Category Archives: ECONOMIC TRENDS

Financial Reform or Regression? The Battle Over Dodd-Frank Provisions and Fiduciary Vs. Suitability Standards

” Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.” – B. R. Ambedkar In 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act provided meaningful (if imperfect) reforms … Continue reading

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Peter Diamandis Releases a BOLD New Book for Entrepreneurs

I was grateful to have the opportunity to once again attend Peter Diamandis’s Abundance 360 Summit  for entrepreneurs and thought leaders. Founder of the X PRIZE Foundation, Singularity University and a dozen tech companies, and named as one of Fortune’s … Continue reading

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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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