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Affluent Investor | January 22, 2017

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January 20, 2017 |

Top Three Areas To Align Your Finances With the Bible

I have long believed that a credit score is a poor determination of your financial health. Here’s why: you can have a very high credit score and be on the path to bankruptcy. You can have a very high … Read More

January 19, 2017 |

Jobs Report Reflects Decline of Middle Class

The December jobs report reflects the left’s disenfranchisement of the American middle class, a result of Mr. Obama’s placing what should be the most important segment of the U.S. population into a far lesser priority. There have been massive increases … Read More

January 19, 2017 |

The World’s Largest Megaprojects

Before a megaproject gets the nod to go ahead, a very unique set of circumstances must first be considered.

There is no blueprint or shortcut for building a world-changing megaproject. In fact, each one must be designed and built … Read More

January 19, 2017 |

India: Bulwark Against China

For the last two years in a row New hi has overcome China.  It is on time to register faster gains in 2017 giving it needed credibility after Modi’s demonetization regime collapsed both GDP and public support.  Every major index … Read More

January 19, 2017 |

Current Policies Have Left Us Vulnerable to iWar

Bill Gertz is perhaps the best and most relevant reporter covering national security issues. I count Bill as a friend. In fact, it was his work on my DoD report that brought national attention and breakthrough five years ago. Through the … Read More

January 19, 2017 |

States With Highest Credit Card Debt recently revealed the states where consumers accumulated the greatest revolving debt. Hopefully, you were not among those who woke up regretting the addition of thousands of dollars to your credit cards over the holidays (at a 30% interest rate … Read More

January 18, 2017 |

Republican Tax Strategists Desperately Try To Put The Democrats Back In Control

With their Party having won control of all three branches of the federal government in the recent election, Republican tax experts are seemingly desperate to help the GOP give back its gains.  Evidence supporting this claim is the growing support … Read More

January 18, 2017 |

Patience and Creativity

I ran across a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. a few years ago that impacted me deeply. Before I share that quote, however, I want to share a passage from Isaiah that people recite and even sing to me … Read More

January 18, 2017 |

How the Power Grid Works

Have you ever wondered about how electricity actually makes it to your household outlet?

It’s actually quite miraculous: a complex system of substations, transformers and wires allow electricity to be instantly accessed at your convenience, even though it is generated … Read More

January 18, 2017 |

“Budget Hack” Works to Save Big Bucks

Dear Chuck,

I’ve seen that you really encourage people to save $1,000 that they don’t touch at all except for extreme emergencies, but seriously, I CAN’T DO IT!  I need some advice on where to cut because I’m so close … Read More

January 18, 2017 |

The Case for a Raging Market in 2017

Trumpeting a new boss in the White House wasn’t the only cause of the recent spectacular rise in the stock market. Several economic indicators improved in the fourth quarter. Nicholas Vardy wrote,

Consumer confidence stands at its highest level … Read More

January 17, 2017 |

Looking For A Cognitive Enhancer? Skip The Drugs And Try Fasting Instead

In my recent interview with Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian nephrologist who has just published The Complete Guide to Fasting, we focused a good deal on fasting as a cognitive and productivity enhancement tool.

I didn’t research fasting because … Read More

January 17, 2017 |

The Goddess that Failed France

A young woman, madly in love, believed that male and female are equal. Therefore, husbands and wives should also be equal. Headship of husband is an obsolete and oppressive idea. When couples quarrel, they should be able to sort out … Read More

January 17, 2017 |

Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

With medical expenses being the number one cause of financial hardships, it pays to work at staying healthy. Here are few simple tips/benefits for staying healthy:

  • Take advantage of free ways to exercise. YouTube sessions, walking, dancing, and stretching; … Read More
January 17, 2017 |

Policy Solutions for Closing the Gaps in Our Economy

Summary: The eighth SBE Council “Gap Analysis” report highlights the policy changes needed to close the shortfalls in our economy – in areas such as economic growth, private investment, entrepreneurship, productivity, income, jobs and trade. The solutions are based on … Read More

January 17, 2017 |

What is a Stock Chart?

It’s not uncommon for us to get messages from people that are attracted to the idea of investing, but that lack the essential training or confidence to fully dive in.

For example, we hear from millennials all the time – … Read More

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