Chrysler Bankruptcy Process and Future Investment Returns

It is a concern that the White House is riding rough-shod over the Chrysler Bankruptcy and appear to be aided and abetted by the bankruptcy process. In this article, “Supreme Court ruling won’t block Chrysler merger” the two court decisions made yesterday are; “In a late ruling, the Supreme Court ended two days of suspense […]

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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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Return on the Dollar vs. Return of the Dollar

There is a big difference between a  “Return on the Dollar” and a “Return of the Dollar“. You need to realise the difference if you are to understand how our retirement nest eggs might perform in the future. In “normal” times before the government dinosaur ruled the earth, it was all about  return on the […]

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Green Shoots and The Great American Collective

There has been a lot of talk about green shoots lately. It seems we have to talk in metaphors as “financial-speak” is politically incorrect. In fact it is becoming downright treason to use words like profit, financially responsible, bankruptcy, bonuses etc.. It was Mr Bernanke who coined the term “green shoots” on the CBS “60 […]

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InDeflation or DeInflation – Which is it?

If you are confused about what is happening on the deflation/inflation front join the crowd. I have created two new words to add to the confusion, Indeflation and Deinflation. to help confuse you even further. Bernanke/Geithner have stated they are more concerned about deflation. In fact Bernanke claims he can inflate the economy anytime he […]

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Stop Loss Orders Protect Your Capital in the Long Run

I have been reading several forums on stop loss orders and the problems people have with them. Many people abandon stop loss orders in a Bear market after getting kicked out of their stock positions and taking some losses. Stop Loss orders are easy to understand. One of the rules of investing is don’t invest […]

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Free Retirement and Asset Allocation Planner – Tip$ter – Worth a Look

I was asked to take a look at the Tip$ter Retirement and Asset Allocation Planner by the creator Eric Cernyar and at first glance it is impressive. I am assessing this as a Baby Boomer with a view to what it will do to help me as a Baby Boomer get some confidence in my […]

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Freedom of Speech and Regular Elections will Always Resurrect the US Economy

The US has freedom of speech enshrined in the US constitution. As we have seen anyone can say anything about any public figure and get away with it. Witness the beauty pageant, Sarah Palin and others who have been vilified by blogger’s and news services alike. But that’s the worst of it. The best of […]

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