FED has Life and Death Control Over Your Retirement Plan

Say Goodbye to your Retirement Plan Your Retirement Plan is not set in concrete. Many Baby Boomers and others believe in certainty and worse still take no precautions, just in case of a problem. Your retirement plan is a living breathing dynamic thing to be managed, nurtured, protected and treasured. Don’t leave it to someone […]

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A Retirement Plan Should Include A Retirement Income Strategy

A Retirement Plan is Not a Certainty Many people believe their retirement plan is set in concrete and they can look forward to a retirement income calculated based on their retirement nest egg. This is an incredibly dangerous belief but is propagated by a wealth industry intent on convincing us nothing bad can happen. Retirement […]

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401K Calculators Could be Useless Long Term

401K Calculators And Black Swan Events A Black Swan Event can completely mess up any retirement 401K calculators results you depend on for retirement. This can result in the complete destruction of your retirement plans. A quick definition of a “Black Swan” Event is something that happens that is completely unforeseen. Many people make the […]

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Chinese More Positive About Free Market Capitalism than Americans

Free Market Capitalism Support Waning in America A Survey done by GlobalScan shows Chinese are more positive about free market capitalism than Americans are. The chart shows the frightening descent of Americans loosing confidence in the Free Market System that has created the wealth many of us enjoy in the world today. Like many of […]

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Vanguard Investments Interactive Index Chart

Try Vanguard Investments Interactive Index Chart The Vanguard Investments Interactive Index Chart can display historical investment returns dynamically giving great insight into long term investment. The Chart uses actual data from 1st January 1970 to 28 February 2011 with the standard asset classes. It also has charts on Economic Indicators and Exchange Rates. Vanguard Investments […]

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Baby Boomers Seriously Underestimating Investment Risk

Downside Investment Risk Seriously Underestimated The Report “Tail Risk: About 5x Worse Than You May Think” is a realistic assessment of the frequency and depth of the downside investment risk based on actual results. It discusses the actual frequency and size of a loss vs. expected loss on returns on the S&P 500 over 50 years from 1960 […]

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The Tale of a Baby Boomer’s Nest Egg Revisited

Baby Boomers Retirement Nest Egg Saga Here is a review of a friend’s retirement nest egg worth over $1.2Mn AUD, held in one of the largest Fund Managers in Australia. It is a sad saga of a good sales pitch with a bad outcome for my friend. After over four years, his funds are still […]

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Express Yourself with an Expert WordPress Blog

Your Own Blog in 3 Easy Steps I make no apologies for this post to promote Expert WordPress an all-in-one blogging solution by Alex Sysoef. If you subscribe to this blog you will have noticed it has been updated. I thought it needed  a facelift. However I suffered the “use it or lose it” syndrome […]

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