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.

Is Paying Every Employee $70k/year a Good Idea?

Capitalism Is The Problem

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 […]

How to Assemble a Financial Survival Kit to Prepare for Emergencies


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 […]

How Will Obamacare Affect the Stock Market in 2014?


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?

Inflation Is A Hidden Tax – What Can You Do About It?

Inflation = Tax

We can think of inflation as being like a financial cancer – it’s slowly and relentlessly eats away at the value of our investments. Some investors would prefer to ignore inflation; it is after all inconvenient where investment planning is concerned. It can take pretty looking investment projections and make them look downright ordinary. The […]