Brian Gongol Show on WHO Radio - May 24, 2015

Brian Gongol


The Brian Gongol Show can be heard on WHO Radio in Des Moines, Iowa on 1040 AM or streaming online at WHORadio.com. The show airs from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Central Time on Saturday afternoons. Podcasts of show highlights are also available.


Please note: These show notes may be in various stages of completion -- ranging from brainstormed notes through to well-polished monologues. Please excuse anything that may seem rough around the edges, as it may only be a first draft of a thought and not be fully representative of what was said on the air.

Let the pay come back down to Earth

I'm getting the impression that people may be starting to see just how far out of whack pay for some of the top-tier college football coaches (and some administrators) has gotten. Not a moment too soon. Perspective and context matter.

The economy as we know it

What you should know about the economy right now

Five reasons car-sharing is never going to make it mainstream

Money as a depreciating asset

Money is a depreciating asset...if it sits around, it tends to lose buying power to inflation. The returns to money can only really be captured when employed in large chunks, so you have to balance sitting on enough dry powder to get what you really want with the deterioration of the asset. 25% to 35% dry powder is probably enough.

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