $239 trillion, and there are only a few ways that can be resolved.

They also discuss how his software, Maxifi, can help those people who are planning toward retirement. Laurence explains the intricacies, assumptions that many people don’t make when factoring in their savings.

Key Takeaways:

[1:47] The most recent number the unfunded mandates are going to cost

[8:42] Does Laurence believe in Supply-Side Economics?

[11:51] Consuming your way to prosperity has never worked before and won’t now

[15:10] How Laurence would have dealt with the collapse of Lehman Brothers to calm the public’s response to the start of the Great Recession

[18:54] Laurence’s take on Jason’s 6 ways the government can get out of its hole

[24:25] Is the future inflationary?

[25:52] What do we need to do to plan for the future?

[32:10] How much time it takes to input your data into Maxifi

[35:46] Many people are saving too much for their later life because they’re scared

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

www.Maxifi.com

www.Kotlikoff.net

www.PurplePlans.org

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CI 198: Property Assumptions & REIanalyst Data with Ryan Minekime

Jason Hartman talks with Ryan Minekime, co-founder of REIanalyst, about how his tool allows investors to whittle down their list of potential properties quickly.

Key Takeaways:

[1:30] REIanalyst was born out of a need Ryan had to see more properties in less time

[4:39] How Ryan’s data is figured out when making assumptions on properties

[7:22] Where REIanalyst gets their data

[11:16] Information for investors is severely lacking

Website:

www.REIanalyst.com

www.JasonHartman.com

CI 197: When Governments Interfere with Corporations with G Edward Griffin

Jason Hartman talks with G Edward Griffin, author of The Creature from Jekyll Island, about corporate scams. Too many people hide behind the veil that corporations offer; ripping off consumers and shareholders and letting the company take the punishment. G Edward and Jason discuss this topic, as well as how we can actually change things to allow society to hold those responsible accountable.

Key Takeaways:

[3:23] It can perfectly legal to extract millions of dollars from a company while the shareholders value drops to 0

[6:29] Trying to punish “the corporation” just means that shareholders get hurt

[8:56] How do we hold someone accountable when a corporation does something bad?

[10:44] How to actually make change happen to fix this problem

[13:52] Governments have a perpetual lien on your property. There’s no such thing as owning something “free and clear”

[19:50] What is reasoning behind people like Soros when they pump money into politics?

[22:26] The Fabian Socialist Society believed you took over society gradually

[26:05] At what point is it proper for the state to intervene?

Website:

www.RedPillExpo.org

www.FreedomForceInternational.org

www.RealityZone.com

CI 196: Escalating Deficit & Potential Inflation with Blackstone co-founder David Stockman

Jason Hartman talks with David Stockman, former budget director for President Reagan, former US Representative for the 95th Congress, former partner at The Blackstone Group and author of the new book Peak Trump: The Undrainable Swamp and the Fantasy of MAGA. The two discuss Reagan’s failure to curtail spending like he’d originally wanted, the difficulty Trump is having actually “draining the swamp”, the impact of increasing debt on inflation and whether it’s sustainable.

Key Takeaways:

[3:18] Reagan got very little in way of his proposed spending cuts, but got a much bigger tax reduction than proposed, then defense spending exploded

[7:00] Trump’s problem was that he recognized the economy was failing but didn’t have a program to address it

[12:04] Does our escalating deficit mean inflation is on the horizon?

[16:26] Is our private debt really that bad?

[20:11] How investors should position themselves for the next few years

[22:59] We’ve learned in the last decade that Central Banks can’t cause inflation on a worldwide basis

Website:

Peak Trump: The Undrainable Swamp and the Fantasy of MAGA

www.DavidStockmanContraCorner.com