Investing For Your Future With Index Funds

Overview Everyone wants to find investment options that will help them build wealth over the long term. Few people have a strong knowledge of finance. There are a lot of investment advisers in places like New York City or San Francisco. However, for middle America it can be hard to get quality financial advice. Looking…

Donald Trump Takes Mantle From Ron Paul

Impending economic disaster. Manipulated government statistics. An unsustainable national debt. If these topics sound typical of a Ron Paul newsletter, you would be right. Arguably one of the biggest heroes of the liberty and Tea Party movement, Dr. Paul has been at the forefront of pushing fiscal sanity — even before it was popular on…

Money

Money is the means to an end… but not the end unto itself. The focus on money is a loser’s bet, and will lead to destruction in your life. I’ve seen vast riches blow up in peoples’ faces many times. The pursuit of money can lead to bad decision making, lack of integrity, and a…

An Unemployed, Automated Economy

We are a long ways from the 1889 story of the commissioner of the U.S. Patent Office, in which he was ready to close up shop and famously uttered "everything that can be invented has been invented." Unfortunately, when people reference this guy, it's usually to point out how wrong he was and to show…

Bullish for Bullishness’ Sake

In a recent Investopedia article, The Ultimate Bull: Laszlo Birinyi's Bet on the S&P, long-time Wall Street veteran and frequent guest contributor for CNBC Laszlo Birinyi reiterated his bullish stance on the broad U.S. markets. This is so despite the fact that the blue chip indices have largely gone nowhere since the beginning of the…

Stocks vs. Gold

Dear Reader, I truly hate this comparison. Commentators on both sides use it for their own personal bias, but it’s simply not an apples-to-apples comparison. Gold is money. It’s a currency, and if the CNBC pundits want to compare gold to something, compare it to the U.S. dollar or any of the other 3,000-plus fiat…