7 attributes of an ideal investment
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7 Attributes Of An Ideal Investment

In my last blog post, I discussed the pre-requisite of finding an ideal investment.  Namely, you as the investor need to be ideal.  What I mean is you need a sound financial education. Without the right kind of financial education, you…
Ideal Investor to Ideal Investment
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Quit Trying To Find The Ideal Investment & Become The Ideal Investor

I am often asked by clients and even in casual conversations with people at sporting events, airports or in social gatherings; "How does one find the ideal investment?"  I am going to share in this post what I normally share with those…
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Wills and Trusts: Not just for Senior Citizens

Not very often do I just publish a link to an article, but occasionally there is an article worthy of so doing.  This article reminds us that we must have powers of attorney for healthcare and finances at ALL ages. A statement of physicians…
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Need Cash Now

It doesn’t take long while watching TV or listening to the radio to hear a commercial encouraging people to contact any number of companies that will help you access the money of your life insurance before you die. In one commercial a senior…
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Government is not reason it is not eloquence it is force.

Every so often I come across a post that needs very little comment.  Today is one of those times.  This is the blog entry by Martin Armstrong. In the beginning of the entry there is a question posed about "Government is not reason, it is…
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America's Budget Nightmare

Twice a year, the Congressional Budget Office issues a report or rather  updates its annual “Budget and Economic Outlook.” This report projects the nation’s fiscal conditions for the next 10 years based on current laws. The most recent…
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A Sweep Account for Business Owners

There once was a time that it made sense for the business owner to use what is called a Sweep Account. One primary account was set up by the business as a checking account where money flowed in and out to pay for goods and services, payroll,…
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Personal Savings Rate is an Indicator of National Greatness

"Our prosperity as a nation depends upon the personal financial prosperity of each of us as individuals." Those are the opening word to the foreword of George S. Clason's timeless classic The Richest Man in Babylon.  Although they were possible…
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India Now Taxes Her Citizens For Holding Cash

This is incredibly brazen and troubling news.  The government of India recently made one of the boldest moves in recent times against cash.  They have essentially “probabilistically devalued” the 500 and 1000 rupee notes in circulation. …
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Want to Reduce Risk? Get CONTROL!

No investment is without risk, and at the foundation of any good strategy you’ll find the mitigation of risk. The traditional way to mitigate risk in an investment portfolio is with the theory of asset allocation and diversification. For…