When the market takes a dive, protecting your investments seems like a single-focused strategy. However, there are other important financial moves you need to make in order to protect your entire portfolio, assets, and finances. It’s easier to deal with a downturn in the market, but how do you successful handle volatile times when it comes to your overall well-being?
If you want to be a successful investor, you absolutely need to understand your personal economics as well as the economy around you. These factors will have an impact on the success of your investments.
This is part two of our response to a a reader question we received recently. To read the complete question and our answer, check out PART 1: When a Major Expense Hits. In this post, we’ll deal with rebuilding your savings in the aftermath of a career crisis.
What happens to your investments and savings when you’re facing a catastrophic event that’s beyond your control? This could be in the form of an economic downturn, medical emergency, or job loss or other career-related event. How do you survive and protect yourself during this situation? This post is in response to a reader question we received recently.
At the time I write this article, it’s eighteen months until the 2016 election. Even so, the Democratic party is already gearing up to make minimum wage and income inequality the two biggest issues. Hillary Clinton just announced her run for presidency, and right out of the gate she’s already made a speech about the inequality of CEOs when compared the common worker.
Earlier this year, James Rickards released The Death of Money, his book about the forces conspiring to result in the collapse of the current monetary system, and the steps you can take to shore up your own finances for the future. Here’s my in-depth interview with the author.
We all face financial emergencies, that’s just part of life. But how you handle them will determine your success with money and building wealth. One of the best ways to combat financial setbacks is to create a financial emergency kit. Here’s how to assemble one so you’ll be prepared when disaster strikes, or the economy fails you (again).
Millennials are a hot topic in the media and often get a bad rap. Described as people who were born after 1980 and often referred to as the “me” generation, Millennials are characterized by their social savviness, laziness, desire for instant gratification, and are often considered narcissistic, yet open-minded.
You might think estate plans and trusts are something mostly for “rich people“. But think again. There are two reasons to create a trust to protect your assets, and they’re factors that can affect everyone, regardless of how much money they have.
One of the biggest fears many entrepreneurs and investors have as the New Year gets underway is how the Federal Reserve’s taper will impact their incomes. As the low-interest rate environment gives way, inflation is a very real possibility. So, what can you do to preserve your income?
Up until this point it’s been virtually impossible to predict how Obamacare will affect the stock market going forward. But as the plan has now been in place for at least two months, we’re starting to see results. How will Obama’s healthcare law affect your investments in the coming year?