Tag Archives: retirement

Ticking Time Bomb In Your States Pension Fund? (Chart)

Summary: State pension funds have a serious underfunding issue! It’s ZIRP but it’s more! The potential time bomb of underfunded state pension funds lurks quietly in the background, unseen and unknown by most! But like most issues that are ignored and that grow in size anyway, they don’t go away but become known only when they reach […]

A Bear Market In Stocks Is Coming In 2015-2016! Agree or Disagree?

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By definition a bear market in stocks will impact a great many industries away from just banking and finance! So that said, is the recent stock market angst simply a one-off as some might suggest, particularly given the 390-point move to the upside in the DJIA today. Or was the move today nothing but a […]

Never Too Old Or Too Big For Saving Money!

Whether in life or in business, saving money can never be a bad thing! Four old retired men are walking down a street in Yuma, Arizona. They turn a corner and see a sign that says, “Old Timers Bar – ALL drinks 10 cents.” They look at each other and then go in, thinking this […]

Survey Says…Real Estate Is The Best Long-Term Investment!

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Reading or listening to business news one hears many opinions on where it is that Americans should be investing their money for the long-term! Equity fund managers and those individuals responsible for selling equities will say that historically it’s the stock market. Gold bugs will of course say gold or other storable metals and believers […]

Test Your Financial Literacy With This Short Quiz!

This short quiz will provide you with a general idea of your financial IQ and whether you should potentially speak with an expert in the field! I took this test at a meeting this morning and my score is available upon request. Financial Literacy Quiz 1) Stock prices are primarily the result of a) Level of […]

When Bill Gross, The ‘Bond King’, Speaks I will Listen!

Bill Gross On The Impact That Low Interest Rates And A Heavy Debt Burden Will Have On Pension Fund Returns! Bill Gross, former head of the PIMCO Total Return fund who oversaw over $2 trillion in assets and is now with Janus, is worth listening to when he speaks! And speak he did in a […]

Links to news you can use!

Or at the very least articles you will find of interest whether in the national, financial, real estate or technology arenas! Top News Family accused in $20 million mortgage fraud scheme USA Today – An extended family and several business associates were indicted on federal charges Thursday in a mortgage and… Bank of America: we’re […]

100 Famous Quotes About Money!

We strive to earn it, save it, spend it, improve the world with it and occupy quite a bit of our time thinking about ‘it’! The ‘it’ I speak of is of course MONEY and we relentlessly pursue it in hopes of someday reaching the Holy Grail of total financial freedom and independence! Over time […]