Sunday , 18 August 2019


Finance

Protect Your Bank Account Balance From Increasing Cyber Attacks – Here’s How

The mainstream media has generally been very quiet about the massive cyber attacks against our major banks, but behind the scenes authorities are truly alarmed. They don't know how to stop them, and they just keep getting more intense and more sophisticated. In fact, major U.S. bank websites have been offline for a total of 249 hours over the past six weeks. [Imagine if you] (like thousands upon thousands of Chase customers last month) logged into your bank account only to discover that your balance had all been reset to zero... [Here's what to do to protect yourself.] Words: 960

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Guess What % of Americans STILL Have More Credit Card Debt Than Savings

The economy is slowly hobbling back to health but for many Americans the rainy day fund is still looking a little dry, the credit card bill is still looking a little scary [Unfortunately, the liklihood is that,] as the economy strengthens further, many Americans will...spend their new found extra cash rather than save it. Words: 474

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My Personal “(:Report:)” from the World Economic Forum in Davos

I am on assignment at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Unfortunately my previous commentaries irked the organizers so profoundly that I was not allowed the intimate access usually accorded friendly members of the media. No matter, I am staying at a pleasant bed and breakfast about an hour and half outside of Davos....[But I digress. Back to the Forum.] Words: 2369

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Dire Implications for the +25% of American Workers Using Retirement Savings Accounts to Meet Current Expenses

More than 25% of American workers (33% of those in their 40s) with 401(k) and other retirement savings accounts use them to pay current expenses, new data show, [which is] undermining already shaky retirement security for millions of Americans. With federal policymakers eyeing cuts to Social Security benefits and Medicare to rein in soaring federal deficits, and traditional pensions in a long decline, retirement savings experts say the drain from the accounts has dire implications for future retirees. Words: 890

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New! These Debit Cards Are Backed By Physical Gold & Silver

Precious metals have historically been excellent ways to preserve one’s purchasing power over the long term. However, in today’s world, they do not act well as a medium of exchange. To solve this problem Peter Schiff and his teams worldwide have worked out a totally new service: the first Gold and Silver Debit cards that gives bank customers access to their gold and silver holdings.

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Gold, Silver, Your IRA – and a FREE Silver Coin Offer

Many investors are concerned about what will happen to the future of their 401K, IRA, or other tax-sheltered account and, as such, are looking for safe-havens for their long term savings and retirement money. Fortunately for gold/silver buyers, there is good news. Current rules allow investors to...actually own physical gold/silver coins (or bars) in your retirement accounts. [Let's take a look at] how it works. Words: 1022

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The Government May Soon Force You to Include U.S. Treasuries In Your IRA and/or 401(k) Plan

There are huge amounts of money in the IRA ($3.5 trillion) and 401(k) ($5.1 trillion) retirement plans in the U.S. (another $9.9 trillion in assets held elsewhere) according to a recent Investment Company Institute study which makes it very tempting for government to try and get at it. [While] the government may, or may not, tax the money, they may force you to include a sizable percentage of the retirement assets in your IRA and/or 401(k) in U.S. Treasury securities, which may be among the worst investments in the years ahead as interest rates go up and price inflation eats away at the buying power of those IOUs. [Let me explain.] Words: 802

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Lack of Economic Growth Expected to Continue Until 1 of 2 Things Change – Here They Are

Saving rates continue to fall. As full-time employment remains elusive, the average American continues to resort to debt, and governmental support, to fill the gap between waning real incomes and their expected standard of living....[This] will continue to impede economic growth until such time as either debt returns to levels that are conducive for higher levels of personal savings or incomes rise. [Words: 1322; Charts: 7]

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