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WealthCycles Video Report – April 2015

Hello and Welcome to the April edition of the WealthCycles Video Report.  In this episode Mike covers all of the big events in the last month that point to a weakening global dollar standard.  If events like these continue at the current rate, it won’t be long before the dollar loses its status as the world’s […]

WealthCycles Video Report – March 2015

Hello and Welcome to a Special March Edition of the WealthCycles Video Report.  In this episode, Mike is joined by Andy Tanner, the stock market expert from the Rich Dad Poor Dad organization.  They discuss the state of the stock market and tactics you can use to produce profits even at the top of the […]

Wealth Cycles Video Report – February 2015

  Hello and Welcome to the February 2015 edition of the WealthCylces Video Report.  The past month was relatively quiet after last month’s shock of the Swiss National Bank de-pegging from the euro, but a lot of lower profile events took place in the interim.  Be sure to watch this month’s report to get all […]

WealthCycles Video Report – January 2015

Hello and Welcome to the first WealthCycles Video Report of 2015.  We’re only three weeks in and 2015 has already produced some fireworks in the global financial markets. In this episode Mike gets us caught up on the events that will shape the rest of this year and beyond.  He covers: read more

WealthCycles Video Report – December 2014

We hope everyone enjoyed and got a lot out of the first WealthCycles Report last month.  Much has happened since then so we cover a lot of news in this month’s edition. In the 2nd episode of the WealthCycles Report Mike discusses: read more

WealthCycles Video Report – December 2014

We hope everyone enjoyed and got a lot out of the first WealthCycles Report last month.  Much has happened since then so we cover a lot of news in this month’s edition.  In the 2nd episode of the WealthCycles Report Mike discusses: read more

Minimum Wage = Maximum Hardship

Looks Can Be Deceiving On November 4, 2014, the majority of voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota chose to increase unemployment among the poorest people, prevent the most economically disadvantaged from breaking the cycle of poverty, raise the prices of food, clothing and other essentials, and discriminate against immigrants, minorities, and the young. […]

Bumps, Dips, Bubbles, and Storms (Part 1)

I had to split this chapter from my first book, Understanding Money, into two parts because of its length. It takes you on the wild economic ride from the end of WWI, the depression of 1921, the Florida real estate bubble, through the roaring 20’s, and ends with the stock market crash of `29. The […]

Economics is a Science

With all of the planning going on right now, Seth Klarman wrote to investors in his double-digit billion dollar hedge fund, “frankly, wouldn’t it be easier if the Fed would just announce the proper level for the S&P, and spare us all the policy announcements and market gyrations?” The sardonic comment reminds just how important […]

‘Tuttle Twins’ Book Offers Children Alternative to Mainstream View of Law

Although he never studied economics, French businessman, politician, philosopher and writer Frédéric Bastiat was among the first to verbalize many of the concepts that underpin Austrian school economics. In an earlier article, Wealth Cycles wrote of Bastiat’s antipathy for taxes and tariffs that interfered with the functions of the free market. Among the many issues […]