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Income Inequality and Prosperity

            The Big Government people say that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. They want the Government to do something when, in fact the Government is the cause of the problem.

 

            It is true the spread between the richest and poorest Americans has been widening. The Government has been printing money to support its out of…

Financial Freedom Lessons from Dr. King

              On January 15 the country will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, an Emancipator who, like Abraham Lincoln, became a martyr to freedom. And, like Abraham Lincoln, Dr. King’s life had many lessons for those looking to achieve financial freedom.

              The first thing we can learn is that freedom is worth a sacrifice. Dr. King was…

Emancipation Day

 

            January 2 was Emancipation Day, marking the  anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation which started the ball rolling to free all Americans from slavery.

            Our organization, the Emancipation Network, takes its name from the Emancipation Proclamation and we also strive to free Americans from slavery. Debt…

Looking Forward to a New Year

 

It’s that time of year again. When people take stock of their lives and list their bad habits. Then make resolutions which they don’t keep.

 

               But the truth is, you can make real changes in your life. You can do it at any time, but New Year’s is as good a time as any.

 

               The first step in taking control of your…

Tax Relief For Christmas

 

                It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the Congress is posed to give tax relief to America.

 

                Don’t believe the negative distortions from the politics of envy crowd. There is a reason why envy is in the Ten Commandments, and denying middle class Americans tax relief because the richest Americans, who pay most of…

Hope for Christmas

 
For the first time in many years we are seeing signs of hope in the economy. The stock market has risen to record levels based on expectations of tax and regulatory relief. The housing market has made a strong recovery and unemployment is at historically low levels.

 

However real wages remain stagnant and millions still feel left behind and strangled by problem debt.  …

The Power of Giving

They say that Christmas is the Season for giving, but smart people give the whole year around.
Giving is actually one of the keys to financial freedom. Givers are quickly identified in the marketplace as those who go over and above the minimum needs of the job. They are cheerful and hard working, and because of their giving attitude people enjoy working with them. They are first in line for…

Thanksgiving Turkeys

 
            This year, we will be once again immersed with Christmas shopping commercials as we join our families for the annual Thanksgiving Feast.

 

            Don’t let these Turkeys turn you into the Christmas goose:

 

            1. Don’t forget to be thankful at Thanksgiving. People who appreciate their blessings are more likely to…

Debt Paydown vs Savings

 
                New research has provided some important information to help answer the question of whether it is better to pay down debt or put the money in savings.

 

                Two researchers affiliated with Texas Tech University, Russell James and Scott Garrett, studied 839 audits over 50 years old for 4 years to find out which strategy –…

Learning From Disaster

 

This week on November 11 we will honor our Veterans. May God bless them all.

 

                But November 11 also marks the anniversary of the end of the first World War, one of the worst disasters in Human History.

 

                So what can you learn about your finances from this disaster? Plenty.

 

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