Tuesday , 24 October 2017


Finance

You Might Be Saving TOO MUCH for Retirement – Here’s Why

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How much money do you really need to retire on? We’re bombarded with messages about retirement savings – that...[we] haven’t saved enough; that company pension plans are underfunded; that the Canada Pension Plan [or U.S. Social Security] won’t be able to handle the influx of boomers who are set to retire over the next 10 to 15 years. If that’s you, then you might be panicking right now. Stop! According to a new book retirees may not need as much as they’ve been led to believe.

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Is It Time To Fire Your Financial Advisor?

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As more and more investor education and information is freely available online... investors now have an important choice to make. Should you go it alone, stick with your financial advisor, or fire him and find another, perhaps this time a fee-only planner? Words: 740

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Check Your Change! Certain Recent US Coins Are Worth $Thousands

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There are a number of U.S. error coins and die varieties in circulation today worth from $30 to $35,000 because they have small distinguishing characteristics that make them rare and valuable. This article will tell you which of your pocket change coins might be worth a large premium over face value, and why. Words: 1100

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A Hypothetical Look At A Possible Economic Apocalypse Outlook for the U.S.

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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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These 10 Money Ideas Have the Power to Change Your Life

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Personal finance isn't nuclear physics - just spend less than you earn, save and invest the rest - but knowing what should be done and actually doing it, however, are two different things. Here are 10 money lessons I wish I had known when I was 20 which have the power to change your life if you are willing to embrace them. Words: 1340

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Central Banks ARE The Crisis

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That central banks have saved us from a financial crisis is a myth. Central banks have caused our financial crises, not saved us from them. Central banks don’t serve people, or even societies. They serve banks.

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4 Steps to Wealth: Liquidate, Consolidate, Create & Speculate

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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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