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How To Prepare For The Next Recession

Overall I’m optimistic about the way the economy is moving.  Taxes are the lowest they have been in generations, unemployment is at a 50 year low, interest rates are relatively low, and inflation is below 2%.  These are all good things.  Despite how optimistic I am, I also am a …

How To Prepare For The AI Revolution

I hate to admit it, but my quest for financial independence did not start from a vision of a beautiful blue sky future, my quest for financial independence was born out of fear.  When I entered the workforce in 2005, Michigan was in a single state recession, and was hit …

how to balance the federal budget

How To Balance The Federal Budget

The United States has not balanced the federal budget since 2001, in fact the federal budget was only balanced for 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001 since 1970! Also, in every one of those years the budget only balanced because Social Security revenue was greater than expenditures and the government used …