Investment Update, The Hidden Value Of Harvesting Timber

The Hidden Value Of Harvesting Timber , timber industry
I have done some further investigating into the harvesting of timber on my farm, and I thought I would share the details.  I ended up having the department of forestry come out to analyze the hardwoods, they looked them over, measured the diameters, and marked nearly every tree on my property.  What a great deal, they spent nearly 4 hours looking at 150 or so trees and didn’t charge me a red...
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Want To Break Free From The 9 To 5, Start Your Alternative Career Exploration

Alternative Career Exploration
I hear so many folks say how worn out they are from their 9 to 5 obligation, that all they want to do is come home and veg on the couch!  That sounds like a depressing existence!  I say “don’t you have any hobbies, passions or goals outside of your 9 to 5 which may lead to your doing something else as a career”.  Often times I get a chuckle in return, as if to say, why would I...
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How Amtrak Is Derailing The Freight Industry

Amtrak Is Derailing The Freight Industry
The following is a guest post by Alan Amrich who keeps a watchful eye on the waste and abuse orchestrated by our friends in Washington. In 2011, the Association of American Railroads filed suit against various elements of the United States federal government. The action of the AAR, a trade group that represents a cross-section of rail-borne freight carriers throughout North America, alleges that Washington...
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Resist Corporatism | Save Money By Paying Attention To Your Desires

Save Money By Paying Attention
In case you didn’t know, we live in an economy based on consumption.  Products and services are strategically presented to us, based on tons of data and market research to get us to part with our hard-earned dough.  We are sheep!  We are nudged into accepting buying habits which are led by the media, the political culture, and large corporations, commonly known as corporatocracy .  We have...
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The 3 Sacred D’s Of Real Estate Investing

real estate investing, properties
I have been listening to real estate investing podcasts recently, if you haven’t discovered them you need to.  Recently, I have been traveling a lot and in an effort to pass the time, and educate myself, I have let Podcasts consume my windshield time.  If you have not heard of them, simply go to itunes, pick your favorite subject and download them.  The fabulous thing is they are free and...
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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 →
Government Sponsored Retirement Account, myRA

Meet The Government Sponsored Retirement Account-MyRA

The Following is a guest post from Richard Dedor.  Richard is a national motivational speaker, personal coach and author, writing... more →