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July 20, 2015
The party is over for gold — and it looks like the hangover will last a long time. The warning signals were clear — in hindsight, as is always the case. Gold has historically been a "hedge" against financial disaster.
July 14, 2015
There is probably no investment more important than the one you make for your child’s education. It will pay to take the time to research your options, and set up a regular plan of investing.
July 8, 2015
China has been living in its own bubble. And now that stock market bubble has popped decisively, causing huge losses for the Chinese investors (it is almost impossible for foreigners to participate) who used margin accounts to leverage their speculation.
July 7, 2015
Target date mutual funds have become the most popular choice of retirement plan investors. But before you think that target date plans will solve all your retirement investment issues, you should understand these five factors.
When your spouse needs “custodial” care, Medicaid may step in to pay — depending on your assets and income. But the “community spouse” does not have to give up the family home or all assets and income. Each state sets its own income and asset limits. Check this site to get details for your state.
If you’re buying or selling gold or rare coins, make sure you deal with a member of this guild. They follow a strict code of ethics. Use their search feature to find a dealer near you.
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