Why would anyone want to run for president?

As I type, the news media is breathlessly awaiting the result of the Iowa caucus. It begins the ritual of citizens believing they are electing the most powerful person on the planet. Each candidate does the same dance. Like Paul Revere they shout that danger lurks ahead. Like Mighty Mouse, just in the nick of time, they are the best […]

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Dump Your Business Partner – NOW!

Good friend Alex N. recently sent me an article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “IRA Clock is Ticking”. Author Tim Grant warns, “If seniors unknowingly miss the Dec. 31 withdrawal deadline, it ends up costing them dearly in the form of a tax penalty that amounts to 50 percent of what they should have withdrawn.” He explains the Required Minimum Distribution […]

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Should Americans care if the International Monetary Fund allowed China into the Club?

Recently the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the Renminbi into their exclusive club of currencies that make up their Special Drawing Rights (SDR’s). I knew it was coming. The next email I opened reminded me why. Each morning I read The Daily Pfennig, written by good friend Chuck Butler. He is excellent at taking major world events and explaining them […]

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“Stop the Insanity”

Fitness and diet guru Susan Powter was a mid-1990’s self-help sensation, recognized for her “Stop the Insanity” mantra. With her high-energy style and personal story of losing over l30 pounds as a single mother, she had a major impact on the diet and fitness industry. She was truly motivational and told her audiences, “If you continue with the same behavior, […]

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Buyback shares = BS 101

I was in “Basic accounting 101”. The professor wrote “RULES” on the blackboard (an ancient visual communication device). Rule #1 – debits on the left, credits on the right. Rule #2 – Assets minus liabilities = net worth. While the blackboard may be obsolete, the rules still apply today. A recent Zerohedge article includes a chart outlining corporate bond debt […]

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