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How To Define Your Own Success

How To Define Your Own Success

Learn how to write your own definition of success instead of following the commonly advised “path”.

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Another Financial Crisis Is On Its Way

Posted by on March 20, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
Another Financial Crisis Is On Its Way

Financial experts are beginning to predict that the next global economic crisis is brewing, and they are trying to warn as many people as possible.

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Et tu, Britain? United Kingdom to Join China in the Anti-Dollar Alliance

Posted by on March 15, 2015 in Economy with 3 Comments
Et tu, Britain? United Kingdom to Join China in the Anti-Dollar Alliance

On March 12, the government of the United Kingdom announced that they would be applying to join the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank… as a founding member. This is huge. Right now, the United States dominates the global financial system. But after years of endless wars, spying, debt, money printing, bailouts, and insane regulations, the rest of the world has had enough. And they’re looking for an alternative. China is coming up with an answer.

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Guess What Happened The Last Two Times The S&P 500 Was Up More Than 200% In Six Years?

Posted by on March 12, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Guess What Happened The Last Two Times The S&P 500 Was Up More Than 200% In Six Years?

On March 9th, 2009 the S&P 500 hit a low of 676.53. Since that day, it has risen more than 200 percent. As you will see below, there are only two other times within the last 100 years when the S&P 500 performed this well over a six-year time frame. In both instances, the end result was utter disaster.

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The 10 Habits of the Truly Frugal

Posted by on March 2, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
The 10 Habits of the Truly Frugal

Daisy Luther  | Activist Post There’s a big movement towards frugality afoot these days. It probably has something to do with our declining economy, record unemployment levels, and the increasing price of food, but only the wisest families are paying attention to these things. The rest of the folks are blithely going on as they always […]

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Target Stores to ‘Double Down’ On Organic, Sustainable Items

Posted by on March 1, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Target Stores to ‘Double Down’ On Organic, Sustainable Items

Organic food sales are exploding. Target’s initiative is called ‘Made to Matter,’ and it will nearly double the number of sustainable and organic products it sells.

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TJ Maxx Copycats Walmart with Wage Hikes

Posted by on February 26, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
TJ Maxx Copycats Walmart with Wage Hikes

Workers at Walmart, and now T.J. Maxx, will see wages rise to $10 an hour next year for those who have been there at least six months. TJX Companies said Wednesday that they would increase pay for their lowest-paid workers to $9 an hour in June.

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Guardian Angels Disappearing Student Debt

Posted by on February 23, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Guardian Angels Disappearing Student Debt

The idea behind Debt Collective, is simple: to create an organization—a labor union of sorts—that brings together people with massive student debt so that they can force change. In some ways, their debt has become an asset: “If you owe the bank thousands of dollars, then the bank owns you. But if you owe the bank millions, then you own the bank.”

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7 Secrets to Manifesting Prosperity & Abundance

7 Secrets to Manifesting Prosperity & Abundance

Are you living with a scarcity or an abundant mindset? Abundance is created in the mind first. It starts with how you see life.

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Green Giving: How Cannabis Is Giving Back To Colorado Residents

Posted by on February 22, 2015 in Economy with 2 Comments
Green Giving: How Cannabis Is Giving Back To Colorado Residents

Following the legalization of cannabis in 2012, voters decided to excise a 15 percent tax on pot to go towards schools, with an additional 10 percent to go to lawmakers. But due to a quickly growing economy, Colorado is now obligated to give back about $30.5 million.

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Do What You Love & The Money Will Follow. Here’s Why

Do What You Love & The Money Will Follow. Here’s Why

You may have heard the statement before “do what you love and the money will follow.” This statement can sound cliche at times because it also seems to mean we can just start something and it will automatically work out. It all depends on how you interpret the saying.

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America is Choking on a Corrupt Monetary System: Operation Choke Point

Posted by on February 16, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
America is Choking on a Corrupt Monetary System: Operation Choke Point

Operation Choke Point is an unconstutional backdoor way of closing otherwise legal companies by cutting off their access to the banking system and capital. If they can’t deposit their revenue in a bank account or accept credit card payments they are effectively shut down. There are three problems with Operation Choke Point. The first is procedural. The President, through the DOJ, the FDIC, and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, implemented new regulations without Congress passing any law or even being informed of what was going on. This executive action was an end run around the legislative process and it prevented any type of public discussion or input on it.

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What Does It Take to Start a Worker Co-Op? Here’s A Practical Video Guide to Democratizing Our Economy

Posted by on February 15, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
What Does It Take to Start a Worker Co-Op? Here’s A Practical Video Guide to Democratizing Our Economy

Would practicing workplace democracy and working together be easier if our media and our education system gave us as many visions of collaboration as they do of competition? What if we were encouraged to participate in our communities as much as we are pushed to purchase stuff? If we measured prosperity not by how high we could pile up resources, but how widely we could spread them out, would our heroes, not to mention our economy look different? We believe so. Own the Change: Building Economic Democracy One Worker Co-op at a Time is one contribution to a broader vision.

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Have You Stocked Up On Coins Yet? You Will After Reading This!

Posted by on February 11, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Have You Stocked Up On Coins Yet? You Will After Reading This!

A bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives which seeks to quickly and dramatically alter the composition for all current circulating United States coins. Specifically, the bill would require the one-cent, five-cent, dime, and quarter dollar coins to be produced primarily of steel, with the change implemented 90 days after the enactment of the Act.

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Central Bankers Will Speed Up the Rise of Gold and Bitcoin

Posted by on February 9, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Central Bankers Will Speed Up the Rise of Gold and Bitcoin

It has become now a worn-out cliche to point out that central bankers are destroying the world economy. All their stimulus and ‘quantitative easing’ is nothing more than naked money-printing.

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