Discover"Upstream" with Erik TorenbergE46: Lyn Alden on How Money Works
E46: Lyn Alden on How Money Works

E46: Lyn Alden on How Money Works

Update: 2024-02-16
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This week on Upstream, Erik is joined by Lyn Alden, an investment strategist known for her unique blend of engineering, tech, and finance expertise. They discuss her book Broken Money, macro trends, and her best advice in the face of an uncertain economic future. 

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LINKS

Buy Lyn's book: https://www.amazon.com/Broken-Money-Financial-System-Failing/dp/B0CG8985FR

Lyn's website: https://www.lynalden.com/

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X / TWITTER:

@LynAldenContact (Lyn)

@eriktorenberg (Erik)

@upstream__pod

@turpentinemedia

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TIMESTAMPS:

(00:00 ) Intro

(01:30 ) Lynn's book 'Broken Money'

(09:19 ) The rise and fall of monetary orders

(14:18 ) How technology affects money

(19:48 ) Sponsor | Brave

(20:51 ) The effects of a global reserve currency

(27:28 ) The future of the dollar

(34:09 ) Inflation and interest rates

(44:42 ) What are the interesting disagreements about Lyn's ideas?

(47:22 ) The implications of national debt

(51:34 ) What will the effects of Lyn's ideas be?

(56:50 ) Wrap

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Producer: Sam Kaufman

Editor: Michelle Poreh

For guest or sponsorship inquiries please contact Sam@turpentine.co

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E46: Lyn Alden on How Money Works

E46: Lyn Alden on How Money Works

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