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Blogs By Kevin Douglas

Senior identity theft
25Jan 2017

Older Americans Are a Target for This Type of ID Theft

By: Johnathan Douglas

As technology progresses, identity theft is becoming an increasing problem in this country. If you don’t protect yourself, someone can steal your credit card number, bank passwords, social security number, and more.

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More Inflation and Weak Growth Spell Economic Trouble
22Dec 2016

More Inflation and Weak Growth Spell Economic Trouble

By: Johnathan Douglas

We’ve gone almost a decade with little significant inflation. Have we forgotten the monster that lives under the bed?

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Holiday Spending
05Dec 2016

Holiday Spending – Don’t Shortchange Your Future for Temporary Splurges

By: Johnathan Douglas

There’s no doubt the holiday season is intoxicating: the eating, the drinking—and the spending. But the hangover from blowing your budget is long-lasting and brutal.

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5 Reasons You Should Start a Gold IRA
30Nov 2016

5 Reasons You Should Start a Gold IRA

By: Johnathan Douglas

It’s hard to know where to turn for protection these days. we’ve seen everything we were taught was safe crumble before our eyes. But this gives you the best of both worlds.

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Stock Market Could Be in for a Long Correction
12Oct 2016

Markets Could Be in for a Long Correction

By: Johnathan Douglas

Did you ever make a series of outrageously stupid choices and wonder, “Exactly how long can I get away with this?” Welcome to the current state of the stock market.

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Tokyo Olympic Gold Medals to Be Made from Recycled Electronics
06Oct 2016

Tokyo Olympic Gold Medals to Be Made from Recycled Electronics?

By: Johnathan Douglas

Even after centuries, the highest prize for excellence is still gold. But what if an Olympic host country hasn’t got any to spare?

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What Does Canadas Housing Bubble Mean for the US
21Sep 2016

What Does Canada’s Housing Bubble Mean for the U.S.?

By: Johnathan Douglas

It was a housing bubble that led to the disastrous Great Recession in 2008. But at least back then Canada’s stability helped buoy us. This time we both may go down together.

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Can a stock sell off be a good thing
19Sep 2016

Can a Sell-Off Be a Good Thing?

By: Johnathan Douglas

The difference between a crisis and an opportunity is in how you react. Panic, and you could lose your shirt. Remain calm, and you’ll see money on the table, just waiting for you to pick it up.

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Is Cash a Safe Haven Asset
14Sep 2016

Is Cash a Safe Haven Asset?

By: Johnathan Douglas

Nothing’s safer than cash, right? It’s literally money in the bank—until you realize how much more you’re paying for everything these days. Suddenly your stockpile of dollars, viewed over the span of a thirty-year retirement, starts to look alarmingly puny.

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Should you be worried about China economic slowdown
08Sep 2016

Should You Be Worried about China’s Economic Slowdown?

By: Johnathan Douglas

How can an economic downturn halfway around the world jeopardize your secure retirement? Here’s how…

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Famed Portfolio Manager I Dont Like Stocks I Dont Like Bonds
02Sep 2016

Famed Portfolio Manager: “I Don’t Like Stocks; I Don’t Like Bonds”

By: Johnathan Douglas

Everyone knows you invest in stocks and bonds so each balances the other. But legendary portfolio manager Bill Gross now says skip both and go for the gold.

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Massive Theft Underscores Why Bitcoin is Not the New Gold
01Sep 2016

Massive Theft Underscores Why Bitcoin is Not the New Gold

By: Johnathan Douglas

Hey, we’re Americans—we love technology and innovation. But is an untested currency the safe choice when it comes to your long-term security?

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Putting the Oil in Turmoil The Destabilizing Effects of Cheap Gas
15Aug 2016

Putting the “Oil” in Turmoil: The Destabilizing Effects of Cheap Gas

By: Johnathan Douglas

The fuse is being lit on the oil debt bomb and when it blows it could make 2008 look like a walk in the park.

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