Archive for January, 2014


AMA 74 – American Energy Products with Jack Gerard

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/2630023/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/theme/standard” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Jack Gerard is the CEO of the American Petroleum Institute. He joins the podcast to discuss the economic impacts of the predicted capital investments in oil and natural gas. He also gives his outlook on the oil & gas industry in 2014 and beyond.  […]

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Is Optimism About the Economy An Illusion?

As a new year gets underway, predictions abound about what lies ahead in the months to come. After the uncertainties and reversals of the past few years, there’s no shortage of pundits and prognosticators who foresee better days ahead for the economy, based on recent stats from major sectors like housing and unemployment. But that […]

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Social Media Missteps Can Hurt Credit

It’s an open secret that companies routinely Google job applicants and examine their social media profiles as part of the hiring process. But in a more regulated and cautious lending atmosphere, banks and other financial institutions are starting to look at the social media activity of loan applicants to determine creditworthiness for mortgages and other […]

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AMA 73 – Terror Free Investing with Mark Langerman

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/2620333/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/theme/standard” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Mark Langerman is the Managing Director of the Patriot Fund and CEO of the Empowerment Financial Group. He joins the podcast to discuss some household items that are helping the State fund terrorism. He also explains what Terror-Free Investment (TFI) vehicles are and how […]

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Do It Yourself Digital Money: The Open Transaction Project

Bored with the Bitcoin? Frustrated with the limitations of the Ven, the LItecoin, the Feathercoin? Just make your own digital currency – it’s easy and free. While that may be a slight exaggeration, the very proliferation of those Bitcoin clones and other alternatives confirm the fact that available technology makes it possible for anyone to […]

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The Federal Reserve’s 2014 Monetary Policy: What’s Next?

The Federal Open Market Committee gathers for its first meeting in 2014 this January – and although FOMC may not be a household word, its decisions on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policies have the potential to impact most households in the country. As we head into a new year, financial experts are keeping a watchful […]

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