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Set Investing Goals Solomon’s Way

The Book of Kings tells us that King Solomon was one of the wisest (and richest) people ever to have lived. That’s why his timeless words from the books of Ecclesiastes and Proverbs continues to guide the money management and investing decisions of thousands even today. The great King’s recommendations...

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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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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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Foreign Investment Heats Up US Housing

Foreign Investment Heats Up US Housing

King Solomon was no stranger to investing across borders. The great King turned to his neighboring monarchs for the help and materials to build his magnificent temple and used trade and alliances to keep his kingdom secure. And today, as foreign investment in US residential real estate tops $7 billion,...

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Canceled Cards Can Harm Credit Scores

Canceled Cards Can Harm Credit Scores

Credit cards may not have been around in King Solomon’s day, but the great King’s words about managing financial affairs with prudence and wisdom certainly apply today, when building wealth depends so heavily on a good credit score. And though it may seem wise to get rid of old and unused credit...

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The Bitcoin: New Currency for Cyber Crime?

The Bitcoin: New Currency for Cyber Crime?

In King Solomon’s day, silver and gold were the currencies of exchange – but worth far less than wisdom, in the wise monarch’s eyes. “Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and is rich in prudence. The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief...

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The Stimulus Sticks Around – For Now

The Stimulus Sticks Around – For Now

Be like the ant if you want to prosper, says King Solomon in Proverbs 6:6.”Go to the ant, o sluggard,” he says, “and consider her ways, and learn wisdom.” With the ant as a metaphor for prudence and foresight, today’s investors are taking advantage of the Federal Reserve’s latest move to...

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3 Keys to Making Safe Mobile Transactions

3 Keys to Making Safe Mobile Transactions

King Solomon’s watchwords, prudence and wisdom, are just as relevant to today’s technology filled world as they were in the days of the great King. And as new devices make it easier to manage your money wherever you go, a little prudence and wisdom can prevent identity theft and account hacking when...

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7 Quotes for Prudent Investors

7 Quotes for Prudent Investors

As we see from his Proverbs, the great King Solomon’s words for successful money management are simple: acquire wisdom, act prudently and plan for long term gain. And those ageless principles are echoed in the words of today’s market watchers, who weigh in from a variety of perspectives with advice...

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QM Rule Updates May Help Housing Recovery

QM Rule Updates May Help Housing Recovery

King Solomon’s views on deceitfulness and unfair dealing are clear. Many of his Proverbs warn of the need to avoid the wicked and behave wisely in order to prosper – and that’s why his words guide money management even today. Now, proposed changes to the upcoming Qualified Mortgage Rule may end...

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