Wealth Confiscation | Why Your Money Is At Serious Risk

Wealth Confiscation, financial risk
How much of your wealth is allocated as zero’s and one’s on a computer screen?  If your wealth resides in a bank or brokerage account, then it is nothing more than a target for wealth confiscation.   Many of us, myself included, have been conditioned into thinking that our “accounts” are immune from confiscation.  The reality is our money is at risk.  Take for instance the...
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Unique Investment Opportunity | Hog Farm

Unique Investment Opportunity, hog farm, pigs
There really are investment opportunities everywhere, all you have to do is open your ears and your mind!  Recognizing opportunities reminds me of when I would go  to Yellowstone National Park and seemed to miss all the wildlife.  It wasn’t until my eye was trained to recognize the animals, then they seemed to be all over the place.  This correlates with investments as well.  Take for instance...
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Resolving The Fiscal Cliff | What Would “Soccer Moms” Do?

The Fiscal Cliff, soccer moms
I have been thinking about the blame game and the political pandering going on in D.C. over the Fiscal Cliff.  In case you haven’t heard about the fiscal cliff, I will share with you, the Cliff Note version.  On Jan. 1, 2013 about $500 billion in tax increases and $200 billion in spending cuts are scheduled to take effect.  In total, the measures are set to automatically slash the federal...
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Smart Passive Income | Go Nuts For REIT’s

reit, Smart Passive Income
Many people do not know what the letters “REIT” stand for, but Real Estate Investment Trusts can be a hidden treasure in the financial world. They enable investors without huge loads of capital to enter into the often-highly profitable world of commercial real estate. Another definition of an REIT is “real estate stock,” which is accurate because anyone can buy shares in a publicly traded REIT,...
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Credit Card Usage Statistics Prove They Are Leading Causes Of Financial Stress

credit card,Financial Stress
It’s hard to imagine a time without credit. Even in the most primitive of economies, shopkeepers would often extend credit to regular customers that are expecting a coming payday or harvest. Yet, consumers in the United States have taken credit to an entirely new level, and it’s those little plastic cards in our wallets that have fueled the boom. Many Americans assume that all Westerners use credit...
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How Much Should I Have Saved for Retirement by Age 30?

With my husband recently turning 30, and my 30th birthday coming up in about a year, I started to think... more →