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If you are familiar with Kitchen Nightmares or Bar Rescue, where Gordon Ramsay and Jon Taffer respectively, guide failing people/businesses to success, you’re already familiar with the basic idea behind Life or Debt, a new show on Spike. Victor Antonio, filling the role of Ramsay or Taffer, serves as the show’s host and financial guide. His mission?… Read Article →

Expository Series: A Region Left Behind: Lost Opportunity in the Deep South (2015). In this series, courtesy of The Washington Post, the question is asked, “What went wrong with the deep south?” The writers, videographers, and photographers tell detailed stories about why many residents of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, and Georgia continue to struggle financially. The five… Read Article →

Movie: The Debt (2015). Stephen Dorff and David Strathairn star in this tale about imperial opportunism, familial love, and patriotic loyalty. The drama is set against the backdrop of an international finance deal in Peru; a deal with profound social implications for six people split between three groups: a father and son (indigenous farmers), wealthy American businessmen (best friends),… Read Article →

The Thorium Stratagem  Paperback: 386 pages Publisher: Penset Press (2016) A first here at RetirementSavvy, a novel review. In Author Kent Hinckley’s new book, a shy financial analyst from New York, Wyatt Paxton, visits an old schoolmate in Moscow who works for the FSB, formerly known as the KGB, the infamous security, intelligence, and police agency of the Soviet… Read Article →

Television Show: The Profit (2016). On this CNBC Prime show, self-made millionaire and serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis lends his expertise to struggling businesses in various industries across the country by focusing on his oft-stated keys to success – people, process, and product – the three Ps. Serving as his own host, Lemonis analyzes businesses by what I… Read Article →

Television Show: Cleveland Hustles (2016). On this CNBC Prime show, NBA superstar and the show’s Executive Producer LeBron James and longtime friend and business partner Maverick Carter give four aspiring local entrepreneurs the chance to realize their dreams while also helping to revitalize a neighborhood in Cleveland. Host Bonin Bough and four local business leaders mentor the owners… Read Article →

A Capitalist’s Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (2016) Leland Faust is an honors graduate from both the University of California, Berkeley (Economics) and Harvard Law School. He is the founder of CSI Capital Management where he served as Chief Investment Officer for 33 years, supervising over $1.5 billion… Read Article →

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