Best of Dennis – Can Americans Really Depend on Social Security?

In 1935 the government passed Social Security into law setting up a government-managed retirement plan for the majority of US workers. To fund the plan, they passed the Federal...

G7 Births Hit New Record Low, Below Depression Level In 1933

If a country doesn’t have any babies, then in time it won’t have an economy. But that’s not how the central banks see it. For the past 20 years, through...

The Three-Headed Investment Bandit

There is a three-headed investment bandit lurking in the weeds looking to steal your wealth. Savvy investors must deal with them – all at the same time. First up is...

The 20 Biggest Bankruptcies in U.S. History

Many organizations say that their greatest asset is their people. In fact, Richard Branson has famously stated that employees come first at Virgin, ranking ahead of customers and shareholders....

Dump These 3 Popular Income Funds Before They Blow Up Your...

With my focus on higher yield investments, I often receive questions about various closed-end funds. CEFs are actively managed investment pools with shares that trade on the stock exchanges. A...

How Americans Make and Spend Their Money, by Education Level

It should be noted that the educational level listed pertains to the person the BLS defines as the primary household member. Further, people in households can be at different...

How the Modern Consumer is Different

There is a prevailing wisdom that says the stereotypical American consumer can be defined by certain characteristics. Based on what popular culture tells us, as well as years of experiences...

What is Neural Analysis ?

Neural Net is a mathematical procedure of modelling existing processes. Processing complex data and deriving specific patterns from that, the Neural Net creates a model that is able to...

Classic Case of Caveat Emptor (Let the Buyer Beware)

My biggest mistake was the purchase of a presale condominium unit in the Philippines as an investment without doing sufficient due diligence on the developer and the process itself.   Investor puts singular belief in property salesperson I just believed what the real estate broker...

11 Things Leaders Should Never Say to Teams

View the full-size version of the infographic by clicking here Many organizations say that their greatest asset is their people. In fact, Richard Branson has famously stated that employees come...

How Equities Can Reduce Longevity Risk

There’s nothing more definitive in the journey to financial freedom than hitting the $1 million mark in retirement savings. A nest egg like that is a near-guarantee that you could...

W.D. Gann’s Most Important Money Management Rules

Divide your capital into 10 equal parts and never risk more than 1/10th of your capital on any one trade. This applies to all remaining capital as well. ...