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Top 10 websites to become an informed investor.

If you want to know what the traditional media is saying http://www.finviz.com/news.ashx If you want to know what Wall Street insiders are saying go to www.zerohedge.com If you want commentary from knowledgeable and sometimes misguided stock geeks go here http://seekingalpha.com/

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The Economics of Time & Money

Why do we feel like we never have enough time to do the things we want to do? Mostly it’s because we spend too much time trading time for money. If you had the ability to live off your own resources

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How Germany lost WWII and won the currency war

The Euro has significantly strengthened the German economy and in the process has slaughtered the economies of the Eurozone P.I.G.S. However, the opening salvos of a new conflict between the European Central Bank and the German Government have been fired.

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Currency Wars: The Saga continues… Is there a disruption in the force of the Fed?

The oil-dollar nexus is one of the foundations of the world economy but lately there has been a disturbance in the force. A combination of old enemies and Islamic states are trying to break the balance. The US Dollar has

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The Fed and the phony numbers casino

There was a lot of discussion about the Fed raising rates in the press over the last few weeks and now it has finally happened. Many people are wondering why they have raised rates when the rest of the world

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The Great China Bubble: If It Bursts What Happens To The US?

There is a strange global phenomenon related to economic bubbles. When excess is at its peak someone always wants to build the tallest building in the world. In the US the first and most dramatic case was when in 1929,

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How to preserve wealth in financially unstable times.

When stock markets crash and the news headlines are full of doom and gloom, most of Wall Street talks about dollar cost averaging. i.e. if you continue to buy, you will buy at a cheaper and cheaper price, improving your

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Are we heading for another financial shock Part 2? Is risk really lower?

There was a lot of talk about reducing risk, and preventing another financial shock after 2008, however most of the reforms didn’t address what really caused the crisis – debt and the access to easy money. When people, companies and

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Are we heading for another major financial shock?

The 80 year debt cycle? I hear a lot of people talk about things feel different than they used to since the 2008 financial crisis. The key reason is we have moved from autumn to winter economic season. From 1950

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The 7 Steps to Financial Freedom

Know your number (Track your income and expenses) Reduce personal debt Get your emergency fund in place Feed your mind – Read and get educated & build your team Build your freedom fund Develop your passive income stream & build

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