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Real Estate Scams: 4 Warning Signs

A recent real estate scam bilked hundreds of American and Canadian investors of over $1 million dollars. Some of the perpetrators are in custody, others are still on the run – and the story demonstrates key warning signs of a fly by night fraud. According the a recent post in The Bryan Ellis Investing...

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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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Stay Focused -- Fight Information Overload

Stay Focused — Fight Information Overload

This is the age of information – too much information, some say. With unlimited, round the clock access to news, facts and advice, it’s easy to lose sight of goals and plans and get lost in the endless stream. For investors today, King Solomon’s virtues of prudence and wisdom have never been more...

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When Sinners Entice Thee:  Online Investing Scams

When Sinners Entice Thee: Online Investing Scams

King Solomon’s advice for living a blessed and prosperous life includes many warnings to avoid enticements by the sinful – liars and cheaters determined to undermine efforts to keep to a righteous path. “My son, “he says in Proverbs 1:10, “If sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.”...

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: an Uncertain Future?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: an Uncertain Future?

King Solomon advocates prudence in all things, and that includes patience and discernment about decisions. “Substance got in haste shall be diminished,“ he tells us in Proverbs 13:11, and that’s a truth reflected in the rollercoaster rise and fall of stock in government lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie...

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The House That Wisdom Built: Women in Investing

In the proverbs of Solomon as well as in many other literary works, virtues such as wisdom and justice are personified as women. “Wisdom hath built herself a house,” says the great King in Proverbs 9:1, among many other references. In the days of Solomon and after, most women didn’t own houses,...

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Solomon Success Show #28 - Participate in Your Finances

Solomon Success Show #28 – Participate in Your Finances

How much do you need to live on? How much income is coming into the house? How much do you owe? Jason Hartman and lead financial counselor for Dave Ramsey, Chris Hogan, discuss Dave Ramsey’s philosophy on managing your personal finances. Chris brings up important points, such as sacrificing for the...

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SS 30 - “It’s Okay to Be Scared” with Jim Palmer

SS 30 – “It’s Okay to Be Scared” with Jim Palmer

Whether your biggest challenges are in your business or personal life, pushing through the fear and challenges to success begins with realizing you’re not alone and adopting the attitude of never giving up. Jason Hartman interviews co-author of It’s Okay to Be Scared But Never Give Up, Jim Palmer...

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SS 29 - High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

SS 29 – High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

Jason Hartman hosts a two-part show where we start with some reflections on the recent "Meet The Masters of Income Property Investing" event at The Hyatt Regency in Irvine, California. Investment Counselors, Ari and Sara join Jason as they discuss the following: 1)   Establish 5 year plan for where...

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SS 28 – Taking an Active Part in Your Finances with Chris Hogan

SS 28 – Taking an Active Part in Your Finances with Chris Hogan

How much do you need to live on? How much income is coming into the house? How much do you owe? Jason Hartman and lead financial counselor for Dave Ramsey, Chris Hogan, discuss Dave Ramsey’s philosophy on managing your personal finances. Chris brings up important points, such as sacrificing for the...

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