Prosperity Economics

Prosperity Economics: The Solution for Typical Financial Planning

Did you know that the financial planning industry has been around for less than 50 years!? In the span of just a few decades, the industry has had great influence on how people approach their money, where and how they save and invest. Is this a good thing? Well, yes and no. Today, we give …

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7 Strategies for More Income in Retirement

“Old age is always fifteen years older than I am.” —Bernard Baruch, American financier, investor, statesman and philanthropist One of the biggest fears people have is running out of money in retirement. And for many Americans, this is a very real risk, not an irrational phobia. If you are a reasonably healthy 65-year-old non-smoker, actuarial …

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The Balancing Act: Are You Truly Diversified?

“Everything in life… has to have balance.” —Donna Karan Have you taken a “330,000-foot view” of your finances lately? And if you have… is your portfolio ready for whatever the market might throw at it? Are you positioned for the growth, strength, stability and cash flow you desire? To help you answer that, let’s examine …

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Alternative Investments: Non-Correlated Assets for a Better Portfolio

“Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.”  – Elon Musk Investors have short-term memories, which is why so many cling to the stock market, even when it’s on a downward trend, or overdue for a correction. If you have lost confidence in the market, or are simply looking for WHERE you …

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday eBook Giveaway!

Download all four of Kim D. H. Butler’s books published by the Prosperity Economics Movement at no cost on Black Friday, November 25 and Cyber Monday, November 28. They are our gift and our way of getting the word out about Prosperity Economics, the alternative to “typical” financial planning. Live Your Life Insurance: Surprising Strategies …

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Longevity In America: It’s a Whole New Age

 “You’re not getting old; you’re getting ready.” -Ernestine Shepherd, the world’s oldest female competitive body builder. The numbers are in, and people are living longer! The CDC calculates that overall life expectancy in the U.S. is presently 78.7 years, with women outliving men by an average of 5 years, or 81 years vs. 76 for …

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Should You Cash Out Your 401(k) Early?

“I would blow up the system and restart with something totally different.” – Ted Benna, “father” of the 401(k), quoted in MarketWatch.com As investors educate themselves about the financial advice that is accepted as “common wisdom,” many begin to realize that 401(k)s might not be the “retirement solution” they were assumed to be. Even Ted …

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Wall Street Hopes You Never Ask This!

“If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.” – Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow The world of Wall Street and stock market trading would sure look bizarre to a visiting alien or time-traveler. Financial and political power congregates on Wall Street… epicentre of the American financial universe, and …

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