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Blogs By James Cordelaine

A native of Chicago, Illinois, James Cordelaine has been a contributor to Goldco Precious Metals’ blog for years. James has a background in finance, having worked in top management for several financial firms. A self proclaimed foodaholic, James enjoys spending his spare time concocting recipes for his Crockpot. He can be reached at: [email protected]

Millennials Say They’ll Never Retire – Is That Realistic?
12Jan 2017

Millennials Say They’ll Never Retire – Is That Realistic?

By: James Cordelaine

Many millennials’ plan for retirement seems to be no plan at all. How do we tell them life looks a lot different on this side of forty?

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EU: Big Banks Colluded on Interest Rates
06Jan 2017

EU: Big Banks Colluded on Interest Rates

By: James Cordelaine

In the U.S. we think of interest rates as something handed down to banks by the Fed. But what if banks got to decide how much they’d charge? Welcome to the EU.

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Sharp Spike in Home Foreclosures in 2016
05Jan 2017

Sharp Spike in Home Foreclosures in 2016

By: James Cordelaine

The housing market is often seen as an indicator of the health of our economy. So what should we make of the recent nationwide rash of foreclosures?

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Real Life Financial Resolutions for the New Year
30Dec 2016

Real-Life Financial Resolutions for the New Year

By: James Cordelaine

When it comes to protecting your financial future, good intentions get you nowhere. What you need is a plan.

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5 Signs You'll Return to Work After Retiring
29Dec 2016

5 Signs You’ll Return to Work After Retiring

By: James Cordelaine

Right now you can’t think of anything better than your last day of work. Ahh, blissful retirement. But are there signs you haven’t seen the last of the daily grind?

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Why Obamacare is Failing in Arizona
28Dec 2016

Why Obamacare Is Failing in Arizona

By: James Cordelaine

Once considered an Affordable Care Act success story, Arizona may have become the canary in the coal mine for Obamacare.

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Top Mistakes Baby Boomers Make with Their IRA or 401(k)
20Dec 2016

Top Mistakes Baby Boomers Make with Their IRA or 401(k)

By: James Cordelaine

If you’re saving for retirement you may think you’re already ahead of the pack. But are you making money missteps that could end up costing you?

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The Real Toll Inflation Takes on Your IRA or 401(k)
16Dec 2016

The Real Toll Inflation Takes on Your IRA or 401(k)

By: James Cordelaine

One of the hardest things to remember when planning for retirement is that every year the buying power of your dollars shrinks. Here’s how to beat inflation once and for all.

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What Does a Suspicious Activity Report Mean for You?
13Dec 2016

What Does a Suspicious Activity Report Mean for You?

By: James Cordelaine

It’s your private bank account and what you deposit or take out is nobody’s business, right? Wrong; it isn’t private, and anyone at your bank can make it their business—and the government’s.

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India’s Gold Battle Could Double Demand for Silver Worldwide
08Dec 2016

India’s Gold Battle Could Double Demand for Silver Worldwide

By: James Cordelaine

For decades India’s government has been trying to force its 1.2 billion people into banks and away from storing their wealth in gold kept at home. Will silver be the ultimate victory?

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Food Prices Down: Good for Consumers, Bad for Farmers and Our Economy
28Nov 2016

Food Prices Down: Good for Consumers, Bad for Farmers and Our Economy

By: James Cordelaine

It’s hard to think anything’s wrong when both groceries and gas are cheap. Yet both industries touch so many others that the ripple effect of dropping prices could be disastrous.

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The Decline of Cash and Rise of the Intangible Dollar
21Nov 2016

The Decline of Cash and Rise of the Intangible Dollar

By: James Cordelaine

It sounds great: You never have to carry cash again, just pay with your phone. It’s very convenient, until you discover all your virtual “wealth” has vanished.

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Are IPOs an Endangered Species?
16Nov 2016

Are IPOs an Endangered Species?

By: James Cordelaine

It’s the eternal business conundrum: To get ahead you have to stick your neck out. But can new companies succeed without getting their heads chopped off?

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