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Is MPI really better than 401k/ROTH? Seen bunch of videos of the guy called Curtis Ray advocating MPI than traditional retirement investments. Thoughts?

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Anyone seen this Curtis Ray guy? Selling an “MPI” vehicle? My financial advisor says he should be in jail and the whole house of cards they sell relies on the market going up at all times. That said, … more

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TY vs HOU or Curtis Samuels vs GB (.5 PPR)

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