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Should we go into debt to buy connecting acreage?

I'd really like some objective advice here.  Any thoughts you have would be deeply appreciated. We own 19 acres free and clear, and annual property tax on our rural land, which we live on, is about $13 a year.  Yes, thirteen dollars.  I could ...

Forum topic - Swampmama3 - May 9 2013 - 2:16pm - 14 comments

Simple A + B Math. Why book profit is the cause of systemic usury.

Consider the case of a microeconomy. Let A = $500 / month Let B = $100 / month If: rate of spending in the economy = A + B and: rate of building up capital (profit) = B Then: B = rate of building up capital in the balance ...

Forum topic - kmarinas86 - Feb 8 2013 - 6:06am - 4 comments

Fiscal Conniptions

With the impending "fiscal cliff" upon us, there seems to be fresh worry and general gnashing of teeth over the economy again.  At times like this, I think it is especially good to step back and look at the bigger picture. Keep in mind ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Dec 4 2012 - 10:56pm - 1 comment

A Vital Modification to Mike Montagne's Mathematically Perfected Economy

For 44 years, MPE ( http://www.perfecteconomy.com/ ) has survived all arguments against it. This topic was previously discussed on these boards back in 2010: ...

Forum topic - kmarinas86 - Oct 28 2012 - 6:42pm - 8 comments

Compounding interest is not an unsolvable predicament. Introducing the Cash Flow Token, a saver that favors simple interest.

Figure 1: An illustration of a hypothetical Cash Flow Token (CFT) Image to the Right (Figure 1): This image was of a US $1 coin, which was photo-manipulated to depict a realistic-looking "cash flow token", a ...

Forum topic - kmarinas86 - Oct 10 2012 - 1:14am - 2 comments

Crash Course confirmation – 1 Personal debt

Topic: Personal debt – A basic principle of the Crash Course is that we have been on a debt binge since the 1980s.  This couldn’t be sustained, and is causing massive disruptions and losses.  So let’s focus on personal debt in the USA. ...

Forum topic - Travlin - Sep 15 2012 - 7:58pm - 0 comments

French bonds oversubscribed, negative interest rate

So does this mean that the French ecomony is doing well? Or that relative to Spain and Greece etc it is doing relatively well? The last time I looked at the fundamentals of percentage of debt to GDP and the policies of the new French government it ...

Forum topic - michael614 - Jul 11 2012 - 3:14pm - 1 comment

Representing the average Joe/Jane

I have been checking books and blogs as well as some forum posts (here and in other similar websites). As a person who works helping people as my primary job (and secondary, as I volunteer as well), I am concerned about the “average” person, as well as ...

Forum topic - silviatic - May 21 2012 - 6:36pm - 6 comments

Have Your Say On Our Socio-Economic Future!

What is state, what is the difference between a man and a person and on what is relationship between a man and a state based on? What is currency, how does monetary system function and why is money issued and distributed in this exact way? It is really ...

Forum topic - SPAM_zana - May 17 2012 - 3:55am - 35 comments

Going Mainstream

Paul Ryan admited on "Morning Joe", today, May 16, 2012, that the debt crisis will hit the US in 2-3 years.   Joe Scarborough asked Ryan the timing question in regards to Greece, Spain, Italy, France and California. Ryan at first said he ...

Forum topic - Mark Brown - May 16 2012 - 9:46am - 8 comments

New Zealand Economy

I was looking at New Zealand as a possible place to go and live until I found this graph of the NZ debt: Thanks to Wikipedia New Zealand economy page.  Have you actually ever Have you actually ever been to New Zealand? It's a rather ...

Forum topic - mammamia - Apr 30 2012 - 1:30pm - 13 comments

Michael Normal on Bloomberg is crazy

http://www.bloomberg.com/video/89345855/ This guy is advising the Federal Reserve Bank. learing2012 wrote: This guy learing2012 wrote: This guy is advising the Federal Reserve Bank. Too much time on a ...

Forum topic - learing2012 - Mar 31 2012 - 9:42am - 7 comments

Inflate Your Debts Away?

Its obvious Old Ben is going to inflate the dollar, as Chris predicted. WIth that said, debts will be inflated away too. So why does everyone say to get out of debt when the trend is, like the US Gov't, to inflate it away? Inflated food, ...

Forum topic - paranoid - Feb 1 2012 - 10:28pm - 1 comment

Transcript for John Mauldin: It's Time to Make the Hard Decisions

Below is the transcript for the podcast with John Mauldin:  It's Time to Make the Hard Decisions Chris Martenson:  Welcome to another ChrisMartenson.com podcast. I am your host, of course, ...

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Happy New Year 2012: Let's Spread This Debt Video

Happy New Year, everyone! Good riddance to 2011 and all the disasters it brought. And yet I suspect sometime a few years from now, we'll be looking back on this year as having been a "good" year, all things considered... I saw ...

Forum topic - Poet - Jun 15 2012 - 2:49am - 3 comments

Wild Swings on Italian 10 Year Bond Today

Who is driving the yield down on Italy and Spain 10 year bonds? Italy was down to 5.76 today but is now 6.03; wild swings for euro core sovereign debt market.   Has the ECB some US taxpayer dollars to play with? (Debt, Important) Who is ...

Forum topic - KugsCheese - Dec 7 2011 - 10:42am - 0 comments

The Debt Walkers Strike Back

General strikes across Europe and some in China too. - the debt zombies are refusing to engage in "normal" economic activity. When is it the Americans' turn? The Debt Walkers Strike Back The dawn breaks on a cold, winter day ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Dec 3 2011 - 11:11am - 0 comments

Italy, Greece, and Debt

Hi Folks, CM's alert has moved me to try and research as much as possible about the ever growing debt problems in Europe.  While searching, I found this article, which seems to indicate things are getting scary in Italy. ...

Forum topic - Jbarney - Nov 7 2011 - 10:56pm - 0 comments

Future Solvency of Social Security

Is he believable? Is there money in the Fund?  Just curious on others thoughts . . .  http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/FutureofSocialSecurity12 The Big Lie Of Social Security This topic has been brought up quite often in the ...

Forum topic - DmaxSilver - Nov 3 2011 - 8:36pm - 8 comments

Europe: Alert Worthy

A smart homeowner under water by 20% or more who is planning to default would call the bank first to ask for help first even though they know default is comming.  They would ask for reduced payments, additional loans, and more time all while socking ...

Forum topic - macro2682 - Nov 1 2011 - 8:38am - 12 comments