What is a Trillion?
When large numbers get tossed around in conversation people tend to get “numb” to what they mean.
To help put these numbers into perspective, I’ve compared them to seconds so you can see the magnitude of the losses which have come as a result of gambling and the stock market.
1 million seconds = 12 days
1 billion seconds = 32 years
1 trillion seconds = 32,000 years (that’s approximately 30,000 years before Christ!)
People lost 1 trillion dollars of their life savings in two days of stock market crashes in 1987 and 1997.
When the stock market crashes the talking heads on TV say, “This is a necessary retracement (pull back) – prices were getting too high.”
Tell that to John and Jane Doe who were a year away from retirement and had all their money in a mutual fund that lost 40% of its value!
Where are the FTC’s priorities? How can a government use taxpayers’ resources to put a person in jail who sends a chain letter asking people to send him $10? If the entire planet sent him $10 it would equal $60 billion, but each person would have only lost $10. Meanwhile, the stock market has lost $9 TRILLION of people’s money!
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Tim’s experience in building his own downline of 56,000 network marketers helped him develop his signature training series. A public relations ambassador for the network marketing industry, Tim has also dedicated his time to debunking the false information spread about the network marketing industry.