Feds Seize Financial Control of Puerto Rico

Jan 17, 2017 No Comments by

  A few months ago, the U.S. government assumed control of Puerto Rico. As the AP story by Danica Coto reported: “A federal control board on Friday took over Puerto Rico’s finances and several government agencies for the first time in the U.S. territory’s history in a bid to haul the island out of an […]

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Longevity In America – It’s a Whole New Age

Jan 03, 2017 No Comments by

“You’re not getting old; you’re getting ready.” – Ernestine Shepherd, the world’s oldest female competitive body builder. The numbers are in, and people are living longer! The CDC calculates that overall life expectancy in the U.S. is presently 78.7 years, with women outliving men by an average of 5 years, or 81 years vs. 76 […]

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Financial Self-Reliance – Building Bullet-Proof Wealth

Dec 14, 2016 No Comments by

Economic self-reliance: the ability of a person, place or nation to endure successfully without additional financial support from government or other agencies. From earthquakes in Nepal, tsunamis in Indonesia hurricanes in the South, mudslides in Northwest, and drought in Africa (and now, California), it doesn’t take a weather report to convince the average person that […]

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Bank InSecurity – 3 Reasons Banks Aren’t as Safe as You Think

Nov 01, 2016 No Comments by

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would a revolution before tomorrow morning.” – Henry Ford Everyone has heard the expression, “It’s like money in the bank!” What could be more reliable or safer than one of our long-standing […]

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Watch Out For Credit Card Scams and Frauds!

Oct 03, 2016 No Comments by

Those of us with credit cards often receive phone calls from the credit card company that sounds very similar to the one I’m about to describe. It’s imperative to handle it extremely carefully. NEVER EVER provide any information regarding your accounts or you personally.

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3 Reasons Why NOW Is The Time For Privatized Banking: #3

May 05, 2016 No Comments by

I sometimes think that we’ve gotten too comfortable in the United States. As long as we can go to the mall, drive our big SUVs, eat good food, download our favorite music from iTunes, pay our big credit card bills and all the other cushy trappings of the American way of life, we can simply […]

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3 Reasons Why NOW Is The Time For Privatized Banking: #2

Apr 25, 2016 No Comments by

I sometimes think that we’ve gotten too comfortable in the United States. As long as we can go to the mall, drive our big SUVs, eat good food, download our favorite music from iTunes, pay our big credit card bills and all the other cushy trappings of the American way of life, we can simply […]

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3 Reasons Why NOW Is The Time For Privatized Banking: #1

Apr 25, 2016 No Comments by

I sometimes think that we’ve gotten too comfortable in the United States. As long as we can go to the mall, drive our big SUVs, eat good food, download our favorite music from iTunes, pay our big credit card bills and all the other cushy trappings of the American way of life, we can simply […]

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Disciplined Saving: Financial Foundation

Mar 08, 2016 No Comments by

We hear all the time that Americans don’t save enough and it’s true. We said in an earlier blog post that 62% of Americans have less than $1,000 in saving and 21% don’t even have a savings account. Where are are you? Are you part of the 62%, the 21% or somewhere else on the […]

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Deep In Debt: There Is A Way Out

Feb 08, 2016 No Comments by

If you’re in debt – deep in debt – and look to the traditional financial advisory marketplace for help, don’t be surprised when most traditional financial advisors won’t even talk to you. Even though you may have great income, but your cash flow is non-existent, a traditional financial advisor doesn’t want to get involved. There’s nothing […]

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