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Guest Blog: Is the Fairtax a Solution?

A month ago I was introduced to the FairTax and became an instant fan.  Imagine taking home 100% of your paycheck – no federal taxes, social security, or medicare withholding.  Instead, you are taxed only on the new goods and services you consume.  So yes, this makes everyone a stakeholder in the money sent to our …

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What to Do with Your Investments in a Roller Coaster Market

What is going on!?

A few weeks ago, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), one of the big three credit rating agencies, placed the United States’ debt on negative credit watch, meaning our nation’s debt was under review for a possible downgrade. Then, last week, Congress and President Obama signed a debt reduction deal and raised the debt …

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Change is Good – Simplify Your Life

Change is Good…simplify your life

What can you do to simplify your life and lighten your load?

1. Clean your closets – donate old clothes, organize, declutter
2. Make a To Do list of everything that needs to be done around the house, office, etc. Prioritize and Do
3. Get a new mattress – you will sleep better and feel …

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The Fed versus Deflation, Inflation and Stagflation

The mighty Federal Reserve certainly has a big job to fight all things bad in the economy – unemployment, recession, deflation, inflation and something we haven’t seen in a while, but seems to be on the horizon –big, bad, ugly stagflation.

Bernanke declared war on deflation with his easy monetary policy after the financial crisis and …

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Quiz for Women: What is Your Financial IQ?

Are you a lady who lunches and lets your husband handle all the financial affairs or a lady who holds the purse strings tightly and puts your husband on an allowance? Or do you fall somewhere in the middle? All couples have their own way of working out their finances. But, what …

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