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About gerold

I have a bit of financial experience having invested in stocks in the 1960s & 70s, commodities in the 80s & commercial real estate in the 90s (I sold in 2005.) I am appalled at our rapidly deteriorating global condition so I've written articles for family, friends & colleagues since 2007; warning them and doing my best to explain what's happening, what we can expect in the future and what you can do to prepare and mitigate the worst of the economic, social, political and nuclear fallout. As a public service in 2010 I decided to create a blog accessible to a larger number of people because I believe that knowledge not shared is wasted.

The Economic Collapse Began Long Ago

  Reading Time: 2,820 words, 8 pages, 6 to 11 minutes. Updated July 23 with ‘Demographics’ My forty-year old Godson was belly-aching about the lack of jobs. He whined it’s all the Boomers’ fault. I tore a few strips off … Continue reading

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Career Advice You Won’t Hear From Anyone Else – Part 3

Reading time: 2,974 words, 8 pages, 7 to 12 minutes. Updated June 17 with Smartphones & Teleconferencing advice. This article is the last of a three-part series. Categories are in alphabetical order, so it doesn’t matter in what order you … Continue reading

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Career Advice You Won’t Hear From Anyone Else – Part 2

Reading time: 2,942 words, 8 pages, 7 to 11 minutes. Updated Aug. 6, 2017 This is the second of a three-part series. See Part 1  if you haven’t already read it. Categories are in simple alphabetical order, so it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Career Advice You Won’t Hear From Anyone Else – Part 1

Reading time: 2,340 words, 6 pages, 5 to 9 minutes There is much career advice available, especially on the internet. Much of it’s a lot of crap about “maximizing personal growth” and “following your passion” and other gibberish. I’m going … Continue reading

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Revealed: Canadian Real Estate Worth 50%

Reading time: 1,340 words, 6 pages, 3 to 5 minutes. Recent financial problems at an obscure mortgage provider called Home Capital Group demonstrate that Canadian residential real estate is worth only half current market value. If you’re considering selling your … Continue reading

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WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON? by Jim Quinn

Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform  blog has written an excellent series of articles that provide great insight into the current state of Amerikan affairs and covers economics, politics and the continuing social breakdown. I highly encourage regular readers of … Continue reading

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Complementary Projection Bias

Reading time: 2,060 words, 6 pages, 5 to 8 minutes. Another of our dangerous mental biases is Complementary Projection, a type of Cognitive Bias in which people believe that more people share their beliefs and values than actually do. We … Continue reading

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