Steven Spierer on the Radio

Listen to Steven Spierer on the Radio

Steven Spierer hosts a worldwide Internet radio program which is heard live Saturdays at 10:00 am Pacific, 1:00 pm Eastern. Steve’s guests range from insurance experts and politicians to authors and psychologists. Below are links to selected shows. Feel free to send an Email to if you have comments on the shows or if you have an idea for guests or topics that might be discussed on

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Understanding Our Bad Feelings

There is real power in understanding our bad feelings.  Negative emotions are useful in certain situations, yet can become overwhelming. Low moods prevent us from wasting effort in pursuit of unreachable goals, but they often escalate into pathological depression. ...

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Understanding Donald Trump

Even for his supporters the daily choices made by Donald Trump are hard to understand.  For non-supporters he is even more confusing and confounding.  There is at least one journalist who has followed Donald Trump for decades and who understands what he is actually...

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Helping People Rise and How to Be Happy

Among the first things we need to help people rise is knocking down the obstacles government puts in front of advancement which reinforce persistent poverty and inequality and prevent entrepreneurship from flourishing, particularly among those who haven’t had previous...

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Free Speech at Colleges and Universities

Free Speech is under attack at colleges and universities, with critics challenging the value of open inquiry and freewheeling intellectual debate.  Too often speakers are shouted down, professors are threatened and classes are disrupted.  Steve interviews Keith...

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Data Bias in the Modern World

Data is fundamental to our modern world.  We rely on numbers to allocate resources in economic development, employment, health care, education and public policy.  But because most data fails to take gender into account, treating men as the default and women as...

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Financial Crises

Very few people would like to again experience the anxiety or the financial losses that arose from the 2008 financial crisis. But it has happened before and it will happen again.  Steve talks with Richard Vague, author of A Brief History of Doom: 200 Years of...

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How NOT to Invest Your Money

Investing money can be both profitable and dangerous.  Every year millions of people across the country make successful investments with and through honest and capable people.  Other people invest with others who either cheat, lie and steal or who are incompetent and...

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What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

A college education can be a great asset.  Yet, many young adults report that their transition from the classroom to the boardroom is confusing, frustrating and frightening.  There is no specific recipe for how to balance the conflicting challenges of adult life when...

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The American Presidency and Financial Planning

First, in anticipation of the next election Steve talks about the four things Americans should insist upon from any President of the United States.  Then, Steve welcomes Certified Financial Planner Phil Albitz back to the show to discuss the stock market’s volatility,...

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