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Has Kiplinger’s Sold Out?  The Financial Media Bias (Part 2 – The Stock Market and Saving Money)

“Personal finance publications bias their recommendations—either consciously or subconsciously—to favor advertisers.” – Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz, Quarterly Journal of Economics Two weeks ago, we started a rant inspired by a single issue of Kiplinger’s that I picked up to read … Continue reading

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Kim Butler: How I Discovered Infinite Banking

“The measure of prosperity should be not how much money we have, but rather how much freedom we have with our money.” – Kim Butler, Infinite Banking Practitioner, Author of Live Your Life Insurance Last month, we published an article … Continue reading

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Permanent Life Insurance: The Best Coverage for the Short Term?

“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.” -Neils Bohr, Danish Physicist The Challenges of Choosing Life Insurance Should you buy term insurance, permanent insurance (also called whole life or cash value), or both? It’s a major financial decision everyone … Continue reading

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Nine Ways to Use Your Whole Life Insurance Policy to Get Cash

“The best things in life are free But you can give ‘em to the birds and bees I need money;that’s what I want!” -from Money (That’s What I Want), written by Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford. Recorded in 1959 by … Continue reading

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Ignorant Certainty: (“I know I don’t like it, even though I don’t know what it is.”)

LISTEN: Ignorant Certainty (11:59min) The French essayist Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) sagely observed: “Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.” Although Montaigne’s comments are more than four centuries old, they still apply today – especially when the … Continue reading

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Fourth-Leg Contrarian Indicator: Life Insurance Must Make Sense, Because Fewer People Have It.

LISTEN: Fourth-Leg Contrarian Indicator: Life Insurance Must Make Sense, Because Fewer People Have It. (mp3audio) (4:11 min) A contrarian is someone who believes the herd is usually wrong: the herd is usually running just behind the curve, the herd buys … Continue reading

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Permanent Life Insurance: A Few Questions For The “Experts”, And A Few Answers From Consumers

LISTEN: Permanent Life Insurance: A Few Questions For The “Experts”, And A Few Answers From Consumers (mp3audio) (10:42 min) As has been mentioned in previous issues, permanent/cash value life insurance (i.e., any life insurance policy designed to remain in-force for … Continue reading

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