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information and opinions on money, politics and Religion. All the things you should not discuss with your family.

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information and opinions on money, politics and Religion. All the things you should not discuss with your family.

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Think and invest wisely.

By Daji C. - Jan 10 2020
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A no nonsense approach to the good life.

Kindred spirit

By smeyer - Jan 02 2020
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Similar investment strategies, atheism, progressive politics. Always interesting and informative.

iTunes Ratings

311 Ratings
Average Ratings
299
5
4
1
2

Think and invest wisely.

By Daji C. - Jan 10 2020
Read more
A no nonsense approach to the good life.

Kindred spirit

By smeyer - Jan 02 2020
Read more
Similar investment strategies, atheism, progressive politics. Always interesting and informative.
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The Phil Ferguson Show

Latest release on Jan 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 9 days ago

Rank #1: 224 How to think like Matt Dillahunty

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Matt Dillahunty explains his thought process. You can use these ideas to be a better thinker. Matt also discusses the release date of his book and much, much more.

Investing Skeptically: Debt! A tool or a weapon?

Aug 13 2017

1hr 31mins

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Rank #2: 217 Is your home a good investment, Military retirement

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Interview with Jim. He explains some of the retirement benefits available to current and former military members.

Investing Skeptically, "T-Shares" & is your home a good investment.

Jun 20 2017

50mins

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Rank #3: 181 "Success and Luck" & Past performance

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Interview with Robert H. Frank. His book is "Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy". We discuss the effect of luck on success and the merits of progressive consumption tax.

Investing Skeptically: SEC & Mutual fund share class, Can past performance help you buy good mutual funds?

Aug 17 2016

1hr 12mins

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Rank #4: 228 - Ian Harris, Saving for college

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Interview with skeptical comedian Ian Harris. We talk about his performance at The Reason Rally, American Atheist Convention and his new comedy show.

Investing Skeptically: Don't Save for College

Sep 14 2017

1hr 13mins

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Rank #5: 177 Everybody Is Wrong About God!

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Our special guest is author James A. Linday. He explains why Everybody is wrong about god. His book helps us think about how we should think about god. He discusses the psychological reasons people believe in god.

Investing Skeptically - Tactical investing. How to use data to predict the future! Also, discussed the first brilliant investing idea by the Motley fools - The foolish 4!

Jul 21 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #6: 322 Guerrilla Skeptics

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Interview with Guerrilla Skeptic - Rob Palmer. He tells us about the group and his work on exposing psychics!
Investing Skeptically:
Edward Jones restraining order
Annuity offer from you job

Nov 23 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #7: 270 Ex-Muslims with Muhammad Syed

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Interview with Muhammad Syed. He talks about getting out of Islam and the growing number of people leaving the faith.

Investing Skeptically: Cash reserves. How much should you have and where do you put it?

Jul 26 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #8: 265 Aron Ra, The ARK park, Regression to the mean

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Interview with Aron Ra. We discuss the upcoming Ark adventure park protest. We also learn some things about evolution.

Investing Skeptically: Regression to the mean.

Jun 21 2018

1hr 33mins

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Rank #9: 314 Matt Dillahunty the bible and slavery

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Long interview with Matt Dillahunty. We discuss: memory, evidence for god, Jeffery Epstein, slavery, magic and much more!

Investing Skeptically:
- Investment Clarity
-HSA
-Asset Allocation Part 2 - Bonds

Bonus Audio
- Richard Dawkins - Science it works bitches
- West wing - Bible Lesson

Aug 24 2019

1hr 39mins

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Rank #10: 206 Helaine Olen & Social Security now or later

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Author of "The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't have to be Complicated" and "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the personal Finance Industry". We discuss interest rates, Trump and possible changes in the Department of Labor's Fiduciary rule.

Investing Skeptically: Social Security, When should I start collecting?

Mar 15 2017

54mins

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Rank #11: 232 GOP Tax Plan, TSP

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Interview with Real estate and tax expert Brian Bernardoni! We discuss the horrible effects from the GOP proposed "tax simplification" plan. Strap in and listen.

Investing Skeptically: TSP - Thrift Savings Plan.

Oct 17 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #12: 321 Truth & Transparency

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Interview with Ryan McKnight and Ethan Gregory Dodge the co-founders of the Truth & Transparency Foundation.
Investing Skeptically: NEXO

Nov 16 2019

1hr 24mins

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Rank #13: 246 FFRF Sues over White House bible study!

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Interview with Andrew Seidel. He is an attorney with FFRF (Freedom From Religion Foundation). We talk about his future book, ongoing FFRF legal battles and the brand new law suit over Secretive White House bible study!

https://ffrf.org/news/news-releases/item/31494-ffrf-crew-sue-over-ben-carson-foia-violations

Investing Skeptically: LexShares

Jan 18 2018

1hr 23mins

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Rank #14: 220 Clergy Project, Linda LaScola

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Interview with Linda LaScola. We discuss her qualitative research with non believing clergy and her book with Daniel C. Dennett "Caught in the Pulpit: Leaving Belief Behind".

Investing Skeptically: Mutual Funds vs. ETF, 12 month stock returns, Cushion returns for the last 12 months.

Jul 12 2017

1hr 13mins

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Rank #15: 243 The One About Bitcoin - Part 2

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Please listen to Part 1 first. This show will explain many of the problems with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Dec 22 2017

52mins

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Rank #16: 257 Former Christian Apologist Dustin Lawson

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Dustin Lawson is a Former Christian Apologist. He spent his life learning about and promoting Christianity. He also spent a year with the world famous evangelist Josh McDowell. After all of his studies he realized that there is not any good evidence for his beliefs. An amazing story.

Investing skeptically: Recommended book list. NASDAQ funds

Apr 14 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #17: 190 GOLD? and Monster On Sunday

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Steve and Tally Cass join the show to talk about their Hard Rock Atheist Band "Monster On Sunday"! We also get to listen to a few songs from the about to be released live concert at The Reason Rally!

Investing Skeptically: Trump won the election - Should I now buy gold?

Nov 16 2016

57mins

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Rank #18: 144-Pay off My Home? and Topless Jihadis

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Guest - Jeffrey Tayler. A regular writer for The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/author/jeffrey-tayler/
and Salon
http://www.salon.com/writer/jeffrey_tayler/
Author of several books
http://www.amazon.com/Jeffrey-Tayler/e/B000APU276/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2?qid=1447090383&sr=1-2
Talks about his newest... Topless Jihadis
http://www.amazon.com/Topless-Jihadis-Inside-Provocative-Activist-ebook/dp/B00HEVK7F6/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1447090482&sr=8-1-spell&keywords=topless+gihadis

Investing Skeptically
Part 1 Pay off my home or invest?
Part 2 - What is the real unemployment rate?
http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000
Explanation of Participation rates
http://www.factcheck.org/2015/03/declining-labor-participation-rates/

Nov 09 2015

1hr 8mins

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Rank #19: 274 Noah Lugeons - Scathing Atheist

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Interview of Noah Lugeons. His shows include: The Scathing Atheist, God Awful Movies, Citation Needed and The Skepticrat. We discuss many topics ranging from Trump to child rape by the catholic church.

Investing Skeptically: Pension - Lump sum vs. monthly payments. S&P 500 - 10 years vs. 11 years.

Aug 26 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #20: 253 Seth Andrews (Thinking Atheist) Part 2

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Part 2 of Interview with Seth Andrews.

Investing Skeptically: Concerns about Large Cap Growth Stocks.

Mar 15 2018

56mins

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