22 Respected Economists Say Stimulus Package 2011 Will Fail

President Obama is trying yet again to spend his way out of the economic crisis with Stimulus Package 2011, and trying to convince everyone this time is different. It was Edward De Bono who said it might be time to stop digging the same hole. Try digging a different hole Mr Obama, one that 22 […]

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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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Governments take control of Baby Boomer Retirement Nest Eggs

Baby Boomers should start to worry in my view. My title could become fact. The level of apathy displayed on the part of many if not most Baby Boomers about managing and protecting their nest egg is frightening. Government may be forced to take control to save us from ourselves. I have to say I […]

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Baby Boomer Innocence is No Excuse

I much appreciate a comment I received on my Post about Apathy of Baby Boomers to take control of their nest eggs. I do believe there is a lot of truth in the comment that Baby Boomers are innocent when it comes to their retirement nest egg. But I contend this is unacceptable in an […]

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Who Can We Trust with Our Nest Egg in Retirement?

The question we should ask now is, “who can we trust with our nest egg in retirement?” Note I said “Nest Egg in Retirement” NOT “Retirement Nest Egg”. The real danger is when we are in retirement. Trust is more important than safety, safety more important that risk and risk more important that reward in […]

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Baby Boomers – Get Control of Your Nest Egg

This eBook will show you what can eat your nest egg in retirement It will show you how: Much of your Nest Egg will end up in your Financial Planner’s pocket in fees and charges, if you don’t watch out. Most Financial Planners only have experience at helping baby boomers accumulate their Nest Egg — […]

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Baby Boomers – Use Stop Losses to Protect Your Nest Egg

I came across an article on the Motely Fool Web site that advocated against the use of stop losses. There is no doubt that in hindsight using stop losses did affect market returns from 2003 to mid 2007. But we cannot used hind-sight to make investment decisions especially in retirement. You can read the article […]

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