Bernanke said the Recession is Over

Did I hear it right? Mr Bernanke telling us the Recession is over. Judging by the stock market and confidence indicators everyone is agreeing with him. It’s party time again. It’s not the Recession that matters – it’s what happens now that counts. It is conveniently forgotten that most of the financial world is in […]

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Give Them the Wealth, Give Them the Wealth!

This is the battle cry of an ex. employee of the White House, Mr Van Jones. You can see the video below. Give Them the Wealth – Van Jones Mr Van Jones was referring to the American Indians when he made the statement, “Give them the wealth“. In an article on RBO here is what […]

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The Socialisation of Your Retirement Nest Egg Begins

The great experiment with private retirement nest eggs is coming to a close. All over the world governments advised by failed retirement funds and investment advisers are quickly deciding the fate of your retirement nest egg. It’s not sufficient that the governments together with the wealth managers managed to stifle competition, hide fees and charges […]

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Time for Bernanke to Ground the Helicopter

Now that President Obama has anointed Mr Bernanke for another four years he has the opportunity to get control of the economy. What he needs to do right now is ground his helicopter and in the next report to Congress tell them to stop flying around in Jumbo Jets throwing money around. He needs to […]

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The Real Secret to Your Future Investment Returns

I have spend a lot of my time in the last two years researching the web trying to find the holy grail for my nest egg to invest in. Yes. I know it is futile but I believed that some investments are better than others. I totally discount managed funds when 70% or more of […]

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How Much is Enough to Retire?

This is probably the toughest question you will ask yourself as you plan your retirement. Many people have made a small fortune telling you how to calculate your “magic number”. But is there such a thing? I have just reviewed an Booklet by Todd Tresidder entitles, “How Much is Enough to Retire?” It’s one of […]

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Obama’s Financial Regulatory Reform – Change You Can Believe In!

I read President Obama’s Financial Regulatory Reform proposal yesterday. What stood out for me was that there was no mention of the governments role in the Financial Meltdown. You can read a summary of the Report at, “Summary of Obama Financial Regulation Plan”. It is written by Matthew Rose from the Wall Street Journal. This […]

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Get a Financial Coach for Your Personal Retirement Olympics

Life is a race. If you are a baby boomer you are likely in a race against time to replenish or accumulate enough money for retirement. It is the biggest race of your life and you need to consider it your own personal retirement Olympics. If you don’t train yourself for your personal retirement Olympics […]

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