Investment Update, The Hidden Value Of Harvesting Timber

The Hidden Value Of Harvesting Timber , timber industry
I have done some further investigating into the harvesting of timber on my farm, and I thought I would share the details.  I ended up having the department of forestry come out to analyze the hardwoods, they looked them over, measured the diameters, and marked nearly every tree on my property.  What a great deal, they spent nearly 4 hours looking at 150 or so trees and didn’t charge me a red...
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Want To Break Free From The 9 To 5, Start Your Alternative Career Exploration

Alternative Career Exploration
I hear so many folks say how worn out they are from their 9 to 5 obligation, that all they want to do is come home and veg on the couch!  That sounds like a depressing existence!  I say “don’t you have any hobbies, passions or goals outside of your 9 to 5 which may lead to your doing something else as a career”.  Often times I get a chuckle in return, as if to say, why would I...
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How Amtrak Is Derailing The Freight Industry

Amtrak Is Derailing The Freight Industry
The following is a guest post by Alan Amrich who keeps a watchful eye on the waste and abuse orchestrated by our friends in Washington. In 2011, the Association of American Railroads filed suit against various elements of the United States federal government. The action of the AAR, a trade group that represents a cross-section of rail-borne freight carriers throughout North America, alleges that Washington...
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Resist Corporatism | Save Money By Paying Attention To Your Desires

Save Money By Paying Attention
In case you didn’t know, we live in an economy based on consumption.  Products and services are strategically presented to us, based on tons of data and market research to get us to part with our hard-earned dough.  We are sheep!  We are nudged into accepting buying habits which are led by the media, the political culture, and large corporations, commonly known as corporatocracy .  We...
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How New Zealand Turned It’s Economy Around | America Take Notes

Is it me, or does it seem like we have been living with a ‘gloomy’ economy ever since the housing market crash of 2007-08?  Granted, we have had glimmers of hope since then, but for the most part the recovery has been quite lackluster.  We have had habitually high unemployment, anemic GDP, and an over-all lack of confidence in the future of this country.  What gives?  How can we possibly...
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