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Why as a Business Owner or Householder you need to invest more wisely

THE SANDS OF TIME WAIT FOR NO-ONE

MISSING OUT?

Many businesses across the USA and Europe are missing out on huge opportunities to reduce their overheads and gain solid environmental credentials by failing to use some of their profits to invest in money making projects and technologies, or changing their waste management methods. The fact is small changes to the way they do their businesses could help to reduce unnecessary overheads.

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THE STANDARD ADVICE

It’s an odd thing that many business advisors will teach you three things: to make money you need a good business idea; then you need to start making money. If you start making good amounts of money you need to reinvest in it more marketing (mostly) but you also need to consider investing in other things. Many business owners just want to spend their profits by getting into more debt. They often make it big then invest in a mortgage on a property that they live in. Some invest in properties they rent. However, if you cannot get someone to rent you have a problem! Properties therefore are only a partially safe form of investment whilst low interest rates are available and you are in an area where people are prepared to help you pay for your mortgage via paying rent. If they are not, you are in big trouble!

A SURE THING

There’s another way you could invest some of your profits: you could put it into something that is even safer than a stock market investment. What is that you wonder? Well if you’re here you probably know what I’m going to say: renewable energy. You could invest in large scale and hope to get a 15% return per year if you fully trust the company you are investing in. This type of return is not uncommon with geo-thermal plants. However, nothing is guaranteed, and you don’t control your money or how the operation is running! Instead you just hope its a safe bet given what they’ve told you. It probably is, but then again, there’s doubt. However, there’s another form of renewable energy that is much better than something you don’t control: your own micro-renewable energy system.

Micro-renewable energy is a guaranteed way to save energy as mostly energy prices are rising. Thus even if you don’t get paid an income (like a feed in tariff or via a Net Metering system as in Europe or the USA) you keep saving money that otherwise you’d waste. Often in the USA there are plenty of opportunities to sell your energy to the grid. There are also opportunities to link up to SMART mini-grids and share your energy locally and get paid for it. As time goes on these systems will become more important, but that’s some way off right now.

ACT NOW TO UNDERSTAND WHAT TO DO NEXT

How do you know what type of micro-renewable energy to buy? Well you’ve got two choices. You can contact me and I can review your situation for $250 flat fee for a few days work once you’ve provided me all the data I require, or you can learn it via my two courses on Micro-renewable energy and Finance available now from the Future of Energy College CLICK HERE for details.

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If you’re wanting some FREE advice, contact me via the admistrator at Future of Energy College email me here: adminstrator@futureofenergycollege.com

Racing Towards the Cliff Edge

BLIND MEDIA & POLITICIANS

We live in a world dominated by political masters, be they right-wing or left-wing, centre ground or populist, whom are totally blind to the greatest threat to human survival in over 460 years, and I’m not talking about Climate Change. In fact if you may be totally unaware of this threat, because no-one wants to tell you the truth of what will happen in 50 to 100 years, or the path towards what is about to happen. They hide what I call the LTT or ‘Long-term-Triggers’. We are racing towards the cliff edge of that particular LTT.

THE SILENCE & THE NOISE

The reasoning behind the silence of the media and their political masters (for all media is controlled by someone, even the BBC) is that although short-term bad news sells, and even Climate Change bad news sells, the horrible truth about the future doesn’t sell. Instead you are told about a future full of Artificial Intelligence by non-numerate journalists who wouldn’t know Bayes or his theorem if it turned into alien out of the movie Monsters! You are told about how AI might be dangerous by Elon Musk. You are convinced that the future will have the perfect market place due to the growth of the internet. You are told that we’ll all have robots soon. Children are being taught using ipads, computers and robots. Soon we’ll be going regularly into outer space, and even flying will be quicker by utilising the vacuum of space to wisk us to far off shores in a few hours. There will be space tourism. Even war will be drone based, so that the pilots who are already remote from the battlefield can annihilate their enemies without losing sleep or their lives. Soon even that control might end up being taken over by AI pilots who don’t see the morality, just the mission. In any case, when did the morality ever matter to the elites who run our governments. It’s never been a concern that we live inside a room filled with nuclear dynamite, with two people we’ve probably never ever met, nor will ever meet, with their fingers on the buttons of Mutually Assured Destruction, or to use it’s Cold War term: MAD. Nuclear accidents and poor nuclear weapon security almost guarantees that one day a terror group might get hold of fissile material.  The media want to frighten you with the worse short-term case they can offer, whilst they hide the LTT (Long-term-Triggers).

FOCUSING ON THE TRIVIAL

The media like to focus on things that they feel their puerile little non-numerate intellects can handle: sleaze – did Donald Trump have sexual relations outside of marriage with hookers, a pornstar and a model? scandal – did the Russians rig the US election using Facebook? Finally, is the economy, job creation and automobile sales moving up or down, and is this affecting our mortgages? (Mortgages – deadly agreements to allow banks to re-possess your liability if you cannot pay. I’ve never had one. If you cannot afford it, don’t buy it unless it is an asset.) Not one of them wants to tell you that not far off over the horizon of your amazingly short life span, and for that matter the even shorter lifespan of your children and grandchildren there’s a LTT that their masters, the politicians are failing to recognise, and thus failing to plan for – well kind of. Again I’m not talking about Climate Change.

SECRETS

In part 2 of my blog I’m going to tell you a secret that the world doesn’t want to share with you. It’s such a secret that only handful of Sustainable Development scientists like myself ever have sleepless nights over. I don’t know why, but I do. I shouldn’t. After all I’m not much of a philanthropist – a lover of humanity. If anything I’m a secret Misanthropist, but don’t tell anyone, all you will spoil my image, and we cannot have that can we? Well Donald Trump can, as it seems it doesn’t matter either way to him!  Till next time…