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Boobs On Credit, by Jim Quinn

Jim Quinn examines the credit boom and warns of the potential consequences. From Quinn at theburningplatform.com:

Do you ever hear something so startlingly mind numbingly ridiculous you realize it must be a sign things have gotten so fucked up something has got to give? 273 more words


In the Murk, by James Howard Kunstler

With Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has moved beyond the problems imposed by bankruptcy to meeting the basic requirements of survival. From James Howard Kunstler at kunstler.com: 375 more words


Petrodollar Under Attack, by Darius Shahtahmasebi

Many countries not in the US orbit are trying to move away from dollarization of the petroleum trade. From  Darius Shahtahmasebi at theantimedia.org:

Once upon a time, the U.S. 361 more words

Foreign Policy


On my journey to financial peace, it’s been really helpful to have cheerleaders around me. One thing I liked about Financial Peace University was that you got to sit and discuss the lessons and how they applied to your life with others. 202 more words


What's my why?

As with any goal in life, it’s important to know your motivation. That has definitely applied as I’ve been working towards getting out of debt. Without having a bigger why to aim for, it can be easy to lose motivation. 149 more words


The Truth Behind the Trump Brand, by Bill Bonner

Trump has expertly branded himself, and brand loyalty is far stronger than people’s affinity for a particular product. From Bill Bonner at bonnerandpartners.com:

ÎLE D’YEU, FRANCE – Today, we climb a hill and have a look around. 310 more words


The World Is Creeping Toward De-Dollarization, by Ronald-Peter Stöferle

The US is slowly losing a huge economic advantage: having the world’s reserve currency. From Ronald-Peter Stöferle at mises.org:

The issue of when a global reserve currency begins or ends is not an exact science. 385 more words