Posts From Rodney Johnson - December 0 - page 55

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Economy

Where Are All the Doctors?

Need a doctor? Then get your passport ready. Because, the way things are shaping up in our healthcare system, you’ll be lucky to find a doctor who can help you.

Economy

The Best Opportunity in Property Today Is…

Let’s start with the facts. Home prices shot through the roof because of easy lending standards, artificially low interest rates, mis-priced risk in financial instruments and greed. The more housing

Economy

How a Conversation About Washing Machines Affects Your Investments

The other day I found myself talking to a few other parents about washing machines. The notion that a washing machine now costs nearly $1,000 seems ridiculous to me. And

Economy

Squatters Blow Mortgage Money on iGadgets

Bank of America has come up with an exciting new plan to turn non-paying home owners into upstanding renters. OK, that’s a bit sarcastic, but it is true… and along

Economy

Watch Out for This Screaming Failure

Raise your hand if you love bureaucracy and red tape. Yeah… that’s what I thought. And that right there is another reason several major banks in this country are dead

Economy

Is This Degree Worth It?

When I came out of undergrad in the late ’80s Wall Street was in turmoil. Black Monday wreaked havoc on firms across the nation and it appeared we were headed

Economy

Don’t Go Down With Your Pension Fund

“You’ve all just made the biggest mistake of your lives.” “You’re gonna die on this plane. It’s gonna crash.” “The company is bankrupt and this plane is going down with

Economy

Enslaving Our Smartest Kids is NOT a Boon to the Economy

Lying with statistics is a favorite government pastime and the recent consumer credit report is one of the biggest lies yet. According to the Fed, the amount of consumer credit

Economy

Urgent Message From Japan: Sell the Yen

Last year was tough for the Japanese. During the spring, they survived the horrific tsunami and ensuing nuclear disaster. They were forced to close 50 out of 54 nuclear plants.

Economy

The Trouble with Gold

My accountant and I have an ongoing argument. He tells me that gold is money. I point out that gold is NOT money… at least, not today. I understand that