Rise and Fall of The Roman Empire Timeline | Is The US Following It?

Rise and Fall of The Roman Empire
Various pundits have tried to compare the fall of the Roman Empire to the apparent weakening of the U.S.’s position as the world’s lone superpower. Some comparisons between the two “empires” hold up better than others. Some parallels are irrelevant, but others are downright scary. After a brief survey of the various arguments made along the line of “As Rome went, so goes the U.S.”, here...
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5 Facts To Illustrate The Roles of Government Bodies That Determine National Fiscal Policies

National Fiscal Policies
In a presidential election year, there is a lot of chatter about the roles of government bodies that determine national fiscal policies. Moreover, there are often spirited debates about how to get the economy revved up and what the keys are to creating jobs and tamping down the unemployment rate until it begins to reverse itself. This brief article is an attempt to cut through all of the fog and share...
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Poor Mans Gold | Why The Demand For Silver Will Continue its Rise

The Demand For Silver, poor man's gold
Silver has often been called the “poor man’s gold,” but it might be the better investment, according to a wide spectrum of precious metals analysts. Why the change of preference? Here are several reasons why silver is a better-than-ever bet for your investment dollar: Far more affordable than gold The idea that gold is the “sure thing” in times of economic uncertainty is losing credibility....
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Wholesale Lease Options | Excellent Middleman Service Sure To Bolster Your Reputation

Wholesale Lease Options | Excellent Middleman Service Sure To Bolster Your Reputation
What is a great way to make sizeable profit without putting hardly any of your own money at risk? Four words: wholesaling lease options investing aka wholesaling. It’s not for everyone, but if you enjoy turning a deal, have nerves of steel and a good eye for profitable properties, it may be just your niche.  If you enjoy turning great deals over to others without investing in them yourself on a...
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Facebook IPO Filing | Did The CalSTRS Pension Fund Get In To Deep?

Facebook IPO Filing
  The first move by the California State Teachers’ Retirement System was a good one. It got in on the Facebook IPO filing for 500,000 shares, worth about $19 million, then sold them quickly when the price jumped ever so briefly on Day One. That savvy move landed the CalSTRS Pension Fund about a quarter of a million dollars, not bad for a day’s work, but nothing spectacular either, given the...
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