Economic

The government’s economic revival plan should give steroids instead of vitamins

After dragging the economy into a trough, the government is currently contemplating ways to pull things around. Before commenting on the various measures that it is contemplating to kick-start the market, let’s go back in time to what the Narendra Modi government had inherited and see how things have become progressively worse. Modi has been handed a crippled economy with ...

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The Laissez-Faire Garden

I have a friend who is very good at gardening. In the summer he brings me some of the biggest, freshest tomatoes I have ever had the pleasure of eating. And his cucumbers are so nice and crispy you can put a little salt on them and eat them raw. He’s always working in his garden. Getting the soil right, ...

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Finance in General is What Folks Most Lack

How come so many people signed for mortgages and now claim that they did not understand? How come so many people obligated themselves to substantial mortgage payments that they really couldn’t afford to pay? How come so many mortgage brokers, and mortgage companies allowed customers to sign for mortgages that they had no business getting involved in? I would submit ...

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Addiction Economics 101

In all it is near impossible to put a monetary cost on an addiction in a lifetime. The finances don’t even start to include the health hazards, emotional problems and long list of relationships that can suffer throughout the process. Although, what if you knew some of the overall costs of an addiction? Would it make you think twice? Would ...

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Popular And Desirable Types Of MBAs

If you have an interest in studying for a Masters of Business Administration degree, congratulations are in order. An MBA can open the door to a lifelong rewarding career across a diverse range of industries. Before you start to check out the courses that are now available, it is important to realize that there are in fact many different types ...

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‘Functionally Bankrupt,’ But Honest About It

A guy told me the other day that he is “functionally bankrupt.” He has around $57 billion in outstanding debt (it takes awhile to add it all up), but he’s planning to borrow $5 billion more in the next year or so. Would you like to lend him some of that money? I wouldn’t. The guy is New York Gov. ...

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Creative Approaches For Charitable Giving

The market is up, and the continuing economic recovery may have you thinking about sharing the wealth. Creating a philanthropic plan for your family can be daunting, given all of the available structures and the complex tax and administrative rules governing charitable donations. The first step in a charitable giving plan is to define your objectives. Among the questions you ...

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Liberty, E Pluribus Unum, in God We Trust – The American Trinity

Dennis Prager, a Jewish, conservative radio talk show host, tells his audience that we all carry these three basic American values around in our pockets. He reminds us that those values appear on the money of the United States: Liberty, E Pluribus Unum, In God We Trust. He named these values The American Trinity. These observations are quite appropriate at ...

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