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The Dogecoin Benefits From Bitcoin Troubles

The Dogecoin Benefits From Bitcoin Troubles

Can the world stand yet another new currency? King Solomon reminds us that wisdom and prudence are far more valuable than money. But financial advisers and economists watching the rise of more and more new digital currencies like the brand- new Dogecoin wonder if these anonymous easy to create monetary...

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The Bitcoin: Real Money or a Construct?

The Bitcoin: Real Money or a Construct?

King Solomon tells us that no currency -- not even gold and silver – are as valuable as wisdom, and his words point up how secure those real physical coins are. Now the debate continues over just what place a completely virtual form of exchange has in the world’s money system. As governments ban...

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Financial Independence Doesn't Start Here

Financial Independence Doesn’t Start Here

You can’t sleep. Before you know it, you’re sprawled on the couch in front of the television, clicking randomly through the channels. Say, who’s that guy on a yacht surrounded by bikini-clad babes suggesting I come to his real estate seminar? Well, heck, why not? It worked for him! Your fingers...

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JP Morgan Chase Gets Caught Lying -- Again

JP Morgan Chase Gets Caught Lying — Again

The Proverbs of King Solomon are full of warnings about consorting with the sinful: those who lie, cheat and harm other people. And those principles still hold today as JP Morgan Chase, one of the biggest US banks, confesses to knowingly writing bad loans for government housing agencies and lying about...

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Mortgage Troubles Reach Pre-Crash Levels

Mortgage Troubles Reach Pre-Crash Levels

In the Proverbs of King Solomon, houses represent wisdom and prosperity. And, as we’ve seen in these current economic conditions, the state of housing and jobs today are good indicators of stability and security, too. For many housing market observers, recent statistics on foreclosure and mortgage...

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Does Credit Monitoring Protect Data?

Does Credit Monitoring Protect Data?

Throughout his Proverbs, King Solomon emphasizes the value of a good reputation for a prosperous, blessed life. But what if your reputation had been hijacked by hackers half a world away – and your credit and reputation were ruined by someone using your identity? In an age of anxiety about Identity...

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Does Identity Theft Insurance Really Work?

Does Identity Theft Insurance Really Work?

One of King Solomon’s most important pieces of advice for living a prosperous life is to maintain a good reputation that isn’t sullied by liars and cheats. Today, with a constant stream of news about identity theft and data hacking in cases like the Target data hijacking and the government’s domestic...

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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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