The cornerstone of the CPA profession is independence, integrity and objectivity. I wish I could tell you that our financial system was going to be okay and that President Obama and our elected and appointed leaders in Washington were going to save the day. Unfortunately, I'm highly skeptical and I have obligations to my friends, clients, family and readers to share my concerns. Your future depends on understanding these matters.
“There is no means of avoiding the final collapse of a boom brought about by credit expansion.
The alternative is only whether the crisis should come sooner as a result of a voluntary abandonment of further credit expansion, or later as a final and total catastrophe of the currency system involved.”
- Chris Martenson's Crash Course. The first sentence on the home page reads, "Ready to learn everything you need to know about the economy in the shortest amount of time?"
- David Korten's Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth