US Government debt has surpassed the $33 trillion dollar mark. Add to that the unfunded liabilities of Social Security and Medicare, and you get an unfathomable $200 trillion dollar plus problem. Once again, on this week’s Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio program, your host, Dennis Tubbergen, is joined by Jeremy Bolker for a “special edition” focused on the state of the US economy and what those seeking a comfortable, stress-free retirement might do to secure that outcome.

Dennis Tubbergen has been working in the financial services industry for over thirty years.  He is the CEO of PLP Advisors, a registered investment advisory company, and the host of Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio.  Dennis has authored numerous books for financial advisors and consumers, three of which have been #1 best-sellers on Amazon.

You can get a free copy of this month’s Special Report titled “Autumn Forecast for the Economy and Investing Markets” at www.RequestYourReport.com.  For more information about Retirement Lifestyle Advocates and more free resources, please visit www.RetirementLifestyleAdvocates.com.


All the leading indicators, and all other indicators that have heretofore marked the onset of economic recession, suggest that 2024 could be a rough year. Our guest on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio this week, John Rubino, talks with your host, Dennis Tubbergen, about his thoughts on the likelihood of a recession. Mr. Rubino points to indicators that aren’t talked about much, that have both reached historic peaks, indicating that given the everything bubble of the last ten years or so, it could mean a particularly painful recession ahead.

John Rubino is the founder of the financial website DollarCollapse.com. He is the co-author, with Gold Money’s James Turk, of The Money Bubble, and The Collapse of the Dollar and How to Profit from It, and author of Clean Money: Picking Winners in the Green-Tech Boom. After earning a Finance MBA from New York University, he spent the 1980s on Wall Street, as a money market trader, equity analyst, and junk bond analyst. During the 1990s he was a featured columnist with TheStreet.com and a frequent contributor to Individual Investor, Online Investor, and Consumers Digest, and his own column on Substack.com.

To learn more about our guest, John Rubino, visit https://rubino.substack.com or check out his book “The Money Bubble” at https://amzn.to/2YOIe5z. To learn more about Retirement Lifestyle Advocates, please visit our website at www.RetirementLifestyleAdvocates.com

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