Category «Finance & Money»

Review – Facebook Fortune

Facebook Fortune

Here’s the plain and simple fact about Facebook for Internet marketers who want to earn a fortune in online marketing: If you’re not utilizing Facebook, you’re missing out on a tremendous marketing channel.  Yeah, I know, you don’t like that Facebook has taken over the social media swamp. Whether you like it or not has …

Review – Shopify Secrets

Shopify Secrets eBook

The reader will find Shopify Secrets an honest book, not “salesy;” the very first pages are filled with things to consider before starting any business. Specifically, what should you consider with an on-line business? Even more specifically, what should you consider when deciding whether a Shopify business is for you?. You’ll be asked, for example: …

Walmart: What’s so Bad?

I was thinking, for some inexplicable reason, about those who protest against Walmart and their employee pay scale and benefit package, or lack thereof. And then I thought, why don’t we protest against all businesses that aren’t Walmart? Here’s my reasoning; tell me where I’m wrong. Walmart doesn’t force anyone to work for them. Slavery …

Financial Tyranny Looms in the United States

The downward spiral continues. Americans are in danger of losing the remainder of their financial independence as the president has nominated an avowed enemy of cash, economist Marvin Goodfriend, to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. Goodfriend has written and has said in speeches (2016) that the existence of cash hinders the ability …

How The Federal Reserve Affects Interest Rates

Former congressman Ron Paul for several years introduced legislation requiring an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. Every other corporation in the country is expected to undergo regular audits to ensure investors that they are being managed according to normally accepted financial principles and that the financial statements they publish are true and accurate. Not …

How the Fed Creates Money From Nothing

Let’s set the scene with The Private Business Method Acme Widget Corp. wants to increase its manufacturing capacity but doesn’t want to use its available cash reserves (money) or sell more shares of the company (i.e., dilute its ownership). The only other option? Borrow. When a business wants to borrow money it can go to …

What the H*ll is Money, Anyway? Part 2

Let’s back up a little from last week’s article and get back to the definition and history of money. The most basic definition of money is a medium of exchange and a store of value. Before money was barter: You have something I want; I have something you want, and so we exchange. But the …

What the H*ll is Money, Anyway?

Today I want to begin a multi-part discussion of money–what it is and what it isn’t. Imagine yourself on a remote island with tropical fruit growing all around you and more fish swimming along your shores than you could eat in a lifetime. The weather is warm all year-round and there are no mosquitoes. What …