Should high schools be required to teach financial literacy?

My Comments: Those of us with years under our belt know how confusing issues about money become. Without a working knowledge of how it works, we become quick victims of those willing to reach into our pockets and help themselves to our money. But, you say, it’s the American way. Some argue vehemently to limit …

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Is a Stock Market Correction in the Cards?

My Comments: I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of thinking about this. Frankly, it can’t happen soon enough for me since I’ve been getting ready for the next one for several years now. And it’s kept me from being confident enough to put my money where it will grow in a meaningful way. …

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3 Big Reasons to Check Your Social Security Statement

My Comments: By now you know that I spend time promoting my online school created to help people retire. Of the four modules of the primary course, one of them is devoted to Social Security. For most of us, retirement is a transition from working for money to not working for money. As that happens, …

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Asset Allocation Explained

Most of us attempt to save money. We know there will come a time when what we save today will be needed to pay for things tomorrow. Our choices about how to do this are varied, mysterious, and confusing. Too often we take the easiest path and hope for the best. We congratulate ourselves for …

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There are 3 fundamental money concepts most people still don’t grasp

My Comments: Financial literacy is becoming an obvious problem for millions of Americans. I’m not sure if there’s a way to fix it. Most people are either too busy to pay attention to their lack of knowledge, or are simply unaware they have little understanding of money, or since they don’t have any, it doesn’t …

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The US could lose its crown as the world’s most powerful economy as soon as next year, and it’s unlikely to ever get it back

My Comments: It’s my belief that the current administration, in their efforts to Make America Great Again, are doing it wrong. From efforts to remake NAFTA, not participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, misguided tariff policies, efforts to limit immigration as existing Americans are having fewer children, tax laws that serve to benefit the already rich …

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Will Social Security Be Around for Your Grandchildren?

My Comments: Maybe. But without some changes, what they get may be very different from what folks are getting today. I’ve written several times about how to fix the system without pushing the economy into chaos. Just know that the longer the wait until changes are made, the more disruptive it will be for everyone. …

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