Season 1

Nov. 29, 2022

Getting Caught Up in the Cryptocurrency Hype

The cryptocurrency industry is one of the most volatile and unpredictable industries in the world. In just a few short years, the…

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Nov. 22, 2022

The New Orleans Sports Scene with Scott Kushner

In this episode, Doug and Greg take a little break from the usual marketing discussion and talk about some other exciting things,…

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Nov. 8, 2022

A Positive Outlook During the Economic Downturn

Recent years have been tough on the economy. Many challenges have led to a slowdown in the global economy. Despite the negative i…

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Nov. 1, 2022

The Increasing Drawdowns in the Stock and Bond Markets

The stock and bond markets have seen some wild swings over the past few weeks. This has caused large drawdowns in the stock and b…

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Oct. 25, 2022

A Difficult Year for the Economy and Markets

The stock market has been on a roller coaster ride this year, and unfortunately, it has mostly been going down. This has made a l…

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Oct. 18, 2022

Crisis in the Global Economy

Several warning signs suggest the possibility of a recession. Unemployment is rising, material rates are increasing, and there ar…

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Oct. 11, 2022

Market Review, Speculations, and Outlook for Financial Markets

The market has continued to be volatile over the last month. This situation has left many investors wondering what they can expec…

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Oct. 4, 2022

A New Path to Leadership Success with Michelle Johnston

Historically, leaders communicated with their employees in a transactional and hierarchical manner. However, these tactics no lon…

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Sept. 27, 2022

The Impact of Inflation on Commodities, Businesses, and the Stock Mar…

Inflation is commonly discussed in terms of its impact on commodity prices. However, its effects go much deeper than that. Busine…

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Sept. 20, 2022

Multi-Generational Wealth Stewardship with Jason Baker

For centuries, families have passed down their wealth from one generation to the next. However, with the modern-day challenges, t…

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Sept. 13, 2022

The Beauty of Investing in Real Estate with Drew Pearson

Real estate has long been considered an attractive asset class by investors for several reasons. This investment offers many bene…

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Sept. 6, 2022

The Unforeseen Consequences of ESG Investing

The focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing has grown in recent years as more investors are looking to put…

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Aug. 30, 2022

Inflation Trends and The Stock Market

The stock market is often seen as a leading indicator of economic activity, with movements in share prices reflecting changes in …

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Aug. 23, 2022

Debunking Market Myths

What are the narratives in the market? Bullish or bearish? This is a question that is always on the mind of investors. The stock …

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Aug. 16, 2022

Jamaul Ford: Combining Entrepreneurship With Service in New Orleans

In this episode, Jamaul Ford, a serial entrepreneur in New Orleans who runs High Level Speech and Hearing Center with his wife, D…

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Aug. 9, 2022

Predicting Our Economic Future

This week, Doug and Greg discuss the confusing state of today’s economy, their predictions for economic growth and recovery years…

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Aug. 2, 2022

Spending, Statistics, and Why Midterms Matter

This week, Doug and Greg discuss how consumers and big business are responding to sky-high inflation, which income bracket is str…

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July 26, 2022

Positivity and Problem Solving with Richard Chen

This week, Richard Chen talks with Doug and Greg Stokes about overcoming obstacles and becoming a successful attorney, what the u…

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July 19, 2022

Optics, Opportunity, and the Stock-Based Psyche

This week, Doug Stokes and Greg Stokes discuss the state of corporate America, why stock-based investors should treat dividends l…

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July 12, 2022

Understanding America’s History and Modern Markets

This week, Doug Stokes and Greg Stokes discuss the unique and successful American experiment, what’s going on with the U.S. housi…

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July 5, 2022

Creating Financial and Humanitarian Change with Jonathan Shafer

In 2008, as a recession raged on in America, Jonathan Shafer believed it was time to make a difference elsewhere. After meeting a…

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June 28, 2022

Funding Contentment with Brian Portnoy

The happiness and contentment we feel surrounding money doesn’t end with the number in our bank account. Take it from Brian Portn…

