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Branding Your New Business

Like many Boomers, I’ve gone from the corporate job to the entrepreneurial business owner.  It ain’t easy! Many of us have found that if we lose that corporate job – either through downsizing, cost-cutting or the business simply shuts down, finding another job is a daunting task.  Most employers will look at a Boomer and […]

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Use Of Deadly Force Exceptions

Every gun owner I know or have had contact with understands that deadly force is only used when your life, or the life of another, is in mortal danger. The gun grabbers would have the general population believe that we gun owners have, “itchy trigger fingers” just looking to pop a cap in the ass […]

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Buying Your First Handgun

I had an introductory gun class a while back, and one of the couples attending had borrowed guns from a LEO buddy. The husband was using a Glock 22 (full-sized .40 cal) and the wife was using a Glock 27 (sub-compact .40 cal). He’d been to the range one time in the past, and this […]

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Defensive Weapons Training

Personal protections skills, like almost all skills, are perishable. If you don’t keep them sharp, they degrade quickly – “Use ’em or lose ’em” as the saying goes! Whenever possible, you want to train as realistically as the situations in which you may find yourself. Let’s look at some of the different defensive tools, and […]

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Defensive Tactics

  In almost any endeavor in life, whether we think about it or not, we use strategies and tactics. Once we have a goal, we use strategies to develop a plan. We then employ tactics to carry out the plan and achieve those goals. Strategies and tactics go hand-in-hand. Our Personal Safety goal might be, […]

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Be Careful Buying “Treasure Assets”

I saw an interesting article on how many wealthy folks are looking to diversify their portfolios by investing in, “treasure assets”. These are works of art, antiques, rare cars and other collectibles. More and more, they’re buying numismatic (collectible) coins. “In the environment that exists right now, where the Dow is very high … most […]

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