Credit cards are the crack cocaine of the financial world

In an article that appeared today in the Financial Post, it was suggested that “poor people” as they called them do not spend money. Nothing can be further from the truth. Specifically, and referencing my August 21st, 2010 post below, credit card debt is at a staggering level in which low income earners are the … Continue reading

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With sensational headlines and shocking revelations are we missing the bigger tragedy of the Penn State scandal?

During this past weekend’s Special Edition of BTW! on Blog Talk Radio, in which I welcomed to the show renown sports psychologist Dr. Jack Singer and the National Post’s Managing Editor Jonathan Kay, an amazing revelation came to light that while maybe not surprising has perhaps been lost amidst the scandalous headlines regarding former Nittany Lion defensive … Continue reading

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Bullying is not just a schoolyard problem . . .

According to the 5 time bestselling author, who’s latest book “Your Kids Are Your Own Fault” Larry Winget, little schoolyard bullies often grow up to be be big, workplace bullies. While Larry, who was a member of our guest panel (which also included criminal profiler Pat Brown and think Like A Black Belt’s Jim Bouchard), … Continue reading

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Acres of Diamonds: Are our children the underprivileged of the world?

In December of 2009 I wrote an article titled Anti-psychotic Prescriptions . . . for Children: Is the Medicaid Story Today’s Version of Go Ask Alice?, in which I discussed the the growing number of children between the ages of 3 and 17 who were (and still are) being prescribed powerful anti-psychotic drugs. Given the … Continue reading

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Sensationalistic headlines blaming everything from the FDA to The Tea Party for the tragic Arizona shooting reveals a great deal about the present day American Psyche

It is Congress that has allowed the FDA to continue censoring the science behind nutritional supplements while pushing psychiatric drugs on children, for example. Did you know that vitamin D deficiency promotes schizophrenia? from How Congress helped created the very mental illness that resulted in the Giffords shooting by Mike Adams, NaturalNews.com, January 11th, 2011 … Continue reading

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Wilson’s Memoir on His Battle With Bipolar Both Inspirational and Revealing

As a guest on the PI Window on Business Professor Eric Wilson has tackled the difficult subject of depression and the problems caused by the pharmaceutical industry’s propensity to illegally promote off-label use of anti-psychotic drugs – often times with devastating consequences.  (Note: In my December 13th, 2009 post titled “Antipsychotic Prescriptions . . . … Continue reading

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Winget Comment Reminds Me of Just How Soft We Have Become

“Funny how a generation of outspoken, squirm-in-their-chair, boisterous, mischievous kids turned out to be the most productive generation in the history of our world and all without the use of psychotropic drugs but instead, involved parents.” Larry Winget comment on Nov. 23rd PI Window on Business Post “Is bipolar disorder becoming like First Amendment claims … Continue reading

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The Face of Bullying in America: What To Do If Your Child Becomes The Target of a Bully

Bullying can take on many forms including physical, emotional and verbal elements where there is a real or perceived “imbalance of power with the more powerful individual or group,” abusing those who are “less powerful.” This can occur at multiple levels of societal interaction including the home, work or within entire neighborhoods.  It even occurs … Continue reading

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Keeping Pace With Wall Street: Taking The Fight To The Market!

“Wall Street’s winning ways continue, with the Dow, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq coming off their highest closes since May 13.” Peter Schacknow, Senior Producer, CNBC Breaking News Desk Wow, thank you Peter Schacknow for this delightful news which benefits exactly who . . . Certainly not the majority of the people who took … Continue reading

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Bullying in School Whether Physical or Emotional Start’s with the Bully’s Parents

NOTE: Larry Winget, Television personality and five time New York Times/Wall Street Journal bestselling author of “Your Kids Are Your Own Fault” and “The Idiot Factor” will join me on the PI Window on Business Sunday afternoon at 12:30 PM EST to talk about the growing problem of bullying. Cost of inter-generational transmission of abuse. … Continue reading

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