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Present Day Gold Rush?

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

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Present Day Gold Rush?

All you have to do is look around to realize that the economy has been shaky for quite some time. Unemployment is on the rise, markets are uncertain, and people are struggling to get by. When the economy has been down historically, gold has tended to increase in value, and today is no exception. In […]

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TIPS Can Be Your Best Weapon Against Inflation

Friday, June 18, 2010

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TIPS Can Be Your Best Weapon Against Inflation

Many saving for their retirements are afraid that runaway government spending will create severe inflation thus diluting the eventual value of their investment portfolios. Those nearing retirement with investments primarily focused on fixed income are especially vulnerable to rising inflation. When inflation goes up, then the purchasing power of your dollars goes down. Savers and […]

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