Economics

How to Prepare for the Coming Inflation

How to Prepare for the Coming Inflation

By in Bond, Economics, Inflation, Investing, Stocks | 23 comments

 When is Inflation Coming?  “Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.” Ronald Reagan It’s been more than 6 years since I wrote this original article, and inflation is just recently beginning to pick up. Inflation still hasn’t topped two percent. Is it possible that inflation will remain low indefinitely?  Or does it mean that I stink at predicting the future? Likely, I am not great at predicting the future. Yet, one of the reasons for the low recent inflation rates is vanishing. Inflation rates are correlated with...

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Trump’s Policies to Hurt Latino’s & Their Money

Trump’s Policies to Hurt Latino’s & Their Money

By in Economics, Guest Post | 1 comment

How the Trump Presidency Will Affect the Latino Community By Guest Contributor, George Diaz No one saw this coming. Well, certainly not the media and the pollsters, who had given Donald Trump only an outside chance at winning the election. After all, how could a man who has been accused of being a bigot, racist, sexist, and deemed unfit to run a country defeat an accomplished politician of over 30 years? But indeed that’s what happened. Bonus read; You Need to Know How the Election Will Impact Your Finances>>> Trump, a man who had promised the mass deportation of...

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Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?

By in Economics, Make Money, Saving | 38 comments

Is a Garage Sale a Good Way to Make Money? Initially, I  was afraid to hold a garage sale, as I worried it was too much work. Yet, before a move from Ohio to Pennsylvania I decided to find out for myself the answer to the question, “Is Holding a Garage Sale Worth It?” Have you ever participated in a garage sale? Are you thinking about holding a garage sale? You’ve collected a lot of stuff, your closets are bulging, and who doesn’t want extra cash? Although a garage sale appears to be the perfect way to get rid...

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Pros of Globalization for International Investors

Pros of Globalization for International Investors

By in Economics, Investing | 0 comments

Globalization Levels the Playing Field for International Investors We have many international readers who want to build wealth with investing. The pros of international investing are broad, yet, I’m sometimes guilty of assuming that investing is the same for all. Many readers outside the U.S. want information about the pros of investing globally, and how to get started. More specifically, our international readers want to understand the benefits of investing in the U.S. This article looks into the pros of globalization for international investors. We’ll look at the hows and whys of international investing, from a foreigners viewpoint. Must...

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The Presidential Conventions, Trump, Clinton and Your Money News

The Presidential Conventions, Trump, Clinton and Your Money News

By in Economics, Links, Wealth | 1 comment

Who Is Best For Your Money? Trump or Clinton The real life presidential race drama on CNN, MSNBC and Fox is becoming more compelling than television drama. Are you wondering if your investments will grow more under a Trump or Clinton presidency?Not to get too far off the finance track, today we’ll look at how your money may be impacted by the upcoming presidential competition. A variety of sources weigh in on the impact of politics on your investments. In fact, I was so curious about the topic I wrote a few words about politics and invesment returns as...

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Brexit Stock Market Crash-What Should Investors Do Now?

Brexit Stock Market Crash-What Should Investors Do Now?

By in Economics, Investing, Video | 5 comments

Help-What Should I do About a Stock Market Crash? I got an email this morning from one of my freelance investment writing clients to find out if I could help investors worried about their 401k accounts after the Brexit stock market crash. Yesterday, Britain voted to leave the European Union-Brexit. I whipped out an article and decided, that even though I’m somewhat uncomfortable with video, I had to let you know how not to panic.  Investment markets tanked today and left many investors worried and uncertain how to proceed.  Here’s what to do now, after the Brexit stock market...

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