The Bellinger Report

Lee Bellinger

Join Lee Bellinger on the Bellinger Report, as he guides listeners into the "off grid" world. Lee is the publisher of Off Grid Confidential, one of the last information and financial news letters to be delivered 100% through the mail, completely independent of the internet and big tech industries. Lee has been publishing continuously since 1988 and each week introduces a new guest to share their stories of their unique professions, ranging from alternative health and survival to hard money finance. The Bellinger report is your guide to the "off grid" world. read less
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Episodes

Ep 022: Neurological Studies and How Our Brain Operates
Jan 26 2022
Ep 022: Neurological Studies and How Our Brain Operates
James Giordano –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 022 James Giordano.  James Giordano, PhD, MPhil, is Chief of the Neuroethics Studies Program, Scholar-in-Residence, leads the Sub-Program in Military Medical Ethics, and Co-director of the O’Neill-Pellegrino Program in Brain Science and Global Health Law and Policy in the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics; and is Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Biochemistry at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA. He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor of Brain Science, Health Promotions and Ethics at the Coburg University of Applied Sciences, Coburg, Germany, and was formerly 2011-2012 JW Fulbright Foundation Visiting Professor of Neurosciences and Neuroethics at the Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany. Prof. Giordano currently serves as Chair of the Neuroethics Program of the IEEE Brain Project, and an appointed member of the Neuroethics, Legal and Social Issues (NELSI) Advisory Panel of the Defense Advanced Research Projects’ Agency (DARPA). Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with James Giordano about his neurological studies journey! Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Dr. Giordano’s research and information he has recorded on neurological studies. Dr. Giordano’s time at Georgetown University and his journey into receiving a PhD. The way our brains work, how they function and what differs from each persons mind state.  Connect with James: Guest Contact Info: Website- https://clinicalbioethics.georgetown.edu/jgiordano LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-james-giordano-8454476 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 019: Financial Management and Different Ways To Avoid Debt
Jan 5 2022
Ep 019: Financial Management and Different Ways To Avoid Debt
Karen Ford –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 19 Karen Ford. Karen is a Master Financial Coach, Public Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Author who has coached people with a variety of money issues: from just $500 in debt to $800,000 in debt. She has coached folks with up to 86 credit cards and taught them how to pay down and pay off those credit cards in record time. Karen’s mission is to inspire others to rid themselves of debt and build wealth. She encourages others to break the shackles of debt and gives valuable insight into building wealth so they can experience financial freedom!  Karen Ford’s #1 Amazon Best Selling Book “Money Matters” is a discovery for many. This book is not only motivational, but practical. She is an avid real estate investor, who enjoys buying, selling, and flipping properties. She has even bought properties for as little as $10 and turned a few dollars into thousands! In “Money Matters” she provides keys to demolishing debt, shares how to budget correctly, and gives principles in wealth building. Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Karen Ford about both her book and financial management techniques! Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Karen’s book “Money Matters”, why she decided to write a book and become an author, and what started her interest in saving and managing finances?  How to avoid debt and how to build wealth through the stock market, 401k, real estate and more! How to manage credit cards and credit card debt through assessing clients by their needs and wants.  Connect with Karen: Website Link- https://karenford.org Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 018: The IRS and Helping Small Businesses
Dec 29 2021
Ep 018: The IRS and Helping Small Businesses
