Yearly Archives - 2017

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Largest Bomb in U.S. Arsenal Could Make Economic Waves

GBU-43/B, also called “mother of all bombs” or MOAB, has been dropped in Afghanistan, marking a dramatic change in the way the current administration plans to conduct operations in the area. While the weapon was planned for use on the Iraqi battlefield, it was never used as there was limited resistance there. The bomb was likely dropped in response to the death of a U.S. special forces operative in the same area.

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Buy Into Gold to Avoid Bursting Bubbles

Gold — and other precious metals — are one of the few assets today that aren’t overvalued. While other stocks approach potentially dangerous bubbles, gold tends to keep stable. Most investors know that buying low and selling high is the key to successful wealth building, but that’s not easy to do if you’re constantly purchasing from overvalued investment classes.

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Pension Cuts Put Focus on Other Saving Methods

Your pension is a vital part of your long-term planning, and it’s essential that you take into account accurate forecasts. Pension benefits for some individuals have been recently cut in a trend that seems to be impacting numerous organizations across the nation. This poses worrying problems for those who have relied on company or public pensions to supplement their income when they retire, and it illustrates the dangers of relying too heavily on any one income or investment stream.