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Good Leases Can Prevent Problems

Good Leases Can Prevent Problems

In the past few posts, we’ve been taking a look at prudence – one of King Solomon’s essential virtues for successful investing. “That thy ear may hearken to wisdom: incline thy heart to know prudence,“ he says in Proverbs 2:2. For income property investors, a customized lease that covers all...

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Prudent Investors Insure Their Investments

Prudent Investors Insure Their Investments

King Solomon’s enduring advice for investors hinges on prudence – caution and foresight combined with wisdom. That’s the key, he says, to a long and prosperous life. Prudence dictates that it’s wise to protect assets in every way possible – and in our modern world, that includes insuring them....

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Snowden's Asylum Hurts Russian/US Relations

Snowden’s Asylum Hurts Russian/US Relations

An international mess fell right in Russian president Vladimir Putin’s lap when American NSA-leaker Edward Snowden showed up at an airport in Moscow and eventually asked for asylum. And if that wasn’t enough for one week, President Obama decided not to meet with him at the upcoming G-20 conference,...

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Wickedness Exposed: New Bank Fraud Lawsuits

Wickedness Exposed: New Bank Fraud Lawsuits

Throughout his Proverbs, King Solomon advises those seeking to live a Godly life to steer clear of the wicked, and to avoid those who lie and defraud. “Be not delighted in the paths of the wicked, neither let the way of evil men please thee," he tells us in Proverbs 4:14. One well-documented “way...

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Is Stagflation Back?  Wise Investors See Benefits

Is Stagflation Back? Wise Investors See Benefits

King Solomon’s words of wisdom offer sound advice for all aspects of investing. The central virtues of his Proverbs – wisdom, prudence and justice – can always help investors sort through the blizzard of advice, often conflicting information and market predictions that can paralyze newbies and...

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Global Economic Clout Heads West

Global Economic Clout Heads West

King Solomon was no stranger to international trade. His connections with neighboring rulers brought prosperity and resources to his kingdom, and supported the building of his great Temple. But as the Book of Kings tells us, changing political conditions could shift those connections from peace to war...

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Consent Not To Sinners: The Top 5 Real Estate Scams

Consent Not To Sinners: The Top 5 Real Estate Scams

Discernment – the marriage of wisdom and prudence – is a key piece of King Solomon’s advice on money and prosperity. And discernment is an essential skill for identifying and avoiding the many scams old and new that are designed to trap the unwary at every stage of any real estate transaction....

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In Real Estate Cash Isn’t Always King

In Real Estate Cash Isn’t Always King

The cornerstone of King Solomon’s advice for living a prosperous and godly life is wisdom, tempered with prudence – qualities that lead to successful outcomes in life as well as investing. That’s where a hefty dose of prudence – and foresight – can save money and time. Case in point: a quick...

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Wisdom is Worth More Than – Palladium?

Wisdom is Worth More Than – Palladium?

Even in King Solomon’s day, gold and silver set the standard for wealth and value and in his Proverbs the wise king often uses these metals to illustrate the greater value of wisdom. “Receive my instruction, and not money: choose knowledge rather than gold,” he tells us in Proverbs 8:10. What would...

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Rental Housing Choices Bridge Generation Gaps

Rental Housing Choices Bridge Generation Gaps

King Solomon believed that wisdom is essential for everyone, young and old – and prudence is a virtue that knows no age limits. The great King might not be surprised, then, to see that today’s millennials – new college graduates and others in their general age bracket – and retirees are sharing...

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