Tag Archives: Economics & Finance
Boomers have a unique opportunity to be reborn into this new world, working together, side by side with succeeding generations, to provide those who come after with the best we have to offer. The following article provides a ‘bee’s eye view’ of what will be the next generation’s path. Read more . . .
Last week we presented Part One in our three part series on Self-Directed IRA’s which talked about prohibited transactions, what you can and cannot do with this investment tool and some of the ways you can use this tool … Read more . . .
The following article discusses the fact that whether we like it or not, if we are to reach our retirement goals we must consider the increasing trend of the independent worker. Read more . . .
Whether you’ve been prematurely and involuntarily ‘retired’ by a former employer or have come to the realization that your retirement income is going to need augmentation, the following article will point you in the right direction to acquire the mindset you’ll need to turn your ship toward success. Read more . . .
Baby Boomers have much to be thankful for as 2012 closes out, not the least of which are the tremendous opportunities which lay before us. Despite a flagging economy and serious uncertainties on the horizon, those with drive and determination are much more likely to achieve success. Taking control of your life has and remains the best course. Read more . . .
This video’s comprehensive yet easy to understand articulation of the long term financial crisis our nation faces is a must see for Baby Boomers. Thanks to Larry Doyle’s ‘Sense on Cents’ financial website for bringing this Traveller’s Institute sponsored video to our attention. Read more . . .
While tax returns aren’t due until April 15th, some tasks need to be done by December 31st to make them count for the current tax year. This year is especially important with the numerous tax increases and other negative changes that go into effect starting January 1, 2013. The following article talks about one of the easiest ways to capture some significant tax savings. And this one is threatened to be taken away folks, so take advantage while you can. Read more . . .
As the nation heads toward 2013 facing the much talked about Fiscal Cliff, what are the possible scenarios we can expect and how do we wade through shark infested waters? The following article offers up some suggestions and recommendations for the short term. Stay connected and informed so you can navigate accordingly. Read more . . .
Election season is finally over and it’s time to get serious about protecting your finances from increasing taxation and fees, rising inflation that eats up your pension and Social Security and continued economic stagnation that is guaranteed to reduce your standard of living.
Government apparatchiks, bankers and Wall Street gurus have a vested interest in and an agenda to keep you following their ‘expert’ advice. Unfortunately their agenda will continue to increase their wealth at your expense. Read more . . .
The coming election may well mean success or failure for freedom and liberty. The massive rise in television shows and news reports on ‘preppers’ and survivalists portending a frightful future is not without cause. The following article is a short history lesson covering how close we have come in the past, and are even closer today, to losing our way of life. Read more . . .
While mainstream media continues to throw out other issues like the ‘fiscal cliff’ to distract voters, Boomers generally better pay attention to the real issues that will make or break their financial future. The following article discusses the most pressing of those issues and the lack of regulatory enforcement threatening our nation and Boomers in particular. Read more . . .
By now it has become conventional wisdom that age discrimination against hiring workers 50+ years of age has become excessive in recent years. Examples are becoming too numerous to count. Here’s one. Read more . . .
Economies worldwide are experiencing unprecedented financial crises. What is the role governments play in creating this disaster as they scramble to keep revenues flowing in? The following article discusses the concept of ‘shadow economies’, their causes and the negative impact on the very survival of individuals and nations. Read more . . .
Americans intrinsically know their nation is at a critical time in history. We face skyrocketing inflation of basic necessities, a collapsing economy, civil unrest overseas and an administration hurling us closer and closer to the brink of what could be civil war or revolution. Saving this greatest of nations is our duty and responsibility. This is no time for political correctness. Read more . . .
The worldwide financial crisis is getting worse. For the last several years, pensions, 401k’s and real estate have taken dramatic hits with no return in sight. It’s no wonder fewer Baby Boomers are retiring as planned, delaying with the hope they will have time to rebuild the nest egg sufficiently. Without a functioning crystal ball, that plan may not work. Read more . . .