It’s funny to me how many people are constantly shouting that the sky is falling in the investing world these days. Often these “experts” are referred to as “perma-bears” because their outlook is perpetually negative and their investing advice is almost always based around caution. The main rationale for this approach these days appears to … Read morePlenty of Room for Growth in this “Mature Economy”
Will you soon be able to buy groceries and other goods using currency that is only good in your state or local community? Why are communities and legislators looking to create new types of currency inside the United States? What is driving the growing interest in alternative currencies? There are a handful of reasons that … Read moreWhat are Alternative United States Local Currencies?
There is a tug of war going on over your money right now. When you sit down and think about it, you know that you should save your money, pay off your debt and provide for your future. Unfortunately there are other forces coming after your money. Not only do you have to deal with … Read moreHelp Yourself, Not The Economy
I think we can sum up the cause of our current economic crisis in one word — GREED. Over the years, mortgage lenders were happy to lend money to people who couldn’t afford their mortgages. But they did it anyway because there was nothing to lose. These lenders were able to charge higher interest rates … Read moreWhat Caused the Economic Crisis of 2008?