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Are Freedom Checks a Real Investment?

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Ah, freedom checks. It’s a common term these days and these checks are on the rise. While it may sound too good to be true, it is true. In fact, the truth is, these checks are real checks, although they are not paid out from the government. They aren’t tax refunds, and they aren’t government benefits of any kind. These checks are based upon investments real individuals make with real money. They are also paid back in real money. What investors put in helps them to earn a little profit with specific companies. What type of companies? Read this article at Money Morning.

Matt Badiali learned years ago about earning dividends when he made a small investment with Kaminak Gold Corp. It was in 2008 when the stocks were down. Matt had learned that the time to buy was when stocks were down. As a result, when he chose to sell he was up more than two dollars on his investment. He then learned the power of earning interest on an investment. Although small, it was the encouragement that he needed to investigate these investments further.

Today, there are ads from Reuters claiming that many are receiving a windfall as the result of these freedom checks, but the windfall is part of doing something smart upfront. This is about investing, and not a get-rich-quick-scheme. While it seems easy, these investments must be consistent over time in order to get the payout in the end. Although there is a learning curve, Matt Badiali believes that these are well worth the effort. Visit to know more.

During the course of his research and his active investing Matt Badiali has discovered that presidents from various parties have been working on this for decades. What Matt Badiali is promoting is Master Limited Partnerships or MLP’s. These can be exciting, but they need time and attention in order for them to produce the goods. You won’t have to be a business partner either, but rather you are now an investment partner getting paid as a small partner with dividends.

There are many ups and downs with MLP’s, but like Matt Badiali, once you get the hang of it and you educate yourself, you’ll begin to see how freedom checks can work in your favor. What if you could pay for your child’s college education? What about your child’s new braces? There are many reasons that Matt Badiali believes in freedom checks. Do you?

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Chris Burch is a Serial Entrepreneur and Investor

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As the co-owner of Five-star, Indonesian Hotel, and Resort, Nihiwatu, Chris Burch is a serial entrepreneur and investor who has had an impressive record of business success.

As a savvy businessman and serial entrepreneur, Chris Burch has had a lifetime of experience maximizing the potential of his employees and using capital to its potential. Mr. Burch began his entrepreneurial life while an undergraduate student at Ithaca College. He made the decision to invest $2 thousand dollars with Bob Burch, his brother, on a clothing business. Eagle’s Eye clothing — which Chris co-founded — was sold years later for approximately $60 million to Squire group.

Chris Burch has a business career spanning 40 years. And he has worked with 50 plus companies in an entrepreneurial and investor role. Burch has guided some of these companies to the apex of their business potential. As founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Burch Creative Capital, his company’s philosophy on investing involves the mantras of blending creativity with productivity. Chris Burch has an impressive mix of intuitiveness and a keen understanding of consumer behavior. Burch also knows the ins and outs of international sourcing and direct sourcing.

Today, Burch Creative Capital has a large portfolio of clients and stakeholders. Some of these clients include Poppin, Cocoon9, ED by Ellen Degeneres, Voss Water, Tory Burch, and the Nihiwatu (Nihi Sumba) resort, which is located in the Western portion of Indonesia. Chris Burch and hotelier James McBride, co-invested in a Nihiwatu hostel — — one that was once owned by Claude and Petra Graves, a New Jersey couple who purchased it in 1989.

Burch and McBride ended up turning Nihiwatu (mortar stone), into a five-star resort. Travel + Leisure also awarded the Nihi Sumba resort a number one ranking — for years 2016 and 2017 — for all categories. This award was given to Nihi Suba based on votes tallied by the publications’ readers. Travel + Leisure publishes this star rating list on an annual basis (

Burch brings a philanthropic vision to the island by lending support to the local community that works and lives at the Nihiwatu resort (Nihi Sumba). Burch chose Nihi Sumba because he felt it was a place that his family could enjoy. Chris Burch also started The Sumba Foundation, a non-profit organization, which distributes a percentage of the Resort’s proceeds to the locals of Nihiwatu who live and work on the island. In lieu of his impressive business acumen, Burch has been a board member of the Continuum Group and Guggenheim Capital.

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