You Lost $24 Billion In 16 Days Mr. Government?

According to the USA Today (10/18/2013), the 16 day Government shutdown cost the economy jobs, delayed mortgages, and lost retail sales.  The numbers aren’t fully in yet, but it is purported to be at least 12 billion dollars and possibly as much as 24 billion dollars for the stalemate that took place in Washington, D.C. over the past several weeks. As a 22 year veteran financial advisor, you don’t advise someone to take out a Target store card right after they have maxed out their Sears and Nordstrom store cards.   We all know that piling up lots and lots of credit card debt is simply an unsustainable way to manage a financial budget.  What we all don’t know today is when the balloon will burst. It’s not a smart money move to lose 12 billion, let alone 24 billion, but I’ve come up with my list of things that we could have done with 24 billion. We could have handed ...

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40 Year Old Business Virgin Radio Show with Brad Shepard Co-Founder of Innovar Partners

40 Year Old Business Virgin – The BEST Business Radio Show TUNE IN LIVE – TODAY at Noon!!!! LISTEN ONLINE-Click Here Come join your hosts, Ted Jenkin and Kile Lewis; CEOs of oXYGen Financial EVERY Friday at 12pm as they interview local Atlanta Area CEOs to learn the do’s and don’ts of starting up, running, and growing a new business in today’s economy. Today’s Guests – Brad Shepard Co-Founder of Innovar Partners Atlanta Office 1230 Peachtree Street NE Suite 1800 Atlanta, GA 30309 www.innovarpartners.com Brad is a co-founding partner of Innovar Partners and a seasoned executive who spent the last decade working in both public accounting and on start-up ventures.  Prior to co-founding Innovar, he held leadership positions with Ernst & Young, Arthur Andersen and Capgemini Outsourcing.  Within professional services he has been primarily focused in the areas of revenue assurance, business process design and improvement, M&A, regulatory compliance, and financial transformation. Clients have included Fortune 500 communications, energy, financial, ...

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