The Financial Preppers List Of ‘Must Have’s’

The Financial Preppers List, preparing for a disaster, doomsday preppers
In the event of a natural disaster (Hurricane Katrina) or man-made disaster (an epic financial collapse), there’s bound to be high anxiety coupled with mass chaos.  If you’re not a prepper, that’s understandable, I get it, you don’t want your family and friends to think you’ve lost your marbles and entered a state of perpetual paranoia.  But, if you’re like me...
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Tulipalooza | Tulip Mania Of 1634 Is Eerily Reminiscent

Tulip Mania Of 1634, tulips
  Financial bubbles and busts happen as a means of keeping the market ‘honest’.  As painful as they can be, these bubble/busts act as sort of a ‘reset switch’ for when things get over-valued.  We all remember the relatively recent Tech and the Housing bubbles and certainly the way in which they ended.  Not good.  Looking back and hindsight being 20/20, the warning signs...
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The Internet | Our Last Tie To The Freedoms We Claimed In 1776

The Internet | Our Last Tie To The Freedom
There’s no question that many of the freedoms that we enjoyed as Americans 20 or 30 years ago have gradually eroded. Heightened fear over crime, zero-tolerance policies, tough drug laws, and the war on terrorism have all brought about compromises to the freedoms that we once took for granted. We can get into a deep analysis of exactly how, where, and why it’s happened, but it’s the reality of...
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The Degree Industry: What Is Going On With Student Loan Debt?

What Is Going On With Student Loan Debt?
In case you haven’t noticed the price tag for a college degree has steadily increased over the last 10-12 years.  What you may not have heard on the nightly news is that lending institutions are constantly lobbying; (for the public good, of course) to raise the amount a student can borrow.  To me, this seems to be a means of preying on unsuspecting and undereducated kids.  Getting them to...
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The Military-Industrial Complex’s Best Friend? Try Paper…

Military-Industrial Complex's Best Friend
In 1960, President Eisenhower railed against “the military-industrial complex” in a famous speech given just prior to his leaving the presidency. Many Americans since have reflected upon Ike’s words through a prism of the history that has transpired since the speech. But Eisenhower’s warning was rooted in the history that had transpired long before his speech. One of the most...
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Credit Card Usage Statistics Prove They Are Leading Causes Of Financial Stress

It’s hard to imagine a time without credit. Even in the most primitive of economies, shopkeepers would... more →