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from the source ≤ READ THIS WATCH THIS ≥ The Emperor's Handbook Marcus Aurelius ruled the Roman Empire at its height, yet somehow kept a level head amongst the creature comforts provided to a man of his stature. He wrote his musings on keeping balance and living a good life despite trying times and calamity. Every great (or budding) leader should keep this tome available as a resource to keep his or her team on course and focused on the mission. It's a valuable resource for those looking to maintain integrity in their organization. Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Hank Paulson's decision to enact TARP was not an easy one, and in "HANK: 5 Years from the Brink," Paulson describes in candid detail how he convinced the banks, Congress, and presidential candidates to agree to release $1 trillion in funds to bailout the banks—despite finding the behavior of those banks, the same failure that led to the crisis, morally deplorable. The video was first released on Netflix and is now available on YouTube. Happy Holidays As 2013 winds down, here are a few items that will make for good entertainment by the fireplace. ≤ "LIKE" THIS Movement Mortgage This company's Facebook page is a great resource for those looking to buy a home and those looking to help homeowners purchase and stay in the homes they have. The page offers tips, news bits, and links to data sources to help consumers and mortgage professionals make informed decisions about the housing market. The page has a personal feel that not only gives broader insights to the mortgage industry at large, but also glimpses into the everyday operations of this small business. SHARE THIS ≥ is a finance and economics blog dedicated to keeping tabs on the financial industries. The blog does a great job offering analysis to complex financial issues and forecasts and predicts based on empirical data in all of the major industries. The blog also has a repository of graphs and analytical tools are available for public consumption. The beauty of this blog is that the author spends time meticulously analyzing the data and writing in a way that clarifies and illuminates market trends. TWEET THIS ∂ @FinancialCmte The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is the foremost feed on the health of the economy. The Committee, chaired by Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), focuses on its top priorities: a stronger economy, increased job opportunities, and an elimination of government assistance in federal entities. The feed highlights the various news and events of different government agencies in the financial industry as well as promotes its various calls and hearings on financial matters. The M Report | 13

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