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Obamacare alternative?

If you aren’t already aware, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka obamacare) is rolling out its massive “takeover” of healthcare this October. Beginning tax year 2014, you will pay a $695 penalty if you do not have approved health insurance.  Company or Employer group plans are bracing for 100 -400% rate increases. Note: […]

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Bank Levy “Did You Know?”

As the global economy continues to enfold, we have more insight to our possible future by observing the latest development in Cypress. Passed in the cover of darkness (aka on a weekend, holiday schedule), Cypress banks’ customers awoke to find that their cash was invaded, and restrictions applied to all withdrawals. Well folks, I encourage […]

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Good ‘ole ssa.gov and other Federal Agencies

If you’re like me, it occurs to you every once in a while that you might like to know what your Social Security Retirement Benefit might be, in case the govt. (I researched to verify that SSA is an Independent Agency under the Executive Branch) doesn’t really blow it up??! Well, for those who haven’t […]

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Will you be prepared for the consequences of printed $USD??

As we’re inundated with the latest political folly, our nation continues towards the impending outcome of ongoing spending & debt amassing. Think Greece can’t happen here? What will your situation be like if it does? Plan for the worst, hope for the best, but don’t bury your head in the sand. Perhaps keeping a close eye […]

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A Much-Needed Reminder

Are You Kidding Me??? On this 10th anniversary of 9/11, I hope you agree that this is outrageous on so many fronts! (not sure of this message’s origin but it was sent to me by a friend, Bonnie O’Neil so she gets credit for it.) Surely you’ve heard by now that NY Mayor Bloomberg is […]

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Bad News, Good News

Sept. 2, 2011 Jobs Report: In reponse to the zero job growth, White House economic advisor Gene Sperling said, “This president doesn’t think this is anywhere near enough”. A survey of economists agreed – they had expected more than 70,000 new jobs. So what was your first clue, Mr. President?? His Labor Secretary, Hilda Solis […]

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