Solomon Success

Prudent Investors Benefit From New Mortgage Standards

Prudent Investors Benefit From New Mortgage Standards

Prudent money management, as King Solomon tells us in his Proverbs, involves protecting assets in the present while keeping an eye on the future. And today, as regulators, housing lobbyists and representatives of the mortgage industry negotiate the provisions of the Qualified Mortgage Rule; prudent investors...

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Can Tighter Lending Standards Strangle the Stimulus?

Can Tighter Lending Standards Strangle the Stimulus?

In Solomon’s Proverbs, and throughout the Bible, houses represent security, safety, prosperity and more. Fast-forward to today, and a house is part of the traditional “American Dream.” The Federal Reserve’s recent decision to keep its stimulus plan in place is intended to create the low interest...

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SS 36 - "Godonomics" with Chad Hovind

SS 36 – “Godonomics” with Chad Hovind

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The Stimulus Sticks Around – For Now

The Stimulus Sticks Around – For Now

Be like the ant if you want to prosper, says King Solomon in Proverbs 6:6.”Go to the ant, o sluggard,” he says, “and consider her ways, and learn wisdom.” With the ant as a metaphor for prudence and foresight, today’s investors are taking advantage of the Federal Reserve’s latest move to...

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Are Virtual Banks Secure?

Are Virtual Banks Secure?

Online banking, offered as an extension of the traditional services offered by established brick and mortar institutions, has been around for a while. But now, as the world of e-commerce continues to expand, new virtual banks are appearing, offering all the banking services, security and safety of “regular”...

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Americans Give Up Citizenship to Protect Assets

Americans Give Up Citizenship to Protect Assets

King Solomon’s words of wisdom for investors always emphasize prudence and foresight – ways to protect, but also increase assets for the future, like the ant in his famous Proverbs 6:6. For more and more Americans today, protecting assets means giving up citizenship to live abroad – thanks to changes...

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SS 35 - Worshipping the State with Benjamin Wiker

SS 35 – Worshipping the State with Benjamin Wiker

[iframe style="border:none" src="http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/2476923/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/theme/standard" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Dr. Benjamin Wiker is a Senior...

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5 Ways to Forestall Landlord/Tenant Conflict

5 Ways to Forestall Landlord/Tenant Conflict

King Solomon’s Proverbs speak frequently of the importance of justice and equity in dealing with others. Today, the busy rental market plays a large role in housing’s overall recovery. And because landlord-tenant problems not only slow that recovery but also cost time and money, housing experts recommend...

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Online Scams Follow Marijuana Legalization

Online Scams Follow Marijuana Legalization

With new opportunities come new schemes and scams, and a would be investor needs all the prudence and wisdom King Solomon advises to sort out the legitimate from the fraudulent. That’s especially important now, as the legalization of marijuana opens the door to a slew of investment opportunities, both...

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5 Ways to Find Good Tenants

5 Ways to Find Good Tenants

King Solomon’s ageless advice to combine prudence with wisdom makes sense for anyone making financial decisions today. And in the current hot rental market, the investor/landlord creating an income stream through rental properties is finding that a healthy dose of prudence applied to renting properties...

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