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Fast Profits in Hard Times
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These economic times were living in have been tough on everyone. And now more than ever, you need some common sense ways to preserve, protect and enlarge your financial assets. Jordan Goodwin, Americas Money Answers Man is here to help you do just that. Then in many parts of the nation, immigration is a hot topic. So why arent we hearing more about it? Plus- which immigrant groups are adapting best to life in the US and which groups arent?
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Money Answers for Tough Times
Dave welcomes Jordan Goodman, personal finance expert, and author of Fast Profits in Hard Times: 10 Secret Strategies to Make You Rich in an Up or Down Economy. He says in this market, theres no incentive to save, but there are safe ways to invest and make money. He shares some of them, including ways you can profit if the cost of oil continues to go up.
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Low Risk, High Reward
Jordan shares some more low risk investments, some of which can earn as much as 15% per year. Learn about DRIPs, Passive Income Investments, and how to invest in debit cards, tax liens, tax calculator, and payday advances.
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Money in the House
Jordan discusses accelerated mortgages, and how they can shave years off the term of your loan, and save you loads of cash along the way. He also talks about some other passive income investments, and investing in options.
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Immigrant Assimilation
Jacob L. Vigdor is Associate Professor of Public Policy Studies and Economics at Duke University, and Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He recently authored a report titled Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in the United States. He discusses the findings of the report, the steps to assimilating to life in the United States, and which groups are, and are not, integrating well into our society.
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The Politics of Immigration
Daves guest is Steven Camarota, Director of Research at the Center for Immigration Studies, a Virginia-based public policy group that advocates strict enforcement of U.S. immigration laws. In a recent survey, his organization found that most voters dont agree with the Presidential candidates views on immigration and that the views of the candidates are all remarkably similar.
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Views on Immigration
Steven Camarota compares the candidates positions on immigration. He also discusses the voters views on enforcement of immigration laws, mass deportations, and the issue of giving social security to illegal immigrants.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Steven Camarota
Steven A. Camarota is director of research at the Center for Immigration Studies, an independent, non-partisan, non-profit Washington D.C.-based research organization that identifies itself as "the nation's only think tank devoted exclusively to research and policy analysis of the economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of immigration on the United States." Camarota has testified before Congress and his articles on the impact of immigration have appeared in both academic publications and the popular press including Social Science Quarterly, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The National Review, and Campaigns and Elections. He holds a master's degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate in public policy analysis from the University of Virginia.

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Jordan E. Goodman
Jordan E. Goodman is “America’s Money Answers Man” and a nationally-recognized expert on personal finance. He is a regular guest on numerous radio and television call-in shows across the country, answering questions on personal financial topics. For 18 years, Jordan was on the editorial staff of Money magazine, where he served as Wall Street correspondent. In addition, he served as weekly financial analyst on NBC News at Sunrise for 9 years and the daily business news commentator on Mutual Broadcasting System’s America in the Morning show for 8 years. He is the author of several best-selling books on personal finance, and has also written 6 special focus editions of Everyone’s Money Book on College, Credit, Financial Planning, Real Estate, Retirement Planning and Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds. Jordan is also a speaker and seminar leader on personal finance topics for business executives, students, associations, investment clubs, employees and others.

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