According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), America’s last recession ended in June of 2009. However, some would say that they don’t feel like it. And since that time, numbers and statistics (like the GDP) have been put out suggesting that the economy is on the up and up. But is the economy really doing well? What if the numbers were being manipulated?

In this clip, Bill Still speaks on how the government has been using Quantitative Easing numbers to show us the picture of the economy that they want us to see.

So as not to end this post on a negative note, let us reach back into the archives. The importance of you being financially independent is for you to have your own economy.  Go here and read the article, “Are You In A Recession?

Originally posted 2014-08-03 15:50:10.