Investing

Where Should You Invest Your Money? Answer These 8 Basic Questions

 When people think about saving and investing money the first question they ask: “What should I invest my money in?” To answer that question the following questions should be answered: What do I want the money to accomplish? You may need extra income to cover your monthly current expenses. Or to pay for a child’s Read more >>

Should You Invest In Gold? Consider These Pros and Cons

by  Lyle Boss For centuries gold has been an asset that many have used as their basis for wealth.  Ownership of gold also means you own a direct relationship to volatility. No other asset in the past hundred years has reflected volatility more than gold. If you are concerned at all about volatility, especially with your important retirement funds Read more >>

Brexit Means Volatility

By Bill Broich With the announcement of the United Kingdom (UK) leaving the European Union (EU), markets around the world lost $2 trillion in value, instantly.  The question that everyone is asking, what does it really mean?  How does the UK divorce from the EU really affect me?  One thing is for certain, in the Read more >>

Invisible Fees In Mutual Funds

By Bill Broich Transparency in the financial world has traditionally been lacking. As information sources have increased, along with it has come more chances to look behind the curtain. The mutual fund industry in America is huge, most all Americans have or currently do use these products for accumulating funds for retirement and many other Read more >>

Use The Bank Ladder Approach To Increase Yield On Your Bank Deposits

By Bill Broich This simple and yet efficient approach to solving interest rate volatility can work for you.  It involves an annual maintenance on the investor’s part and the ability to use the internet for available interest rates.  Never allow anyone to charge you for this approach to bank deposits, do it yourself.  There are Read more >>

Is the Stock Market Being Artificially Manipulated?

By Bill Broich I have always wondered what it might be like to be an insider at Wall Street, to be able to know secrets before others, to have a head start in trends and events. I am not talking about “insider” information, I am speaking about the “old boys” club. A recent article in Read more >>

The Pros and Cons Of Investing and Owning Gold

By Bill Broich Throughout history, gold has easily been the most alluring of possessions. For almost 10 millenniums, gold has been the standard of all financial wealth. That was also true for almost 200 years in the United States until President Nixon removed the US from the gold standard. Nevertheless, gold is as desirable today Read more >>

The Zoo: Understanding Bulls, Bears and the Deer

By Bill Broich The financial world can seem much like a zoo. Over the years many terms now used derived from animals you may find at the zoo.  The reason is simple, the animal terms are easy for people to relate to.  As an example, a bear hibernates, so if the market is in decline Read more >>

Your Broker Wants You To Know All Quiet On The Western Front

By Bill Broich If you haven’t ready the colossal epic book about WWI, All Quiet on the Western Front, you might want to give it a go. Erich Remarque’s novel about the horrors of war and the effort to remain alive while both witnessing and causing indescribable carnage is intense. The book catapults you to Read more >>

4 Strategies To Reduce Volatility In Your Retirement Portfolio

By Bill Broich I have been asked recently what how the current volatility of the stock market will affect the interest in annuities. Of course the obvious answer to avoid instability is to get out of the market, most people are fearful of that. While the issue of volatility is clear, greed and desire to Read more >>

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