- American Politics
- Political Humor and Satire
- Economic Forecast
- Media and Journalism
Audience & Industry
- Colleges and Universities
- Senior Management Groups
- The Finance Industry
- The Professional Services Industry
Renaissance man Ben Stein melds deadpan humor and serious insights on the economy and human nature in talks that leave people laughing and thinking.
Ben Stein offers laughter, insight and tears as he explores society’s most quirky conundrums. Armed with a curmudgeonly persona and offbeat style, he dissects the economy and helps audiences balance life’s priorities, even as he offers an eye-opening tour of its greatest absurdities. An exceptionally gifted economist whose market analysis is sought by companies and organizations across the country, Stein is author of Yes, You Can Supercharge Your Portfolio!; Yes, You Can get a Financial Life;and How to Ruin the United States of America. The nation’s self-styled “hope for the new millennium” Stein’s career achievements range from speechwriter for President Nixon to the pop icon who starred as Ferris Bueller’s teacher. He is, above all, an expert on bringing meaning to both life and work.
Ben Stein's Speech Topics
Universities and Colleges
His topics include, What Does It All Mean for You? The Economic Meltdown: How It Happened and How You Can Survive It and Thrive
In election after election there is endless complaining about waste, fraud and abuse in Washington, each batch of candidates promises to clean it up, but somehow it never happens. With the latest economic debacle in full tilt, one thing is for certain—you and I will pick up the monster-sized bill in many different ways. What is missing is more regulation from Washington and more prosecution, not less. Ben Stein shares these insights and more regarding the current economy, what prompted this fiasco and what must be done to dig us out.
Ben Stein is a profoundly unique individual who has had the good fortune to have "been there and done that" in a myriad of professions that many of us only dream about, see on television, or read about in the news. Always entertaining, always informative and possessing expertise in everything from law to laughs, Ben Stein will leave your audience with useful insight (if you want it!) or simply great memories of a fun time had by all.
Politics in America
At a time of tremendous uncertainty for America's political, business and social institutions, Ben Stein provides a patriotic, optimistic look of how we have been here before—and we will find our way forward to a brighter future. Stein lays out what leaders must do to move the greatest country on earth forward by delivering a positive policy prescription for a moral and economic recovery. Stein is a lifelong Republican, but is not afraid to call out his party when he believes they are off the tracks—especially about budgets, taxes and deficits. A former speechwriter to Presidents Nixon and Ford, a campaigner for Ronald Reagan and a longtime observer of all things politic whose views are regularly featured on CBS Sunday Morning, CNN and FOX, audiences leave Stein's uplifting and pragmatic presentation feeling that America's best days lie in the not-so-distant future.
A Positive Program To Beat the Retirement Crisis
What Other Organizations Say About Ben Stein
Your presentation was entertaining and well received by attendees. It was also gracious of you to spend time with our president, board directors, and guests before the luncheon.California Credit Union League
Works by Ben Stein
Yes, You Can. Supercharge Your Portfolio! (opens in a new tab)