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Why You Should Diversify into Rare Coins Now

Investing | May 20, 2019

“May you live in interesting times.” That old expression is actually a Chinese curse. Over the past decade Federal Reserve officials faced more than their share of interesting times, and they may agree it has indeed been a curse. From the 2008 global financial crisis to last year’s December stock market meltdown to unprecedented political […]

The World’s Longest Term Investors Are Buying This Now

Investing | May 9, 2019

Central bank reserve managers are buying gold right now. Lots of gold. What is a central bank? Merriam-Webster defines it this way: “a national bank that operates to establish monetary and fiscal policy and to control the money supply and interest rate.” Every country has a central bank. In the U.S. it is the Federal […]

Nearly all Financial Analysts Today Agree on One Thing

Investment | April 29, 2019

While the most difficult days of the 2008 global financial crisis are behind us, the reverberations are still felt today. During that period of financial upheaval central banks took steps to increase the money supply by purchasing government securities. This practice, known as quantitative easing, lowers the cost of money. As a result, banks can […]

Get over this Psychological Hurdle to Save for Retirement

Investing | April 25, 2019

When you are in your 20s, 30s or even 40s, retirement can seem like a distant reality. That makes it hard to save for retirement. But, in reality, experts suggest you should save 10%, 20% or even 30% of your monthly income toward retirement. Behavioral economists say the biggest obstacle for younger people to save […]

3 Trends That Underpin Silver in 2019

Investing | April 18, 2019

Recent gains in the stock market have been a bit of a downer for the silver market. After climbing above the $16.25 cent an ounce level in February, silver slid just below the $15.00 an ounce level. Blame it on the stock market. For now, investors have adopted a “risk-on” attitude and have pulled back […]