Dan Pilla  –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 18 Dan Pilla. A previous guest on the Bellinger Report, Dan Pilla has been the nation’s leader in taxpayers’ rights defense and IRS abuse prevention and cure. Regarded as one of the country’s premiere experts in IRS procedures and general financial problems resolution techniques, he has helped hundreds of thousands of citizens solve personal and business tax and financial problems they thought might never be solved. As the author of 15 books, dozens of research reports and hundreds of articles, Dan’s work is regularly featured on radio and television as well as in major newspapers, leading magazines and trade publications nation-wide. His many media appearances include CBN, CBS, Fox News, C-SPAN, the CBS Radio Network, the USA Radio Network and many others. His books have been recommended by prominent magazines and financial publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money, Family Circle, Investor’s Business Daily and more. Dan has written or contributed to major articles for Reader’s Digest, National Review, Reason, USA Today Magazine and others.  Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Dan Pilla about IRS and protecting small businesses. Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Dan’s input on the Internal Revenue Service and his specialties in helping small business deal with the IRS.  The upcoming increase with the IRS budget and what the future may hold for small businesses and how they can prepare for it.  The tax gap the IRS deals with and what it includes.  Connect with Dan: Guest Contact Info: Website- https://taxhelponline.com Twitter- @DanielJPilla Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 017: Entrepreneurial Drive and Inventions
Dec 22 2021
Ep 017: Entrepreneurial Drive and Inventions
Gary Rotman –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 17 Gary Rotman. Rotman, a consummate entrepreneur, invented, developed, manufactured and launched many first-to-market consumer electronics products over his 30 years as a founder and a president of timepiece and healthcare companies. In 2013, Gary founded Life Assist Technologies Inc., an elder care technology SaaS company. In April, 2018, Gary spun off the standalone product, Reminder Rosie, that he invented and developed, and co-founded SiMPL Technology, LLC with Barnet. Rosie was created after Gary’s Dad was diagnosed with dementia in 2010 and, due to multiple chronic diseases, ended up in the hospital due to medication compliance issues. He also developed the SiMPL Touch Music Player. Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Gary Rotman about his entrepreneurial spirit and inventions! Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Gary’s alarm clock called “Rosie” that was invented to help those with dementia and Alzheimer’s.  How Gary’s customers have found this product to be useful and the feedback this product has received.  How “Rosie” will provide hourly, daily and weekly reminders for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia and how it provides these reminders through voiced recordings from loved ones they know.  Connect with Gary: LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/garyrotman/?originalSubdomain=ca Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/smpltechnology Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 016: The Right Rehab Changing Others Lives in Need
Dec 15 2021
Ep 016: The Right Rehab Changing Others Lives in Need
Walter Wolf –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 16 Walter Wolf Walter Wolf is the pen name of a 30-year veteran of the movie and television industry who produced studio and independent films and television throughout the United States, Australia, and South Africa. That all changed in 2010, with one 3 A.M. call that a family member was in crisis due to addiction. Like millions of others throughout the nation, Wolf had no idea what to do, but he knew who would ––– a lifelong friend with unequaled contacts in the treatment world. Within 24-hours, Wolf’s loved one was at one of the top rehabs in the nation. Wolf naturally was drawn into being an Interventionist and treatment placement specialist for the past seven years. Over those years, there still was not a “how-to” playbook for families searching for the right treatment at the right facility. The Right Rehab is that playbook. Based in Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Oklahoma City, Wolf asserts that his nationwide service is the most rewarding work he’s ever done. “When I was making movies, not once did someone say to me that my movie saved his life. Now, I hear that often due to the dedication and commitment of caring treatment professionals who make that possible.”  Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Walter Wolf about his rehab playbook “The Right Rehab” and its mission to transform others’ lives.  Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Walters original path in entertainment and producing films and television shows, and what lead him to alter his path and write a book on live transformation through rehab.  Walter’s various strategies and techniques he uses in order to make his playbook successful and help change peoples’ lives.  Why Walter believes that his nationwide service is the most rewarding work he has ever done.  Links: Book link- https://www.amazon.com/Right-Rehab-Addiction-Illness-Recovery/dp/1538155125 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 015: Stem Cell Research and Seeking Medical Attention Abroad
Dec 8 2021
Ep 015: Stem Cell Research and Seeking Medical Attention Abroad
