Month: January 2011

January 29, 2011 Month: January 2011

The “Real” State of the Union + When Technology Fails

Listen as author Mat Stein explains how to survive when technology fails. Good information for preppers.

Month: January 2011

Foreclosing the Faith: Are Church Foreclosures the Next Crisis?

One chilly Sunday morning, amid the height of the subprime crisis in early 2009, I found my way to a church service in the heart of the Midwest. The church, known as a “megachurch” and one of the largest in the region, was typical of most churches its size.

Month: January 2011

Give Us Your Opinion: Did President Obama’s State of the Union Speech Inspire or Concern You?

Do you think that States should be allowed to file for bankruptcy protection? 100% of you voted that the states should not be allowed to file for Federal bankruptcy protection but many of you had some interesting comments.

Month: January 2011

When Technology Fails – An Interview with Matthew Stein

Listen as FTM Weekly Radio Host, Jerry Robinson, interviews author Matthew Stein about his latest book, When Technology Fails. Listen as Stein explains the six dangerous trends confronting our world. He concludes with strategies for preparing for a disaster if it were to strike your community. The entire interview is about one hour in length. […]

Month: January 2011

The Importance of Disability Income Insurance

Did you know that most people believe that they are adequately insured against disability because they think they have coverage through their employer or through the government. That’s probably why 80 percent of Americans don’t own private disability income insurance.

January 28, 2011 Month: January 2011

State of the Union: Four Absurd “Solutions” to America’s Debt Crisis

I must admit that as I sat down to watch the State of the Union address last night, I was more hopeful than usual that the President would at least propose a handful of ideas for effectively reducing our budget deficits and our collective national debt.

January 26, 2011 Month: January 2011

Give Us Your Opinion: Do you think that States should be allowed to file for bankruptcy protection?

An overwhelming 90% of you voted that the debt ceiling should not be raised and instead the Federal government should have to learn to live within its means…

January 24, 2011 Month: January 2011

Market Observations – Jerry Robinson

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January 22, 2011 Month: January 2011

The Pirates of Manhattan: Exposing Wall Street

Listen as author Barry James Dyke explains the corruption on Wall Street and his latest book, The Pirates of Manhattan.

Month: January 2011

What Jerry Thinks: Destroying the Nations With Debt Slavery

A report was released by the World Economic Forum ahead of the organization’s high-profile annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which is scheduled for next weekend. According to the report the organization is claiming that the global economy will need access to an additional $103 trillion in “credit” to sustain normal economic growth.

Month: January 2011

This Week’s Financial Strategy – Recognizing the Dangers of Debt

As we start the new year it has been exciting to see how many people are taking advantage of the Christian Financial Advisors Network.  I have talked with many people around the country who do not have a financial advisor or would like a second opinion on the advice they are currently getting.

January 20, 2011 Month: January 2011

The World Economic Forum Calls for More Global Debt Slavery

How will the creation of more “debt” help our debt-ridden global economy? It will not. However, it will directly benefit global financial institutions and the banking community… and that is what matters most these days. The more money they can lend, the more interest they can earn.

January 18, 2011 Month: January 2011

5 Reasons Why Silver Will Outshine Gold in the Long Run

Silver was the first metal to be used as a currency more than 4,000 years ago. For millennia, silver has been viewed by the world as a form of money and as a store of value.

January 15, 2011 Month: January 2011

FTMQuarterly Newsletter – Winter 2011 Issue (PDF)

Click the link below for a PDF version of the Winter 2011 Issue of the FTMQuarterly newsletter.
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Month: January 2011

FTMWeekly Financial Radio Show: What Lies Ahead in 2011 + How Hyperinflation Will Happen

This Week’s Topic: What Lies Ahead in 2011 and How Hyperinflation Will Happen. This week’s special guest interview: Gonzalo Lira. Follow the Money Weekly Radio is a financial radio show about the stock markets, commodities, energy investing, the global financial crisis, how to prepare for the coming hyperinflation, where to invest money, how to buy gold, how to buy silver, saving money, finding a financial advisor, and paying off debt. Hosted by economist and best-selling author, Jerry Robinson. For the best in financial news, listen to the Follow the Money Weekly Financial Radio Show.

Month: January 2011

How Hyperinflation Will Happen – An Interview with Gonzalo Lira

Listen as FTM Weekly Radio Host, Jerry Robinson, interviews Gonzalo Lira, on the topic of hyperinflation. Listen as Lira explains how and when he believes hyperinflation will happen. The entire interview is about 45 minutes long. Enjoy!

Month: January 2011

Chinese president: It’s time to dump the dollar

On the eve of a U.S. visit, Chinese President Hu Jintao made the boldest statement yet on the future of the U.S. dollar as a reserve currency, calling the current global monetary exchange system “a product of the past” while promoting his own country’s currency as a replacement.

Month: January 2011

The Importance of Creating an Emergency Fund

An emergency fund is one of the first things that people need to do immediately to help them build a successful financial plan. And no, your credit card is not an emergency fund.

January 14, 2011 Month: January 2011

How to Create A “Go” Bag

One of the first action steps of starting your financial gameplan is to create a “go” bag. What exactly is a “go” bag?

Month: January 2011

Jerry Robinson: There is ‘No Bubble in Gold’

As the financial markets in the United States have appeared to be strengthening due to a perceived “recovery,” some analysts are speculating that the bull market in precious metals may be running out of steam. But according to FTMDaily’s, Jerry Robinson, those who are calling a top in gold and silver are dead wrong.

January 12, 2011 Month: January 2011

Protecting Your Privacy Both Online and Offline – An Interview with Trace Mayer, JD

Listen as FTM Weekly Radio Host, Jerry Robinson, interviews Trace Mayer, JD, about keeping our personal privacy in the digital age.

January 7, 2011 Month: January 2011

Can The Tea Party Save Washington?

On this week’s program, will the 112th Congress be able to tame Washington’s debt and denial and can the Tea Party save Washington?

Month: January 2011

What Jerry Thinks: Debt and Denial, Washington Style

On Wednesday, newly empowered House Republicans took the reins and opened the 112th Congress to a new era of divided government in the nation’s capitol. Images graced the pages of the print media showing former Speaker Nancy Pelosi handing the gavel, the symbol of power in the Congress, to the apparently humbled Speaker John Boehner.

Month: January 2011

Give Us Your Opinion: Should Congress Raise The Debt Ceiling For the 11th Straight Time in 11 Years?

This week, I want to know what you think about raising the Congressional debt ceiling. Currently, the national debt ceiling is capped at $14.3 trillion. According to economists, the debt ceiling will need to be raised by March to avoid the government running out of money – and even defaulting.

Month: January 2011

This Week’s Financial Strategy – Creating a Budget

I love this time of year because as I talk with people they are establishing new year’s resolutions.  So I want to change our format a little bit.  In the past I have given many ideas on ways you can safely grow your assets and how to protect them.  But I would like to start this year, developing financial strategies that will help you achieve your goals. 

January 5, 2011 Month: January 2011

Another Sign of the Dollar Collapse: World Bank Issues First Yuan Bonds

While the yuan is still years away from being able to displace the dollar in global trade, it is inevitable that the U.S. dollar will continue its downward trend which will require the rise of other currencies. The two contenders to watch closely in the coming years are the euro and the yuan.

January 3, 2011 Month: January 2011

2011 Enters With a Bang – Jerry Robinson

We are pleased to announce that every stock and ETF in the FTM Portfolio ended the year in positive territory when the markets closed on December 31! In fact, over 2/3 of the stocks and ETF’s in our portfolio gave us double-digit returns for the year with our highest giving us nearly 80%!