Cutting deficits leads to an inefficient welfare state–and higher deficits

Despite 8% unemployment, a deficit that's already decreased 30% in the past 3 years, and a  still stagnant… [more]

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What is Monetary Sovereignty?

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The History of the University of Colorado at Boulder

The University of Colorado is one of the oldest universities and was established in Boulder, Colorado… [more]

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University of Colorado Boulder (CU) Housing Options – Rental Property

One of the best University of Colorado Boulder (CU) housing options is purchasing rental property instead… [more]

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The History of Boulder, Colorado

The History of Boulder, Colorado started in the 19th century. A rich gold strike on Boulder Creek in… [more]

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Cutting deficits leads to an inefficient welfare state–and higher deficits

March 1, 2013

Despite 8% unemployment, a deficit that’s already decreased 30% in the past 3 years, and a  still stagnant economy, our policy makers have decided that deficit reduction is the nation’s most pressing issue.  The stated goal is lower future deficits, but that cannot possibly be true.  Austerity efforts nearly always have the consequence of increased [...]

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Is Quantitative Easing Inflationary or Deflationary?

September 18, 2012

To understand the latest move  from the Federal Reserve in detail we have to be able to look at the cash flows involved in the transactions they are making and follow those flows through the various sectors of the economy that are influenced. So somebody call James Brown; let’s break it down: The Fed announced [...]

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Making Sense of the Fiscal Cliff

July 27, 2012

Recent news reports make mention of the “Fiscal cliff” the US is approaching at the end of 2012. But just what is the fiscal cliff, and what are the ramifications of running off it?  Here’s the definition from About.com: “Fiscal cliff” is the popular shorthand term used to describe the conundrum that the U.S. government [...]

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Why do interest rates keep going down, and how low will they go?

July 20, 2012

Interest rates keep dropping to all-time lows, and with them mortgage rates.  The 30 year fixed rate—if you can get it—is reported between 3.5% and 3.625%.  With all the talk of stimulus, tax cuts, and inflation around the corner, rates can’t get much lower, right? Not so fast. The story goes that there’s an inverse [...]

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Ground-breaking begins on 318 Multi-family units at Boulder Junction

July 2, 2012

No area of Boulder is going to undergo more changes in the next decade than the 160 acres of land east of Pearl St. and 30th known as Boulder Junction.  To that end, California based ReyLenn Properties has broken ground on 319 apartments at 3100 Pearl St.  The apartments will be built to Boulder Green [...]

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Goss-Grove Rezoning in the works

June 22, 2012

The Goss-Grove area between Arapahoe and Canyon, 15th and Folsom, has always been an interesting and eclectic part of Boulder.  It’s surrounded by Downtown & the University, and has Boulder High at its’ edge. Residents are proposing changing the zoning  from High Density Residential to Mixed Residential.  This should set off some debate as the [...]

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Where does money come from? Out of nothing.

February 22, 2012

According to mainstream economics, customer deposits allow banks to on-lend those deposits and make loans. Banks then hold a portion of those deposits in “reserve” for customer withdrawals. You may have heard of this referred to as the “money multiplier.” The reality is, of course, exactly the opposite: banks don’t need deposits to make loans [...]

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What is Monetary Sovereignty?

February 16, 2012

Understanding Monetary Sovereignty (MS) is one of the most critical, if not the most critical, concepts toward an understanding of Modern Money. A nation having the characteristics of Monetary Sovereignty flips the traditional understanding of the hierarchy of control over the money supply, leaving the Government in control of interest rates (rather than private banks and [...]

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Why Restrictive Building Practices Have Made Boulder a Great Place to Live!

December 14, 2011

Boulder, Colorado has some rather strict building practices, giving many other people, other than the land owner, say over how their land is developed. Why? So that the community can keep the beauty that is Boulder. The county and city plans keep a lot of land in conservation in order to keep the pristine mountain [...]

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The History of the University of Colorado at Boulder

December 6, 2011

The University of Colorado is one of the oldest universities and was established in Boulder, Colorado back in 1876. It is considered a very prestigious school, belonging to the esteemed line of public Ivy League schools. The University of Colorado uses the silver and gold mix for its colors although from time to time it [...]

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