Joshua Ketner   –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 16 Joshua Ketner. Joshua believes that big pharma has manipulated the system in most countries for their own gain and your pain. There is no big money in keeping people healthy for big pharma. They want treatments that you have to use continually and they can profit off of your pain for months or years on end. Joshua's Dreambody Clinic provides medications and treatments that affect the root cause of issues instead of just cookie cutter fixes. Dreambody Clinic includes HGH programs for healing and/or hormone replacement therapy and mesenchymal stem cell procedures to revitalize your life or treat a host of various issues. Dreambody Clinic also includes state of the art dental clinic where the prices are so low, you don’t need insurance. Joshua's Dreambody Clinic Team is here to ensure that you get the care that you deserve.   Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Joshua Ketner about his Dreambody Clinic and their alternative ways in healthcare. Here is what to expect on this week’s show: -      Why Dreambody is a better pathway to medical recovery and what makes it so unique? -      Information on stem cell research and why it can be important to helping those in medical recovery. -      Joshua’s thoughts on current pharmaceuticals and his idea on seeking medical treatment legally abroad.   Connect with Joshua: Guest Contact Info: Website- https://dreambody.clinic LinkedIn-https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshdreambodyclinic/?originalSubdomain=mx   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 014: Becoming a Coachable Entrepreneur
Dec 1 2021
Ep 014: Becoming a Coachable Entrepreneur
Gary Polk –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 14 Gary Polk. Gary used his 30 years of experience as a black businessman, CEO, business consultant, university professor and author, to draw his conclusions. His first book Why Entrepreneurs Fail (to Win), is widely used as a textbook in college entrepreneurship programs. Why Black and Brown Entrepreneurs Fail (to Win), his second book, is intended for all entrepreneurs and those who want to be with special emphasis on those who are black and brown. Why Women Entrepreneurs Fail (to Win), is especially for women entrepreneurs. It will be available at Amazon on December 1.   He’s also a proponent of social entrepreneurship and launched the Polk Institute Foundation on January 15, 2021. Its second cohort starts February 1, 2021. Focused on the triple bottom line, “People, Planet, Profit,” Gary believes they align to drive success for everyone involved. Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Gary Polk about his various professions in business and education.  Here is what to expect on this week’s show: -Gary’s book, why he decided to write a book, and the idea that Gary wanted to become and “expert in his field.” -Gary’s emphasis on being “coachable.” Being coachable as an entrepreneur, taking constructive criticism and being a team player. -Gary’s involvement in the organization Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and how it targets middle school and high school kids to teach them on how to become entrepreneurs.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 013: An Inside Look at a Public Relations Firm
Nov 24 2021
Ep 013: An Inside Look at a Public Relations Firm
Devon Blaine –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 13 Devon Blaine Devon established The Blaine Group, a Beverly Hills based full service communications agency specializing in public relations, investor relations, crisis management, marketing, and advertising, in 1975. Since that time, the agency has expanded dramatically, creating communications campaigns for clients in diverse fields. She is three times a past president of the Los Angeles Venture Association, a dynamic and diverse group composed of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other money providers, and service providers which exists for the sole purpose of creating win win win situations among its members. Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Devon Blaine about The Blaine Group public relations firm and its relationships with other corporations. Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Devon’s background and interesting stories starting out as an actress, to becoming a. model to then becoming a stunt driver in movies and her now current position at the Blaine Group.  How Devon’s agency operates and how one needs to adapt to the ever changing wants and demands of clients that may not always be consistent. The future of Devon’s agency and how it operated throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic.  Connect with Devon: Guest Contact Info: LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/devon-blaine-1090412/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 012: Financial Management For Doctors and Predicting Our Healthcare's Future
Nov 17 2021
Ep 012: Financial Management For Doctors and Predicting Our Healthcare's Future
