Tag: Financial investment

CREATE YOUR OWN RAINBOWS

As the spring storms arrive, many skies display rainbows. In legends rainbows have a pot of gold at their end and thus represent good fortune. These multicolored, circular arcs, in the Old Testament, symbolized a promise after the flood that life on earth would never be destroyed by rising waters again. You can be sure […]

WEATHER UNPREDICTABLE

What makes weather unpredictable? The process is based on multiple data fed into supercomputers to arrive at forecasts. Although not always correct, current predictions are much improved over those of just 10 years ago. First predictions were published yearly in the Farmers Almanac. Those forecasts (which are still published today) use a secret formula that […]

IN + VEST = INVEST (FINANCIAL GARMENTS)

The term invest is from two Latin words, vestire meaning “to clothe” and in meaning “onto” or “upon.” Combined they form the Latin verb investire denoting “to cover with a garment or to clothe.”  The modern meaning of the word refers to funding something (usually stocks bonds, pensions, etc.) with the expectation of making a […]

NORTH CAROLINA FUTURE

                Did you know that when you pay your NC taxes that over 50% are an investment in the North Carolina future? The budget for 2017 sets spending for education at 23% and for Health Care at 32%. We all complain about paying taxes but when you consider […]

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