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California - A Pension Disaster-In-Waiting Case Study

California – A Pension Disaster-In-Waiting Case Study

You know you've got a problem when former California governor Arnold (the Governator) Schwarzenegger and present chief state executive Jerry (Governor Moonbeam) Brown are on the same page about an issue. We're talking about the brewing pension disaster in the Golden State. The particular set of circumstances...

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Take the (Pension) Money and Run

Take the (Pension) Money and Run

We've heard from such credible sources as the Government Accountability Office, a Federal Reserve Bank, and now the Harvard Kennedy School Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business Government (that's a mouthful) has joined in to say its piece about the danger facing public employee pension plans. As quoted...

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Private Money Lending Might Be More Productive Than Wall Street

Private Money Lending Might Be More Productive Than Wall Street

First responders who are a little tired of being bounced around the Wall Street “investing” roller coaster might be interested in an under-the-radar opportunity known as private money lending, also sometimes referred to in the media as hard money loans. The concept is pretty simple. There has always...

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