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Blogs By James Cordelaine

Losing Your Footing in the Shrinking Middle Class
14Nov 2016

Losing Your Footing in the Shrinking Middle Class

By: James Cordelaine

If you’re over fifty when the next downturn comes, finding a new job could be a serious hurdle. In the meantime what happens to your retirement savings?

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The Third Quarter GDP Data and What It Means for 2017
14Nov 2016

The Third Quarter GDP Data and What It Means for 2017

By: James Cordelaine

It’s hard to get a financial grip when facts and figures are so slippery. But the advance estimate GDP numbers show even good news has a downside.

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How Gold Combats the Effects of Inflation on Your Retirement Savings
10Nov 2016

How Gold Combats the Effects of Inflation on Your Retirement Savings

By: James Cordelaine

Remember how, as a kid, you thought a dollar was a lot of money? But what does it buy today? Now try looking at the dollars in your 401(k).

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09Nov 2016

What a Trump Victory Means for Our Country

By: James Cordelaine

After last night’s election, one thing is clear. Change, in the form of Donald Trump, is coming fast. What does that mean for your financial outlook?

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Why Low Oil Prices is Terrible News
02Nov 2016

Why Low Oil Prices is Terrible News

By: James Cordelaine

The price you pay at the pump is often cited as a clear indicator of how well we’re doing economically. But like everything having to do with oil prices, nothing is that straightforward.

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Can Presidential Power Be Curtailed by Abolishing the Senate
20Oct 2016

Can Presidential Power Be Curtailed by Abolishing the Senate?

By: James Cordelaine

As we slog through the final weeks of one of the most contentious elections in U.S. history, pundits are suggesting radical new curbs on presidential power.

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The Secret to the Expansion of Our Economy Mexico
30Sep 2016

The Secret to the Expansion of Our Economy? Mexico

By: James Cordelaine

It’s sometimes easy to lose sight of one fundamental fact: An economy that’s dynamic and open to new workers—and spenders—is an economy that’s prepared to compete and thrive in a world where the only constant is change.

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Professionals Dismayed by Fed Decision
28Sep 2016

Professionals Dismayed by Fed Decision

By: James Cordelaine

Financial experts can’t hide their shock at Federal Reserve’s continued failure of leadership, and the impact it’s already having on our economy and future.

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The Guggenheim’s Shocking New Gold Exhibit
16Sep 2016

The Guggenheim’s Shocking New Gold Exhibit

By: James Cordelaine

Most of us will never live the decadent life of a Roman emperor, or the luxury of Marie Antoinette. But starting today we can experience a throne like no other.

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Longtime Wall Street Naysayer Now Buying Gold
12Sep 2016

Long-time Wall Street Naysayer Now Buying Gold

By: James Cordelaine

Richard Bernstein long derided gold as nothing more than “pseudo-currency.” Then he took a long, hard look at the world economy.

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Our Inadequate and Unbalanced Retirement System
09Sep 2016

Our Inadequate and Unbalanced Retirement System

By: James Cordelaine

In a country where all men and women are created equal, a variety of external variables can doom your chances for a secure retirement.

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Retirement Secrets You Need to Know Immediately
06Sep 2016

Retirement Secrets You Need to Know Immediately

By: James Cordelaine

We all love a little mystery in our relationship. But if you keep money secrets you may be increasing stress and decreasing your future security.

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The Eternal Value of Gold
29Aug 2016

The Undying Value of Gold

By: James Cordelaine

As much as we might try to deny the excitement and allure of gold, discovering some far surpasses any mere cash find. It also makes a better story.

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