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Worried About Retirement? Investing Can Help

Worried About Retirement? Investing Can Help


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For many Americans, the old assumptions about retirement just don’t work in today’s world. When, how and even whether to retire at all are now questions that don’t have a clear answer. And as the retirement picture becomes cloudier, reasons to invest for the long term in real estate become clearer. In...

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Are You a Slave To Technology?

Are You a Slave To Technology?


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If the Internet suddenly disappeared, if your iPad screen went permanently blank, if the television remote stopped working, what would you do? If you’re like a lot of people around the world, you’d be climbing the walls. Maybe such a sweeping technology blackout isn’t likely – but for all too...

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Can Inflation Be Too Low?

Can Inflation Be Too Low?


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According to a new Business Insider report, inflation is hovering around one percent. That’s a good thing, right? Not so fast. Mild inflation actually helps the economy – and, as Jason Hartman always says, it can be an investor’s friend. Most Americans believe that any inflation, however small,...

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The Dollar’s Still Hot In World Markets

The Dollar’s Still Hot In World Markets


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The venerable US dollar has taken a beating of sorts lately, with fluctuating values relative to other world currencies and challenges by the Bitcoin and other digital monies. But as a recent Flightfox report on the bustling black money markets in Argentina reveals, for much of the world, the greenback...

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Bitcoin CEO’s Suicide Spotlights Currency Troubles

Bitcoin CEO’s Suicide Spotlights Currency Troubles


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More evidence that the Bitcoin is running with the big dogs of the finance world: the CEO of major Bitcoin exchange First Meta has joined the growing list of suicides and other mysterious deaths that have cast a long shadow over the international financial community since the start of 2014. Autumn Radtke,...

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Your Social Security Number: the Key to Your Identity

Your Social Security Number: the Key to Your Identity


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They began as a simple filing system for claims, but today the nine digits of the Social Security number hold the key to nearly every American’s identity. Children need them to enroll in school. You need them to enter a hospital, apply for a loan, or take out a store credit card. And if they’re stolen,...

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Are Dodd-Frank Regulations Destroying Smaller Banks?

Are Dodd-Frank Regulations Destroying Smaller Banks?


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And then there were . . . none? The nation’s small banks and independent financial institutions seem to be disappearing at a rapid rate. While the demise of these regional and local banks may be nothing more than a blip on the financial industry’s radar, market watchers say the loss of the “little”...

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Time Really Is On An Investor’s Side

Time Really Is On An Investor’s Side


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When the pyramids were built, woolly mammoths still roamed the earth – an odd fact that reminds us that time isn’t really what we think it is. People want money – fast, and that’s why get rich quick schemes snare so many would-be investors. But in real estate, time, as the song goes, is on an...

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Bitcoin Scams Trap Unwary Users

Bitcoin Scams Trap Unwary Users


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The brave new world of cybercurrency continues to roil. The front–runner for challenging the old standard of bank-backed (or hard asset-backed) money is reeling from several major hits lately – and that includes a rash of Bitcoin scams that have trapped users trying to cash in (yes, pun intended)...

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Change Your Mind, Build More Wealth?

Change Your Mind, Build More Wealth?


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Think and grow rich! Force the Universe to give you whatever you want! The  promise that you can build wealth just by changing the way you think lures people to buy courses and books and videos. And while that may seem to be the empty hype of self help gurus whose way to gain wealth consists of persuading...

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