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Should You Get a Reverse Mortgage?

When you retire, you want to live comfortably. Yet, you may have to deal with a drastically reduced income. When you only have a low amount of money coming in, it can be difficult to fund the enjoyable things you want to do or pay for essential expenses like medical …

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Thousands of Israelis protest against austerity measures

Tel Aviv protest

Thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets to protest against Tel Aviv’s austerity measures and to demand social justice. The demonstrators, who were angry with the high cost of living, blocked Ayalon Freeway in Tel Aviv late on Saturday. They chanted slogans against Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and …

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The Economic Effects of Online Gambling

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There are few industries as far-reaching and as globally present as online gambling. People all over the world enjoy the many gambling sites available online, making this one of the most lucrative businesses present today. Its influence on the economy is equally astounding, comprising a great portion of the revenue …

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Tony Blair caught profiting from Saudi oil contracts

Tony Blair Saudi oil PetroSaudi

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair allegedly earned £41,000 a month after signing a secretive contract with a Saudi oil company, The Sunday Times reports. Blair brokered multi-million pound deals for PetroSaudi with senior Chinese officials through his company Tony Blair Associates, according to The Sunday Times. His lucrative dealings, discovered …

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HSBC in damage control following biggest banking leak in history

HSBC bank

HSBC has issued an apology as a political row over its Swiss private banking arm grows, saying it has “no appetite” to deal with clients seeking to dodge tax. In a full-page letter published in some Sunday newspapers, the bank’s chief executive, Stuart Gulliver, said the media revelations in the last …

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Queen gets a 20% pay rise…are you f#@king serious?

As a growing number of British families are feeling the pinch of rising household costs and taxes amid the recession, Queen Elizabeth II is getting a pay rise! The Queen’s annual pay is about to jump by 20 percent from 30 to 36 million pounds, at a time when Britain …

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When paying cash for a home is (and isn’t) worth it

Home cash

It’s something Dave Ramsey has been telling us to do for years, but how many people are actually doing it? According to the latest CoreLogic numbers, cash sales made up 32.1 percent of home sales in 2016. Paying cash for a home makes sense for a lot of people, says …

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Obama’s family vacation to Africa to cost taxpayers $100 million

Obama $100 million vacation to Africa

After questions over the $100 million price tag of the President’s trip to Africa arose, the White House defended the costs claiming that the expenditure offers the nation “great bang for our buck.” After saying that the White House doesn’t determine the costs of travel and security, deputy national security …

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How Rent Grabbers are Stifling Innovation and Opportunity

Rent keys house

Young adults in their 20s and 30s are now known as Generation Rent. Others are known as the Yo-Yo generation who try to be independent but bounce back to their family homes to live with their parents. The number of people in these age brackets living with their parents is …

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Obama & Trump Square out on Politics of Job Creation

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According to the recently released report by the Bureau of Labour Statistics, the US added 178,000 jobs in November. In addition, unemployment rate fell to the low levels of 4.6% which were last seen in 2007; a drop from 4.9% in October. This comes as some of the last economic …

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Panama ‘leaks’ only mention enemies of the west

Panama Papers leaks

Editor’s note: The ‘leaks’ target Syria, Russia and Iceland specifically. All 3 seen as obstacles for the western elite/globalists. Despite Russian President Vladimir Putin not being named in any of the leaks, the western corporate media has used his photo as the lead in their news stories. Whoever leaked the Mossack Fonseca …

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US debt sees record $339 billion increase in a single day

Obama signing debt

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group On Monday, the U.S. national debt jumped a record $339 billion in a single day following President Obama signing into law new legislation that sees the debt ceiling suspended. Imagine that, our monetary problems “solved” with the single stroke of a pen. The Treasury Department can …

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Morgan Stanley’s profit plunges 42%

Morgan Stanley

Wall Street bank Morgan Stanley’s profit slumped for the second straight quarter as investors fled the bond, currency and commodity markets amid uncertainty about the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike and concerns about China’s cooling economy. Morgan Stanley, the last of the big U.S. banks to release third-quarter …

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Bankers plan secret London meeting to ‘end cash’

War on cash fire

Economist Martin Armstrong claims there is a “secret meeting to end cash” set to take place in London before the end of the month involving representatives from the ECB and the Federal Reserve. Armstrong, who is known for successfully predicting the 1987 Black Monday crash as well as the 1998 …

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Bill Gates calls for a world government

World Government Bill Gates

Billionaire Bill Gates called for “a kind of global government” this week, arguing that the creation of such a system would be needed to combat major issues such as “climate change.” Speaking with Germany’s “Süddeutsche Zeitung” newspaper Tuesday, Gates decried the fact that a proper United Nations system has failed …

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80% of Catalonians want independence from Spain

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An overwhelming majority of Catalans have said “yes” to independence and secession from the central Spanish government in Madrid in a highly-anticipated but symbolic referendum poll on Sunday. Some 80.72 percent voted to form a state independent of Spain, Joana Ortega, vice president Catalonia said shortly after midnight, with over …

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Monsanto exec gets ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ of food

Robert Fraley Monsanto

In a blatant act of transgression against the population of the world and real science, the agricultural equivalent to the ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ known as the World Food Prize has been given to a Monsanto executive and two associates for their role in the development of genetically modified crops. Robert …

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