Economic Updates

Get Ready for a Haircut

Get Ready for a Haircut

Is your pension check about to get a hair cut? Most boomers have no idea how pension plans are funded, instead they sip pina coladas, relying upon politicians and experts to keep those checks coming. Over 400,000 retirees just got whacked in the head, as the Central States Pension Fund […]

 
 

REGsession – How the EPA is Killing the Economy

REGsession – How the EPA is Killing the Economy

Those who think that the EPA is a beautiful thing, doing good throughout the land, this video will make you think again. Like all the rest of the corrupt alphabet agencies of the Federal Government, this one is no different. It’s all about how much they can steal from the […]

 
 

Everything is Disintegrating

Everything is Disintegrating

Former Treasury Secretary, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, says ‘Everything is Disintegrating’. Many Boomer retirement accounts have recently received major haircuts with the junk rated bond sell off that started in oil & gas but has now spread to the broader high yield market. These are indeed difficult times for retirees […]

 
 

Boomers vs. Millennials

Boomers vs. Millennials

Grant Williams is interviewed by Chris Martenson (two of our favourites) in a lengthy and complex discussion (which assumes you already have a fairly sophisticated understanding of economics and finance). It’s not for the average ‘Joe’, but if you’re concerned about protecting your retirement, it might just be for you. […]

 
 

Caterpillar Virus Spreading Fast

Caterpillar Virus Spreading Fast

Forget flu shots, it’s time to inoculate your investment portfolio against the fast spreading and potentially deadly ‘Caterpillar Virus’. Caterpillar, the world’s largest manufacturer of resource extraction (mining) and heavy construction equipment, has experienced steadily eroding sales for the past five years due to the ongoing global commodities rout. This […]

 
 

America Revisits Socialism

America Revisits Socialism

Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, an ‘Independent’ Senator from Vermont, generally votes along Democratic Party lines, but readily admits he’s a Socialist at heart. Sanders’ popularity, catapulted by a plain spoken, no nonsense style, has translated into an increasing ability to draw large, enthusiastic crowds. The Sanders phenomenon has piqued […]

 
 

Boomers Struggle to Pay Mortgages (2015-09-14)

Boomers Struggle to Pay Mortgages (2015-09-14)

  “Of all the financial threats facing Americans of retirement age — outliving savings, falling for scams, paying for long-term care — housing isn’t supposed to be one. But after a home-price collapse, the worst recession since the 1930s and some calamitous decisions to turn homes into cash machines, millions […]

 
 

Obamacare is Going to Bankrupt Us (2015-08-27)

Obamacare is Going to Bankrupt Us (2015-08-27)

  For the past three years, the biggest argument supporters of Obamacare trot out when faced with opposition to the mandatory tax, was that despite widespread predictions of soaring prices, US medical care service costs had remained low.. Read more…   Related Articles: The Solution to Obamacare ObamaCare Rate Hikes […]

 
 

Wealth Redistribution and Dependency (2015-07-29)

Wealth Redistribution and Dependency (2015-07-29)

“We now live in a society where safety and security are to be sought at all costs. The sacrifice of liberty is not a concern for most Americans today. This is not something new and it has been characteristic of most people throughout history but it has gotten especially bad […]

 
 

Check Your Retirement Portfolio NOW! (2015-07-25)

Check Your Retirement Portfolio NOW! (2015-07-25)

  The long awaited BOND APOCALYPSE has begun. If your retirement portfolio has been chasing yield in Puerto Rico or other municipals, it’s time to run for the exits, and we mean fast. The music has stopped and there aren’t enough chairs for everyone. Many retiree pension funds, 401k’s, IRA’s […]