Month: September 2017

Five Financial Crashes; Is A Sixth Coming?

Scott Nations, founder of an investment company that creates option-based funds, explores the sources of the five largest stock market collapses in American history in his recently published book A History Of The United States In Five Crashes.  To be clear, Nations is not talking about ordinary market corrections driven by business cycles.  He’s addressing…
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What To Do About The Equifax Breach

As you probably have heard, nearly half of all Americans have had their most sensitive personal data stolen from Equifax, one of the country’s three credit reporting bureaus.  This is the biggest single data breach in American history, and we should all be very concerned about this situation.  Here are my immediate observations and suggestions,…
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What To Do About Increasing Medicare Premiums?

Since Medicare’s inception in 1966, the Part B premium had risen by an average of 7.7% per year.  But in 2017 it increased nearly 28% for certain Medicare recipients. It turns out there is a way for you to limit those cost increases.  The question is, should you? Let’s start with a quick review of…
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