Thursday , 24 January 2019


Finance

Home "Owners": Here Are 10 Advantages to Paying Off Your Mortgage Early (3.0K Reads!)

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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4 Steps to Wealth: Liquidate, Consolidate, Create & Speculate (2.1K Reads)

You may find that, although you’re far ahead of your neighbors financially (you own precious metals, you’ve diversified internationally and you don’t believe much of what you hear from official sources), you’re still not as prepared as you’d like. I think a good plan would be to approach the problem in four steps: Liquidate, Consolidate, Create and Speculate.

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The Top 10 Countries to Retire In – For Those on a Budget (2.4K Views)

Rising costs in the U.S. are driving more people to consider retirement in less expensive locales and the list of potential resting spots is long and varied. International Living compiles annual lists on the best places to hang the retired hat based on things like cost of living, ease of entry, healthcare, insurance and access to amenities, and the Top 10 for 2012 includes some old favorites as well as new picks. [Let's take a look.] Words: 950

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More Reasons You May Not Be A Millionaire – Yet (2.3K Views)

Many people assume they aren't rich because they don't earn enough money. If I only earned a little more, I could save and invest better, they say. The problem with that theory is they were probably making exactly the same argument before their last several raises. Becoming a millionaire has less to do with how much you make, it's how you treat money in your daily life. The list of reasons you may not be rich doesn't end at 10. [Here are 10 more.] Words: 842

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A Hypothetical Look At A Possible Economic Apocalypse Outlook for the U.S. (3.3K Views Already!)

The economic condition of the country continues to decline toward its rendezvous with an, as yet, unknowable catastrophe. As economic and political matters become more desperate, so will what the government considers acceptable. If a debt default cannot be engineered via continuous inflation, it will occur via a direct repudiation of obligations or a quasi-surreptitious one like the hypothetical one presented in this article...a look (not a prediction) at a series of not improbable events that could develop [and which] would change our economic world overnight. Viewed from this perspective, I don’t think such a move or something approximating it is out of the question. Words: 1300

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