Dr. Elisa Chiang –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 12 Dr. Elisa Chiang.  Dr. chiang is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon who has worked both in private practice as well as for a bureaucratic hospital system. The hospital system, along with taking 24-7 call, resulted in burnout. Elisabeth dove into the world of personal finance and investing when she was in the grad school years of the MSTP (combined MD/PhD program) and set her mind toward FIRE before the term became popularized. She started investing in stocks and mutual funds as a graduate student. After reading Rich Dad, Poor Dad, she tackled real estate investing and flipped two houses before graduating medical school.   Elisabeth continues to invest in real estate both actively with rental property manage and passively with syndications and real estate funds. She can help you overcome burnout, get out of the trap of arrival fallacy, and build your path to financial independence while enjoying the journey to get there. I  Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Dr. Elisa Chiang about her own business she runs and her profession as a certified ophthalmologist Here is what to expect on this week’s show: The potential healthcare crisis coming to our country and the idea that by 2030 the United States will have a shortage of medical doctors and the report that 40% of physicians in the U.S. are “burnt out.” Elisa’s financial management techniques and strategies for M.D’s to save and grow their money. Elisabeth’s background in health care and what motivated her to become an MD.  Connect with Elisa: Guest Contact Info: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 011: Medical Tourism and a Unique Way of Treatment in Healthcare
Nov 10 2021
Ep 011: Medical Tourism and a Unique Way of Treatment in Healthcare
Wesley Jacobs –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 11 Wesley Jacobs Wesley Jacobs is the Founder of Apollo Medical Travel, a medical tourism company that helps people get high quality, affordable medical and dental care in Latin America. Through Apollo, Wesley has helped patients save up to $38,000 on their treatment. Prior to entering the medical tourism space, Wesley graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a 4.0 GPA in Economics & Business. Upon graduation, Wesley served as a US Army Infantry Officer at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington. During his time in uniform, Wesley trained alongside partner forces from South Korea, Thailand, India, and the Philippines in roles ranging from Rifle Platoon Leader to Battle Captain. Wesley is an outspoken advocate of affordable medical care, and has been quoted in publications including Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Parents, Travel Awaits, Expat Arrivals, and more. Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Wesley Jacobs about his company Apollo Medical Travel. Here is what to expect on this week’s show: How Wesley became involved in the healthcare field and what initially sparked his idea of starting a company in medical travel.  Various challenges Wesley has faced starting his medical tourism experience and what makes Apollo Medical Travel so unique.  Wesley’s background, starting from his beginnings serving our country and why he wanted to join the Virginia Military Institute.  Connect with Wesley:  LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/wesley-jacobs-19501088/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 010: Taxing Tactics for Small Businesses
Nov 3 2021
Ep 010: Taxing Tactics for Small Businesses
Dan Pilla  –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 10 Dan Pilla For over four decades, Dan Pilla has been the nation’s leader in taxpayers’ rights defense and IRS abuse prevention and cure. Regarded as one of the country’s premiere experts in IRS procedures and general financial problems resolution techniques, he has helped hundreds of thousands of citizens solve personal and business tax and financial problems they thought might never be solved. As the author of 15 books, dozens of research reports and hundreds of articles, Dan’s work is regularly featured on radio and television as well as in major newspapers, leading magazines and trade publications nation-wide. Dan is a frequent guest on numerous talk radio programs where he is heard by millions of people each year. His fast-paced interviews provide hard-hitting answers to even the toughest questions. His many media appearances include CBN, CBS, Fox News, C-SPAN, the CBS Radio Network, the USA Radio Network and many others.  Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Dan Pilla about his thoughts on taxes and finding solutions to financial problems. Here is what to expect on this week’s show: -Dans specialty of helping small businesses deal with the IRS and Dan’s understandings of the rules and regulations of knowing where all the protections are buried in the tax code. -The tax gap and how it is defined as the difference between the money that’s owed in taxes and the money that’s paid. -Dan’s Small Business Tax Guide and how it can help any small businesses affected by the COVID 19 Pandemic.  Connect with Dan: Guest Contact Info: Website- https://taxhelponline.com/contact-us Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/Taxhelponline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 009: The Drone Industry and Rise in Technology Stock Trading
Oct 27 2021
Ep 009: The Drone Industry and Rise in Technology Stock Trading
