Is President Obama a Dangerous Narcissist?

It is not for me to criticise another country’s Head of State. But President Obama is scary. I think America should be afraid, very afraid. So should the world. Where goes America so goes the rest of the world. Is President Obama a dangerous narcsissist? President Obama is on a spending spree the likes of […]

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The Coming Financial Ice Age

After hearing Bush declare war on terrorism I now see Obama is declaring war on CEOs. This may well usher in a financial ice age. I can feel the chill already. Many new leaders find it helpful to identify a group to vilify in order to rally the people to their cause in times of […]

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Are Baby Boomers Turkeys Trusting Certified Financial Planners

Government always want to try to make things safe for their citizens. The very act of doing this often puts their citizens in greater danger. They get lulled into a false sense of security and believe the government will protect them. They could not be more wrong. (Maybe it has changed now with all these […]

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Why Smart People Lose a Fortune

I just came across a book by Neal Frankle called, “Why Smart People Lose a Fortune“. I found it via the Chris Martenson Crash Course Web site. The book tells you about …. “The more common mistakes that people make (buying and holding or buying bonds thinking they are the magic bullet), and tells you […]

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Should You Buy Gold?

Right now it seems everyone is rushing to buy gold. This has all the makings of another bubble based on panic and the need to find a safe haven. Gold sellers cannot keep up with the demand. Multiple Web sites have appeared almost overnight offering to sell you gold over the Internet. In normal times […]

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The Crash Course on The Economy

This is a videoed condensed version of a course given by Chris Martenson called “End of Money”. As stated on his website the Crash Course seeks to “…… provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. The Intro below is separated from […]

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Financial Trend Forecaster Newsletter – A must read

Today I got my copy of the FREE Monthly Financial Trend Forecaster Newsletter. I have mentioned this newsletter before and believe it is well worth subscribing to e-Trends. The site itself has some great articles and charts on it that show what is happening to the NYSE, NASDAQ and Inflation/deflation. The chart of the Rate […]

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The Perfect Storm wipes out Baby Boomer Nest Eggs

Today I finally caught up with the the tragedy of the Storm Financial Group. This Australian Financial Planner’s Group had several thousand investors, many of whom were baby boomers who have lost most if not all of their wealth. It appears that home owners with lots of equity in their homes were sold on the […]

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