If you want to know what’s going on in the world, just follow the money. That’s what I do. Take a look at the money exodus from states that treat residents like piggy banks. Remember, money travels to where it’s well treated. Just follow the money. If this was forwarded to you. Join the club. […]
Take Action: Don’t Wait for the Best to Save You
Wouldn’t it be a shame if, five years from now, you’re earning peanuts on your savings? That’s a real risk. Because if the Fed backs itself into a corner, the economy gets into a pickle (and who knows what else), it may be forced to cut rates. At least, that’s what the talking heads are […]
When Is the Best Time for You to Do This?
“Life’s short,” my grandfather would say. “You’re only here for a visit.” He didn’t say it to me. I was too young when he passed away. He said it to my dad, who just turned 79. My grandfather would also ask my dad when he was starting out in business, “Do you know when the […]
You’ve Answered Life’s Questions. But What about Investing in Bonds?
Do you remember purchasing your first home? Meeting with the bank? Going over interest rates and how much goes to just paying it? Reviewing the payment schedule and realizing how old you’ll be when it’s paid off? Talk about a bond between you and the bank. But when it comes to bonds and investing, I […]
Are You with Someone Who’s Been Cookin’ for Decades?
You may be surprised, dear reader, but Your Survival Guy doesn’t spend much time thinking about how much “I” can make in the markets. I spend my time thinking about how to hide. How to protect my assets. Because I know a swooping black swan is looking to take them. And yet, time and time […]
When the Black Swan Swoops In for You
A word of caution, dear investor, about money market funds: they’re not all created equal. In fact, when it comes to your lazy cash, you want to treat it with kid gloves. There’s a reason it’s on your couch. The world’s a dangerous place. Yes, you want to get it into the big wide world […]
Cash, Money, Green: How Will You Feel in Retirement?
How will you feel in retirement? Good question. I don’t know. And you don’t either. It’s one of those mysteries in life you don’t get to understand until you’re in it. You can do the mental math, make detailed spreadsheets, meet with CPAs, CFAs, or any other acronym out there, review glossy reports, and still […]
Is Your Good for Nothing Cash Doing Anything with Its Life?
Is your good-for-nothing cash doing anything with its life? Please don’t tell me it’s sitting around eating all your food and drinking all your wine. That’s no way to go through life. Maybe it’s time your cash goes on a liver cleanse. But, if that’s not in the cards, there’s an easier way to whip […]
February RAGE Gauge: How Will YOU Feel in Retirement?
You can feel the tension. Americans are not happy, and they see the mounting risks facing them in the future. My RAGE Gauge, a measure of risk in America, has been pegged at the maximum for a long time now, and it’s hard to see that changing anytime soon. Faced with inflation, the prospect of […]
DeSantis Hits the Road for Law and Order Tour
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has hit the road for a “Law and Order” tour, and one of his first stops was New York City, home of President Donald Trump. The Daily Mail’s Katelyn Caralle reports: Ron DeSantis is taking his ‘anti-woke’ message on the road with a visit to Staten Island on Monday morning for […]