What are we REALLY bailing out? Not mortgages ...

Monday, 23 February 2009 05:57 by The Lunatic

There is absolutely NO WAY that any kind of a mortgage bailout will be fair.  The people who would benefit from mortgage assistance are generally the ones least likely to deserve it.

Hardest hit are people who either bought a bigger house than they could really afford, and people who snagged one of those great “no money down” loans.  Are YOU willing to subsidize someone who is living in a luxurious home they shouldn’t have been able to afford in the first place?  Is that the kind of behavior that we are trying to encourage?

Absolutely not!

While I do have great sympathy for someone who is losing their home after 20 or 30 years, let’s look at the reality of who this might be:

Assume someone bought a house More...

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AloeBoost and AloeRest - Two New Products From USAloe

Thursday, 19 February 2009 02:28 by The Lunatic

aloerest-final USAloe, a company in California that I've been doing some consulting work for, is launching two new products this week:  AloeBoost (an energy drink) and AloeRest (a relaxation and sleep aid). Both are made with Aloe Vera juice and other healthy, all natural ingredients.

What's interesting is that these products are going into a network marketing channel instead of a traditional retail channel, and I think people are going to make pretty good money from it.

Now, over the years, I've had plenty of people pitch me on different network marketing companies. All of them have said pretty much the same thing: "I'm going to be retired in two years!"  I've checked back with a few of them, and none of them had the financial success that I've had.

The truth is, a lot of people HAVE made a very substantial income with network marketing (or multi-level marketing, or whatever you want to call it) but these people are More...

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