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Walter Becker Passes

Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-writer for the musically erudite, dark-humored band Steely Dan has died at the age of 67. No caus..

A.J. -2017-09-04 07:35
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Thankfulness Rights

 We've all heard of 'Bragging Rights' where we pompously expound on what our personal skills have wrought. Well, I'd li..

A.J. -2016-08-16 15:14
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Beauty, Love and Friendship

It is both a blessing and wonderful luck to find beauty, love and friendship in our lives. Especially when we find all three of those joys..

A.J. -2017-12-15 20:04
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Jelly Phone – Sweet Turns Sour

The Chinese tech firm, Unihertz, claimed the battery on its palm-sized Jelly Phone would last up to 3 days. It turns out the only way that ..

A.J. -2017-10-23 13:11
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Techie Gift Ideas

What do you get for the techie in your life who has everything but wants even more? Here’s a couple of the latest—and supposedly hottest—i..

A.J. -2017-11-07 08:23
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$1M in Retirement Savings Can Disappear in 11 Years

Having at least $1 million in retirement savings is a common — if increasingly lofty — goal for American seniors, but a new breakdown shows..

A.J. -2018-08-11 16:41
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Kirkpatrick’s 4-level Training Evaluation Model - Part 3

Level 4: ResultsOf all the levels, measuring the final results of the training is likely to be the most costly and time consuming. The big..

A.J. -2018-03-06 18:57
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Ford Investing Billions in Electric Vehicles by 2022

Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11billion in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment...

A.J. -2018-01-16 19:37
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Songwriting #2

 In the last installment on songwriting I wrote about how ‘Hooks & Phrases’ can be the foundation of making a great song. The next ..

A.J. -2016-08-20 06:18
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CFPB Here to Stay

Reverse Mortgage Daily reporter, Alex Spanko, wrote that Financial industry leaders, hoping for an end to the Consumer Financial Protection..

A.J. -2018-02-01 07:56
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Inaugural Hall-of-Fame baseball Sells for record Amount

A baseball signed by 11 of the 12 members of the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame class of 1939, including Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, an..

A.J. -2018-08-13 13:21
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Trump Reaffirms Support for FHA Reverse Mortgage

Though President Donald Trump did not discuss housing in his first State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, he and members of his admi..

A.J. -2018-02-02 07:55
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Wealth Managers Forecast 2018 Trends

The growing popularity of health savings accounts (HSAs), increased consumer education around de-accumulation strategies, and nationally m..

A.J. -2018-01-26 08:02
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CFPB’s Punitive Power Pruned

A recent federal court ruling affirmed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s place in the financial regulatory framework, but the dec..

A.J. -2018-02-16 07:26
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10 Tips for Increasing Self-Awareness

1. Get fluent in the language of emotions. To practice EQ, it’s essential to be emotionally literate. This is multifaceted; one part is to ..

A.J. -2018-03-04 14:22
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HUD: Facebook Enabling Housing Discrimination

The Department of Housing and Urban Development late last week filed a formal housing discrimination complaint against Facebook, accusing t..

A.J. -2018-08-20 06:22
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Degrees Drop Along with Ball in NYC

For the 114th consecutive year, the sparkling crystal ball dropped last night in New York city’s Times Square. The event ushers in the new..

A.J. -2018-01-01 09:00
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Canada, EU, Mexico Hit Back at US

Allies announced retaliatory measures against U.S. metals tariffs taking effect Friday. Canada said it will slap “dollar-for-dollar” dutie..

A.J. -2018-06-02 11:12
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NY Times: 5-Yr Retirement Plan Should Consider Reverse Mortgage

A recent New York Times article offers a concise 5-year countdown-to-retirement plan, with the final year of the timeline being the time t..

A.J. -2018-07-29 09:11
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Donald Trump’s Big Win on Tax Law

The new sweeping tax cuts bill passed the U.S. Senate, paving the way for Donald Trump's first big legislative victory as President.Th..

A.J. -2017-12-02 10:20
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No US / China Trade War for Now

China’s agreement to “substantially” increase U.S. imports is enough to head off a trade war for now, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sa..

A.J. -2018-05-20 11:29
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U.S. Debt: How Serious is It?

The national debt and its growth are much in debate lately due to Trump’s and republicans’ new tax plan, which is estimated to add up to $..

A.J. -2017-12-02 11:13
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Changes in Business Require Better Training for Managers

Changes in Business Require Better Training for ManagersThe role of managers in the American workplace has shifted dramatically. Gone are t..

A.J. -2018-01-25 11:46
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World Series to Whirled Sorrows

I don't think anyone could have predicted the San Francisco Giants would go from having the best record in baseball midway through the s..

A.J. -2016-09-22 21:47
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Spain's New PM: Pedro Sanchez

Pedro Sanchez was sworn in as Spain's new Prime Minister Saturday, one day after predecessor Mariano Rajoy was overthrown in a no conf..

A.J. -2018-06-02 11:05
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Kaepernick Act Cowardly

 I ran across this article and found it very interesting, especially since it matches my own personal views on Kaepernick's foolish..

A.J. -2016-09-13 09:54
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CFPB Seeks Public Input on its Mission

According to an article written in RMD by Alex Spanko, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will solicit wide-ranging commentary on its..

A.J. -2018-01-18 21:46
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Two Helpful Retirement Strategies

Reverse Mortgage Daily reports that two recent scholarly articles take a look at how Americans don’t always make the best pre-retirement de..

A.J. -2018-01-31 07:56
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Republicans in Democrat’s Clothing?

Republicans are trying to pass a new tax plan that includes, in Donald Trump’s words a, “Massive tax cut”, despite their own avowed fiscal..

A.J. -2017-12-02 10:46
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GSEs Finance Fewer Loans in 2018

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bankrolled fewer single-family loans through the first half of this year compared to the first six months of 20..

A.J. -2018-08-11 16:08
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