A majority of seniors are more worried about running out of money until they die than actually death itself. It makes sense, while death is a singular event, being broke in old age can drag on for years coupled with fear and misery.
Why the pros don't care if gold gets whacked some more.
Many retirees work during retirement, some by choice following a passion and others by necessity to put food on the table and a roof over their heads. Increasingly it’s the latter group that is growing faster.
While investing in the market is a little like gambling in a casino, when we invest part of our hard-earned nest egg, we want to tilt the odds in our favor before placing any bets.
It seems many investors these days, particularly seniors, either go it alone with no outside guidance or they completely abdicate responsibility to a financial advisor who may or may not have their best interests in mind. In this article we’ve tapped
Gold stock investors have been pummeled, including myself. Worse, we've had to hear "I told you so" from all the gold haters in the media.
In recent polls, 65% of Americans said they were against the US government becoming involved in Syria. Yet, the Obama administration has made it abundantly clear that it will now actively support the rebels there. Disturbingly, our so-called allies
Hyperinflation can destroy your life savings in a matter of months or less. We’ve seen again and again throughout history…Germany in the 1920s, Hungary in the 1940s, Yugoslavia in the 1990s and Zimbabwe just a few short years ago.
Voting with your shares at company annual meetings is generally a boring affair. But sometimes things can really heat up…a shareholder activist is rallying the troops, management is making poor decisions, or there’s a potential acquisition…the list g
If the gold market is in a full-blown meltdown, it's crucial to be prepared – to profit.
Contradictory market signals create confusion on how to invest in gold today... but there is a path through for those with the courage to choose it.
Guess who the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) says has 430% more proven gas reserves than the US? Guess who has twice as much as the US in shale gas technically recoverable? Guess who has over twice as much proven oil reserves as the US?
While I spent well over three decades writing books and teaching the subject of negotiations, some of the best lessons I learned on the subject came from luck.
Amid the ongoing rollercoaster ride of gold prices, clearheaded thinking reveals reasons to be optimistic.
Recent turbulence in the gold market can reveal which investors have what it takes to be successful contrarians.
Dennis turns to Stan the Annuity Man, a leading expert in the annuities industry, for his insights on how much of money to allocate to an annuity product. Stan is a firm believer that it’s better to have no annuity product than the wrong one and we r
Do we really want the bulk of our life savings sitting with one company? What if they go belly-up?
In an informative interview, David Galland discusses the current economic crisis in Argentina and its likely political fallout, as well as its effects on expats in the country.
I think sellers abandoned gold equities prematurely on weak grounds, and will be back when that becomes obvious, joined by even bigger numbers of new investors.
By several measures, a contrarian bull market is shaping up in an unlikely energy sector.
For many cash strapped seniors an annuity sounds like the perfect solution. And it can be if you think you’ll outlive your mortality date.
Several months outside of the United States helps reveal the many ways it can imprison a person.
This interview with contrarian natural-resource investing legend Rick Rule explores where mining stocks are in the cycle, and why now's the time for investors to be excited.
Being a landlord sounds like the path to riches: you buy some property, rent it out and watch the checks come in every month. The reality is that it’s a young man’s game.
Platinum is a precious metal, as is palladium, though to a lesser degree. However, like silver, both are also industrial metals.
Most people, depending on which side of retirement they’re on, feel they either won’t ever be able to retire or stay retired once they are. Many of us watched our parent’s generation put their retirement savings into CDs paying 6%+ and just living of
Many investors still rely on their stockbroker to play the role of financial advisor, even when that stockbroker is often little more than a salesperson for stocks.
There’s no money left in the Social Security fund, just a bunch of IOU’s from the Feds in the form of Treasuries.
Dennis explains how the assumptions in the retirement calculations that many seniors used when they were younger no longer apply and why we’re seeing more seniors still in the workforce.