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     I recently read somewhere that the modern definition of a mortgage came along in the 1930's; evidently, when they were first introduced, it was quite difficult to achieve such a loan, so the homeownership rate during that time was low, at 40%, according to this article.  While this may be tr...
06/25/2014
"I can fly.  I'm a pilot."        Many may recognize these famous words from the movie, Independence Day, but how often to they get to be heard, every day?  Yes.  I toss them around all day, every day.  I even spouted the quote to the vending machine repaire guy.  Most receipients of such words s...
06/24/2014
       One simple (yet immensely important) English lesson from school has stuck with me throughout my entire career and constantly plays in the back of my mind in speaking and in writing, Rhetorical Appeals.  Understand the three basic points and you will find your writing to be of much greater ...
06/24/2014
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       I have been fortunate enough to see incredible parts of this world including most of the US, Hawaii, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Scotland, and Ireland.  They have each left their unique stamp on what beauty means to me though not one is even worthy of comparison...
06/24/2014
       Rates are seen advertised everywhere from TV commercials to city buses; the average person will likely encounter more interest rate scenarios in one day than they can count on both hands.  Total immersion in this environment could easily be blamed for the trend which seems to be most prev...
06/23/2014
It was 198 years ago President Thomas Jefferson penned the following words.  198 years and the ideas still rings true, if not truer today than when written.     "The system of banking we have both equally and ever reprobated.  I contemplate it as a blot left in all our constitutions, which, if no...
06/20/2014
"And I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale." -Thomas Jefferson to John Taylor, June 20th, 1816     ...
06/17/2014
For the sixth year in a row, the Kitchens family will be hosting a memorial car show for their son, Jesse.  They have been great family friends of mine for years and I hope to be able to support them in this venture as much as possible. When: June 29th, 2014 Where: Hobby Lobby parking lot in Park...
06/16/2014
    Interest rates are a delicate subject for some industry professionals; not due in any part to the wavering nature of such figures.  The troubling qualities stem from simple misjudgments of the logic behind what sets interest rates, mixed with neglect of a search for a better understanding.   ...
06/11/2014
     Sure, it can be refreshing to see a new homeowner decorate their house to make it unique to them, but how much more refreshing would it be to see someone with a bowling alley in their basement?  That's where I'm at with custom homes: make them to suit your needs, not just the status quo.    ...
06/09/2014
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