Friday , 20 April 2018


Lorimer Wilson

U.S. Has Imposed $60 Billion In Annual Tariffs Against China

Trump is following through on a long-time threat that he says will punish China for intellectual property infringement and create more American jobs. Effective this Friday, the Trump administration will be imposing tariffs on up to $60bn of Chinese goods, or roughly 13% of goods imported from China and 2.75% of total US goods imported according to Danske Bank.

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The BIS Just Flagged Canada For A Financial Crisis! Here’s Why

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) quarterly review of central banks is an exhaustive assessment of banking indicators looking for any signs that could lead to stress at domestic banks and Canada is now flashing a warning signal for all four categories, which would typically lead to a financial crisis.

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How to Retire With Less Than $1 Million in Savings

The sad truth is that many Americans are vastly underprepared when it comes to retirement savings with a 2016 GoBankingRates survey revealing that 33% of Americans have nothing saved for retirement at all and, in total, 56% have less than $10,000 saved. [That begs the question] "How much money does it actually take to retire comfortably?" It seems like one million dollars is the magic number many people think of but is it really necessary? Could some people could get by in retirement on less? Let's explore all the different ways you could live a happy retirement even if you don’t amass a million-dollar nest egg.

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You’re Probably Investing The Wrong Way For Retirement – Here Is A Better Way

In my view, most people who are selecting stocks for their retirement are doing it wrong. Most investors are picking “good companies,” stocks that have gone up a lot in the past, stocks of companies that are soon to release higher earnings, or stocks that have been selected because the technicals look good. All of these make for lousy long term investments. Here's a better path to retirement bliss, one that’s much more likely to work out if you are prepared to put just a little bit of time and effort into your portfolio.

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5 Major Reasons Why People Go Bankrupt

When it comes to getting into financial trouble and going bankrupt, many people think the reason is poor finances. While this does play a role, there are other reasons why people go bankrupt. In fact, in some cases, the cause of bankruptcy is out of the control of the person involved. Someone who is doing the right things financially and saving money can still find themselves staring in the face of filing for bankruptcy so what are the major reasons why people go bankrupt and what can you do to protect yourself? In this post, I’ll answer these questions. Let’s get started!

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Could You Make Ends Meet If You Were Suddenly Disabled?

You may have little to no control over whether or not a disabling illness or injury will impact your life, but you can prepare for the what-if. If you don't, you could find yourself — and your loved ones — facing financial ruin should the what-if become reality. We all need to ask ourselves: "Could we make ends meet if we were suddenly disabled?"

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