Category Archives: ECONOMIC TRENDS

Peer Lending Investing Success Story: Beating the Odds (and the Experts)

“…peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has finally earned its place on an income investor’s menu.” -Forbes.com Nat Harward is no average 20-something. He owns a strategy consulting firm which he started in 2012 after being an account manager at a New York … Continue reading

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Peer to Peer Lending: How Investors Are Earning Double-Digit Returns… by Helping Strangers!

“If you haven’t heard of Peer to Peer Lending you are missing out on what is turning to be a very hot investing opportunity.” Jeff Rose, The Huffington Post If you’ve read our blog for long, you’ll know we don’t … Continue reading

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Is Gold a Good Investment? (Part 2)

“The commander of the imperial guard took away the basins, censers, sprinkling bowls, pots, lampstands, dishes and bowls used for drink offerings—all that were made of pure gold or silver.” – Jeremiah 52:19 In the United States, the gold standard … Continue reading

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Is Gold a Good Investment? (Part 1)

“Mr. Bond, all my life I have been… in love with gold. I love its colour, its brilliance, its divine heaviness… I ask you… is there any other substance on earth that so rewards its owner?” – Ian Fleming, Goldfinger … Continue reading

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Why Entrepreneurs Rule the World

“In case you didn’t get the memo, jobs are dead.” -Kate Phillips, Total Wealth Coaching This week we are proud to feature a guest post by Kate Phillips in celebration of independent entrepreneurs who have left paychecks behind to create … Continue reading

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Is China’s Bubble About to Pop?

“China’s growth model is broken and can’t be so easily fixed.” – Michael Schuman in “The Real Reason to Worry About China,” Time Magazine Recently, China’s GDP slowed from around 10% annually to just over 7% a rate of growth still envied … Continue reading

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Target-Date Funds: Wall Street’s Betrayal of Main Street Investors

“Target-date mutual funds are another Wall Street crime with the Department of Labor driving the getaway car.” -Barry James Dyke, best-selling author and financial consultant. Target-date funds sound like a good idea, at least on the surface. Everyone knows that … Continue reading

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