Solomon Success

Relativity and Diversity:  Keys to Investing Success

Relativity and Diversity: Keys to Investing Success

The Proverbs of Solomon are intended to help us “know wisdom and instruction,” says the King in Proverbs 1:2-3, and “to understand the words of prudence.” For investors, wisdom means making the right decisions to maximize returns – and that involves keeping cash flowing from rental properties....

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Don’t Let These Investing Myths Stop You

Don’t Let These Investing Myths Stop You

As we know, King Solomon tells us to approach everything with wisdom and prudence. But in this jittery post- housing crash time when uncertainty seems to rule, myths and falsehoods spring up every day – and they can derail the career of even the most dedicated investor. Here’s a look at five myths...

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International Students Boost Local Markets

International Students Boost Local Markets

Regardless of what’s happening in the world, the quest for wisdom, King Solomon’s key to a preposterous life, knows no boundaries. Just as American college students plan for a semester abroad in places like Paris or Milan, students from countries all over the world continue to flock to American colleges...

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Exchange CEO Suicide Another Blow for the Bitcoin?

Exchange CEO Suicide Another Blow for the Bitcoin?

The route to prosperity begins with wisdom, mixed with a hefty dose of prudence – the tools you need to avoid the pitfalls of the world of investing. And right now, those virtues are sorely needed to sort out the tangle of theories, information and misinformation surrounding the evolution of alternative...

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Investing Abroad Brings Risks

Investing Abroad Brings Risks

Foreign real estate lures American investors with visions of low cost properties in sunny lands. But while investing abroad can be a smooth and profitable experience, putting those investing dollars into tried and true US housing markets can be the most prudent course for investors who want to build...

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Low-Tech Real Estate Scams Still Thrive

Low-Tech Real Estate Scams Still Thrive

King Solomon tells us it’s prudent to avoid deceitful and lying types – and there’s no shortage of those people around with a seemingly endless stream of scams to trap the unwary. And these scammers are making big money with a few old real estate scams in slightly new clothing. Case in point: a...

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Early to Rise Makes for Wise Investing

Early to Rise Makes for Wise Investing

King Solomon’s Proverbs remind us again and again that industriousness and hard work pave the way to success. That's still true in our modern day, as research on the habits of successful people continues to prove the great King right. And one habit shared by just about all those financially successful...

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New Regulations May Crush Small Banks

New Regulations May Crush Small Banks

King Solomon has harsh words about those who deceive and lie – and judging from the recent spate of lawsuits, the nation’s big banks certainly fit that description. But the sweeping reforms enacted in an effort to restore accountability in the finance industry may be having the unintended consequences...

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Are Women the Voice of Investing Wisdom?

Are Women the Voice of Investing Wisdom?

In King Solomon’s Proverbs, wisdom and knowledge are often represented as women. “Wisdom hath built herself a house, “ says the King in Proverbs 9:1, and in Proverbs 8:1, “Dotn not wisdom cry aloud, and prudence put forth her voice?” Though the great King was speaking metaphorically, recent...

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Time Is On the Side of  Smart Investors

Time Is On the Side of Smart Investors

When the movie Star Wars came out, France was still using the Guillotine for executions – a curious factoid that points up that what seems like a long time really may not be. King Solomon tells us in his Proverbs that wisdom offers “length of days,” (Proverbs3:5) along with riches ad prosperity,...

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