But Who Will Build the Roads? A Salute to General & President Eisenhower

We need roads, but recently America had a budget shortfall for roads even while increasing aid to Afghanistan by several billions of dollars. As a military veteran I want to say first of all that the reason many military bases are kept open are not for national security reasons, in fact the Pentagon regularly requests […]

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Avoiding Dentures and Costly Dental Implants: Preparing for a Good Retired Set of Teeth

Oral care and hygiene marketing is, we believe, a big reason our teeth have so many problems and the reason we believe so many falsehoods about what to do to stay healthy. When you think about all of the oral care commercials you see on television do you notice that most of them are about […]

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How to make extra money after you retire without becoming a greeter at Wal Mart

Making some extra cash is something which a lot of folks need to do these days just to get by even after they retire, and of course┬áthere are multiple ways that this can be carried out. A lot of men and women wind up turning to the Internet simply because they have heard that this […]

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The Best Financial Advisors in Beverly Hills, CA if You Believe Yelp (and I do)

Yelp is a fine resource for today’s consumer in making choices for products and professional services so it’s no surprise that my go-to source of info for choosing a financial advisor would be Yelp. I myself leave positive and negative reviews on Yelp for businesses, but usually only if it was a truly remarkable experience […]

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Hits and Misses: My Investing History, Career Wins and Losses + Scams

Every investor has their victories and their defeats. It’s part of the process of learning. Still it doesn’t make it any easier divulging that kind of information to people, but since I’m a huge, shameless public discloser, I’ll go ahead and clear the air first. It’s a good practice to consider your past investing decisions […]

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Getting Unstuck as an Investor: Eliminating Your Own Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias is a self deceptive trick of the ego which influences a person’s judgment, where the person usually denies all available, pertinent information about reality in order to support an initially held viewpoint. Even if the initially held viewpoint can no longer be supported rationally at the present time. “It could never happen here, […]

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Don’t waste your retirement counting your money all day. Go outside and enjoy life!

For many Americans, the economic downturn has meant having to work more years than they would’ve liked. For even more Americans moving forward, it will mean having to seek part-time employment in order to supplement their retirement income. If you are one of the people smart enough, lucky enough, and wealthy enough to actually enjoy […]

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