Saturday , 21 October 2017


Lorimer Wilson

Should You Fire Your Financial Advisor? (6 Warning Signs)

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Investors should take a long hard look at their broker/financial advisor/planner and rethink what they expect of him/her while at the same time empowering themselves to take control of their own situations. This article identifies several warning signs that it may be time to cut ties with your current broker. Words: 721

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Home "Owners": Here Are 10 Advantages to Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

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Paying off the mortgage early is an idea with obvious appeal, but not one that many middle-class home "owners" pursue. If your interest rate is so good that the bank just made a bad bet in giving you that low rate, you might want to continue enjoying the benefits as long as possible. In many other circumstances, however, paying off the mortgage can be a fine money management move indeed. [Below are 10 sound reasons to do so.] Words: 1588

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Ronald Stoeferle: In Gold We Trust 2017

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Ronald Stoeferle joins us to discuss his free annual 160 page report called “In Gold we Trust” in which he maintains that gold and commodities are dirt cheap when compared to stocks; equities, bonds, and real estate are at or near their all time highs and the U.S. dollar is close to rolling over.

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These 3 Gold Stocks Should Be On Every Bargain Hunter’s Radar

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One of Benjamin Graham's investment strategies was to purchase shares in companies trading at less than net current asset value, also commonly referred to as working capital. The theory behind such an approach is that you are purchasing the company’s most liquid assets at a discount, so if you were to buy the company and liquidate its assets, you would make a profit.

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Why, Pray Tell, Would I Want to Own Gold??

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Comments I have made that "when this [financial crisis] finally ends the big winners are apt to be the ones who have lost the least purchasing power. Keeping score in nominal dollars is likely to be meaningless. Gold tends to hold its purchasing power regardless of what happens to fiat currency.” have prompted questions about a) how to achieve such purchasing power with physical gold when this stage is reached, b) how to go about buying things with gold coins and c) how gold would be utilized under the assumption that a barter system would develop when dollars become worthless. [Let me explain.] Words: 700

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GDXJ Repositioning to Create “Fire Sale” Opportunity in Gold Stocks

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I believe a major issue with VanEck's Junior Gold Miner ETF (GDXJ) will create an opportunity to buy some of the world’s most valuable junior gold companies for pennies on the dollar all thanks to a coming tsunami of selling that has nothing to do with the companies themselves. Frankly, I expect the opportunity around the corner will be so big that I’m getting millions of dollars of my own money ready to deploy

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Your House: A Home, An Investment or a Ponzi Scheme?

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In the past few decades, the concept of home ownership has been completely turned on its head. Previously, homes were considered a very long-term consumption good...[No one] ever considered tripling the value of their homes by retirement time and selling them to move beachside yet, somehow along the way, this became a reasonable investment expectation. Even today, home buyers still make their purchases with the hopes of escalating prices. [It begs answers to these questions: Is a house just a home? Should a house be expected to behave like an investment? Is the housing game nothing more than a Ponzi scheme where the end buyer before the market corrects becomes the "greater fool"? Let's try and answer those questions.] Words: 935

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