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A Three-Week International Research Trip to Paris via Rome

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A Three-Week International Research Trip to Paris via Rome

Happy Thursday. Your Survival Guy’s been up for hours, having returned yesterday from a three-week international research trip to Paris via Rome. I’ll have plenty to share with you in the weeks ahead. Don’t be a stranger. Beat the Friday email rush by checking in with me daily right here at www.yoursurvivalguy.com OK then, here’s […]

A Three-Week International Research Trip to Paris via Rome
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Will Biden Repeat Obama with US Debt Downgrade?

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Will Biden Repeat Obama with US Debt Downgrade?

In 2011, after years of unhindered stimulus spending by the Obama administration, Standard & Poor’s downgraded America’s AAA credit rating. Now, Fitch is poised to do the same in response to Joe Biden’s refusal to negotiate a deal to cut spending in return for an increase in the debt ceiling. Ruth Carson reports in Bloomberg […]

Will Biden Repeat Obama with US Debt Downgrade?
E.J. Smith – Your Survival Guy

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What Does That Have to Do with Your Dividend?

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What Does That Have to Do with Your Dividend?

You know Your Survival Guy loves dividends and values his fiduciary duty to clients. But Richard Vanderford writes in The Wall Street Journal that this year companies will be voting on issues like “abortion, guns and climate change.” What does any of that have to do with your dividend? Vanderford continues: A backlash against companies […]

What Does That Have to Do with Your Dividend?
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The ESG Cartel

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The ESG Cartel

In an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall exposes the behavior of big financial institutions that have created what could be described as an ESG cartel. He writes: Proponents of ESG—environmental, social and governance—investing are posing as champions of the free market. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and I testified earlier […]

The ESG Cartel
E.J. Smith – Your Survival Guy

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Two More States Nearing Passage of Permitless Carry Legislation

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Two More States Nearing Passage of Permitless Carry Legislation

Already in 2023, Florida and Nebraska have added themselves to the growing list of states protecting the right of residents to carry without a permit. Now two more states are pushing forward legislation that could make them the 28th and 29th in America to have permitless carry. Louisiana’s House passed a permitless carry bill on […]

Two More States Nearing Passage of Permitless Carry Legislation
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How Activists Have Weaponized Corporate Boards

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How Activists Have Weaponized Corporate Boards

Your Survival Guy is focused on you, the millionaire next door, who wants to enjoy travel and family in retirement. You may even be the type of saver who doesn’t want to stop working completely because you enjoy the skills you’ve developed over decades of working hard and saving til it hurts. When you invest […]

How Activists Have Weaponized Corporate Boards
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Letter to the Federal Reserve Chairman from Your Survival Guy

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Letter to the Federal Reserve Chairman from Your Survival Guy

Dear Chairman, Millionaires next door have questions—lots of them. But we’re not getting answers. Something earth-shattering is going on. And it seems no one in power is giving it much thought. Please review the chart series below. It looks like a bullwhip. A cliff. A ski slope. It’s dramatic, to say the least. How will […]

Letter to the Federal Reserve Chairman from Your Survival Guy
E.J. Smith – Your Survival Guy

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Big Blue Blob Cities Get Bad News from Census Report

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Big Blue Blob Cities Get Bad News from Census Report

The latest Census data is in, and it’s another year of bad news for the high tax, high crime, high regulation, high cost of living blue blob cities on America’s coasts. New York City lost enough people between 2020 and 2022—468,297—to fill the entire city of Miami. Los Angeles and San Francisco also lost big […]

Big Blue Blob Cities Get Bad News from Census Report
E.J. Smith – Your Survival Guy

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When Did You Become Serious about Your Money?

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When Did You Become Serious about Your Money?

In my conversations with you, you tell me when you became serious about money. If it didn’t happen when your dad, grandad, or friend showed you Richard C. Young’s Intelligence Report, it happened when you yourself became a subscriber. You needed to make good investment decisions for your retirement. Also, when you subscribed to Dick’s […]

When Did You Become Serious about Your Money?
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Americans Think Their Taxes Are Too High

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Americans Think Their Taxes Are Too High

The number of Americans who believe that federal income taxes are too high is rising quickly. As recently as April 2020, only 46% of Americans told Gallup pollsters their federal income taxes were too high. In the most recent poll conducted in April 2023, that number shot up to 60%. Gallup’s Jeffrey M. Jones reports: […]

Americans Think Their Taxes Are Too High
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