What does the Supreme Court’s Ruling on ObamaCare mean for you? Find out here.
With the recent passing of Apple’s Steve Jobs at the young age of 56, we are all reminded that life is fragile and can end much earlier than perhaps we planned. One of the most selfless things that we can do is to confront our mortality now, while we are healthy, and make the hard decisions about how you want our estate handled when we pass.
Despite the stalled economy, the nation’s wealthiest are worth a combined $1.53 trillion, nearly equivalent to the GDP of our neighbor Canada. Their total wealth is up 12% in the year through August 26, when we took a snapshot of everyone’s net worth, meaning these affluent folks did slightly better than the markets; the S&P 500, for instance, was up 10% in that time.
Whether it is a lack of time, money, or interest, we seem to like to “wing it” when it comes to our financial future. Fortunately, we don’t have to have the intellect and expertise of an architect to take steps to blueprint the kind of financial future that we want. It really takes just a short amount of time to key into the “desires of our heart” (Psalm 37:4). It begins with financial goals.
Here are five ways you can boost your credit rating.
Nearly one-fifth of full-time employed Americans have raided retirement accounts in the past year to cover emergencies, according to a national Bankrate survey.
How will the earthquake affect the Japanese economy? Should you be considering an investment in the wake of the disaster? Here’s what you need to know.
Silver was the first metal to be used as a currency more than 4,000 years ago. For millennia, silver has been viewed by the world as a form of money and as a store of value.
An emergency fund is one of the first things that people need to do immediately to help them build a successful financial plan. And no, your credit card is not an emergency fund.
This Week’s Topic: Does Elliott Wave Predict a Deflationary Depression or Hyperinflation? Is the Dow Jones Going to 2,000? Listen to the discussion with Jerry Robinson and Robert Prechter.
This week when I met with a client that is retired, I had to explain the concept of, “If you are not financially strong, then you will not be in a position to help anybody else.” If our own government would understand this concept, maybe we would not have had to experience the financial crisis we are currently in.
The year 2010 presents a great opportunity for those folks who own a 401(k) plan or a traditional IRA. Most people who own a 401(k) have never asked their plan administrator if their plan allows them to do an in-service rollover for non hardship cases.
Well hi Jerry. Today I would like to discuss what happens to your estate if Congress does not extend the Bush tax cuts on January 1st, 2011.
When gold nuggets were found in the foothills of California in 1849, a frenzy of prospecting ensued. Now, thanks to the ‘Great Recession’, it’s happening all over again.
The laser-like focus on the global financial crisis means investors are back in contingency planning mode while the tools to fend off fiscal Armageddon are again being sharpened by governments and policy makers around the world. But, at times like these, it is important to understand where the real economic power resides, and that is with the people on Main Street.
I have given countless talks over the last 15 years to groups of people interested in hiring financial advisers or working better with the helpers they have, and I typically poll my audience to learn about their experiences.
An investment letter that called the Crash of 2008 said that this would be a bad year — and it now says it will get worse.
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Everybody is so bearish about the euro that it looks like now is a good time to buy the single European currency, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The following is an excerpt from the free 29-page American Expatriation Guide, written by a former U.S. citizen who wants to remain anonymous. Read what he has to say – from a “been there, done that” perspective – and maybe take your own first steps to move to greener pastures. Everybody has their own personal […]
People can change the volume, the location and the composition of their income, and they can do so in response to changes in government policies.