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Blogs By Will Granderson

Will Granderson is a regular columnist for Goldco Precious Metals writing on finance, precious metals, and gold as an investment and in popular culture.

Government Pensions
23Jan 2017

Underfunded Government Pensions Could Wreak Havoc on U.S. Economy

By: Blake Skadron

If you are relying on a government pension to help during retirement, you may need to rethink your strategy.

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Will 2017 Be Better than 2016?
13Jan 2017

Will 2017 Be Better than 2016?

By: Blake Skadron

Everyone wants to start 2017 believing life will be better this year. Given the odds we face, can we remain optimistic?

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Is the Sharia Standard on Gold a Game-Changer
09Jan 2017

Is the Sharia Standard on Gold a Game-Changer?

By: Blake Skadron

Imagine what happens to an asset when a potentially 1.6 billion-investor market opens up. The new sharia standard on gold could have historic impact.

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India's Black Money and How it Could Affect the Price of Gold
04Jan 2017

India’s Black Money and How it Could Affect the Price of Gold

By: Blake Skadron

What—or who—caused the recent drop in the price of gold? Was it the newly-elected U.S. president, or is there another player?

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Is Your Money Prepared for a Cyber Attack?
27Dec 2016

Is Your Money Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

By: Blake Skadron

You take precautions, use different passwords, everything experts suggest. Then one day you check your balance — and all your cash is gone!

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What Does the AT&T/Time Warner Merger Mean for Americans?
19Dec 2016

What Does the AT&T/Time Warner Merger Mean for Americans?

By: Blake Skadron

At first glance, the marriage of two communications behemoths seems like just another passing headline. But look closer, the impact could be profound going forward.

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14Dec 2016

The Top Five Worst States for Retirement Taxes

By: Blake Skadron

With all your saving and planning and strategizing about how you’re going to make ends meet in retirement, did you forget just one thing?

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Why Gold Is Worth More than the Spot Price
12Dec 2016

Why Gold Is Worth More than the Spot Price

By: Blake Skadron

Think gold is worth its weight in…you know? It turns out experts at Deutsche Bank think we’re getting a steal.

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What Do Consumer Sentiment Numbers Tell Us?
01Dec 2016

What Do Consumer Sentiment Numbers Tell Us?

By: Blake Skadron

The Consumer Sentiment Index sounds like a piece of pop culture fluff. But it could help sway the Fed to raise interest rates, or stand pat.

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Growth of China's Middle Class
29Nov 2016

The Growth of China’s Middle Class

By: Blake Skadron

While many here lament the fading of America’s middle class, in China they’re going strong. Here’s why that may not be a good thing.

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Who Manages Your Investments – And Why?
23Nov 2016

Who Manages Your Investments – And Why?

By: Blake Skadron

It’s great to feel like you’re getting great service. especially when you’re paying a premium for it. But when it comes to your financial advice, who’s steering the ship?

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7 Reasons the Stock Market Could Crash in 2017
18Nov 2016

7 Reasons the Stock Market Could Crash in 2017

By: Blake Skadron

We’re Americans; we’re optimists. When things are going well we think they always will. But the stock market, like it or not, is cyclical. Like a roller coaster…

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Morgan Stanley and Their Ugly 401(k) Lawsuit
15Nov 2016

Morgan Stanley and Their Ugly 401(k) Lawsuit

By: Blake Skadron

As a financial advisor, Morgan Stanley claims they put clients first. But when their employees were the clients it was a very different story.

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