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Featured, Taking Stock, Your Financial Fitness »

[24 May 2013 | 5 Comments | 2,681 views]
Strategies and guidelines to building your own “bank” of savings for financial security

When you are the active “CEO/CFO and Chairman” of your money, it will perform better than simply leaving it in the hands of an advisor.
Only you know you the best:  your particular financial situation, your risk tolerance, your time horizon, investment objectives, your financial needs and wants, your financial obligations now and in the future; … the future? … you “bet” your life – literally – if you don’t know and consider these very crucial concerns!!!
You must be the master of your own monetary destiny. Keep in mind that the …

Featured, Risky Business »

[18 Sep 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,993 views]
The Truth About Taxes:  Who Pays, How Much – Noting Disparities, Misconceptions, And Impacts Across Demographics

Find out what the actual numbers and percentages are for payroll taxes, income taxes, and corporate taxes plus additional taxpayer information illustrated in the following video.
 
You might be surprised by what is revealed.
 
David Cay Johnston, American investigative journalist, columnist and television commentator for Reuters, best-selling author, a specialist in economics and tax issues, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, discusses tax structure and how it affects taxpayers across demographics in the U.S.
Dec. 12, 2013
(video 1:31:12)

Account For Change, Featured, Risky Business »

[10 Aug 2012 | Comments Off | 1,710 views]
Hottest global July temps on record are costing a “cropload”! NOAA’ing The Facts! —> UPDATED: 8/16/2019

Updated Feb. 26, 2019
Dark Purple = extreme drought
Red = severe drought
Gold = moderate drought
 
The US is falling behind other nations in upgrading technology and infrastructure to deal with the sources and significances of global climate change.
When is the last time you checked the floodplain of that home you own, or want to buy, or your apartment building, even if you are renting on the top floor?
How are those heating-n-cooling bills working for ya lately?
If you experience any unreasonable price spikes in food, water, utility bills, shipping/freight costs … costs of …

Featured, Risky Business, Your Financial Fitness »

[6 Aug 2012 | Comments Off | 1,516 views]
Sugar isn’t that sweet when you consider its cost!

With your permission, let me take a moment to set aside the human factor of our health in order to present for your consideration merely the financial factor of our health and the correlated costs to our health-related behaviors, specifically our eating habits.
Practicing good health is life-saving$ behavior!
It is logical that consuming smaller portions per serving of each meal saves us grocery money – eating less means buying less, therefore spending less. Additionally, consider the fact that eating healthy also saves us money when we compare the price of meat …