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The Financial Flipside Podcast

The Financial Flipside is, in part, a podcast for entrepreneurs, but it’s not only that. We also talk about the politics of money and the way that economic issues impact our daily lives. Our episodes cover everything from trade to tax reform, from cash flow to credit, from the history of money to the economics of immigration, all in a way that is frank, accessible, and (hopefully) fun.

Oct 12, 2021

Overhead shot of white painted text reading "Mind the Gap" on the walkway of a subway station. A moving train is in the foreground.

Photo by Bruno Figueiredo on Unsplash 

 

 Taxes took center stage at the Met Gala recently, when Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) attended the event wearing a white gown with “TAX THE RICH” emblazoned on the back in red. The ensuing discussion was wide ranging, covering everything from the


Aug 9, 2021

Infrastructure touches every aspect of our lives, from the roads we drive on to the water we drink to the electricity powering the laptop I’m using to type these show notes. Because of this, it’s also one of the areas in which the connection between money and everyday life is the clearest: if part of our country’s...


Feb 23, 2021

a Poloroid photograph of an empty shopping cart in front of a brick wall.

Photo by Lisa Fotios from Pexels

 

Scarcity was with us long before images of empty store shelves and news stories offering explanations for the absence of yeast or Lysol or Mason jars. In fact, the idea of scarcity has been baked into economics and society to such a degree and for so long (at least in the US;...


Nov 27, 2020

A quick note: This episode was recorded on October 31, 2020, before Election Day or any of the subsequent events surrounding the results or the transition process.

 

Like many Americans in the run up to the presidential election, we had politics on the brain, and our state of mind is reflected in this episode. After a...


Oct 7, 2020

 

NB: There were some mic issues in this episode, so you may notices that the audio sounds a little metallic in places. We hope that you'll join us for what we believe is an interesting dive into a complicated topic, sound not withstanding-L

 

How does one right a wrong, when that wrong forms a crucial part of who you...