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ai in the jungle

AI in the Jungle

“What do you think this place will look like in 100 years?” she asked me, while we were driving down a dirt road in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle. “Probably the same,” I said, while we bounced down…

How to Build a Rural Cult

Of all the topics that I wrote about in a recent post, I received over a dozen responses for the mention of two simple words: rural cult. I actually wasn’t even writing about cults or anything rural, but clearly those…

Contrarian Reality: Dollar Strength, Low Inflation, and Strong Economy

Despite ‘the progress‘ that has been advertised, the impending economic crisis seems to be palpable within society. Consumer confidence – which indicates household’s future planned consumption and savings habits – is near record low levels. Similarly, confidence from businesses has…

Copper: Insiders Are Already Making Big Bets

In 1878 Thomas Doolittle invented a process that changed the world – he figured out how to make copper strong enough to stretch into wire without breaking. Over the next several decades, with the help of people like Thomas Edison…

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AI Powered Investing: Another Reason to Not Invest in Stocks

Over the years, I have written multiple times about how the odds are against individual investors in the stock market. Other than the Warren Buffett strategy of buying and holding for an extended amount of time, most small investors lose…

2024 Real Estate is Gonna Be Lit

“Our economy is going to crash, but real estate will probably be fine. Maybe 2024 real estate prices will go down a little bit. But nothing like the housing crash in 2008. That won’t happen again.” I’ve heard that from…

Bitcoin, Dinosaur Bones, or Shark Teeth?

In November of 2022, I wrote an article about how to survive this year and beyond. Although we’re not even mid-way through 2023, many of the predictions I made are already coming to fruition. Things like: Fed Funds rate hitting…

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Prepare to Lose Your Mind

This story has already unfolded billions of times throughout history. It’s a true story that’s terrifying and mysterious. And it’s likely a story that you will be involved in – directly or indirectly – at some point of your life.¬†You,…

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Psychevity – Mental Health and Living Longer

Psychevity is the theory that improved mental health leads to increased lifespan. The word “psychevity” is simply the combination of “psych” and “longevity.” The idea of a healthy mind leading to a longer life may seem logical. That’s because a…

Surviving 2023

Surviving 2023, and Beyond

This is going to be an uncomfortable read. Surviving 2023 is going to be very difficult for many people. As always, there will be many opportunities if you know where to look. But, being able to act on those situations…