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Caffeine And Cash Flow with Michael Schulte

Welcome to the Saving The American Dream Podcast with Financial Advisor Michael Schulte of WestPac Wealth Partners. Are taxes, market volatility, inflation and other risks threatening your pursuit of the American Dream? If you need help planning how to tackle these financial headwinds, then this is the show for you!

With pensions disappearing, the American Dream is harder than ever to achieve. We're on our own to successfully plan for our financial futures. That's why it's so important to make wise decisions with your financial plan and as you get older those decisions become more and more critical.

New episodes bi-weekly. Visit our website for show notes, resources, more information and to contact Michael at Or call 702-767-4897.

Feb 9, 2023

Are we in a recession or are we headed into one? Those are the questions on a lot of minds these days. On today’s show we’re going to make sure a recession doesn’t ruin your finances or retirement plans by taking you through the historical data.


On this episode, we’ll share:

·      Are we in a recession? (1:24)

·      What can the data tell us about recessions? (5:41)

·      What can the S&P 500 tell us about recessions? (17:47)


See the historical returns for yourself here.

Returns Before and After a Recession

S&P 500 Returns


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