Forbes’ Top 25 Places To Retire In The U.S. In 2016

Choosing a retirement spot can be overwhelming given the number of possible locales. To help, we’ve written in the past about the worst places to retire, places to retire overseas, and even places to retire for people who absolutely hate the…

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Donald Trump For President: What Are The Odds?

From the day he said he would run in June 2015, pundits thought Donald Trump’s campaign for president was a joke. With two months to go until the Republican convention in Cleveland, Trump is the last man standing in a…

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Are Property Taxes A “Wealth Tax” On The (Mostly) Non-Wealthy?

The fallacy in this assumption is that homeowners’ incomes do not automatically rise along with housing valuations. In my recent entry Dear Homeowner: If You’re Paying $260,000 in Property Taxes Over 20 Years, What Exactly Do You “Own”?, I questioned…

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Panama Papers Leak Reveals Tax Avoidance By Powerful Figures

The release of 11.5 million documents has shamed several world leaders; however the news has largely been ignored by the US. What are the Panama Papers? The Panamas Papers are a series of 11.5 million documents which contain details of financial…

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Here Are The 50 Richest People On Earth…

The wealthiest 50 people in the world control a staggering portion of the world economy: $1.46 trillion — more than the annual GDP of Australia, Spain, or Mexico. That’s according to new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which…

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Are Central Banks Dropping Money From Helicopters?

Should central banks create money out of thin air and give it directly to governments and average citizens?  If you can believe it, this is now under serious consideration.  Since 2008, global central banks have cut interest rates 637 times,…

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Putin & The Failure Of Washington’s Propagandist Predictions

American presstitutes, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, expressed surprise at Russia’s support for the Syrian ceasefire, which Russia has been seeking, by Putin’s halt to attacks on the Islamic State and a partial withdrawal…

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Investors Should Do These 5 Basic Things in 2016

Most of us would prefer not to relive 2015 it is my guess. Equity markets weren’t very friendly with treacherous volatility towards the end of the year. Moving sideways from about June on, markets sneaked slight gains but most investors…

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Successful Investors Do These 6 Things

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5 Stocks Retirees Should Consider in 2016

With commodities plunging, the U.S. dollar putting pressure on earnings, and debts throughout the world soaring, this doesn’t make for a comforting investment environment. In fact, if someone were to just pick a few popular names in anticipation of a…

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