Cam Chell –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 009 Cam Chell Cameron Chell is Founder and Chairman of CurrencyWorks. Cameron Chell is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Business Instincts Group, Founder and Chairman of ICOx Innovations and is the co-creator and architect of the KODAKCoin. A serial entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the technology, energy and finance sectors, Cameron has helped lead numerous successful teams as well as founding and co-founded ventures including Business Instincts Group, Draganfly, Raptor Rig, ColdBore, FutureLink, Slyce and Urthecast.  Cameron is a co-founder of Business Instincts Group, a business accelerator that works with rapidly growing organizations to strategically grow and focus their strengths through a proprietary management process he created called the RIPKIT®. Over his career, Cameron has founded numerous companies, from Futurelink, the original cloud computing company (1990’s) through to most recently, UrtheCast which provides high resolution video of earth, from space, streamed directly to the internet. Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Cameron Chell about his many entrepreneurships and experience in technology and management.  Here is what to expect on this week’s show: The drone industry and Cam’s drone company Dragonfly. The drone market and its commercialization. Cam’s new listing on the NASDAQ and how this came to be and the background behind it. The organization and management of Cam’s Dragonfly company and the new age opportunities it presents.  Connect with Cam: Guest Contact Info: LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronchell/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 008: Changes In Technology With the Father of the Cellular Phone
Oct 20 2021
Ep 008: Changes In Technology With the Father of the Cellular Phone
Marty Cooper –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 008 Marty Cooper.  Martin Cooper, while at Motorola, conceived of the portable cellular phone and led the team that created the first phone in 1973. He has contributed to the technology of in the wireless communications industry for over 60 years as an inventor, entrepreneur and executive. During this time, he contributed significantly to many important advancements in wireless communications, from the first car phones and radio pagers to the latest cellular generations. He is known as the “Father of the (Handheld) Cellular Phone.”  Cooper is a member of the FCC Technological Advisory Council. He has been granted eleven patents and is widely published in the communications field. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, a Marconi Prize recipient, a Prince of Asturias Laureate and has received many other awards including induction into the Wireless and Consumer Electronics Halls of Fame. Time Magazine, in 2007 named him one of the top 100 inventors in history. Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Marty Cooper about his advancements in technology, helping create various forms of the modern cell phone. Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Marty’s contribution to technology and cellular communications.  Marty’s tenure at Motorola, and his experiences leading the team that created the first cellular phone in 1973.  Some of Marty’s greatest inventions and innovations (radio traffic control to the cellular phone.) Connect with Marty: Guest Contact Info: Website- https://www.marconisociety.org/martin-cooper Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ep 007: An Inside Look at Stock Trading and Corporate Finance
Oct 13 2021
Ep 007: An Inside Look at Stock Trading and Corporate Finance
Chis Uhl –The Bellinger Report with Lee Bellinger Episode 007 Chris Uhl. Christopher started from humble beginnings in rural Texas before going on to earn a BBA and MBA. After graduating in 2008, at potentially the worst economic time in recent history, Christopher began his more than a decade long career in the cutthroat world of corporate finance becoming an expert in his field, a Certified Management Accountant and has now helped over 1.8 million traders through his weekly podcast. He is a well-respected thought leader on retail trading and investing and creator of “The AI Stock Trading System - The 5 Step System To Take The Guesswork Out Of Trading In Only 10 Minutes Per Day” with the goal of empowering investors and traders of all skill levels with the tools, tips and tricks to trade faster and trade smarter! Listen to this informative Bellinger Report episode with Chris Uhl about his stock trading expertise and his ideas behind financial management.  Here is what to expect on this week’s show: Background information on Chris’s “10 Minutes Per Day” stock trading website and podcast. Chris’s daily steps he takes when the market opens and some interesting tips he provides when day trading. Chris’s start in corporate finance and what drew him eventually into stock trading and investing.  Connect with Chris: Guest Contact Info: Website- https://www.10minutestocktrader.com/homepage LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-uhl/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices