Tag Archives: Inflation

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The Curse Of Stagflation (Ep.12)



Stagflation is when the price of goods is rising at an above average rate, and the growth of assets is falling in many cases.

In this episode, Ken Ouellette explains the key ingredients of stagflation to give you a glimpse into what causes it, and describes his opinion of a healthy outcome for the country.

Ken discusses: 

  • Why you rarely hear economists speak of stagflation
  • Three key ingredients that differentiate stagflation from all other calamities in the financial world
  • The shocks to the system that can cause stagflation
  • Why economics is much like medicine 
  • And more

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Why Doesn’t My Financial Advisor Do That? (Ep.11)



Is your financial advisor doing all they can to keep you on the path of success?

There are six main areas that your financial advisor should be focusing on and providing to you, the client as part of their services.

In this episode of A Life Well Lived, Ken Ouellette explains the six different areas of financial advising in detail along with sharing stories and solutions.

Ken discusses: 

  • The importance of planning before retirement
  • How estate planning can go horribly wrong without proper advice
  • Why your financial advisor should be focusing on tax management
  • Education funding – gifting $100 on their birthday or contributing to a 529 plan?
  • And more

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Farming For Dividends (Ep.10)



Are you working the land of the market landscape and trying to find those dividend-paying companies?

When you invest in dividend-paying stocks, you’re essentially investing in companies committed to returning value to their shareholders. But not all dividends are created equal.

Listen in as Ken Ouellette explains how dividends work in good and bad markets and how you can successfully integrate a dividend approach into your portfolio.

Ken discusses: 

  • The basics of dividends
  • Three qualities that make a good dividend investor
  • What defines a good dividend stock
  • The types of dividend stocks
  • And more

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The Truth About Inflation (Ep.4)



It’s no surprise that prices have been rising and inflation is at an all time high. But what can you do about it today to help protect your finances tomorrow?

More than you might think.

In this episode, Ken Ouellette talks about the recent increase in inflation that our country and the rest of the world have been having. He also provides some advice to help combat inflation. 

Ken discusses: 

  • How fast prices are rising and methods we can use to measure it 
  • What type of relief the government can provide 
  • Effects of new technology on our economy 
  • How wages and the stock market are being affected by inflation 
  • And more

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