Jason Hartman Foundation (general)

Jason Hartman talks with Ryan Schellhous, founder at IndigoSpire CPAs & Advisors, about the new tax plan. The two start off with a 30,000 foot overview of the plan, then drill down into specific components of the plan as they figure out who is going to be helped and who may not see as much of a benefit under the plan. Ryan explains the biggest revenue raisers and "losers" under the new bill, and some of the most important pieces that will impact individual filers.

Key Takeaways:

[3:32] The 30,000 foot overview of the GOP Tax Reform

[5:27] Will this tax reform create a repatriation of wealth back to the US?

[9:18] The move that mobilized the GOP forces toward tax reform

[11:15] The 2nd most important thing in the tax plan was the widening of tax brackets and lowering of rates for individuals

[13:24] The standard deducation has been increased, which should increase the number of simple 1040s being filed

[16:26] The single largest revenue raiser in the entire bill

[18:38] The change in mortgage interest deductions could cause a dampening in the high end real estate market

[21:08] The Alternative Minimum Tax isn't gone, but it's gone through an overhaul

[22:59] Pass-through businesses are getting a 20% deduction

[29:58] The accelerated bonus depreciation is enormous for real estate investors

[33:30] Changes to the 1031 Exchange rule

[37:33] The carried interest rules have changed as well, impacting the hedge fund managers trading techniques

[39:22] 529 plans (education plans for children) can now be used to pay for private schools

[39:56] Some tax changes that were EXPECTED but didn't end up happening

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Masters

www.JasonHartman.com/Contest

www.IndigoSpire.com

Direct download: YW_109_Ryan_Schellhous.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15pm EDT

2018's Meet the Masters event was already packed with great speakers like Jason Hartman, Garrett Sutton, Brian Smith, Danielle DiMartino-Booth, John Burns, and more. Today, Jason Hartman is proud to announce that former Congressman (and America's foremost advocate for liberty) Ron Paul will be joining the fold to headline the event.

Ron Paul was most recently a Republican candidate for President in 2008 and 2012, and served in the US House of Representatives for Texas for more than 25 years in all. He is a critic of policies like the USA Patriot Act and has criticized the federal governments fiscal policies a multitude of times. He's also outspoken against Federal Reserve, and the US tax code.

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Masters

www.CampaignForLiberty.org

Direct download: YW_Ron_Paul_Announcement.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26am EDT

Jason Hartman talks with Robert Dickie III, President of Crown Financial Ministries, and author of The LEAP, and Love Your Work. The two discuss the impact technology has had on industries already, and what's to come. They also discuss how a large section of people in their 30s are transitioning careers by going back to college online for free, and getting hired by some of the best companies on the planet while doing so.

Key Takeaways:

[3:04] How Robert defines "stewardship"

[4:55] We are standing in the middle of two economies. One that's old and dying, and one that's being born

[9:05] What is a MOOC?

[10:12] 3 websites where you can get free college education, and you can get it certified for under $100.

[13:41] How technology is disrupting every aspect of society and workforces

[16:38] People in data sciences are being hired by companies like Google before they even finish their certifications.

[18:55] The story of a 16 year old from Mongolia acing an online course and getting a full ride to MIT

Websites:

www.robertdickie.com
www.edx.org
www.coursera.org
www.udacity.com

Direct download: YW_108_Robert_Dickie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:35pm EDT

Jason Hartman and Andrew Wright, CEO and Managing Partner at the commercial real estate firm Franklin Street, discuss the US commercial real estate market that is currently available. From manufacturing to office to industrial to multi-family, no stone is left unturned.

Andrew has a personal involvement in more than $1 billion in real estate and finance transactions, and has resolved more than $800 million in distressed real estate debt since 2009.

Key Takeaways:

[1:40] Trump's potential impact on real estate markets

[5:04] How retail centers are having to adjust to the internet age and "showrooming"

[8:36] The internet's impact on the warehouse and delivery industry thanks to things like same day delivery.

[12:59] Andrew's take on where we are on the boom or bust ride

[17:08] Current cap rates Andrew is seeing across commercial real estate

[19:13] What investment Andrew thinks will serve you best today

Website:

www.franklinst.com

Direct download: YW_107_Andrew_Wright.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EDT

William Poundstone is the author of fourteen books, including Big Secrets, Prisoner's Dilemma, Fortune's Formula, and Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? He has written for The New York Times, Harper’s, Harvard Business Review, and the Village Voice, among other publications, and has adapted several of his books for ABC television. He is on the board of advisors of the Center for Election Science.

Poundstone was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, and studied physics at MIT. His writing often explores the social implications of scientific or philosophic ideas—from voting methods (Gaming the Vote) to competition and cooperation (Prisoner's Dilemma) to the gambling system known as the Kelly criterion (Fortune's Formula).

Amazon rated Fortune's Formula the #1 Editor's Pick for nonfiction in 2005. Poundstone won the NYSSCPA's Excellence in Financial Journalism Award in 2011.

