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Stress Reduction 101: Making Yourself a Better Investor and Happier Person
Oct 23, 2015
What methods and strategies work best at calming your nerves and staying balanced
When Wall Street Analysts Get Their Forecasts Wrong
Oct 23, 2015
A look at the accuracy of future forecasts by analysts who widely miss the mark
Defense by Design: Personal Proverbs for Personal Defense
Sep 14, 2015
Words of wisdom from noted crime prevention authority Jeff McKissack
Want the Improved Mileage of Hybrid Cars Without Buying One?
Feb 4, 2014
Use these tips to substantially boost your car’s fuel efficiency
Survey Reveals Economic Impact Obamacare Having on Corporations and Employees
Jan 15, 2014
How the Affordable Care Act is effecting corporate employment and corporate profits
Update: What are the Most Economically Free Countries in the World?
Jan 14, 2014
Can you make more money investing in them and how has the U.S.' ranking changed?
Update: What Characterizes the Top One Percent of Income Earners?
Dec 19, 2013
What is unusual about their demographics or background that could explain their high incomes? (FREE)
Update: A Revealing Look at How Spending Really Changes in Retirement
Dec 19, 2013
Seeing how much retirees actually spend can help you plan your own retirement better
Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2013 Edition
Dec 11, 2012
This updated edition of Kal Chany's book could easily save you thousands if not tens of thousands of dollars.
A Veteran Scam Artist Explains How he Conned so Many Folks
Oct 29, 2012
An inside look at the world of scammers and how to protect yourself (FREE)
Startup Businesses: The Powerful Engine of New Job Creation
Sep 20, 2012
How have the number of startups and jobs in those companies changed and why?
How to Make the Best Low-Risk, High-Return Investment of All
Sep 13, 2012
What really determines how long we live and how happy we are?
Recessions, Currency Problems, Wars, Famines, Poverty, Disease, Peak Oil, Extreme Storms and Natural Disasters
Apr 4, 2012
Is the world getting worse and the time coming to divest from traditional global investments?
Update: An Economic Forecaster With a Solid Track Record Issues New Forecast
Feb 24, 2012
What he sees ahead for the American and global economies and what your options are for acting on his forecast
How Much Government Intervention is Now Necessary to Stave Off a Depression?
Nov 30, 2011
The impact of President Herbert Hoover's actions and their role in the Great Depression
What are the Real Economic Problems in Europe?
Nov 16, 2011
Focus on government debt isn't the big issue holding the region's economies back
Boomer Retirement: Headwinds for U.S. Equity Markets?
Aug 25, 2011
Examining a recent research paper's concerns about aging boomers liquidating stocks for retirement
What's So Great About America?
Jun 27, 2011
With high unemployment and large government deficits, are the U.S.' best days behind us?
Economic Growth Bad for Stock Market Returns?
Apr 2, 2011
Jeremy Siegel's classic book Stocks for the Long Run offers up some surprising insights on how to boost your stock market returns.
Balancing Your Work Schedule, Personal Time and Spending Habits
Feb 23, 2011
Insights from recent research and five useful books on the topic
"Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence"
Nov 30, 2010
Current advice from a 35+ year veteran writing about investing and the economy
Are You Hoping to Someday Retire or Are You Nearing Retirement?
Aug 12, 2010
Even if you're not over 50 years of age, you'll benefit from this excerpt of the newly released Personal Finance for Seniors for Dummies
Your Credit Score: How to Improve the 3-Digit Number That Shapes Your Financial Future
Sep 18, 2009
A good credit score saves you big bucks when borrowing and getting insurance (and can help in other ways too)
The Best Financial Books Are Well Worth the Price
Aug 4, 2009
The problem is in identifying and separating the best from the rest and publishers make that job difficult for lay people
Flashback: My 1999 Warning About the Looming Tech Stock Bubble
Jul 28, 2009
An easy call to make but Jim Cramer said the opposite
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
Mar 28, 2009
What leads to extraordinary success? New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell, a former business and science writer for the Washington Post, claims to have the answers.
Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy Siegel, Part II
Feb 27, 2009
In this book summary, we examine Siegel's take on how to value stocks and how investors compare stocks and bonds as investment alternatives.
One of the All-Time Best Investment Books
Jan 30, 2009
Jeremy Siegel's Stocks for The Long Run, now in its 4th edition, is one of the best investment books ever...