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Simple Weight Control Tip
Correct chewing is one of the easiest ways to control weight and improve health. There is a chewing exercise that changes nutrient molecules so energy from food is more quickly released and assimilated. This exercise allows the brain to recognize flavors and release the correct digestive juices for that food.  Proper chewing does even more […] (January 21, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/21/63151.html

Beat Technology’s Income Shift
Keep on Truck’n to beat technology. An MIT Technology Review article “How Technology Is Destroying Jobs” (1) shows how technology will create a problem for many households. The article says: Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality? That robots, automation, and […] (January 20, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/20/62848.html

War by Shovel
Here’s a lesson on war that that can apply to all of life. In a 1949 interview Albert Einstein said “I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” Maybe WWIV will use sticks and stones because WWIII will be […] (January 18, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/18/63132.html

A Yen for Extra Profit
There are a few times when we can gain remarkable extra profit. Before I share a way to create additional capital gains in 2019 let me hasten to add that my golden rule of investing is “when investing there is always something we don’t know”. 50 years of buying and trading shares and real estate […] (January 17, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/17/63242.html

Here We Are Again… 47 Years Later
Double profits in a downside market…. just like half a century ago. Yesterday’s message explained how the government shutdown and SEC employee furlough increases stock market manipulation risk. Real extra profit potential. That message looked briefly at how total market diversification added safety, but did not delve as deeply as I would like into the […] (January 16, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/16/63185.html

Government Shutdown Reduces Investing Protection
There’s a government shutdown risk, you may have missed, that affects your wealth. Pressure from SEC staff vacancies reduce stock fraud protection. When stock markets turn volatile, we need extra safeguards.  Market jackals use false information and trading trickery that stimulate greed and fear leading to up or down motion that rips away at our […] (January 15, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/15/63072.html

The Greatest Iranian Threat Ever
The greatest Iranian (Persian actually) act of terrorism took place millennia ago. It could be considered the greatest terrorist act ever… and the effects are still reverberating… daily… in almost every Western home.   Yet everyone seems to accept… even embrace it.  We even pass it onto loved ones as a special gift. This insidious […] (January 14, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/14/54562.html

Let’s Face It – Risk of Facial Recognition
Let’s face it… we have AI problems… now. Forget the idea that there are distant prospects of super-intelligent machines eroding our core values in the future.  We need to face up to AI changes in the current moment. Some examples are the risk of being hit by self-driving cars.  Election by bot and Deepfake video […] (January 13, 2019) https://www.garyascott.com/2019/01/13/62962.html