Letters of Credit

by J.F. (Jim) Straw Although the term “Letter of Credit” (or “L/C”) has a specific meaning, the term has been so abused and misused by con-men and assorted fools even some bankers don’t know what a Letter of Credit is. A TRUE STORY — only the names have been withheld to protect the guilty: In … Read more

Offshore Banking Is Not Evil!

by J.F. (Jim) Straw Back in 1986 … 20 years ago … I wrote and published a short booklet, “Offshore Banking Is Not Evil!” — Over 85,000 copies of it were sold (for $10) or given away. While surfing the net recently, I found it posted on over a dozen sites … some of them … Read more

Is the Depression Coming?

by J.F. (Jim) Straw The biggest questions on the minds of Americans today are, What is going to happen to our economy?” “Will we have a depression?” “How can I survive?” It has been my opinion for the past 10 years that we are long overdue for a full scale economic depression. But, it will … Read more

Are YOU Stupid?

by J.F. (Jim) Straw Thankfully, almost no one is stupid about everything. Then again, unfortunately, almost everyone is stupid about some things. Do you ASK questions about the things you want to know about? Or, do you just accept whatever answers you can find on your own … not wanting to appear to be stupid? … Read more

How to Get Testimonials

by J.F. (Jim) Straw “Dan Kennedy always emphasizes testimonials. What if you are new to the business and don’t have any?” Although Dan is an old friend of mine and one of the finest Mailorder Marketers alive (second only to myself), like all of us ol’pros, he is always right and always wrong! If there … Read more