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Whatever You Do, Don’t Buy Gold!!! (yet)

Posted on 21. Aug, 2016 by .

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Gold is money, right? I mean, while we’re all constantly bombarded with the idea that these funky pieces of paper from THE state approved printer are money, the fact is that they are not. They’re currency, sure. But they’re fiat currency = a centrally controlled and state enforced monopolistic ponzi scheme. Fiat currency does not […]

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Bitcoins – Not if, but When?

Posted on 07. Jan, 2014 by .

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Greetings Regular Joes, As a new year begins, I’ve started to take up pen again to post a few updates. It won’t be the regular daily updates I shared when I first started, but will be more often than it has been over the past year. For awhile, all I did was let articles that […]

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How to Choose a Financial Advisor

Posted on 17. May, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller Ninety-eight percent of insurance brokers do not know how to use life insurance optimally. That, anyway, is what one reader wrote in to tell me. I chuckled as I thought to myself, “You could substitute any profession for ‘insurance broker’ – lawyer, salesperson, politician, etc. – and that statement would still ring […]

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HAA’s Ed D’Agostino on Korelin Economics Report | Worldwide Precious Metals Exchange

Posted on 14. May, 2013 by .

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GM Ed D’Agostino discusses precious metals on nationally syndicated radio show. By Hard Assets Alliance Team The Hard Assets Alliance is gaining traction with national media. General Manager Ed D’Agostino recently sat down with Al Korelin of the Korelin Economics Report – a syndicated radio show available to more than 2.7 million radio listeners each […]

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Thoughts from the Frontline: Skills, Education, and Employment

Posted on 13. May, 2013 by .

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By John Mauldin “The large shortfall of employment relative to its maximum level has imposed huge burdens on all too many American households and represents a substantial social cost. In addition, prolonged economic weakness could harm the economy’s productive potential for years to come. The long-term unemployed can see their skills erode, making these workers […]

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Why Are So Many Seniors Still Working?

Posted on 09. May, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller Go into any fast food restaurant or retail store and you’ll find a lot of seniors working for minimum wage. Here’s why. When personal computers hit the scene, numerous retirement-planning programs quickly became available. You entered your personal financial information, along with yield and inflation projections, and the computer would tell you […]

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Introducing Going Global 2013

Posted on 08. May, 2013 by .

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Greetings Regular Joes, Here’s some promo material from Casey Research regarding their new report/e-book. I haven’t read it yet, but wanted to give you a heads up since we just received this info. Within the next few days I”m planning to have a review out for you. Kind regards, Another Joe Easy, Legal International Diversification […]

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How to Buy Annuities (and When Not To)

Posted on 07. May, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller Annuities are more complicated than toy assembly instructions on Christmas Eve. How do we really know if we are getting a good deal? And are they ever a good investment? An honest salesman would say, “That depends on when you die.” If you outlive your actuarial mortality rate, the answer is probably […]

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Thoughts from the Frontline: The QE Sandpile

Posted on 06. May, 2013 by .

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By John Mauldin   Ubiquity, Complexity Theory, and Sandpiles We are going to start our explorations with excerpts from a very important book by Mark Buchanan, called Ubiquity: Why Catastrophes Happen. I HIGHLY recommend it to those of you who, like me, are trying to understand the complexity of the markets. Not directly about investing, […]

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Reaching for Yield

Posted on 03. May, 2013 by .

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By Dennis Miller With the Fed buying $85 billion in government debt every month, effectively holding interest rates far below the rate of inflation, many seniors are struggling to make ends meet. It is no wonder the Dow has hit an all-time high. But for the stock market, where else can we expect to find […]

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Debt, Growth, and the Austerity Debate

Posted on 01. May, 2013 by .

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By: John Mauldin Two weeks ago I wrote about the current debate over the 2010 paper by Ken Rogoff and Carmen Reinhart (hereinafter referred to as RR) on the correlation between debt and GDP growth. I said that the most important part of their work, which is the construction of an enormous database on debt […]

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