With A Downturn In The Business Cycle, Gresham’s Law Proves More Emphasis on Quality

Gresham's Law
Sir Thomas Gresham advised the English royalty on economic matters in the 16th Century and helped the crown to stabilize the value of its money by arguing for the usage of less precious metal in the manufacture of coins. He reportedly uttered what is now known as “Gresham’s Law” that “bad money drives out good,” that is, that when people begin to use newly minted coins—whatever their real...
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My Wealth Building Strategies-Personal Investment Update

Wealth Building Strategies
        Greetings from the great State of Tennessee.  I stumbled across this gem of an investment which I wanted to share and encourage y’all to look for similar bargains.  This was for sale by owner, who needed to sell fast.  He had received lots of interest, and after a guided  four- wheeler tour, I  quickly realized its value.  It is set on 14 acres, complete with a pond, a small...
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Fundamental Cash Flow Strategies For Small Businesses and Large Corporations

Fundamental Cash Flow Strategies
What does cash flow mean? Whether you’re a small business or a large corporation, understanding and managing your cash flow is critical to the total financial health of the organization. Some analysts consider a good level of cash flow as a more reliable indicator of financial strength than earnings or dividends. This is due to earnings and dividends being susceptible to error or fraud in...
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Lessons For The Generation Y Risk-Averse Investors

Generation Y Risk-Averse Investors
Gen Y or Millennials is a sector of individuals that are tagged as the ‘digital natives’. These are fresh-faced 20- or 30-somethings that just got out of college or grad school, and are out for the first job offer in the market. Most of them are deep in student debt at an average of $22,000 per individual. They keep up swiftly with the changes in the digital world and are adaptable to...
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Building Wealth From Nothing; Take Action, Avoid The Lottery Mentality

The Lottery Mentality, building wealth
Successful Lottery winners look really happy when they pose with their oversized checks for the cameras. The untold story is that many of them squander their unearned wealth and often return to their previous, middle-class or lower, lifestyle much sooner than they anticipated.  In other words, your chances of winning the lottery are about as good as, well, winning the lottery. To build wealth, put...
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What’s the Best Free Recipe App?

The Apple Store and Google Play together offer more digital cookbooks than you probably have room for on your mobile device. So which... more →
New tax law might slow down housing market.

What Will the New Tax Law Do to the Housing Market?

The new tax law will have a profound impact on the housing market, although in ways that go beyond the deductibility of mortgage interest... more →

4 in 5 Households Will Get a Tax Cut in 2018

Four out of five U.S. households will get a tax cut as a result of the legislation that President Donald Trump signed into law today. more →
Will bitcoin reach $100,000?

When Will Bitcoin Reach $100,000?

Bitcoin has accelerated its pace of appreciation in recent months, and if the current levels between $15,000 and $19,000 make you itch... more →
The Dow Jones topped 24,000 -- now what?

The Dow Jones Crossed the 24,000 Threshold. Now What?

Stocks appear to be increasing in volatility, yet the markets closed on Monday, December 4 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average is... more →
Peer mortgage

Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage. more →
Investment gifting is awesome.

4 Things To Know Before You Donate an Investment

While donations of any kind are appreciated, gifting investments benefits both the giver and the receiver. Here are four key things... more →
Are you wondering: What's the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

What’s the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if gains in the stock market could actually reduce U.S. government indebtedness? If that were true,... more →
Case For Equity Stripping

Real Estate Investors: The Case For Equity Stripping

As you know I am a fan of investing in Property tax liens, but I ran across this sobering story which makes me re-assess my tax lien... more →