Daily Digest 4/4 – Cholera Spreading In Mozambique, Unhealthy Diets Kill More People Than Tobacco

House committee passes bill to upgrade 401(k) plans amid ‘retirement income crisis’ At our current pace it’ll take 80 years to repair all the structurally deficient bridges in the US, a report finds Cholera is spreading in Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai Unhealthy diets now kill more people […]

Valuing & Financing Real Estate

If you’ve not been watching our Real Estate investing webinar series, you’re missing out on a wealth of learning. Our last episode, Episode #3, received rave reviews. It was a 2-hour romp through the math involved in valuing real estate property. Russell Gray does an excellent job de-mystifying the numbers […]

Daily Digest 4/3 – ‘Fear’ And Health Care, Global Debt Edged Up In 2018

Fewer Illinoisan enroll in Obamacare as costs increase, penalties disappear Health-care costs for retirees climb to $285,000 ‘Fear’ and health care: Gallup survey finds Americans skipped treatment, borrowed $88B to pay for costs Global debt edged up in 2018, debt ratio little changed: IIF Here are three times when the […]

Huge News: The Ghawar In Is Decline!

Really big news hit this morning. And today is April 2nd, so we can’t dismiss this as an Apriil-fools prank. I explain it all with context below. But the summary is this: we’re well on track for the oil supply shortage(s) and price spike(s) that I’ve been writing about for the past […]

Daily Digest 4/2 – Biblical Anxieties, Border Close Would Cause Price Hikes and Empty Shelves

This is the real reason why the U.S. economy isn’t in recession danger now Border close would mean price hikes, empty shelves White House Whistle-Blower Tells Congress of Irregularities in Security Clearances Chelsea Manning Again Takes Fall for Defending Public’s Right to Know North Dakota Senate passes civil asset forfeiture […]

Sven Henrich: It’s Make Or Break Time For The Markets

It’s make or break time in the markets cautions Sven Henrick, technical analyst and lead market strategist for Northman Trader. His weekly flurry of trendline charts warn that the major indexes have been compressing in rising wedges that increasingly point to a binary outcome: either a massive new leg up that will result […]

Daily Digest 4/1 – Behind The Border Crisis, Inside America’s Black Box

Trump White House presses threat to close U.S.-Mexico border this week Behind The Border ‘Crisis’: More Migrant Families Risk Dangerous Remote Crossings Russia confirms its military personnel are in Venezuela Russia Defends Military Presence in Venezuela, Says U.S. ‘Nervous’ Because Its Plans ‘Failed’ Inside America’s Black Box: A Rare Look […]

Daily Digest 3/30 – The Big Picture On Debt And Devaluations, Can The Hard Brexiteers Pull It Off?

State Dept. believes US legal residents are being held in Chinese detention camps U.S. senators introduce bill to stop transfer of F-35 fighters to Turkey Brexit Update: Can The Hard Brexiteers Pull It Off? Lyft cruises onto Wall Street in style with strong stock market debut Amazon says it will […]

A Primer On How To Buy And Store Gold & Silver

I’m always surprised by how few people understand the options for buying precious metals. Even the very affluent. I find myself guilty of assuming that everyone is as familar as I with the full specturm of gold-silver purchase options available. So to correct that, I’ve taken the time this week […]

Daily Digest 3/29 – Good News Friday: Action On Plastic Pollution, Where Alzheimer’s Research Is Pushing Ahead

Old Rape Kits Finally Got Tested. 64 Attackers Were Convicted. New York City Has Banned Plastic Foam Containers Photos: kids in 123 countries went on strike to protect the climate  Generation Z: Who They Are, in Their Own Words Denver Airport Workers Win $15 an Hour Where Alzheimer’s Research Is […]

Daily Digest 3/28 – Why U.S. Bond Yields Plunged This Week, Could HFCS Feed Tumors?

The trouble with Theresa May’s promise to resign Jamie Dimon: Trump’s strategy on tariffs might have worked Peter Schiff was right again A Huge Options Trade Is Betting Markets Are Wrong on Fed Cuts Here’s Why U.S. Bond Yields Plunged So Much Over the Past Week Donald Trump just made […]

Daily Digest 3/27 – Canadians Feeling the Debt Burn, Negative Debt Expands to 1/5 of Global Market

As budget talks continue, so does debate over whether Illinois has revenue or spending problem China’s local government debt a major risk as Beijing allows more borrowings to boost growth, says renown academic World of Negative Debt Expands to One-Fifth of Global Market Italy Still Is Europe’s Debt King, But […]

Daily Digest 3/26 – Yellen Says Bond Market Could Need Rate Cut, Louisiana’s Disappearing Coast

Former Fed Chair Yellen says bond market could be hinting need for rate cut — not a recession Why the inverted yield curve makes investors worry about a recession Standard Chartered CEO says a recession next year ‘looks less likely today’ Donald Trump Just Picked A Laughingstock For A Huge […]

Daily Digest 3/25 – Economic Gloom Hits World Stock Markets, America In 2050

Italy Signs Deals With China Worth 2.5 Billion Euros, More to Come: Di Maio Economic gloom hits world stock markets America in 2050 Study declares 95% of reported bitcoin trading is fake Schools Aim to Teach Teens Financial Savvy JP Morgan, banks face probe over ‘manipulation’ The Yield Curve Just […]

Daily Digest 3/23 – Housing Market Tipping In Favor Of Buyers, The Year the World Falls Apart

Housing market is tipping in favor of buyers, real-estate agents say 3-21 Hanson…Massive House Price Growth Deceleration; A BRICK WALL Politics Has Failed, Now Central Banks Are Failing Doug Casey on the Year the World Falls Apart The Cambridge Analytica scandal changed the world – but it didn’t change Facebook […]

Adam Parks: Flood!

In late February, Sonoma County California experienced intense flooding causing several hundred millions of dollars in damage. Fortunately loss of life was very low relative to the fires that ravaged the same region the year before. In this week’s podcast, we talk with Adam Parks, whom we’ve interviewed previously about […]

The Path Forward

Executive Summary Learning how to become rich requires ‘unlearning’ what we’re taught in school Clarifying the path forward Recommended reading for getting started on the journey Why investing in your continuing education is so critical at this juncture If you have not yet read Part 1: The One True Thing, […]

The One True Thing

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Daily Digest 3/22 – Good News Friday: CA Drought Free For First Time In 7 Years, What Rural America Can Teach Us

How we’ll invent the future, by Bill Gates What Rural America Has to Teach Us Hawaii bills push 1st state ban on plastics in restaurants F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression The US’s $500 Million Exascale Supercomputer to Arrive in 2021 Half the species in a new Cambrian fossil […]

Daily Digest 3/21 – Aluminum Makers Ditch Can Business, The Whole Globe Is Slowing

Buy Gold, Sell Stocks Is the ‘Trade of Century’ Says One Hedge Fund This sector should post earnings growth double the market, but the trade comes with some risks Health Plans For State Employees Use Medicare’s Hammer On Hospital Bills FedEx just warned the whole globe is slowing Deaths of […]