Archive for: April, 2016

The Increasing Cost of Labour

The Increasing Cost of Labour

Rising labour costs due to the growing number of rules and regulations is forcing employers to introduce AI driven robotic automation devices at an ever faster rate. Before long, many of today’s jobs are no longer going to require human input, and it’s happening fast and is in no way […]

 
 

401(k), IRA Minimum Distribution at 70

401(k), IRA Minimum Distribution at 70

  If you’re turning 70, IRS rules require you to begin taking minimum distributions from your 401 (k) or non Roth IRA. “Why is 70 the magic number? U.S. tax law stipulates that you must take your first required minimum distribution (RMD) from your individual retirement account and 401(k) accounts […]

 
 

Healthcare Coverage Scam

Healthcare Coverage Scam

Shell games were a regular staple for unscrupulous carnival vendors intent upon separating you from your cash. Times are tough right now for many healthcare providers who’ve discovered the American people cannot sustain premium increases forever. It’s time for some new tricks, and just like those shifty carny operators, many […]

 
 

Is Living in a RV or Tiny House about to be Illegal?

Is Living in a RV or Tiny House about to be Illegal?

Trying to collect rainwater? Trying to live ‘off the grid’? How about Home Schooling or trying to keep the grandkids safe from vaccine pushers? As many have found out the hard way, government can come down hard on those rebelling against the nanny state. Here’s the latest government threat that […]

 
 

Will Pension Crisis Destroy Economy?

Will Pension Crisis Destroy Economy?

Central Bank policies around the world have all but guaranteed that a Pension Crises of unimaginable scope is coming our way.  As bad as this will be for retiring Boomers, the ramifications for the entire economy are going to be just as difficult to fathom.  “Unfunded liabilities for pensions have […]

 
 

Stem Cells Can Regenerate Aging Tissue

Stem Cells Can Regenerate Aging Tissue

Tired of sags, bags and wrinkles? Tremendous advances in medical technology are on the way that will permanently restore youthful appearance and function, all without the need for plastic surgery or wrinkle creams.    “Taking their cue from salamander regeneration, a team led by the University of New South Wales […]

 
 

Osteoporosis Reversed

Osteoporosis Reversed

Osteoporosis can become a real threat as we age. Luckily, at the very moment we need Medical Technology to come through for us, here’s a home run that can actually reverse this dreaded disease. “When there’s only one way to treat age-related osteoporosis, the search for a better and more […]

 
 

Boomers and the Gig Economy

Boomers and the Gig Economy

As boomers discover nest eggs aren’t going to get them through retirement, many head back to work. Despite career history and job skills, some are finding the only jobs open to them are low paying, sometimes barely enough to pay for the gas, maintenance, repairs and car insurance needed to […]

 
 

Retirement Savings Debacle

Retirement Savings Debacle

  Just when you thought there wasn’t any more bad news when it comes to retiring, think again. “The percentage of workers saying they or their spouse saved for retirement is 69 percent in 2016, down from 75 percent in 2009. That number has bounced around a lot, between 57 […]