Financial Flexibility: Saving Too Much in All the Wrong Places?

“More than 25% of Americans are dipping into 401(k) retirement accounts to pay for bills.” ~The Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2013 More people are raiding their 401(k)s than ever before, but not for

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Saving Right: Is Your Emergency Fund Prepared for Opportunities?

“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” -Benjamin DisraeliThe Best Way to Save MoneyOnly three years before the Great Depression started with the

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How Safe is Your Money? FDIC Insurance and Fractional Reserve Banking

“You’re thinking of this place all wrong… as if I had the money back in a safe. The money’s not here. Your money’s in Joe’s house…right next to yours. And in the Kennedy house, and Mrs. Macklin’s

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STOLEN SAVINGS: Three Men and a Bank Account

How Civil Forfeiture is used to Confiscate Bank Accounts“Banking is a very treacherous business because you don’t realize it is risky until it is too late. It is like calm waters that deliver huge

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Family Banking 101

“A Family Bank is a strategy to keep wealth in your family and keep it growing…from generation to generation.” – The Family Banking Book (forthcoming)   This strategy has been called “Family

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Life Insurance for Children and Grandchildren? The Surprising Benefits

“If you want to start an argument, ask a group of financial advisers what they think about buying life insurance for children.” – Bankrate.com   Should you get life insurance for a child? Don’t

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Is Gold a Good Investment? (Part 1)

“Mr. Bond, all my life I have been… in love with gold. I love its colour, its brilliance, its divine heaviness… I ask you… is there any other substance on earth that so rewards its owner?” –

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The Leverage Test: Can You Use Your Assets as Collateral?

“When we leverage, we aggregate and organize existing resources to achieve success.” – Richie Norton, The Power of Starting Something Stupid.   When you invest or store your dollars somewhere,

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Whole Life Vs. Indexed Universal Life: What Insurance Agents and Financial Advisors Really Think

“Believe (me), it’s not fun try­ing to explain to a client why his cash value went down and what are those high fees about.” – Agent/Advisor discussing Whole Life vs. Indexed Universal Life with

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Universal Life: The Inconvenient Truth about the “Other” Permanent Insurance

“The insurance industry has a dirty little secret that threatens the retirement plans of millions of unsuspecting families. “The problem is buried in the fine print of universal life policies…” John

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Life Insurance 101

Your browser does not support the audio element. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Life Insurance Q & A with Kim Butler   Our hosts are back in this episode of The Prosperity Podcast to answer

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Busting the Financial Planning Lies: Learn to use Prosperity Economics to Build Sustainable Wealth

This book could cost your financial planner a lot of money. Better yet, it will put the money where it belongs – back in YOUR hands! Busting the Financial Planning Lies reveals how the wealthy ignore

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