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Can Over-Regulation Stifle Small Businesses?

Can Over-Regulation Stifle Small Businesses?

It’s only hummus. Or is it? The recent dispute involving hummus maker Sabra and a number of competitors serves nicely as a metaphor for a bigger picture, as do so many of the Bible’s proverbs and parables. But as Jason Hartman says, Sabra’s fight to control just what gets to be called hummus points...

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Do College Grads Earn More?

Do College Grads Earn More?

Wisdom is the cornerstone of prosperity – but how much prosperity can it bring? Quite a lot, if that wisdom comes from a college degree, according to a new study by the Economic Policy Institute, which found that US college grads make nearly a hundred percent more than their non-degreed peers. But...

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Social Media Boosts Investing Success

Social Media Boosts Investing Success

In King Solomon’s day, social networking was done in person – but the wise King’s words on learning from the wisdom of others and the prudence of making friends and allies is even more relevant in today’s fast paced world. Used wisely, social media can be an investors’ best friend, offering...

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Section 8 Rents are Government Guaranteed

Section 8 Rents are Government Guaranteed

We think King Solomon would have approved of landlords choosing to invest in the Section 8 housing program. Not only do you provide one of life’s basic necessities for low income earners, you can make a nice profit in the process. And while investing in Section 8 income properties might not be for...

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Investing Can Keep the Golden Years Golden

Investing Can Keep the Golden Years Golden

The golden years of retirement are the crown of a prosperous life, as king Solomon tells us, but for many Americans, uncertainties about finances and the future are tarnishing the luster of those hoped for years of security and comfort. When, how and even whether to retire at all are now questions that...

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Housing Obsolescence Stops Buyers – and Renters

Housing Obsolescence Stops Buyers – and Renters

Real estate is the most stable, sheltered investment you can make – and King Solomon says so too, as he points out the value of houses in his many comparisons between houses and wisdom. But not all houses are equally valuable, and obsolete houses that buyers – and renters – don’t want may be...

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The Typical Corporate Financial Spiel… It is a Load of You Know What

How many of you listen to talk radio? I was in the car listening to the local DJ and something caught my ear. What peaked my attention was the topic; they were talking about dealing with finance, stocks, bonds, the future, etc. I am going to be honest with you, it was an hour of the typical corporate...

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Will Lower Credit Standards Boost Borrowing?

Will Lower Credit Standards Boost Borrowing?

King Solomon’s Proverbs remind us that smart investing means putting plans in place for a long term yield, just like the prudent ant in Proverbs 6:6-8, “which provideth her meat for herself in the summer, and gathereth her food for the harvest.” That’s sound advice for buying real estate, where...

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Rates Are Low, But So Are Mortgages

Rates Are Low, But So Are Mortgages

Where have all the homebuyers gone? King Solomon’s timeless advice on money management reminds us to rely on prudence and discernment for living a long and prosperous life. But when it comes to making one of the most prudent steps toward prosperity – buying real estate – a growing number of people...

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Young Adults Beat Out Baby Boomers

Young Adults Beat Out Baby Boomers

The much discussed and much dissected “baby boom” generation has finally been dethroned. According to new stats from the US Census Bureau, a new age group has overtaken those post World War II babies as the most populous in the country. And for investors taking King Solomon’s advice to act wisely,...

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