How Much Does It Cost To Raise A Child?

October 13, 2019

On CBS, Karl discussed with Sharon Ko how much it really costs to raise a child.  The number may shock you.  Karl gives some practical tips on how to pay for those important expenses.

Trade War Truce

October 12, 2019

On this week’s show, Karl discusses the back and forth of stocks this week all based on trade.  But, by the time the dust settled, a deal had been reached, and stocks rose.  

Also, Casey Keller, CFA joins Karl to discuss the best savings account ever created.

It’s Not All Bad – Covenant’s Weekly Synopsis

October 7, 2019

In this week’s edition:

· Last Week Today – A summary of the news impacting financial markets and the economy.
· It’s Not All Bad – Survey data is weak, but hard economic data is holding up better. 
· Twitter Put – It’s difficult to short this market.
· Behavioral Finance – Representativeness, the stereotyping bias

Investors Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

October 5, 2019

On this week’s show, Karl discusses how the Friday jobs report may have saved the day. Plus, which economics really matter?

Dog Days of Fall: Covenant’s Weekly Market Synopsis

September 30, 2019

In this week’s edition:

· Last Week Today – A summary of the most impactful news on financial markets and the economy.
· Dog Days – Investors are desensitized to news headlines, promises, and threats.
· Financial Plumbing II – How the Fed can prevent future episodes of overnight bank funding stress.
· Behavioral Finance – Podcasts of Loss Aversion and Overconfidence.

Is There A Problem In The Banking System?

September 29, 2019

Karl Eggerss was on CBS this morning with Sharon Ko discussing the recent intervention in the banking system by the Federal Reserve.  Is it a sign of bigger things and problems to come?

Too Much Confidence May Be A Bad Thing

September 28, 2019

On this week’s show, Karl discusses how overconfidence in trading can hurt results and impact financial plans.  Plus, the week that wasn’t. Karl Eggerss:                      Hey, good morning everybody. Welcome to the podcast. It’s Creating Richer Lives. Thanks for joining me as always. Our telephone number, (210) 526-0057. Our website, creatingricherlives.com. And don’t forget, this podcast […]

Is The Fed The Problem Or The Solution?

September 23, 2019

On this morning’s Trey Ware Show, Karl explained why the Federal Reserve was needed to help the banking system last week. The pipes were clogged and the plumber was called. Karl breaks down the bounce in REPO rates.

Plumbing Problem: Covenant’s Weekly Market Synopsis

In this week’s edition:

· Last Week Today – A summary of the most impactful news on financial markets and the economy.
· Financial Plumbing – What happened with short-term interest rates last week?
· Better News Ahead? – Easier financial conditions globally, may lead to improved economic activity.
· Behavioral Finance – Confirmation Bias, people like to believe what they believe.