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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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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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Personal Brands: A Tool For Investors?

Personal Brands: A Tool For Investors?

Brands aren’t just for big corporations, luxury cars and fast food places anymore. Job seekers, entrepreneurs and, yes, investors are among the many professional people who need a way to stand out from the crowd. Enter the concept of personal branding – a shorthand way to present your identity to...

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New Technology Supports Bitcoin Freedom

New Technology Supports Bitcoin Freedom

King Solomon’s advice for prosperity is based on wisdom and prudence – careful thought, intelligent decisions and taking precautions to stay safe. As institutions around the world ram up their efforts to regulate the Bitcoin and recover users’ identities, a couple of coders have devised a new way...

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Build Wealth With Property, Not Precious Metals

Build Wealth With Property, Not Precious Metals

“Choose knowledge, rather than gold, “King Solomon tells us I Proverbs 8:10, pointing out that, however glamorous, gold has limited staying power. For today's investors, too, the wise King’s words are a reminder that investing in gold may yield short term profits, but real estate produces long...

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Prudent Investing Saves on Capital Gains Taxes

Prudent Investing Saves on Capital Gains Taxes

Wise investors following the principles of King Solomon know that prudence and forward thinking lay the groundwork for prosperity. And it turns out that investors who take Jason Hartman's advice to buy income property and hold on to it are not just building wealth for the long term, they’re also avoiding...

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Mortgage Lenders Loosen Credit Requirements

Mortgage Lenders Loosen Credit Requirements

King Solomon reminds us that wisdom and houses go hand in hand for a prosperous and blessed life. “”Wisdom hath built herself a house,” he tells us in Proverbs 9:1. Now, in spite of the tighter lending standards that took effect in January 2014, more hopeful homeowners may be able to qualify for...

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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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