Author: Dennis Miller

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Investors Beware Of Central Bank Deception!

Chuck Butler’s recent Dow Theory Letter article (behind paywall), “Central Bank Frustrations” was an eye-opener. Chuck removes any illusions about “trusting” central bankers. He quotes former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke: “Given the fundamental factors in place that should support the demand for housing, we believe the effect of the troubles in the subprime sector on the broader […]

Wall Street Ignores Corporate Earnings Deception – Don’t Get Burned!

Wall Street Ignores Corporate Earnings Deception – Don’t Get Burned!

Diogenes would have a tough time finding an honest man announcing corporate earnings. In my article, Pepsi-Cola Hits The Spot?, I outlined how Pepsi trumpeted sales and profit increases, yet both actually declined. Investors have a difficult challenge managing their life savings dealing with phony, deceptive data. Corporate America blares misleading headline numbers hoping to drive […]

There’s a 1 in 8 Chance You’ll File For Bankruptcy, Here’s Why

There’s a 1 in 8 Chance You’ll File For Bankruptcy, Here’s Why

A New York Times (NYT) headline blared, “Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans”. They reference a Consumer Bankruptcy Project (CBP) study, “Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society”: “For a rapidly growing share of older Americans, traditional ideas about life in retirement are being upended by a dismal reality: bankruptcy. …. […]

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Walk Softly – Big Brother Wields A Big Stick

People move about the world for different reasons; climate, health, employment, family and to escape for a better life. Our forefathers risked their lives for a dream of a brighter future. Legendary golfer Phil Mickelson, a California native, complained about the state having the highest taxes in the nation and he was (gasp!) considering moving […]

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OK, You’re Debt Free, Now What?

I recently interviewed, Aja McClanahan, who told us how she and her husband built a plan that took seven years to pay off $120,000 in debt. At a young age, they are now debt-free! While they should celebrate, becoming debt-free is just one major milestone in a longer journey. It’s exciting and frustrating to finally get […]

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Will Your Nest Egg Suffer Collateral Damage In A Trade War?

The politically motivated press is having a heyday with the Trump Tariffs and ensuing trade war. Trump calls it negotiations while much of the media predicts Armageddon. How does an individual investor sort through all the media hype, separate facts from hyperbole, and protect their life savings? Good friend Jeff Clark’s recent article,“The Russians Are […]