Money/Financial

Baby Boomers – Start Saving and Stop Spending

Baby Boomers – Start Saving and Stop Spending

  Real incomes (adjusted for inflation) have been falling in America since 1972, but up until the crash beginning in 2007, we’d done a pretty good job of masking this declining standard of living by taking on an increasing load of debt. My parents purchased virtually everything, including several new […]

 
 

Self Directed IRA’s – Part Three

Self Directed IRA’s – Part Three

  The following article is the final in our three part series on Self-Directed IRA’s and talks about mistakes to avoid when purchasing real estate with a self-directed IRA. Any one of a number of small mistakes could invalidate its benefit. Avoid These Mistakes When Buying Real Estate With a […]

 
 

Will Baby Boomer’s Suffer from Decline in Dollar?

Will Baby Boomer’s Suffer from Decline in Dollar?

    Many Baby Boomers are in for the financial shock of their lives, as current government spending levels are unsustainable. Since Americans aren’t about to demand lower spending, let alone allow substantially higher taxes, this leave politicians only one out… Inflation. Read more…        

 
 

Self-Directed IRA’s – Part Two

Self-Directed IRA’s – Part Two

Last week we presented Part One in our three part series on Self-Directed IRA’s which talked about prohibited transactions, what you can and cannot do with this investment tool and some of the ways you can use this tool for your real estate investment strategy. The following Part Two of […]

 
 

Self-Directed IRA’s – Part One

Self-Directed IRA’s – Part One

  Retirement investments are becoming more dicey, causing great concern for the future among many baby boomers. While the stock market appears to be improving, it is actually a full blown disaster when measured in inflation adjusted dollars and adjusted for real ‘after tax’ returns. Don’t get caught up in […]

 
 

Statistics Verify Continued Growth of Independent Worker

Statistics Verify Continued Growth of Independent Worker

The following article discusses the fact that whether we like it or not, if we are to reach our retirement goals we must consider the increasing trend of the independent worker.

 
 

Newly Single Baby Boomer Financial Planning

Newly Single Baby Boomer Financial Planning

Baby Boomers are experiencing a boom in divorce rates. While this event can ultimately have positive benefits, it can be financially traumatic for both parties and it’s important to learn how to minimize and manage such negative consequences. Read more…    

 
 

China’s American Cities and Special Economic Zones

China’s American Cities and Special Economic Zones

We Americans are great believers in a ‘free lunch’ but China, which has been financing our debt binge for decades, is now about to eat us for lunch instead as it turns America into its latest colony. Oops! Read more…  

 
 

Baby Boomers and The Looming Fiscal Cliff

Baby Boomers and The Looming Fiscal Cliff

As the nation heads toward 2013 facing the much talked about Fiscal Cliff, what are the possible scenarios we can expect and how do we wade through shark infested waters? The following article offers up some suggestions and recommendations for the short term. Stay connected and informed so you can navigate accordingly.

 
 

Baby Boomers – Defensive Stocks Are Failing Again As A Safe Haven!

Baby Boomers – Defensive Stocks Are Failing Again As A Safe Haven!

Election season is finally over and it’s time to get serious about protecting your finances from increasing taxation and fees, rising inflation that eats up your pension and Social Security and continued economic stagnation that is guaranteed to reduce your standard of living.

Government apparatchiks, bankers and Wall Street gurus have a vested interest in and an agenda to keep you following their ‘expert’ advice. Unfortunately their agenda will continue to increase their wealth at your expense.