First-Time Real Estate Investors

Real estate can be a tremendous investment opportunity. And for those who are in for the long run, rental properties really can’t be beat.  But when it comes to taking that crucial first step, most people aren’t sure where to start. If you are thinking about investing in real estate, here are 10 considerations to help … Continue reading First-Time Real Estate Investors

If Donald Trump Becomes President

Here Are the Stocks to Buy... Companies in these four industries would benefit. by  Simon Constable @simonconstable Big change in the land’s highest office can mean big changes in the economy. In general, promises are broken or only half kept. Still, we get clues on which areas of the economy will be favored, and which will not. … Continue reading If Donald Trump Becomes President

Do you need Insurance against the U.S. Dollar?

Español The world's financial landscape is changing... And it could soon cause a lot of money to move out of the U.S. dollar. So how do you protect yourself? By following China's lead. Let me explain... On Monday, the International Monetary Fund ("IMF") announced that China's currency – the yuan – will join its reserve … Continue reading Do you need Insurance against the U.S. Dollar?

Fed May Take Rates Negative, Bond And Stock Markets Crash Warning, GOP and DNC Fear Trump

The Federal Reserve is not raising interest rates, but now there are hints by Fed Head Janet Yellen that it might consider negative interest rates if the economy gets bad enough. The economy is already bad, and the Fed decision to keep a key rate near 0% says it all. I have been telling you … Continue reading Fed May Take Rates Negative, Bond And Stock Markets Crash Warning, GOP and DNC Fear Trump

Medicare fraud

This is the two major problems of capitalism.  Ignorance & Greed The FBI arrested 46 doctors and nurses across the country this week in the largest Medicare fraud bust ever.  243 people were arrested in 17 cities for allegedly billing Medicare for $712 million worth of patient care that was never given or unnecessary. Learn … Continue reading Medicare fraud

Blame the government, not Wall Street

Billionaire Steve Schwarzman warns of next financial crisis That's what billionaire private equity boss Steve Schwarzman argues in an op-ed he authored in The Wall Street Journal that was posted Tuesday night. Schwarzman is the latest financial CEO to warn that new laws put in place after the Great Recession are likely to cause a liquidity crisis … Continue reading Blame the government, not Wall Street

Are you middle class?

Everyone's talking about saving America's middle class. But just who exactly falls into this group? That's actually a much more difficult question to answer than it seems. While some experts define the middle class by income, others define it by lifestyle. Still others say it's a state of mind. Here are five different ways that … Continue reading Are you middle class?