Why have an Online Business ?
Is answered after hearing, Kevin Spacey who recently won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama (at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards).
For his portrayal of Frank Underwood the crooked politician in the Netflix series House of Cards.
Frank Underwood, claws his way into the White House by manipulating the press and ruthlessly crushing anyone that gets in his way.
The New York Times‘ David Itzkoff, called the fictional character “a scheming politician” who does “some of the most evil and underhanded things imaginable”
During the shows’ second episode (third session), Spacey, with just one line, actually delivered more honesty, than any politician, president, senator or Government representative has uttered in their entire lifetime.
“We have been crippled by Social Security. By Medicare. Medicaid. Welfare and entitlements. And that is the root of the problem. Entitlements. Let me be clear: You are entitled to nothing.”
Wow so powerful! – Because it’s actually very true. Social Security and Medicare are not “rights” in any sort of legal sense. Congress decides on the payout, and Congress can change it or eliminate it, at any time. You really are not “entitled” to anything, and they are certainly not guaranteed anywhere in the law.
It’s the Truth
But that’s not the message we will ever hear from our political leaders, irrespective of what party they represent. They will all tell us, whatever they need to get re-elected and while it’s not fun to hear, it’s important to keep it in mind, when planning for your future retirement that you should do so, with the assumption that your “expected” benefits will be lower, possibly even much closer to ‘nothing’, than anything currently promised…
Don’t assume you’ll have the ‘jerry-rigged’ government social security programs to fall back on. It is far more prudent to assume you’re entitled to nothing, and plan accordingly and this is exactly why you need an online business.
Some Sobering Economic History
It was during the mid-to-late 1700’s, that scientific thinking and discovery culminated in what economic historians call the Enlightenment period. During which time the world saw breakthroughs in countless areas of thought and philosophy, like the kind of breakthroughs the Greeks had in the days of Aristotle and the first democratic movement.
One of the more important economic developments to arise out of this period, in my opinion, was the invention of the steam engine by James Watt (between 1763 and 1775) and Adam Smith’s classic book and treatise, The Wealth of Nations, first published in 1776.
Few could discount the massive impact that powered machinery together with the Industrial Revolution has had on our standard of living or the role that Adam Smith has played in how we live today.
He was the first economist that truly understood the power of free market capitalism and its “invisible hand.” His insights still stand today. However as governments have taken over this powerful system they, unfortunately, today it seems to have little regard for how it made us rich in the first place.
Instead, they practice the “invisible sleight of hand” and rob their citizens via inflation. But that’s a whole other story. (You can see more about in the video below;)
Ultimately, the free-market system in all of its creative innovation and wealth creation has unfortunately been hijacked by destructive government tampering that now favors the upper rungs of society.
It favors ‘mafia type’ interests and powerful lobby groups who have succeeded in amassing increasing power. There is also the tendency for these groups to assert their power and rig the free markets and suppress the democratic urge.
But you can’t have a society that continually favors the strong while the less fortunate struggle and fall further behind… otherwise, they’d revolt as has happened many times throughout history and more particularly revolutions, such as the Americans and the French during the late 1700’s.
The Declaration of Independence and Constitution that followed was not largely about America breaking from the monarchy of Great Britain. It was much more like the French Revolution, and it was about people revolting against total top-down control by such monarchies and a bureaucratic government that favored the upper classes.
That’s where democracy came in. It brought the principle of certain inalienable human rights, namely “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” In other words, it ensured that the everyday person got an equal vote, allowing them to feel like they have a say and stake in the system.
The greatest revolution in our standard of living and the move toward more free and humane lifestyles didn’t just come with the Industrial Revolution. The Democratic Revolution also played a vital role. It was no coincidence that The Wealth of Nations and the Declaration of Independence came to life in the same year… 1776.
It’s also important to note that major political and economic revolutions occur every 250 – 300 years… and hence the next one is due just ahead! Which is another reason, why have an online business?
So there has never been a more important time to take control of your own financial future and create your own ‘invisible hand’ and embrace today’s latest technology revolution (the Internet) and seriously consider building an online business.
Entrepreneurs are the key to innovation and expanding our standard of living. Having more of them is critical in a world where most developed countries will be shrinking or slowing demographically over the next few decades as Government’s struggle to come to grips with their gross economic mismanagement.
The time has never been more right than now to get an education on earning a living online. Before you are confronted with the truth so eloquently expressed by the character Frank Underwood that…
“you are entitled to nothing!”
Fortunately, there is an excellent place to get an education, and you can do it at your own pace and from your own place. You not only get the education that you need to be a successful long term, online marketer.
You also receive advanced knowledge about website construction traffic generation, SEO ranking, keyword research, content creation and lots of support and help and answers to all your questions from within the memberships community.
With the internet beginning to dominate the business world, becoming an online business owner is a very wise choice, and currently, there are thousands of online business owners who are taking the plunge and joining the community of affiliate marketers.
This is a straight, honest and down-to-earth program. Created by online marketers for those wanting to become online marketers and it won’t cost you a fortune or have you continuously buying ‘upgrades’ and ‘extras’ – like so many other programs.
Best of all you can begin for free and stay a free member for as long as you like and if you elect to upgrade to a premium membership you know upfront exactly how much you will pay, and the additional value you receive in exchange is worth way more than the cost.
So if you want to learn how to build an online business, a business that will allow you to work from anywhere in the world and one that will make it possible for you to earn money in your PJ’s then take the wheel and get started NOW!
Take the wheel and take Wealthy Affiliate for a test drive, it costs you nothing to see if it’s for you or not.
Yes, you can try it first, build a website or two and make money before you pay anything! And it’s available right here on this page.
In fact, with this course, almost anyone can build a beautiful looking, revenue ready website in less than 30 seconds that includes hosting, auto-responders, indexing, spam protection and all the latest plugin technology for the efficient implementation and management of your entire website and you get this for free.
So rather than asking “Why have an online business” or why start an online business? The question should be why not? Your battle cry should be “work online earn money.”
To learn more about how to work online at home and make money read a few more pages and posts on this site.
If you want to find out about niche marketing then you might like to see my post here
Maximizing Your Entitlements
If however you still believe you have some entitlements (and maybe you do) You may want to get a copy of this publication The Social Security Retirement Guide, written by Jim Blair a former Social Security Administrator, where he gives a candid behind the scenes details, on what to expect when dealing with your social security and retirement decisions.
This Guild digs deep and will allow you to learn how to maximize your benefits (while you still can). It includes email support for questions and provides access to all future updated editions as well as being an excellent source of information and is a must for anyone planning on achieving any sort of quality retirement in the next few years.
You can get your copy here: The Social Security Retirement Guide.
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