Solomon Success

More Tapering’s On the Way:  Good News for Investors?

More Tapering’s On the Way: Good News for Investors?

King Solomon’s proverbs tell us again and again that the way to a prosperous life is through wisdom and hard work. “The slothful hand hath wrought poverty: but the hand of the industrious getteth riches,” he writes in Proverbs 10:4. Today, industriousness in the form of better employment numbers...

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Can Consorting With Sinners Bring the Bitcoin Down?

Can Consorting With Sinners Bring the Bitcoin Down?

To live a wise and Godly life, says King Solomon, avoid the company of sinners, especially those who lie and deceive. “My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them,” he says in Proverbs 1:10. Now, advocates of the Bitcoin worry that the arrest of a Bircoin exchange executive for consorting...

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Banking in the Shadows Affects Home Loans

Banking in the Shadows Affects Home Loans

Among King Solomon’s words for wise and prosperous living are many warnings about those who do business in hidden and secret ways. Today, a “hidden” kind of banking known as shadow banking does business alongside the commercial banking we’re familiar with – but without the regulation and oversight...

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Wisdom From the Wild Can Inspire Investors

Wisdom From the Wild Can Inspire Investors

The natural world is full of lessons for wise and prosperous living, as King Solomon shows us again and again in proverbs such as Proverbs 6:6: “Go to the ant, o sluggard, and consider her ways, and learn wisdom.” That’s true even in today’s financial world, where lessons learned from facing...

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New Technology Promises to Keep Data Safe

New Technology Promises to Keep Data Safe

King Solomon’s ancient words about staying clear of those with malicious intent, and protecting good reputations by acting wisely and prudently are as important today as in his time. And as stories continue to hit the news about massive data hacks and the National Security Agency’s domestic spying...

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Tax Breaks for Investors Take a Hit This Year

Tax Breaks for Investors Take a Hit This Year

Investing with the prudence and wisdom King Solomon advises means keeping up with all the financial issues that affect your investing career. It’s no secret that real estate invesetment benefits from a generous list of tax credits and deductions that property owners can claim every year, But as lawmakers...

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What Does Your Online Profile Say About You?

What Does Your Online Profile Say About You?

If you can’t be found in a Google search, do you even exist? And if you are found, what will that search reveal about who you are? King Solomon’s Proverbs remind us again and again how important it is to live life wisely and cultivate a reputation for honesty and fairness. And as social media and...

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Foreign Investment Heats Up US Housing

Foreign Investment Heats Up US Housing

King Solomon was no stranger to investing across borders. The great King turned to his neighboring monarchs for the help and materials to build his magnificent temple and used trade and alliances to keep his kingdom secure. And today, as foreign investment in US residential real estate tops $7 billion,...

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Post-Lawsuits, Big Banks Try New Strategies

Post-Lawsuits, Big Banks Try New Strategies

One of the basic principles for doing good business Solomon-style is to act with justice and equity to everyone. But as we’ve reported in this space before, those qualities have been in short supply among the country’s biggest banks, as shown by the long list of government-backed lawsuits filed against...

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SS 39 - Habitat for Humanity with Renee Glover

SS 39 – Habitat for Humanity with Renee Glover

[iframe style="border:none" src="http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/2632605/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/theme/standard" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Renee Glover is the Chair of...

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