Politics

Listening to the politics and media is dangerous for any investor. Beware of the outside influences when creating your investing strategy.

The Media is Biased – Know This When Investing

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I know this might not be news for some, but based upon recent events, you cannot draw any other rational conclusion. Without question, the media is biased mostly left of center politically. You must realize this when investing, and vet media sources for your information.

Obama Targets “Wealthy” IRA Accounts

Uncle Sam Obama

President Obama’s budget is set to come out this week and will propose a limit on how big you can grow your retirement account. While the article on the The Hill talks about Mitt Romney’s rather large IRA, in reality the size they are talking about is much much smaller.

Two Clear Directions For Our Country

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Republican candidate Mitt Romney picked Representative Paul Ryan as his vice president this past Saturday. Paul Ryan has been focused on the economy, and choosing him shows Romney is somewhat serious in reforming the economy, entitlements, and taxes. Paul Ryan hasn’t been afraid to admit we have a spending and entitlement problem in this country.

President Obama – Who Built My Business?!?

The Obama Effect

The socialist in chief has spoken. Now I know that is somewhat of a cheap shot, but really, what was the president talking about with the speech he made last Friday? I’ve come to no other logical conclusion that President Barack Obama believes in socialistic ideals.

How A Small Business Can Perform Like Wynn Resorts

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Steve Wynn, the founder Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN), spoke yesterday on their quarterly conference call. The average investor does not listen to them. Most quarterly conference calls are a snoozefest, but not this one where the fireworks were going off. Its been known that Steve Wynn, who voted for Obama, despises President Obama’s policies. Unlike […]

It Does Not Pay To Be Responsible

Anthony Weiner

In the past few years, I’ve come to the conclusion it does not pay to be responsible. I’m about as honest as they come, I don’t lie, cheat and have some high code of conduct and ethics. This is not only for myself, but what I expect from others. I’ll give a few anecdotal examples […]

The Most Important Thing To Consider When Voting

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November 2nd 2010 is Election Day here in the United States.  By some accounts it’s considered a very important mid-term election. Regardless of your political beliefs and whom you vote for, I suggest you go vote. Too many people don’t vote and don’t realize how fortunate we are living in the United States. There are […]

The Senate Passed a Critical Bill

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I’m so proud of our Congress and more specifically our Senate.  Before they went away on recess for the November 2010 elections, the Senate had the timeto vote on a very important bill.  Was it to keep some or all of the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 that are set to expire at […]