Archive for September, 2012


Cyber Crime and You: Avoiding Identity Theft

One of the most disturbing trends related to internet crime is the fact that so few people are disturbed by it; a recent survey revealed that most respondents wrote off cyber crimes such as common scams and “phishing,” or collecting personal information using misleading emails, as just part of the cost of doing business online. […]

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Cyber Crime: Taking a Toll on the Economy and You

According to a recent study from Norton Cyber on Internet identity theft and other types of Internet crime, 2011 statistics from 24 developed countries reveal that total online losses to various forms of cyber crime topped $388 billion. In the US alone, the same report states, over 74 million people were victims of some form […]

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The Virtual Workplace: Mixed Benefits

In today’s technology-driven world, staying home is the new commute to work. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the trend toward remote working has irrevocably changed the landscape of the American workplace. While the new “at-home” workplace has distinct advantages both for employers and workers, there are downsides as well, some with troubling […]

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Education – Investing in the Future

In spite of the recent recession, college graduation rates continue to rise worldwide. A recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) examined the percentage of adults with a college degree or equivalent in major economies around the world and compared this with the amount spent on tertiary, or post-secondary education in […]

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The New American Entrepreneur

Although the US economy has taken a beating of late, with repeated financial crises and downturns, the country still leads the way in entrepreneurship. As of 2010, the percentage of Americans starting new businesses was at a 15-year high, with an estimated 340 out of every 100,000 adults launching a new enterprise every month. Although […]

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Computer Illiteracy: A Global Disadvantage?

Is code the new currency? According to a recent report, the techies at VentureBeat would have us think so, claiming that in a world increasingly dependent on technology, most people don’t have a clue how these devices really work. And this lack of basic computer knowledge creates a population of “tech illiterates” unable to compete […]

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Hidden Dollars: Offshore Tech Money Evades Taxes

Technology giants Microsoft and Hewlett Packard are among the tech companies recently accused of shielding billions of dollars from US taxation by stashing them in foreign tax havens like the Philippines and the Cayman Islands. According to a recent Reuters report, these companies have been keeping revenue out of circulation in the country’s infrastructure for […]

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Home Ownership: Making the Dream a Reality Again

getting a girl back after a break up Real estate – who owns it and how it’s distributed – is at he heart of American culture and tradition. The “American dream” is often defined as home ownership: the proverbial house with the white picket fence has become an icon for a life of stability, security […]

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Women in Business: Leading the Way to Economic Recovery

In a previous post, we discussed the dramatic rise in new American entrepreneurship – Jason Hartman’s innovative real estate approach is one example – and its contribution to global innovation and competition. Now, technology puts business ownership within the reach of more and more people, fueling job growth and stimulating economic recovery. And one kind […]

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The Resource Drain: Medical Tourism and Retiring Abroad

examples of things to say to girlfriend back Are failed economic policies driving Americans and their dollars away? A coronary bypass operation, complete with post-op intensive care, costs $1200 US dollars in Ecuador. A kidney transplant done in India may cost around $2500 –total. A beachfront house in Mexico sells for a fraction of the […]

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Education Reform: Keeping a Competitive Edge

how to get your ex girlfriend back In 1957, the Soviet Union launched its Sputnik satellite, spurring the US to push for better education and technological savvy in order to be competitive in what was soon dubbed the Space Race. But the Space Race also had benefits at home, fueling spending and stimulus programs to […]

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Failed Economic Policies Stunt Future Growth

Back in 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow wrote a paper called “A Theory of Human Motivation.” Although this paper represented only one of many efforts at the time to explain human developmental psychology, the theory Maslow put forth in this paper has eclipsed all others, becoming well known even outside the scientific community as

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Obama's Propaganda Worthy of Lenin

Vladimir Lenin wasn’t only an excellent communist revolutionary but was also pretty good at playing the propaganda game. In 1903, while leading a tiny poof of a political party that held little popular sway, the savvy Lenin took to calling his band of revolutionaries by the name “Bolshevik,” which all students of the Russian language […]

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Renting or Owning?

There are many individuals out there who did not get bogged down by the mortgage bubble and are now thinking about buying a home. The question that should come to mind is whether or not this is a good time for you to buy? Jason Hartman and his team care about its readers, so it […]

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