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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Recession Over – Everyone Back on Your Heads

So 27 of 45 Economists claim the Recession is over based on the GDP for the last few months, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal, “Economists Call for Bernanke to Stay, Say Recession Is Over“. “After months of uncertainty, economists are finally seeing a break in the clouds. Forecasts were revised upward […]

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Wealth Managers See Government Sanctioned Annuities as Their Next Cash Cow

In Australia there are rumours that our Superannuation is yet again going to be tampered with. The latest idea suggested by the private sector is that we be forced to put 30% of our retirement nest egg money into an annuity on retirement to ensure we will not rely totally or partly on a government […]

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Global Financial Fraud – Conspiracy Theory or Reality?

I Tweeted the Web site End Financial Fraud today after taking some time to review it. I’m always reluctance to promote sites that seem to hype a crisis and assemble massive numbers of statistics and facts that justify their point of view. But I have to admit this site in the short time I have […]

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Important Update to – How Much is Enough to Retire?

When I wrote the post I was focused on the assumptions Baby Boomers need to make to plan their retirement nest egg goals. It was a well-intentioned attempt to get Baby Boomers to really think about the six question Todd says you should ask yourselves before filling out any of the many free retirement calculators […]

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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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The Right to Freedom of Speech is Killing America

A once great America has been brought to its knees by the very thing the founding fathers enshrined in the Constitution – The right to freedom of speech. “The most basic component of freedom of expression is the right of freedom of speech. The right to freedom of speech allows individuals to express themselves without […]

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