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How to Handle Inflation-Tips and Strategies

How to Handle Inflation-Tips and Strategies

By in Bond, Economics, Inflation, Investing, Stocks | 16 comments

“The Feds Big Worry is Inflation, Not Markets” writes Justin Lahart in a recent WSJ.com article.  After writing about inflation for 8 years, my predictions of rising inflation are coming true. Now is the time to learn how to handle inflation. Prices are inching up from recent years, although, nothing like the double digit inflation rates of the 1980’s. In 1980-1982 inflation rates were 13.5, 10.3 and 6.20% respectively. In contrast, the CPI rose 0.5% in January, 2018 and 2.1% over the last 12 months states the BLS.com. Now 2.1% inflation is still quite low, but fears abound that low...

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Stock Market Crash and What to Do Now – Thoughts from Across the Web

Stock Market Crash and What to Do Now – Thoughts from Across the Web

By in Investing, Links, Mind and Money, Money Management | 0 comments

A Stock Market Crash Isn’t the End of the World – It’s a Good Thing Investors across the globe are trying to make sense of the recent stock market crash. While talking with my aunt on the phone, even my uncle was busy checking his investments. If you went online to check your portfolio balance on Monday, February 5th you might have experienced delays getting to your investment account. Vanguard, the enormous investment company, locked investors out of their accounts due to the sites volume. The trading programs were so busy, retail investors had little chance of buying, selling...

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How to Invest Free Micro Books – Simple, Easy to Implement Wealth Building Resources

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Free-2 Wealth Building Gifts Choose 1 or both. 1. How We Grew Our Retirement Fund 538% + Bonus: 14 Investing Rules for Wealth Building Sign up if: You’re a newbie who wants inspiration + motivation to build wealth with investing. You want the secret investing decision that can lead to long-term financial success. Need a cheat sheet for investing success. Click now for free micro book-How We Grew Our Retirement Fund 538% + 14 Investing Rules for Wealth Learn the never before told story of how my husband and I took my workplace retirement plan account, invested more than...

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Unison Review – Down Payment Program for Borrowers and More

Unison Review – Down Payment Program for Borrowers and More

By in Real Estate | 0 comments

Unison Review – How Can I Get Help with a Down Payment for a House? Can your parents spare an extra $50,000 or more? Did you win the lottery and have $100,000 sitting in your account? Have you saved up mid-five figures outside of your retirement account? If you answered no to those questions, yet want to buy a home, Unison can help you get into a new home. How to Get a Down Payment for a House Fast – What is Unison? Unison is the answer to “Where to get money for a home down payment? Unison is...

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Rebalancing Your Investments and Other First World Problems

Rebalancing Your Investments and Other First World Problems

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Investing | 0 comments

I’m practically cringing as I write this article. There are so many real problems in this world, that rebalancing your investment portfolio shouldn’t even make the top 10,000. But, with that caveat, I’ll tell you that there’s some stress and anxiety when buying and selling investments.  Annual Investment Portfolio Rebalancing – Need More Fixed Assets In January, I manually update our family accounts and input the amounts into an excel spreadsheet to track the asset allocation. Although I use Quicken and Personal Capital, I’m old school and like the control of my own, personally designed excel sheet. I programmed...

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