Key Takeaways:

[2:15] What the American public knows and what that says about us

[4:40] Why some things are just worth knowing even though you could look them up

[8:35] The correlation between vocabulary and your success in life

[13:00] How many elected officials most people actually know

[16:25] How little we're teaching kids about sex and what impact that's having

[18:56] The theory of scientific betting and how to properly use it

Website Mentioned:

www.william-poundstone.com

Direct download: YW_106_William_Poundstone.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Careers with Wings is a unique approach developed by President and Founder Marcy Morrison that provides you with the freedom to truly do what you love to do, what you are good at doing and combine that with how you can make the biggest impact with your role in making a difference in the world.   Passion + Purpose = World Change (TM). With this formula at the core, you will wake up with energy and enthusiasm every day loving what you do knowing that you are making a difference.
 
Marcy sees each person as a multi-faceted puzzle and when the pieces are put together and celebrated – the magic can happen – where people love what they do and can make the biggest impact – making not only their lives wonderful but those lives that they affect wonderful as well – that includes families, friends, communities and strangers.   People are not meant to be put into a box but are meant to be celebrated for their uniqueness and their incredible gifts that they are meant to be shared with the world.

Marcy talks with Jason about what it means to find your true calling, how you can do it, and what it can lead to.

Key Takeaways:

[2:48] How people can find their true passion

[5:36] Whether we should pursue our dream career if we have a job in this turbulent economy

[7:09] Defining success how YOU want it, rather than how society does

[9:37] If it's possible to be passionless

[12:58] How to go about getting the experience you need for the job you want

[14:59] Ways you can network in the job you have now to get the job of your dreams

[17:51] What people are willing to give up to do what they love to do

[18:50] The book and advice that Marcy gives to everyone because it changed her life

Website Mentioned:

www.careerswithwings.com

Direct download: YW_105_Marcy_Morrison.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23am EDT

Gerard Adams is The Millennial Mentor, a thought leader, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist. His life's purpose is to inspire other Millennials to leverage their passions for success and create the lifestyle they dream of.

Gerard started from the bottom, and made it his mission to get to the top, doing what he was passionate about, and giving a voice to the millenial generation. He co-founded a well-loved news platform called EliteDaily.com, hustled, and recently sold it for $50,000,000.

After meeting Tony Robbins, Gerard is now dedicating his life to mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs to help them avoid the pitfalls he faced.

Key Takeaways:

[4:06] How EliteDaily.com got started

[7:40] How to hire and pay writers for your publication/company/blog

[11:10] How EliteDaily.com was able to ensure they were speaking with the right voice

[14:24] EliteDaily.com's current size

[16:26] The rising importance of video in today's online landscape

[19:07] Gerard's new thought leader business

Website Mentioned:

www.gerardadams.com

Direct download: YW_104_Gerard_Adams.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Victor Prince is author of "Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results" and is the Managing Director of DiscoveredLOGIC. He has 20+ years of experience in corporate and government leadership positions using and teaching advanced problem-solving techniques.

Victor was a consultant and case team leader for Bain & Company, a leading management consulting firm. He worked on and led strategy engagements with clients in the US, UK, France and Spain in a variety of industries. While at Bain, he was also a trainer in the Associate Consulting Training program, a two-week intensive session held annually to train new college hires from across all of Bain's global offices in all aspects of Bain's consulting methodology.

Most recently, Victor was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Key Takeaways:

[5:01] How to try and hire only the best and how to evaluate your current team to maximize results

[9:38] How you can tailor your job posting and interviewing to figure out what kind of worker you're dealing with.

[14:01] Whether a team can survive if you have nothing but exemplars and how to deal with it if you don't

Websites Mentioned:

www.victorprince.com
www.leadinsidethebox.com

Direct download: YW_103_Victor_Prince.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04am EDT

Christian Fioravanti is the founder and creator of Attractionology, co-founder and co-creator of 20 Minute Video Payday and founder and publisher of Project Catapult. He has been a small business owner since 2007. He owns and operates several web-based businesses and has authored several books and other pieces of literature related to business.

Key Takeaways:

[4:45] A good reason for dealing with physical products
[9:12] The secret sauce for giveaways
[14:56] The sweet spot to make free offers really work
[20:31] The Jason Hartman bumper sticker tag
[27:58] The funnel process that's 3 years ahead of everyone else
[31:08] If there's a barrier to what size companies can use funnels

Websites Mentioned:

www.mouseflow.com
www.clickfunnelscomp.com
www.stripe.com
www.christianfioravanti.com

Direct download: YW_102_Christian_Fioravanti.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

John Gaver is Editor & Publisher of the popular webzine, ActionAmerica, which he describes as an "original intent conservative" publication, and author of "The Rich Don't Pay Tax! ... or Do They?".

John has been very active in politics since before he was old enough to vote; at that time, campaigning for Barry Goldwater. In addition to his many stints as a precinct chairman in three Texas counties and serving as a delegate to numerous Texas state GOP Conventions, John was the county chairman for Hank Grover's gubernatorial campaign, in Grover's home county. Today, he considers himself to be a Reagan conservative and a man without a party.

Key Takeaways:

[5:11] What the left is doing that's making people vote with their feet

[11:15] What data to look at that isn't corrupted by politicians and economists

[15:52] Discussing the concerns of a national sales tax

[21:40] Who a flat tax would hurt the most (it's not who you'd think)

Websites Mentioned:
www.therichdontpaytax.com
www.therichdontpaytax.com/calculator

Direct download: YW_101_John_Gaver.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT