How To Solve America’s $100 Trillion Problem Of Wealth Inequality

My Comments: Wealth inequality has become an existential threat to the future of American society. The chaos in Washington, indeed the election of trump to ‘drain the swamp’, is an evolving extension of this problem. If the problem has a solution, it’s going to take many years, perhaps generations, to see us return to the …

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Why Traditional Retirement Advice Could Leave You Broke

My Comments: I’ve now posted almost 1900 blog posts on this site since I started in 2011. Everyone of them, until now, has required you to read a sometimes lengthy article on some topic. This one is a video that impressed me with it’s relevance. I think it’s worth another 7 minutes of your day. …

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What The Charts Say About A Possible 90% Drop In The Stock Market

My Comments: I don’t believe we’re going to see a 90% drop in the stock market. Period. What I do believe is that the longer we wait for the next crash, the deeper it’s going to be. If you have money somewhere that you plan to use for your retirement, you need to be very …

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This Critical Part Of Retirement Takes Years Of Planning & Investment, And It’s Not Money

My Comments: Most articles about retirement focus on money. Or how to avoid not having any. For millions of Americans, that’s the number one fear as the years roll by. What’s described here is both tragic in one sense and perhaps avoidable in another. And for each, there’s an underlying message to be learned by …

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A tragedy is unfolding in the stock market that should worry both bulls and bears

My Comments: A tragedy for whom, you might ask. I interpret this to mean everyone with money invested who cannot afford to lose a bunch of it. And especially those no longer working, whose ability to survive financially is dependent on money invested in retirement accounts. Yes, I know, I’ve been telling this tale now …

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Useful Social Security Facts

By Tony Kendzior, CLU, ChFC These facts about Social Security are intended as general information for those planning to file for Social Security benefits. The idea is to help you get what you are entitled to and not leave dollars behind that can’t be recovered. You should seek guidance from the Social Security Administration (SSA) …

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Another financial crisis is coming, and thanks to Donald Trump, we may not be able to solve it

My Comments: David Brown says current conditions resemble those of 2007-08, but a wave of populist nationalism spearheaded by the US president is undermining global institutions that ended the Great Recession. Will you be ready for another Great Depression? I've long argued we are years away from the next iteration of the Great Depression of …

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