Roland Manarin

Roland Manarin is former president and founder of Manarin Investment Counsel, an investment advisory firm based in Omaha, Neb. that served clients across the country for more than 30 years. He was also a portfolio manager of the Lifetime Achievement Fund (LFTAX) and the author of Manarin On Money, a 2008 book about money and investing.

For more than three decades, Roland taught a free, three-part monthly seminar series on personal finance, economics, and the investment markets. His weekly radio show, It’s Your Money, aired every Sunday morning on Omaha radio stations since 1986.

Throughout his career, Roland has been interviewed by several media outlets including The New York Times, USA Today, Barron’s, CNBC, SmartMoney, Bloomberg TV, Fox Business, and In 2004 and 2007 – 2009, Barron’s singled out Roland as one of the nation’s top financial advisors.

Roland has spent most of his life in Omaha after leaving his home in northern Italy at the age of 10 to find a new home with his family in America. Roland is fluent in Italian and German and his hobbies include traveling, reading, car racing, and flying as a private pilot.

Latest Posts by Roland Manarin

Everyone is Smart Except Trump

August 5, 2018, by Roland Manarin

Donald Trump doesn’t know what he’s doing when it comes to negotiating with Vladimir Putin. Yes, he got elected president, and yes, he is a billionaire. But when it comes to negotiating, he just can’t do the job. Or so they say at MSNBC. In fact, Anderson Cooper, and the whole crew at MSNBC seem…

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Welcome to Brainwash University

July 24, 2018, by Roland Manarin

With the start of a new college year right around the corner for young people across America, I thought I’d share this hilarious piece written by John Hunt, titled “Welcome to Brainwash University.” The article is essentially a marketing piece for a fictional university, meant to unfortunately represent the state of many of the real…

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The Coming of the Roman Tax Collectors

July 19, 2018, by Roland Manarin

Many authors have written about the decline and fall of the Roman Empire over the years. However, there is one significant aspect of the decline from the fourth century that has barely been documented, according to an article on the website, International Man, written by Jeff Thomas. During this century, the central government was becoming…

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The XYZ’s of Socialism

July 2, 2018, by Roland Manarin

The ABC’s are pretty much the extent of what any socialist wants to tell you about Socialism. They love to dwell on all of the happy talk about Socialism, including the motivations, the vague promises, as well as political programs it may produce. No one really wants to talk that much about the XYZ’s of…

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Obama took lying to new heights with the Iran deal

June 19, 2018, by Roland Manarin

It’s not news that the Obama administration had few secrets when it came to their dealings with Iran a few years ago. We knew before now that then-President Barack Obama didn’t disclose to Congress information about secret side deals on inspections when transmitting the nuclear accord on Capitol Hill. We also knew that he secretly…

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What’s a Greater Leap of Faith: God or the Multiverse?

June 14, 2018, by Roland Manarin

“The odds against our existence are truly astronomical,” said Brian Keating, Professor of Physics at the University of California, San Diego, in a recent video published on Some people have faith we’re here because of God. But many scientists discount this belief because there isn’t a way to prove it. Instead, several scientists are…

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