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The Fed is Playing, “Pin The Tale On The Elephant!”

The Federal Reserve’s Zero Interest Rate experiment saved the banks and destroyed the retirement plans of many generations. Now they want to “normalize” things. Their solutions are ill timed and risky! When things collapse, President Trump will become a combination of Herbert Hoover and Jimmy Carter – blamed for the catastrophe. Democrats will be cheering, […]

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Social Security, Robo-Advisers & Misinformation

For decades, every presidential candidate has vowed to “fix” social security, yet it never happens. In the meantime, workers have money deducted from their paychecks and retirees get paid. Is the system really broken? In a word – YES! While the politicians fiddle, the system continues to deteriorate. The challenge becomes more difficult because there […]

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What Will Be Your Deathbed Regrets?

While you may have checked off items on your Bucket List, what will be on your deathbed List of Regrets? Bonnie Ware, an Australian nurse, spent several years caring for people in the last days of their lives. On their deathbed many patients opened up to her about their life and regrets. She wrote an […]

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Dividend Paying Stocks – Part of The Solution?

All dividend-paying stocks are not equal. Some may be very high risk; some will putter along, while others may be the salvation for those desperate for income. Why consider them? How do you pick the right ones? Since the 2008 bank bailouts, even with the recent increases, interest rates have been at historically low levels. […]

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A Solid Retirement Financial Plan Cast in Jell-O

A solid retirement financial plan cast in Jell-O is not an oxymoron. Don’t even think about the old “set it and forget it” mindset from the past. A solid financial plan suspended in Jell-O, that can quickly be modified, is a good thing. I was on David Holland’s (CPA/CFP) PlanStronger TV show. He asked how […]

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Calexit: Time to Beat the Crowd?

Our country has become bitterly divided. No matter who won the election, I predicted we would soon be reading about states wanting to secede from the union. Even before President Trump was sworn in, the California movement, known as Calexit, began. The first step is to ask voters to adopt a state Constitutional Amendment revoking […]

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Generating a 6% Income for Retirement

Find out how you can easily set up your income portfolio so that you will never run out of money in retirement. Using high-yield stocks and a specific reinvest and withdrawl combination, you can watch your nest-egg and income grow every year.  The financial advisor community faces a big dilemma when advising their clients about […]

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2 Stocks with Attractive Yields and Growing Dividends

Earn an accelerating income stream and market-beating returns with these two dividend stocks. Their increasing dividends and attractive yields will produce a cash income stream and capital gains that are an unmatched tool for safely and incrementally increasing your wealth. The overall REIT universe can be divided into a number of distinct sectors such as […]

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10 High-Yield Stocks to Diversify Your Portfolio

If your portfolio crashed because of too much exposure to the energy sector during the recent downturn, increasing your portfolio’s diversification to a variety of sectors can prevent that from happening again. These ten stocks cover almost all of the sectors that can be invested in. As an income stock focused analyst, most of my […]

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Congress Has New Bill That May Affect Your Nest Egg: Here’s What To Know

There’s a new bill that just passed the house that may detrimentally affect your nest egg. See what noted retirement expert Dennis Miller has to say about how you can protect yourself from the government’s abuse.  When Congress names a department and/or passes an “act,” it generally does the opposite of what it’s named. How […]

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