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Marotta On Money - July 09 Newsletter



What Equality Should We Seek in Society? (07-09-2012)

Studies suggest that brains may be wired with either a utopian or a tragic view of the world, corresponding roughly to liberals and conservatives. Although we share a common language, we often intend very different things. Until we analyze what we mean by the terms "just," "fair" or "equal," we continue to talk past each other in political debates. When my grandmother Florence was a little girl, she would sometimes be given five pennies for candy. She would spend a penny or two for candy and save the rest for later in the week.
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Radio: What Equality Should We Seek in Society?

David John Marotta was interviewed on radio 1070 WINA's Schilling Show discussing the idea of "equality" in society. He argues that there are two main view of equality: equality of process, and equality of result. Which ideology is better for society as a whole?

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'Go Fishing' with Hard Asset Stocks (07-11-2011)

Hard assets have been one of the most significant asset classes over the last decade. From all indications, it will continue to be a critically important investment category to protect your portfolio from the effects of inflation and the continuing devaluation of the U. S. dollar. Creating a gone-fishing portfolio begins with a top-level asset allocation. For a typical 40-year-old investor, the percentage in hard asset stock investments would be 17. 0%. Diversifying your portfolio will help lower your risk and increase your returns. One of the asset classes we use to achieve that goal consists of hard asset stocks.
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