A shocking number of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Surveys show that 74% of all employees live month-to-month, and more than 25% of families earning a six-figure income do the same. Why are so many people so hard up and in poor financial shape? In many cases, the answer to this could lie in the mismanagement of money and escalating debt cycles. The more you earn, the more credit you are...Read More
Life insurance is a contract between two parties, the policyholder and the insurer. The policyholder pays a premium to the insurer, and then the insurer offers a benefit when the policyholder dies. The benefit is a sum of money intended to ensure financial security to dependents of the policyholder after their death. In this article, we will look at specific types of life insurance called...Read More
If you are curious about the infinite banking method, then one of the first things you need to do is familiarize yourself with its terms, as well as how it works. Want to know more? Read on as we break down the Infinite Banking Concept (IBC) terms and their definitions in this handy glossary.Let’s start with the IBC basics: According to estimates by Forbes.com, roughly...Read More
The United States economy looks great at a macro level. Gross domestic product is increasing and unemployment is near record lows. Once you peel back the onion, a different story emerges. The truth is that 60% of Americans do not have $1000 available in the event of an emergency. The good news is that middle-class Americans do not need to live like this. Financing pioneer Nelson Nash developed...Read More
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The University of Michigan and its football coach, Jim Harbaugh, recently agreed to an updated contract that will increase payments from the school, as well as loan Harbaugh $4 million in 2016 and $2 million for the following five years to pay life insurance premiums. According to information from a Freedom of Information Act request, the first $2 million loan...Read More
One of the few topics on which most Americans can agree seems to be a distrust in the nation’s banking system. A 2015 Gallup poll revealed that the only federal agency in the United States with a consistently lower approval rating than the Federal Reserve was the Internal Revenue Service. That’s a shockingly low level of trust and approval.
Even big-time politicians on both sides of the...Read More
There are so many people who believe that the stock market is their key to getting rich quick and building up their retirement savings easily. The reality is the stock market, while it can be a good way to make your money grow and work for itself, can also be a good way to lose big really quickly, especially if you are inexperienced with it.
Keep in mind that you have your money and your...Read More
The way the average person saves in America is fundamentally broken. Even your typical person who could be classified as fiscally responsible spends approximately 30 percent of their income on interest on loans and debt, and saves approximately 10 percent of what they make.
What is important about infinite banking is the process and not the product. Your mind must break itself from the bondage...Read More
A recent study by Investopedia dug in depth into the average amount of money people in America have saved for retirement during each decade of their adult lives. The results give some indication as to the average person’s amount of money plus their mindset regarding savings at certain periods of their lives.
One study from last year indicated the average American has approximately $104,000 in...Read More
For years, especially since the recession, Americans have been growing increasingly distrusting of the country’s banking system. People realize banks are getting rich off of their money, and that they’re paying loans back with alarming interest rates, essentially wasting thousands of dollars over the course of many years.
It comes as no surprise, then, that people have been slowly starting to...Read More