Bursting the Big Banks’ Bubble – Andy Tanner, Jerry Epstein

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The Rich Dad Channel

March 27, 2024
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In this episode of the Cash Flow Academy podcast, host Andy Tanner is joined by Gerald Epstein, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and author of ‘Busting the Banker’s Club: Finance for the Rest of Us.’

Tanner and Epstein discuss the influence and operations of what is referred to as the ‘Bankers Club,’ consisting of major banks, politicians, regulatory institutions, and their allies. They discuss how these entities collaborate to secure bailouts, deregulations, and profits, often at the expense of the general public and the overall economy.

Epstein critiques the system’s failure to regulate mega banks post-financial crises and explores solutions like supporting community banks, public banking, and improving financial education for the public. The episode further touches on the need for a fairer banking system, and the potential of digital finance, and critiques modern monetary theory (MMT) and the current educational system’s inadequacies in teaching finance and economics.

Learn more about Andy Tanner: https://www.yourinvestingclass.com

00:00 Introduction
00:51 Unveiling the Bankers Club: Power, Politics, and Economics
03:51 Exploring the Impact of Banking Policies on Society
21:47 The Role of Education in Navigating Financial Systems
25:27 Debunking Myths and Exploring Solutions in Finance

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