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June 21, 2022

Wes Gray: Merging Education, Investing, and the Marine Corps

After spending years going through a tough academic program, one dissertation away from achieving a degree, Wes Gray chose to tak…

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June 14, 2022

A Crash Course on Crypto with David Chase

It’s no secret that cryptocurrency has been a trending point of contention for financial experts and the general public. But is i…

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June 7, 2022

Life and Money Through a Latin American Lens with Ian Bezek

Sometimes, the best places to invest are the places no one’s looking. Ian Bezek has become an expert on under-the-radar places to…

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May 31, 2022

Family Business Done Right with Vito Cinque

At the heart of Il San Pietro in Positano, one of Italy’s – and the world’s – finest hotels, is a family business with a fascinat…

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May 24, 2022

Learning From Our Past: Who to Trust and When to Buy

What would you do with a family fortune? Taking a hard look at the downfall of the Vanderbilt dynasty tells us a few things about…

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May 17, 2022

Beating Your Brain and Investing Smart

While times may feel unsteady and unpredictable, if you take a look through history, you’ll see these very market fluctuations re…

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May 10, 2022

Predicting an Unpredictable Market

Bull or bear? Always the question and (almost) always difficult to answer. Especially in 2022. Between the Russia-Ukraine invasio…

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May 3, 2022

Inside the Mind of a Homebuyer and a Look on the Bright Side

Despite dealing with the aftermath of a global pandemic, an unpredictable stock market, and record-breaking inflation, life in 20…

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April 26, 2022

Staying Sane Through Volatile Markets

If the past few months have reminded us of anything, it’s that market volatility is constant and unpredictable. With the spread o…

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April 19, 2022

The Opportunity in Opportunity Zones with Joe Truhe

With America more divided than ever before, few things have the power to bring together both sides of the political spectrum. The…

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April 12, 2022

Becker Hall and Barrett Cooper: Why Audiences Still Crave a Live Expe…

If there’s one industry that’s been uprooted since March 2020, it’s live entertainment. Just as leaders within tourism and hospit…

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April 5, 2022

Russian Invasion: Ramifications on Inflation and the Markets

In this episode, Doug and Greg discuss the recent market volatility and ramifications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Learn m…

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March 29, 2022

Economic Development and Trends in New Orleans with Peter Ricchiuti

In this episode, Doug and Greg talk with Peter Ricchiuti, Founder and Director of Burkenroad Reports. Peter started Tulane’s nati…

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March 22, 2022

Understanding Argentinian Markets with Santiago Solanet

Argentina just struck a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to give the South American country some “breathing space”…

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March 15, 2022

Examining Historical Investment Cycles with Jamie Catherwood

In this episode, Doug and Greg talk with Jamie Catherwood, Client Portfolio Associate at O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. Jamie ha…

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March 8, 2022

Understanding Inflation and Countercyclical Indexing with Cullen Roche

In this episode, Doug and Greg talk with Cullen Roche, Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Discipline Funds. Aside from advoc…

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March 1, 2022

Political Uncertainties and Market Conditions

In this episode, Doug and Greg talk about the effect of electoral party systems and politics on the markets, and the promising in…

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Feb. 22, 2022

Diversification, ESG Investing, and Inflation

Doug and Greg talk about why the cure to inflation is inflation, and why US stocks continue to outperform international stocks. K…

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Feb. 15, 2022

Investing vs Speculation: Tempering the Blockchain Hype

In this episode, Doug and Greg discuss everything you need to know about the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and digital assets—its s…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Rate Hiking Cycle, Housing, and Business As Usual In 2022

In this episode, Doug and Greg talk about the rate hiking cycle as we enter 2022, the truth about debt and the affordability of h…

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Feb. 1, 2022

The Impact of Financial Forecasting and Market Corrections

Investors’ decisions are mostly based on financial predictions made by so-called experts. So, when the news broke that we were ab…

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