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PART 1 Lesson 5: The Grocery Store

September 5, 2019

Content: Page 15, Becoming Your Own Banker Fifth Edition Continuing our exercise in imagination, I would like to put you into a business in which you are both a seller and a consumer of products. I pick the grocery business since everyone uses groceries — there are no exceptions. Someone … Read more

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Special Features of the Mutual Insurance Holding Company (MIHC)

September 5, 2019

By L. Carlos Lara [Reprinted from the January 2018 edition of the Lara-Murphy-Report, LMR] Subscribers To The Lara-Murphy Report have come to understand that our publication is unique in the market place in the sense that it features within its pages expert coverage of financial markets, Nelson Nash’s Infinite Banking … Read more

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C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself

September 5, 2019

C.S. Lewis on How to Be Yourself When faced with a challenge, most of us have received advice to “just be yourself.” Those offering advice have good intentions. Yet, we might think, “I’m anxious, frightened, and insecure. I don’t want to be myself.” C.S. Lewis would agree that the self-concept … Read more

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The Golden Rule Is as Golden as Ever

September 5, 2019

For three hours, the famous “standoff at the schoolhouse door” riveted the country’s attention. Alabama Governor George Wallace physically blocked the entrance to Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.* His intent was to prevent two students from registering for classes. Why? It had nothing to do with … Read more

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Why College Tuition Is so Expensive

September 5, 2019

Like many Americans, Will Roberson borrowed a lot of money to attend college. The 21-year-old racked up nearly $150,000 studying business at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The Student Debt Crisis His life changed on graduation day, however, when private equity titan Robert Smith announced he would pay off the student … Read more

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How Government Programs Ruined Childhood

September 5, 2019

An op-ed in Sunday’s New York Times entitled “We Have Ruined Childhood” offers disheartening data about childhood depression and anxiety, closely linked to school attendance, as well as the disturbing trend away from childhood free play and toward increasing schooling, standardization, and control. “STEM, standardized testing and active-shooter drills have … Read more

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