Christmas Stock Market Rally possible – so be prepared

After all the gloom and doom everyone is hoping the worst is over and the stock markets will start to recover. A Christmas Stock Market Rally is almost becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy. The point for most Baby Boomers is that it may be a chance to reduce your exposure to the equities market either in […]

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Financial Advisors don’t Understand Baby Boomers Need to Avoid Large Losses

I don’t think the message is getting through to financial planners any more than it is getting through to bay boomers. That message is Baby Boomers have to observer and respect Rule #1 – Avoid Large Losses in Retirement. Chasing high returns by having a high proportion of your money invested in equities (risk-based assets) […]

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Mr Paulson Offers Baby Boomers a Second Chance to Get Some of Their Nest Egg Back

We are all concerned about the banks and how secure they are. Mr Paulson said the banks are 99% secure but is going to extraordinary lengths to ensure they have access to tax payers money. He and the FED are manufacturing money to keep all the bankers employed, I mean keep the markets liquid and […]

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Capitulation is Not an Option in Retirement

Well it happened, the S&P 500 is officially is down over 20% and that means a technical recession is occurring. What does it mean to you with your retirement funds taking a serious hit? One thing it doesn’t mean is that you should capitulate and sell all your equity funds and rush to cash. On […]

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What to do with your 401k Now

This is a full copy of an email service I subscribe to from Al Thomas from Mutual Fund Magic. Al is a professional trader and has been a floor trader, a broker and almost everything you can be in the financial markets. His book “If It Doesn’t Go Up, Don’t Buy It!” is a must […]

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Buy and Hold Non-Strategy vs. Stop Loss Strategy Hypothetical

I thought I might try and see how Buy and Hold Non-Strategy held up against a Stop Loss Strategy from the 2000 stock market crash to now. I know when I watched the market recover from the March lows I was tempted to put some money in the market. But I use stops and my […]

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Stock Market Volatility Has Risen Sharply – So Be Careful

The Stock Market volatility has increased sharply over the last few months according to the report from Fidelity Investments Research Group. Download their report High Volatility Bad for Stocks and read it. I am writing this post because I am aware many Baby Boomers may be looking to trade the stock market in retirement. If […]

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