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Inflation Can Be An Investor’s Friend

Inflation Can Be An Investor’s Friend

Most Americans believe that any inflation, however small, is harmful. But King Solomon reminds us to view the world with wisdom and discernment, and that means looking at what’s behind popular beliefs like this. It turns out that mild inflation actually helps the economy – and, as Jason Hartman always...

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Natural Disasters Create Challenges for Landlords

Natural Disasters Create Challenges for Landlords

“The house of the just is very much strength,” King Solomon tells us in Proverbs 15:6. But when natural disasters hit, even those strong houses may fall. And picking up the pieces after a flood, fire or other catastrophic event can create new problems for owners of rental income property. If a mudslide...

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In World Markets, the Dollar Inspires Trust

In World Markets, the Dollar Inspires Trust

In dollars we trust. In spite of recent ups and downs in the world money markets, that’s still the view of the venerable US greenback in many places around the globe. The reason for the dollar’s continued popularity: it’s backed by a stable, secure government and works virtually anywhere in the...

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Human Needs Drive Investing Success

Human Needs Drive Investing Success

What do people really need? King Solomon knew that living a life guided by wisdom and prudence leads to prosperity that gives people what they need to feel secure, safe and satisfied – home, family and a connection with God. Recognizing those needs can lead to investing success, too – and an old...

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Tax Season Means Tax ID Theft

Tax Season Means Tax ID Theft

The Proverbs of King Solomon are full of warnings against liars, cheaters and deceivers. That pretty well sums up the nature of today’s hackers and scammers, who hijack personal information from all kinds of sources. Tax ID theft is up 66 percent from just four years ago, and most victims don’t know...

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Your Credit Score: Investing Gold

Your Credit Score: Investing Gold

According to King Solomon, prudence is the watchword for prosperity – and for today;s investors, one important aspect of prudent money management is managing credit wisely. Your credit score affects virtually every aspect of buying investment properties. And while it’s not impossible to get a mortgage...

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Fewer First Time Buyers: More Renters

Fewer First Time Buyers: More Renters

“Wisdom hath built herself a house, “ says King Solomon in Proverbs 9:1. And in today’s world, the wise King’s words point up the smart move of buying houses. But many would be homebuyers remain locked out of the process, thanks to factors including more stringent mortgage lending standards and...

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Is Another Housing Bubble About to Burst?

Is Another Housing Bubble About to Burst?

King Solomon tells us that discernment is the way to prosperity—and that means casting a critical eye on circumstances and learning from the past. Now, with memories of the recent housing collapse still relatively fresh, some financial and housing experts are finding signs of another one looming on...

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Where Are 2014’s Best Markets?

Where Are 2014’s Best Markets?

The road to prosperity, says King Solomon, is paved with wisdom and discernment. And those virtues are especially important for investors negotiating the shifting landscape of today’s housing markets. Financial experts and economists may talk in broad terms about the US real estate market, but there...

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Do Government Subsidies Prop Up Big Banks?

Do Government Subsidies Prop Up Big Banks?

“He that understandeth shall possess governments,” says King Solomon in Proverbs 1:5. Today, in the string of lawsuits and reforms that have dogged the nation’s biggest banks since the housing collapse of a few years ago, it’s beginning to seem that those banks are using government subsidies...

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