Hammerhead Six, Simple Personal Finance, Key Survival Traits

Hammerhead Six, Simple Personal Finance, Key Survival Traits

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 5, Episode 67

  • Mar 18, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 2:06:55 mins

Hammerhead Six (12:36) US Army Captain Ronald Fry is a third-generation veteran who served in the 82nd Airborne Division and as a Special Forces team leader in Afghanistan. In addition to Infantry and Special Forces training, he has completed the military’s Survival School and the Ranger, Pathfinder, Jumpmaster, and Combat Diver trainings. He is the author of “Hammerhead Six: How Green Berets Waged an Unconventional War Against the Taliban to Win in Afghanistan’s Deadly Pech Valley.” Why Personal Finance Doesn't have to be difficult (51:25) Helaine Olen is the author of “The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated” and “Pound Foolish”. She is a regular contributor to Pacific Standard Magazine and Reuters’ “The Great Debate” series. She discusses her book "The Index Card" and helps us find an easier ways to manage personal finance. Key Survival Traits Are Now Killing Us (1:34:32) Throughout time, our genetic makeup has been programed to help us survive the world around us, but that may no longer be the case. In fact, the very traits that kept out forefathers alive may be killing us. Diseases like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, mental illness, heart disease, and stroke are increasing affecting more and more people. Dr.Lee Goldman, cardiologist and dean of the medical school at Columbia University, joins us to talk about his “Too Much of a Good Thing: How Four Key Survival Traits Are Now Killing Us.”