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What can you do about taxes?

What can you do about taxes?

The first step toward successful investing in uncertain times is to preserve as much of your income as humanly possible. We’re talking about taxes. Love ‘em, hate ‘em, or even believe they’re unconstitutional – doesn’t matter – you’ll get in a lot of trouble if you don’t pay them. Even...

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4 ways to thoroughly screw up your finances.

4 ways to thoroughly screw up your finances.

Now, more than ever, it’s critical that you not make – err, how shall we put this delicately – STUPID financial decisions. Before you can even conceive of a plan to invest in a manner appropriate to these entropic times, you’ve got to at least be starting out in a good position. So, from your...

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Michael Pace

HS 7 – Practical Self-Defense Skills Needed For Modern Survival

View Transcript Much of what is being taught today in martial arts schools, seminars and videos, just won't work on the street! Learn from one of the world’s best self-defense experts, Michael Pace as Jason discusses what he has perfected throughout his training and teaching of martial arts for over...

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What, me worry?

What, me worry?

You might recognize the headline above as the caption MAD Magazine uses along with their ever-present mascot, the faintly simian-looking Alfred E. Neuman. It’s good advice. Facing uncertain times with the right psychological outlook can be as important as every other preparation you’ve made put together. Of...

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New oilfields are good news, right?

New oilfields are good news, right?

You might have missed recent news reports that giant new oilfields have been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico, Iran, Brazil, and Uganda. Excellent! Now the price of gas at the pump is sure to plummet. Not so fast. The numbers do not seem to bear out that rosy assessment. Here’s a spoonful of reality. First...

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Dangerous geniuses.

Dangerous geniuses.

It’s only a matter of time before the great breakthrough happens – cheap energy for everyone. It’ll be the end of high gas prices and usher in a new age where the rest of the world can finally tell OPEC to go pound sand. Or maybe the great breakthrough is already here but has not made its way...

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Come on! Die already.

Come on! Die already.

Oh, come now. We all knew it was going on. It can’t help but happen when the government puts itself in charge of health care. A recent article in the UK Telegraph yanked the cover off this disturbing trend – terminally ill patients are having food and water withheld so they’ll die sooner. Why...

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Winter driving fun ahead.

Winter driving fun ahead.

Most of us, at some point in our lives, get to experience the joy of steering a car through a winter wonderland. Even if you’re a lifetime resident of the Snow Belt, you still go to visit the relatives up north for the holidays sometimes, don’t you? Whatever the reason, whatever the season, it...

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Doh! That is so easy!

Doh! That is so easy!

Is your house in need of a thousand million minor repairs? Ha! Does Dracula like to drink blood? Yes. Sometimes in our headlong sprint towards depression that we have to make a household repair, we forget to remember some very simple techniques guaranteed to elevate your status among the other primates...

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Back to the Stone Age.

Back to the Stone Age.

Remember the gallows humor joked about the United States being nuked back to the Stone Age? Turns out that it wouldn’t even take a direct strike and accompanying fallout to send us into a technological wasteland. We’re not going to try to make everyone in the audience an electrical engineer in 300...

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