3 Stocks That Are Top Bets for Retirement

The global economy is in disarray, and stocks are likely to move lower over the next several years due deflationary pressures. On the other hand, this is not the end of times as many people predict. It’s just a necessary…

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The 5 Best Buy-and-Hold Energy Stocks

Oil prices have been declining lately, consistently hitting five-year lows. When oil prices act this way, it normally means doom for stocks in the energy sector, and analysts predict that it’s going to get a lot worse for oil companies…

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100 US CEO Have Greater Retirement Assets That 116 Million Americans

With another year of QE almost in the history books, we were looking for some great examples of how wealth disparity in the US between the pinnacle of the “wealth pyramid”, shown below and everyone else. We got it thanks…

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Everyone Is Asking: “If Chinese Consumption Is Rising, Why Are Its Malls Empty?” – Here Is The Answer

With China’s official headline GDP number printing at decade lows, the positive spin on the increasingly negative data out of China has been that this is all a part of China’s transition from an export-oriented to a consumption economy. However,…

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The Greatest Retirement Spot You’ve Never Heard Of

Popayán could be the nicest city you’ve never heard of … unless you’re Colombian, of course. Since its founding in 1537, this has been one of Colombia’s most important cities, serving as a major trading center for goods moving to…

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The 10 Best States To Enjoy Early Retirement

Early retirement may seem like an impossible dream for many — but it doesn’t have to be. Early retirees can begin collecting Social Security benefits as early as at age 62, but doing this can reduce your benefits throughout retirement….

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Is This Account The Future Of Retirement?

You say you don’t earn much? You have only a few bucks stashed? You’d like to put that money toward retirement? You have no employer-provided 401(k) plan to make it easy? We may have an idea to get you off…

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4 Shockers About Social Security That May Make Your Brain Explode

On the occasion of the Social Security Act being signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt 80 years ago, we thought we’d highlight some of the crazier things about the nation’s retirement safety net — and who better to point…

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This Might Be The Biggest Risk In The Markets

Junk-bond investors are closing the books on their worst quarter in four years. And there’s no sign the pain will end. Investors who helped companies from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. to Chenier Energy Inc. raise a record $1.7 trillion of new…

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Jimmy Carter Rages At What The U.S. Has Become: “Just An Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery”

On July 28th, Thom Hartmann interviewed former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and, at the very end of his show (as if this massive question were merely an aftethought), asked him his opinion of the 2010 Citizens United decision and the 2014McCutcheon decision, both decisions…

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