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?

Understanding Monetary Sovereignty (MS) is one of the most critical, if not the most critical, concepts… [more]

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

November 29, 2011

One of the best University of Colorado Boulder (CU) housing options is purchasing rental property instead of just settling on the dorms. Student housing can turn out to be more than just a necessity for college students. In the long run, it just may be a good real estate investment that parents and college students [...]

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A Boulder Real Estate Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2011

The Boulder Real Estate market has rarely had so much to be thankful for! While the rest of the country (and even some parts of the state) have hit some hard times, the Boulder real estate market has weathered the storms as well as could be expected, opened up some new opportunities, and basically kept [...]

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The History of Denver Colorado

November 15, 2011

Denver, Colorado is a city with a long and interesting history that began in the 1850’s. In the summer of 1858, prospectors looking for gold made their way across the plains into the Colorado Territory. Before and after the Civil War, people flocked to the area looking for gold, or to make money off of [...]

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The History of Boulder, Colorado

November 8, 2011

The History of Boulder, Colorado started in the 19th century. A rich gold strike on Boulder Creek in 1858 brought a flood of those seeking their fortune in that gold. Another, later, silver strike pushed the first inhabitants of the area, Southern Arapaho Indians along with Sioux, Cheyenne, Utes and Comanches from the area. The [...]

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Student Housing Investment Property and Generation Y

November 3, 2011

Student housing investment property here in Boulder and around the country is becoming a hot ticket item.  While there are many factors influencing the demand, two come glaringly to mind; an increase in enrollment at the University of Colorado, and a lack of new student housing units being brought online by the University.  Today we [...]

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Boulder Investment Properties – In A Class By Themselves

October 28, 2011

Boulder investment properties are in a real estate market class all by themselves. Let’s look at some of the ways that the Boulder market differs from the norm. Boulder College Investment Properties There is a HUGE college presence in the Boulder investment property market. The University of Colorado Boulder (or CU as it is know [...]

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What is Sound Money?

September 20, 2011

Sound money is the concept of the Government balancing it’s budget over the business cycle. The business cycle is typically represented as one year. In Austrian economics, sound money is tied to a commodity money regime, such as the gold standard. When used this way, Government spending is limited by the amount of gold in [...]

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What is a Balance Sheet Recession?

September 7, 2011

Balance sheet recession is not a phrase uttered by the Mainstream media but is economist Richard Koo’s term for a baseline economic condition of private sector over-indebtedness. Koo termed this phrase based on his experiences during the still-ongoing Japanese malaise which began over 20 years ago, resulting in low government bond rates, minimal economic growth [...]

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What is Functional Finance?

August 30, 2011

Functional Finance is a theory of economics developed in the 1950’s by Abba Lerner. Functional Finance states that the principle economic goal of the state should be a prosperous overall economy and presents a basic framework for achieving this objective. First, the budget position of a nation should be solely determined by a desired level [...]

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How to Deal With Colorado Investment Property Seller Repairs

August 23, 2011

As an Colorado real estate investor, you are probably putting in some not so high offers on income properties and investment properties and attracting not so willing sellers. That having been said, it is still worth it to talk about how to deal with seller repairs. Say you have scoped out a property to consider [...]

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