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

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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The Men Who Killed Kennedy – The Truth Will Make You Free

June 8, 2018, by Roland Manarin

Many Americans believe the truth surrounding President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has been covered up. However, since the government maintains that the case is closed, it’s hard to get anyone to believe otherwise. So, it’s up to private individuals, like former U.S. Steel employee Tom Wilson, to take on their own private investigations without any…

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U.S. Acts: Good Things Happen

May 31, 2018, by Roland Manarin

Conventional wisdom has been worried this year, according to Brian Wesbury, chief economist at First Trust Portfolios. We’ve seen volatility in the stock market created by several factors, including trade tariffs, North Korea, Iran, the Russian investigation. The good news is we’ve seen the United States “act” in recent days. “And when the United States…

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Roll Tide!

May 24, 2018, by Roland Manarin

About a month ago, the mainstream media reported that the 2017 National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide football team visited the White House. They reported that the Alabama team met with President Trump who congratulated them on their victory over the Georgia Bulldogs at the College Football Playoff National Championship game in January. But most media…

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