Even the soundest predictions can be completely off if timing is overlooked.
Annuities are complicated products that require some basic homework to be done before requesting quotes.
Investors who were used to collecting checks from 6%+ CDs just a few years ago are scrambling to find alternatives for investment income without taking on unnecessary risk. With the Fed keeping rates down for the foreseeable future, inflation coming
Governments around the world are stealthily preparing – and collaborating – on capital controls.
Live off the interest, and never touch the principal.
You've undoubtedly read about the dramatic increase in demand for gold and silver bullion products since the big correction two weeks ago.
Most investors cannot afford to tie up hundreds of thousands of dollars in real estate while waiting for it to appreciate, nor do they want to be bothered with the headaches of being a landlord.
An analysis of the precious-metals paper market provides insights into gold's recent free fall.
Best-selling author Doug Casey discusses why expatriating from the West will become much more difficult in the coming years – and why it's more necessary than ever to do it.
Is some information that investors receive hurting their portfolios?
This week we examine ways in which inflation nibbles away at your retirement income, especially in light of the President’s proposal for Chained CPI adjustments to Social Security.
How the serf mentality traps most Americans.
The original "International Man" reveals the ultimate asset protection plan.
Revealed: The biggest threat to your wealth – and how to protect yourself from it.
Retirees are being attacked on three fronts: higher inflation, higher taxes, and lower yields, and the policies of the Federal Reserve have much to do with this.
The global demand for minerals is only going to continue to grow, and the role of precious metals is especially important given the complete lack of monetary and fiscal restraint on the part of the U.S. and other large governments.
Why the Cypriot banking crisis could be the tipping point for your portfolio
Silver may be a better investment than gold right now – but it requires more caution.
Dennis makes the case that for many retirees it makes sense to start receiving Social Security payments at age 62 rather than waiting until full retirement age or even longer. But it depends on how long you think you might live and how much you trust
Germany's call to repatriate its gold is sending an important signal to precious metals investors.
If inflation truly is baked in the US economic cake, how can investors start preparing for it now?
Dennis polled his readers some weeks ago to find out what they think the real inflation rate is. They also shared their real life examples demonstrating that it’s much higher than the rate reported by the government.
Goldman Sachs has lowered its gold price projections and says the metal is headed to $1,200. Credit Suisse and UBS are bearish. Citigroup says the gold bull market is over.So I guess it's time to pack it in, right?
A precious metals lesson from central banks.
Following up on Dennis’ earlier article on the real inflation rate as described by his readers, Dennis provides actionable ideas for investors to manage their money in a high inflation environment.
When the way in which we produce income during retirement changes from what we’d envisioned it’s time to step back and truthfully consider three things: how to take on greater management of our retirement investments, what changes we should make in t
Why the death of Hugo Chávez will not cause cheap Venezuelan oil to flood the market.
Some people see insurance as an investment, especially insurance-like products like annuities. Dennis recommends readers stick with buying insurance for covering what it’s supposed to cover, like catastrophic events or even untimely death, and carefu
The history of hydrocarbon pipelines offers profitable insights for investors
Dennis explains what can happen if you don’t take responsibility for your retirement finances and the simple steps anyone can take to get started. He offers a free copy of his Money Every Month income plan that explains how to build steady monthly in