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Gold Quarters and Their Value in 2021

Gold Quarters and Their Value in 2021

Contrary to popular belief, a gold coin’s value is not based on how much it weighs. Multiple gold-plated quarters do not cost much because they have very little melt value or none at all. This makes it impossible to resell them. For instance, most gold-plated quarters...
Kitco Review

Kitco Review

It’s not a secret that gold and silver make a profitable investment – they’ve been considered one of the most stable and fruitful tangible assets for a long time now. If lately, you’ve been contemplating investing your money, you might want to consider pouring...
American Bullion Review

American Bullion Review

Investing in precious metals such as gold and silver has been popular for decades, if not centuries, and for excellent reasons. There are many benefits you get from investing in tangible assets, such as precious metals that you don’t get from stocks, bonds, etc....
California Numismatics Review

California Numismatics Review

The world of investments can be rather confusing for newcomers. The way the precious metals IRA investments work, along with everything else can take some time to figure out. As a start, you should pick a company that will help you with buying and selling bullion....
Advantage Gold Review

Advantage Gold Review

Investing in gold or other precious metals is one of the safest investments out there. The gold IRA is a popular choice for many people nowadays, and it’s only getting more popular each day. When you’re looking to invest – you need to know that...
What is Gold Storage?

What is Gold Storage?

Today we’re on the topic of storing your gold. There is a lot of bad information about there being published online, so we do our best here to keep this page updated with the truth about gold storage.  Simply speaking, the true definition of gold storage is a...
Gold, Silver or Both?

Gold, Silver or Both?

You’re thinking about buying precious metals. You’ve done your due diligence, spoken to your financial advisor, and decided that your portfolio potentially could benefit from the addition of physical gold and/or silver. But which is it? The “and” or the “or”?  Will...
Reits That Pay Monthly Dividends

Reits That Pay Monthly Dividends

Investors that are looking to establish a consistent stream of income usually opt for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). REITs are companies that own and operate real estate properties that generate income. They can include warehouses, office properties, hotels,...
Gold in the Biden Era

Gold in the Biden Era

Recent developments on both national and state political fronts have determined that America’s next few years will be spent under a Biden administration and a Democratic-leaning Congress. For President Trump and his supporters, the events of Jan. 6 in our nation’s...
What of Gold in the “New Normal”?

What of Gold in the “New Normal”?

Once we arrive at the stage where the COVID-19 pandemic is neutralized and life returns to normal, what then? What will “normal” look like after all this? Will it be the spitting image of life in America before the outbreak, complete with a return to an energetic...
Gold Forecast for 2021

Gold Forecast for 2021

Think gold has seen its best days? It’s understandable if you do. For one thing, there’s the tedious bit of consolidation the metal’s price has been exhibiting since August. Despite the fact that gold’s underlying positive fundamentals remain sound, it has seen fit to...

Adapting to Life in the Federal Reserve’s America

The first time we were introduced to the controversial Federal Reserve policy of quantitative easing (QE) was during the 2008 financial crisis. QE returned with a vengeance this year when the COVID-19 outbreak seemed to a reach a point of no return. In the latter part...

The Best Recession Proof Stocks

I’ve got a lot of praise via email about my content curating, and I’ve heard many of you cite that they like the style of Matthew from The Right Trader, so I’m back again with another great video he produced about recession proof stocks.  These are...

How to Invest in a Bear Market

This recent world pandemic called the coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused chaos in the markets.  So much so, that I recently wrote about the fears the coronavirus is putting into investors.  Well, since then, we’ve had some wild days of trading, with some...

Coronavirus Putting Fear into Stocks & Retirement

The past two days have been very rough for U.S. stocks, having lost more than $1.7 trillion in market value, according to a report on Yahoo! Finance.  The sell off stems from the concerns over the corona virus outbreak that has been causing chaos on an economy that...

Is Investing In This Bull Market a Smart Move?

I recently stumbled into a new Podcast called “Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,” and I found the first episode I listened to to be very informative as I try to navigate this seemingly endless bull market.  I found and listened to the podcast on Stitcher, but...

Beyond Meat Price Prediction for 2020

It’s always interesting seeing what companies in emerging markets do in terms fo stock prices after a successful launch. Beyond Meat’s stock price surged shortly after it’s IPO, thanks in part to a huge movement towards plant-based proteins in society.  I’ve seen...

Best Penny Stocks to Buy in 2020

As someone with a passion for investing, I find The Right Trader to be one of the best follows on YouTube.  If you read any of my past transcriptions and re-posts of their videos, you’ll know that they are full of insight while lacking all of the normal...

Best 10 Countries to Retire to in 2020

​I always read articles that tout retirement destinations with extreme caution, mainly because many of them are influenced by advertising dollars and are perhaps selling real estate on subsequent pages.  However, this Business Insider article was told from the...

The Best Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy

If you don’t have dividend stocks in your portfolio, I highly suggest you take a peek at this video below, or read the transcript, to see what a great cash flow they can provide you.  I’m not a Financial Advisor, but it’s clear to me that getting cash from an...

