14 Jun 2018

Mutualfundreform.com is now Theprogressiveinvestor.org

Since it was created in 2011, Mutualfundreform.com has sought to educate investors and future retirees about the ways to secure a more financially stable retirement.  Now, something is happening that can increase your odds of having a more financially stable retirement. That is the start of a progressive political caucus

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12 Jun 2018

Some Lucky Teachers Getting Extra Credit for Home Subsidies

  During the summer, teacher strikes in West Virginia, Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky all focused on issues relating to pay and benefits, but one important factor was also addressed: Teachers working full time cannot afford to buy or rent homes near where they work. This is especially true in school

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02 Apr 2018

When Financial Corporations Rip-Off Their Own Employees

  Taking advantage of a stranger is bad enough, but what happens when a large financial firm knowingly takes advantage of its own employees? And to make matters worse, what happens when the employees are disadvantaged by their own employers in their own 401(k) plans? You would think this is

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27 Nov 2017

If Only Congress Had this Much Guts

If only Congress had this much guts.   Ralph Cramden Rips Donald Trump a New One This is just too good. Posted by Lucid Nation on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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10 Sep 2017

In Awe of Hurricane Irma

We don’t think of hurricanes as awesome, majestic spiritual creations, but as deadly destructive natural events. The news covers the meteorology which created the hurricane, but that gets subordinated in favor of announcements about evacuations and preparedness. While those caveats are important, they also cause us to miss a great

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18 Aug 2017

Lending Industry Faces Huge LIBOR-Related Costs Due to Bank Fraud

The recent news that the worldwide LIBOR interest rate is going to be replaced after years of scandals about it being rigged by some of the world’s largest banks has started a slow-motion earthquake that is going to rattle interest rate lending worldwide. It also is going to be one

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19 Jul 2017

Wall Street’s Continued Self Delusion

For highly-trained and well-compensated financial experts who routinely delve into the outer limits of stochastic calculus, Black Scholes and Finite Difference Method techniques of numerical options pricing, Wall Street does a lousy job of gauging public opinion. Like most people who have to give self-evaluations and the old saw that

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19 Jun 2017

You Think You Have It Tough? Consider This:

This is an undergraduate who wrote an academic paper we should all get to know: ON THE QUESTION OF BEING Christofer B. Koch ABSTRACT “The question of Being is one of the oldest questions in all of philosophy. It is one of the foundations of metaphysics and is the central

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27 Mar 2017

TV Interviews Should Stop Using the Brady Bunch Format

The Brady Bunch TV series was a caricature of a large blended American family and only aired from 1969 to 1974. But while it was popular entertainment, no one ever thought it would have a lasting impact on American TV journalism. While the show worked as a parody of the

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23 Aug 2016

New Version of How 401(k) Fees Destroy Wealth and What Investors Can Do To Protect Themselves Now Available

Now available on Amazon and Kindle:   How 401(k) Fees Destroy Wealth and What Investors Can Do to Protect Themselves List Price: $15.95 6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm) Black & White on White paper 282 pages ISBN-13: 978-1477657997 ISBN-10: 1477657991 BISAC: Business & Economics / Personal Finance / Retirement

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