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A Data Driven Army

Posted in Military

3 mn read As we have listened to a variety of Army leaders ascribe to the benefits of data centricity, I have started asking myself what this really means and why is it difficult to move towards that as an end-state. Army conferences, seminars, and media sessions are replete on this topic – the move to “data at […]

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Equity Compensation Plans

Posted in Wealth

7 mn read While we all want to be paid as high as possible, it is important to realize that compensation can come in more forms than just salary itself.  A potential new hire never has more power when it comes to negotiating salary and compensation than before they accept the position. It is important to realize what […]

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3 Currency Types to Know

Posted in Wealth

3 mn read There is more to money than just the buying power it comes with. The Federal Government has a lot of control over the value of your individual buying power. So, understanding the difference between the 3 different types of available currency valuations is essential to taking control of your buying power. The 3 currency types […]

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Micro vs Macro Economics

Posted in Investing

2 mn read Most people I talk to don’t know the difference between the two. Some don’t even know either of these words exists. So, I wanted to take the time to explain the difference between the two and how they affect you on a daily basis. Micro vs Macro economics affects our lives in many ways. In […]

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What are Bonds?

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3 mn read Bonds are a mythical subject to many. In fact, most people don’t even know what bonds are or that they even exist! I want to take the time to explain what bonds are, the different kinds of bonds, and how you can take advantage of them. These types of securities are not the sexiest of […]

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What is Inflation?

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3 mn read Inflation has become one of the hottest topics in the last few months. So, I thought it would be a good time to discuss what inflation is. Inflation has a very simple definition, but what it is and what affects it are quite complex. I’ll try not to get too into the weeds but give […]

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What are Margin Loans?

Posted in Investing

3 mn read Margin loans are an interesting beast. These types of loans are not mentioned a lot in everyday conversation. Usually, individuals in the corporate and investing worlds work with these types of loans. Even then, a lot of the individuals who are in those worlds still don’t quite understand what these loans are. So, I’m writing […]

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What is the IMF?

Posted in Investing

2 mn read Growing up and learning about world economics was super boring. So, don’t worry if you don’t know what an IMF is. I didn’t for a long time. Nevertheless, your understanding of the importance of the IMF and the world economy will by no means determine how rich you will be. But it will serve you […]

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What is a “Poison Pill”?

Posted in Investing

2 mn read With all this talk of Elon Musk taking over Twitter and Twitter’s poison pill strategy to thwart those plans. It made me think that maybe I should write this article to discuss exactly what a “poison pill” strategy actually is. As well as, how and when companies will invoke this strategy. Because it does not […]

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