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Does a College Degreee  Pay For Itself?

Does a College Degreee Pay For Itself?

The looming student debt “bubble” has undergone some much-publicized comparisons to the housing bubble that burst so spectacularly a few years ago. Now, though, a new study suggests that across the board, college graduates earn nearly a hundred percent more than their peers who don’t have a degree....

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Are You a Slave To Technology?

Are You a Slave To Technology?

If the Internet suddenly disappeared, if your iPad screen went permanently blank, if the television remote stopped working, what would you do? If you’re like a lot of people around the world, you’d be climbing the walls. Maybe such a sweeping technology blackout isn’t likely – but for all too...

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Marijuana Goes Mainstream and Investing Scams Follow

Marijuana Goes Mainstream and Investing Scams Follow

Pot is hot. As attitudes and laws change, marijuana is making news as the Next Big Thing in investing. And as always happens, alongside the legitimate potential for investing in the old hippie favorite come the scam artists, pushing a variety of get rich quick schemes that can snare unwary investors. A...

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More Ameircans Skip Credit Cards

More Ameircans Skip Credit Cards

Is plastic a thing of the past? After the economic shakeups of the last few years, new financial realities may be changing traditional patterns of managing money and handling debt. And for many Americans, that means rethinking their relationship to credit. A new article posted by CNNMoney notes that...

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What’s In a Name: Financial Planner or Money Manager?

What’s In a Name: Financial Planner or Money Manager?

When should you fire your money manager? That’s a question raised by a number of recent posts on a variety of financial information sites and journals. But as finances become more complex and independent investors attempt to negotiate the landscape of loans, rates and taxes, a more important question...

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Bitcoins: Challenging Ideas About Money

Bitcoins: Challenging Ideas About Money

Money has come a long way from its early days when societies assigned a value to objects and allowed them to be used in trade for other things. In most of the world, modern currency is centralized, issued only by authorized entities and usually backed by a valuable physical commodity such as gold. But...

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HI 28 - Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

HI 28 – Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

Jason Hartman talks with Bill Whittle, host of Afterburner, regarding poverty levels in the United States and the strategies that undermine democracy and free markets.  Bill’s opinion is that America has the richest poor people in the world, versus countries like Africa, where millions of people live...

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HI 27 - High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

HI 27 – High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

Jason Hartman hosts a two-part show where we start with some reflections on the recent "Meet The Masters of Income Property Investing" event at The Hyatt Regency in Irvine, California. Investment Counselors, Ari and Sara join Jason as they discuss the following: 1)   Establish 5 year plan for where...

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Can Your Retirement Nest Egg Afford Old Age?

Can Your Retirement Nest Egg Afford Old Age?

Some of us aren't the greatest at planning ahead, and perhaps nowhere will this shortcoming be more evident than retirement and old age. People are living longer every year. Don't be shocked if you wake up one morning to 100 candles on your birthday cake. If you happened to retire at 65, that's a full...

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HI 26 - Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation's Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

HI 26 – Issues and Conflicts Facing Our Nation’s Border Patrol Agents with Andy Ramirez

Join Jason Hartman as he interviews Andy Ramirez, founder and president of the Law Enforcement Officers Advocates Council, regarding the legal struggles that border patrol law enforcement officers face with illegal immigration and drug smugglers. As insane as it sounds, border patrol has been told it’s...

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