August 22, 2016

Are the Financial Television News Shows Trustworthy?

I was watching some financial shows on television this week to see if there may be some actual news that would be accurate and meaningful. What I realized is that that the moderators who mediate the panel shows or interview a single guest are play acting that they know something. Watching someone reading a teleprompter to report the financial news, does import to me that they are anything more than a well-spoken actor. I understand […]
August 8, 2016

It’s Time to Make Billionaires Pay Estate Tax

George Soros funded a tax-exempt charitable structure called the Open Society Foundations, which carries out his political agenda. Michael Bloomberg formed the Bloomberg Philanthropies, which focuses on his favorite public policies as sustainable cities, clean energy, vibrant oceans, and obesity prevention. The Ford Foundation, which has 38 times more money than the Koch brothers, has made it a goal to focus entirely on inequality and what its president calls social justice infrastructure. Elizabeth Warren, while […]
May 12, 2016

Investors Better Off With Cash-Value Life Insurance

Don’t you see all the red flags telling you the investment markets are in danger? Is there some reason you think relying on Wall Street sales hype and Federal Reserve hi-jinks are better than accepting the actuality that your future financial security is increasingly at risk? Isn’t there a better way to deal with the anxiety of financial insecurity and exposure to unrelenting risk? You think you only have two investment alternatives—trading or investing. Trading […]
May 12, 2016

US Investors Being Sacrificed to Advance Global Government

The United States’ financial market and that of the world are running out of steam. I am not of the view that a crash is imminent. But it does seem to me that a significant recession is going to happen.  It is going to be painful. The burden of taxation is increasing, governmental borrowing is up, and total public spending is at record levels. The world of private investment is sliding into an economic abyss. […]
May 12, 2016

Prince’s Death Underscores Reasons to Repeal Estate Tax

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are pushing for a ‘sensible’ estate tax reform. They propose raising the rate to 45% and cutting the exemption amount from $5.45 million to $3.5 million. The death of the pop star Prince brings onto the front pages of our news sources a cold hard fact. That fact is, that is high time for the repeal of the federal estate tax. The news reports tell us that Prince died without […]