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UFB Newsletter Issue #071 Illegal Aliens
August 30, 2007
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August 30, 2007 Issue #071
On the macro level, every American is being impacted by the immigration problem. As citizens, we are all being held hostage by politics and politicians who will not act to secure our borders, will not enforce the immigration laws already on the books, and will not stop the financial attack on our economic system (medical, welfare, etc) caused by illegal aliens.
Number of Illegal Aliens in the Country 21,068,096
Money Wired to Mexico City since January, 2006 $36.7 billion
Cost of Social Security Services for Illegal Aliens since 1996 $397.5 billion
Number of Children of Illegal Aliens in Public Schools 4.1 million
Cost of Illegal Aliens in K-12 Since 1996: $ 14.5 billion
Number of Illegal Aliens Incarcerated 344,314
Cost of Incarcerations Since 2001 $ 1.5 billion
Number of Illegal Alien Fugitives 655,821
Skilled Jobs Taken by Illegal Aliens 10.1 million
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Retirement and Passion...
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Yes, we could have logically put this topic in the Family Business section of the newsletter... our article on Succession Planning Obstacles shows how succession planning can't move ahead unless the retiring parent's financial needs and interests are provided for.
So, how does that succession planning obstacle tie in with family ebusiness?
After financial security, retirement is about pursuing... interests, passions, things that have been left on the sidelines while the family and family business were the prime focus.
Exploring interests, writing about them, sharing them with others... even making money from them!... A web site these days, perhaps even a web business...
Watch this short video and see how one retiree combines SBI and his passion about amateur radio.
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