Category Archives: ECONOMIC TRENDS

Why Going Against the Grain Is the Path to Prosperity

“Follow your arrow wherever it points.” – Kasey Mugraves, singer-songwriter Today’s blog post comes to us from Tammi Brannan of InstictiveLife.com. Tammi is Kim’s sister and a trusted coach for some of our clients. Going Against the Grain I want … Continue reading

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Michael Burry on the Last – and the Next – Financial Crisis (Part 2)

“It’s sort of like the flood’s about to happen and you’re Noah.” ― Michael Lewis, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Last week in “Michael Burry on the Last – and Next – Financial Crisis, Part 1,” we summarized … Continue reading

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Michael Burry on the Last – and the Next – Financial Crisis (Part 1)

“A boy with one eye sees the world differently from everyone else.” ~ Michael Lewis, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Ironically, Dr. Michael Burry, the neurologist in residency turned hedge fund manager with a glass eye (played by … Continue reading

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The Big Short Review: An Exposé of “the Giant Lie”

“If the love of money is truly the root of all evil, then The Big Short is the ultimate romance.” ~ James Kendrick, Q Network “The thought-provoking film is a timely reminder of the lessons from a financial crisis which … Continue reading

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Currency Concerns: Is The U.S. Dollar Stable?

“The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.” – H. L. Mencken The internet can be a source of reliable news and information, but there is no arguing … Continue reading

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Consumer Expenditures Report (Episode 045)

How Do You Spend Your Money? Todd Strobel and Kim D.H. Butler take a look at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on how the average American spends their money. Todd goes over the demographics and how it reflects … Continue reading

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When Did Economics Become Politically Incorrect?

The Difference Between Economics and Politics (and Why it Matters) Daring to be “politically incorrect,” Kim Butler and Todd Strobel attempt to break down the stigmas between economics and politics. Obamacare and the language of economics are discussed, along with … Continue reading

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