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Low-Tech Real Estate Scams Still Thrive

Low-Tech Real Estate Scams Still Thrive

King Solomon tells us it’s prudent to avoid deceitful and lying types – and there’s no shortage of those people around with a seemingly endless stream of scams to trap the unwary. And these scammers are making big money with a few old real estate scams in slightly new clothing. Case in point: a...

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Early to Rise Makes for Wise Investing

Early to Rise Makes for Wise Investing

King Solomon’s Proverbs remind us again and again that industriousness and hard work pave the way to success. That's still true in our modern day, as research on the habits of successful people continues to prove the great King right. And one habit shared by just about all those financially successful...

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Are Women the Voice of Investing Wisdom?

Are Women the Voice of Investing Wisdom?

In King Solomon’s Proverbs, wisdom and knowledge are often represented as women. “Wisdom hath built herself a house, “ says the King in Proverbs 9:1, and in Proverbs 8:1, “Dotn not wisdom cry aloud, and prudence put forth her voice?” Though the great King was speaking metaphorically, recent...

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Time Is On the Side of  Smart Investors

Time Is On the Side of Smart Investors

When the movie Star Wars came out, France was still using the Guillotine for executions – a curious factoid that points up that what seems like a long time really may not be. King Solomon tells us in his Proverbs that wisdom offers “length of days,” (Proverbs3:5) along with riches ad prosperity,...

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Make Room for Prosperous Thinking

Make Room for Prosperous Thinking

Belief and trust in wisdom can guide us to a more prosperous life, says King Solomon. And letting go of the limiting beliefs that put up barriers to new ways of seeing things can be the first step toward making room for the wisdom that leads to prosperity. And for today’s investors, shifting from a...

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Smart Investors Look to Improvements

Smart Investors Look to Improvements

In King Solomon’s day, land meant prosperity. That’s still true, which is why real estate remains one of the most stable and secure investments. But Solomon also built a great temple, with fine materials from far away – an improvement on that land that surely increased its value. Today, that land...

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Weather Puts a Chill on House Hunting

Weather Puts a Chill on House Hunting

Did the polar vortex freeze US housing sales this year? King Solomon’s Proverbs frequently use the natural world to illustrate lessons for humans, so it shouldn’t be too surprising that this winter’s harsh weather could have a cooling effect on housing in the hard hit East Coast and Midwest. Although...

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Prudent Investors Look Ahead

Prudent Investors Look Ahead

King Solomon always tells us in his Proverbs that wisdom and prudence are the keys to a successful life – and that’s a sentiment that’s reflected in Jason Hartman’s Next 10 Commandments for Investors, a new set of investing recommendations that follow the key points made in the original set of...

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Don’t Let Stress Hurt Investing Success

Don’t Let Stress Hurt Investing Success

“To know wisdom and instruction; to understand the worlds of prudence.” That’s how King Solomon’s Book of Proverbs begins, and being able to do these things is key to creating a successful and prosperous life. But in the modern world of investing and finance, stress can compromise an investor’s...

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Home Owners Score on the Big Banks

Home Owners Score on the Big Banks

The Bible story of David and Goliath never fails to capture our imaginations. We love what it says about the little guy winning the day against a seemingly overpowering foe. Now, in the seemingly never-ending string of lawsuits against the nation’s big banks for fraud and manipulation, a pair of cases...

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