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When Government Acts, Unintended Consequences Follow

When Government Acts, Unintended Consequences Follow
In 1850, French economist Frédéric Bastiat published an essay that is misunderstood, or more often, unread, titled, “That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen.” Bastiat brilliantly introduced the idea of opportunity cost and, through the parable of the broken window, illustrated the destructive effects of unintended consequences. Unfortunately, because of misplaced belief in government benevolence, even the... Read More

How Sound Money Principles Can Bolster Your Personal Finances

How Sound Money Principles Can Bolster Your Personal Finances
Sound money principles can serve to help grow the economy and restrain government. The political class, however, doesn’t particularly want to restrain itself. Washington, D.C. is addicted to the easy money policies that have enabled $20 trillion in national debt accumulation and tens of trillions more in unfunded liabilities. Even with a new and unconventional GOP president who vows to... Read More

Natural Homemade Topical Antifungal and Antibacterial Salve

Natural Homemade Topical Antifungal and Antibacterial Salve
Are you suffering from a bacterial or fungal wound or blemish? Got bug bites or some other embarrassing skin condition? Then let me show you how to make a natural topical antifungal and antimicrobial remedy for your ailment. It’s simple, easy to make, and highly effective on all sorts of conditions. Call it a salve, lotion, ointment or cream; I... Read More

Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late

Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late
Tens of millions of Americans and their employers pour money into pension plans each month, counting those funds to grow and to be there when needed at retirement. But a time bomb awaits. The bulk of U.S. pension funds are dangerously underfunded, and the assets are often invested in securities that have bleak prospects for providing income that keeps up... Read More

Cold Hard Truths About Our Current Economic Situation

Cold Hard Truths About Our Current Economic Situation
It is being reported that Obama is leaving behind a somewhat healthy job market and a recovering economy. The media is trying to suggest that the U-3 unemployment rate has fallen to 4.7 percent from a peak of 10 percent – and that it is way down even after accounting for people who have left the labor force. The media... Read More

Outside-the-Box Thinking to Bear on the Fed

Outside-the-Box Thinking to Bear on the Fed
How Trump Can Bring Outside-the-Box Thinking to Bear on the Fed President-elect Donald Trump will soon have the opportunity to put his stamp on the Federal Reserve. And that is making the elite body of central bankers nervous. On the campaign trail, Trump harangued Fed chair Janet Yellen for pumping up financial markets with cheap money – accusing the Obama... Read More

A 6 Step Plan for Trump to Make Our Money Great Again

A 6 Step Plan for Trump to Make Our Money Great Again
Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States in January. Americans will then find out then if “Make America Great Again” is more than a campaign slogan. It isn’t going to be easy. On day one, he will inherit a $20 trillion federal deficit and a moribund economy increasingly reliant on low interest rates... Read More

Neem – Azadirachta indica: Uses and Benefits

Neem – Azadirachta indica: Uses and Benefits
Have you heard about Neem yet? Neem (Azadirachta indica) is the name of a tree native to the Indian subcontinent. For almost 5000 years, the different parts of this tree have been used in Ayurvedic/ Ayurveda medicine; one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. To be clear, it is a component of over 75% of Ayurvedic remedies and for good... Read More

Bond And Market Issues Coming: Are You Prepared?

Bond And Market Issues Coming: Are You Prepared?
Stocks recently hit a record high, Black Friday is rockin, the TPP appears to have been defeated and everyone seem euphoric. Happy days are here again, right? My advice is to not get caught up in the hype; it can only be temporary. The bond market is showing its weakness. I don’t want to be the “Debbie Downer” here, but... Read More