UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IS DROPPING THE SAT AND ACT STANDARIDIZED TEST FOR POLITICAL REASONS.  A DECISION THAT WILL HARM MINORITY AND ALL STUDENTS!

  CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR – BILL POWERS; Author of The Pharm House & The Torch is Passed http://authorbillpowers.com   The University of California (UC) decided to eliminate the SAT and ACT as an admissions criterion because the standardized tests were deemed to be discriminatory against minorities. UC failed to explain or even address how Asians appear to be immune to the discriminatory effects of the SAT/ACT. The school setup a committee to identify a possible “non-discriminatory” replacement ...

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WHEN FEAR RUNS HIGH, THE NEED FOR COURAGE MUST RUN HIGHER!

  THANK YOU TO ALL THE PEOPLE KEEPING AMERICA GOING!   A special thank you to all the men and women in health services who are staying on the job to protect us.  The men and women staffing and restocking grocery stories, drug stores and convenience stores.  And all the others going out every day to keep our economy going as close to normal as possible.  Thank you to those working in police, ...

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU

With only a few days till Christmas, my letter to Santa wishes for health and happiness for my family, friends and readers. I appreciate you following this blog, your comments and support. I look forward to hearing from you in 2020. HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE! MY FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SINGER AND SONG NAT KING COLE - THE CHRISTMAS SONGhttps://youtu.be/hwacxSnc4tI   To Join Wealth Building Powers BLOG: PLEASE SIGN UP TO FOLLOW THIS BLOG by providing your email in the ...

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DOES IT MATTER THAT 73 PERCENT OF BLACK BABIES ARE BORN TO SINGLE MOMS?

Too many black fathers, are missing from too many lives and too many homes. They have abandoned their responsibilities, acting like boys instead of men. We know the statistics — that children who grow up without a father are five times more likely to live in poverty and commit crime; nine times more likely to drop out of schools and 20 times more likely to end up in prison. They ...

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“I PITY THE FOOL” WITH THESE KIND OF FINANCIAL TROUBLES!

IDENTIFY THE CAUSES OF PROBLEMS AND FIND SOLUTIONS This is an age test.  Who remembers Mr. T.?  There was a brief spell where I dressed and looked like him! But all that gold was slowing me down! Thank you for reading Wealth-Building-Powers Blog. I am grateful for all 5 MILLION of you!   {Ok maybe a wee bit fewer than 5 Million} WHY OUT OF THE BLUE I STARTED WRITING AN INVESTMENT AND WEALTH BLOG There is a ...

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Why even ambitious people rarely become successful

https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/why-even-ambitious-people-rarely-become-successful When you’re committed to something, you will be and do what is required for the attainment of that thing. You’ll stop wondering and start building. You’ll stop being distracted and start learning. You’ll start connecting. You’ll start failing. You’ll get what you want, rather than have a long list of “ambitions.” You’ll have actual accomplishments that reflect your inner goals and values. Your external environment will reflect your deepest internal views and ...

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HOW THE WEALTHY REALLY ARE DIFFERENT FROM EVERYONE ELSE

www.forbes.com/sites/rainerzitelmann/2019/05/08/new-psychological-studies-how-the-wealthy-really-are-different-from-everyone-else/ What Makes the Superrich Tick The results of this latest wealth study are consistent with those of my doctoral dissertation on “The Wealth Elite,” which was based on interviews with 45 wealthy individuals. With only a few exceptions, most of the interviewees were self-made millionaires, and the ‘poorest’ were worth between 10 million and 30 million euros. Most, however, were worth significantly more, between 30 million and one billion euros, and some even ...

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{PART 4 OF 4} THE SOLUTIONS TO OUR COMMON NATIONAL PROBLEMS IMPACTING EVERY AMERICAN

(OUR) GOVERNMENTS (FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL) MUST BE BETTER AND MORE EFFECTIVE.   WE CANNOT AND WILL NOT SUCEED WITHOUT THEIR HELP!   THE REST OF US MUST DO A BETTER JOB TOO!  {Excerpts FROM JAMIE DIMON, CEO J.P. MORGAN CHASE, CEO AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, ANNUAL LETTER- Public Policy}  “The U.S. federal government is becoming less relevant to what is going on in people’s lives. People have generally lost faith in the ability ...

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{PART 3 OF 4} SOLUTIONS TO THE CRITICAL ISSUES DESTROYING OUR COUNTRY AND YOUR FUTURE

PART 3: “OUR PROBLEMS ARE FIXABLE, BUT WILL HAPPEN ONLY IF WE SET ASIDE PARTISAN POLITICS AND NARROW SELF INTEREST - OUR COUNTRY MUST COME FIRST!”  {Excerpts FROM JAMIE DIAMOND, CEO J.P. MORGAN CHASE, CEO AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, ANNUAL LETTER- Public Policy}  “None of these issues is exclusively owned by Democrats or Republicans. To the contrary, it is clear that partisan politics is stopping collaborative policy from being implemented, particularly ...

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REAL SOLUTIONS TO THE CRITICAL ISSUES DESTROYING OUR COUNTRY AND YOUR FUTURE {PART 2 OF 4}

PART 2:  “WE MUST HAVE A PROPER DIAGNOSIS OF OUR PROBLEMS - THE ISSUES ARE REAL AND SERIOUS — IF WE WANT TO HAVE THE PROPE PRESCRIPTIONS THAT LEADS TO WORKABLE SOLUTIONS” {PART 2 of 4 - Excerpts FROM JAMIE DIAMOND, CEO J.P. MORGAN CHASE, ANNUAL LETTER - Public Policy}  “Slogans are not policy, and, though simple and sometimes virtuous-sounding, they often lead to policies that fail. Well-intentioned but poorly designed policies ...

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