$2,000 Gold

"There hasn’t been an empire in the history of mankind that has given away its wealth and its power base like the United States is currently doing. What are you doing? You’ve got 20% unemployment, you’re trying to bailout out the Chinese, you’re trying to bailout the Indians, you’re trying to bailout the Middle East,… Continue reading $2,000 Gold

Subsidy of Debt: The Broken Business Model

Remember when “flipping” houses was the hottest investment around.  Just go down to Florida and buy a condo, put it back on the market at a higher price and wait.  If you had a good credit score and reasonable cash flow, you could leverage up dramatically thus generate much greater profits.  60 Minutes interviewed a… Continue reading Subsidy of Debt: The Broken Business Model

Walking Worthy of Your Calling

Ephesians 4:1-2   I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, Each of us has a calling by Our Heavenly Father and you can be sure it is to give… Continue reading Walking Worthy of Your Calling

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The Hidden Depression

One in seven Americans is living at poverty levels which equates 43.6 million people.  This number does not account for the underground cash economy.  Some of these people are not reporting cash payments and are evading the tax system.  By doing this, they do not contribute their share of social security and the tax structure… Continue reading The Hidden Depression

Commercial Real Estate Deterioration

The following describes the downward spiral of the commercial real estate contraction: 1. Less consumer traffic forces marginal retailers to close once they have liquidated their merchandise at distressed prices. 2. Distressed prices redirect consumers away from the stronger retailers moving them toward marginal business levels. 3. Further price erosion occurs in an attempt to… Continue reading Commercial Real Estate Deterioration

Crisis Window

The next five years (2011-2016) have a high probability of a national if not a global crisis.  The globe is headed towards an economic cliff and the challenge is that no one knows “when” we will arrive.  Those in power simply do not know how to fix the economic problems and are now beginning to… Continue reading Crisis Window

The Collapse of Credit

The baby boomer generation has fueled the use of credit for the last 40 years and that is now changing.  The prime means of increasing wealth was through the use of leverage: borrow as much as possible to buy the biggest house because it will increase in value.  The problem was the “end game”.  What… Continue reading The Collapse of Credit

Where is your focus?

Luke 17 20  Now when He was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He answered them and said, "The kingdom of God does not come with observation; 21 nor will they say, ‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For indeed,the kingdom of God is within you." One of the reasons I… Continue reading Where is your focus?

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