With COVID-19 having resulted in lockdowns across the world, and with fears of second and third waves of the virus causing even the limited reopenings that have occurred to pause, there’s a great deal of uncertainty about what the future of the US economy will look like. Will we...
It may seem simpler or even safer to keep all your wealth in investments that are familiar, easy-to-understand, or even highly recommended by someone you trust. The only problem is it's a sure recipe for disaster.
The stock and bond markets are virtually synonymous with American prosperity. But when things spin out of control do know what your options are?
Let's face it: Gold and stocks have a history together, and like many old frenemies, sometimes they were on the same side; often not. Today they're historically opposed; a situation from which you stand to profit.
Traditional wisdom has often positioned gold in opposition to stocks, and safety in opposition to profit. But in these perilous times do we need to reexamine the meaning of risk?
It's the oldest, most time-tested retirement strategy there is: Invest in a mix of stocks and bonds, then gradually decrease your stocks and increase bonds as you get older to ensure a secure financial outcome. Problem is, it no longer works.