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage in 5 Years

Many years ago I had a good friend of mine share a calculator that allowed me to see what the benefit of making an extra payment to my mortgage would do to my overall end payoff of my home.  I found that by making even simple payments of an extra $50 or $100 on a...

Smart Money Moves to Make in Your 20s

I follow several YouTube Channels that have to do with investing.  Some deal with retirement, others are for trading, and some are even in the cryptocurrency space.  One that I feel has a lot of great information for the generation right behind me, is Millenial...

Kevin O’Leary’s Advice for 20 Year Olds

If you are looking for tips from one of the most successful businessmen of all time, you should take a peak at this video by Kevin O’Leary.  It’s his tips for 20 year olds, but I found them useful for people of all ages and walks of life. Top 5 Tips for 20...

How to Convert a SEP IRA to a Roth IRA

If you want to avoid having to pay taxes on the distributions in retirement when you have a simplified employee pension individual retirement account, you have the choice of converting it into a Roth IRA. This can be done regardless of having the pension account...

What is a 529 Plan?

Today I’ll share with you the basics of a 529 plan.This plan operates as a savings plan for college that provides specific financial aid and tax related benefits. Many of today’s 529 plans are also used as a way to invest and save money for grade school tuition...

15 Practical Budgeting Tips

Budgeting – it’s one activity that everybody seems to dread. Is budgeting really that bad or does it have a bad reputation? Truth be told, all a budget really is is a plan to manage your finances. That’s not too scary, right? Unfortunately some people see it as a form...

Flipping Houses for Profit

Not that long ago, I met a guy who just decided that it was time to get started in the real estate game. He decided to become a real estate agent. But he didn’t end his education there. In fact, he decided to learn all he could about renovations too. This led to him...

Growing Your Small Value Retirement Account

If you are looking to use your ROTH IRA as a retirement vehicle, but don’t have a huge balance, this post is for you!  A Roth IRA, can be a powerful vehicle to not only accumulate property, but also do it in a manner that saves you money in the long term with...

5 Steps to Improving Your Credit Score

Understanding your credit is one thing, but being able to improve your credit score without higher credit repair company Trump’s all. It’s pretty much means you can qualify for lower interest rates, better benefits on your credit cards and you can borrow...

How to Have a Successful Garage Sale

Turning the excess stuff laying around your home into cold hard cash is a brilliant way to get rid of your clutter. And you have a number of different options to do so at this point including eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, Facebook, and even classifieds in the newspaper....
Money Saving Tips from a 24 Year Old

Money Saving Tips from a 24 Year Old

​I like people who think ahead.  In the case of Tori Dunlap, who wrote this article for Forbes, she’s thinking very far ahead.  I was intrigued by her contribution and ability to forward think enough that I thought I’d come and share what she’s doing in...
Retiring to Latin America on $2,000 a Month

Retiring to Latin America on $2,000 a Month

When it comes to places to retire, it seems like most Americans (especially those from the Midwest and the Northeast) make their way down to warmer climates in the south like Florida and Arizona where they can spend their days golfing and not having to worry about...
What Is a Nondeductible IRA?

What Is a Nondeductible IRA?

Basically, if you’re looking for the type of retirement plan that you can fund using money that you’ve already paid taxes on, then you’d want to set up a nondeductible IRA. With a traditional IRA, you have the ability to use your income tax to deduct contributions....

How to Invest in Dividend Stocks

Know what feels even better than getting some money from a hard day’s work? Making money passively! While some investments take a lot of research and speculating to choose the right place to put your money in a growth stock, you can rest easy when putting some...

What is a Perfect Credit Score?

A lot of people think that to be considered to have “perfect” credit, you need to have a score of 850. After all, that is the highest credit score possible on the standard range of credit scoring. However, as described in the previous post about the...

Is a 900 Credit Score Possible?

When you check your credit, you will likely see a note on the site that indicates that the range of possible scores go from 300 to 850. These are the most common models of credit scores, so to answer the question in the title above, no, a 900 credit score is not...
15 Tips for a Happy Retirement

15 Tips for a Happy Retirement

When the financial crisis in 2008 ravaged retirement accounts far and wide, I had friends who realized exiting the workforce was no longer in the cards so they delayed it for a while longer.They still had adequate savings, but they felt waiting was the right...

Senior Driving and Keeping Premiums Low

​As a blogger who focuses on investing in retirement, I’ve always got my eyes on ways to save money as we get older.  One often overlooked topic is that of Auto Insurance for Seniors.   Today I’m going to talk about that in great detail, hoping that some of...

Should You Finance an Engagement Ring?

​Buying an engagement ring is one of the most important decisions and moments of life. Offering a diamond engagement ring to your soon-to-be wife is considered a tradition in many parts of the world.  While my blog focuses mostly on retirement decisions, I...

Monroe Capital Corp Currently Offers a 14% Yield

​Those of you who are holding cash in retirement accounts may want to consider some stocks that yield high dividends.  I just came across this gem of a stock called Monroe Capital that is currently paying a 14% yield.  If that’s not jaw dropping, I don’t...

Investing in Vape Stocks

​The electronic cigarette industry is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing industries globally. Barely a decade since its introduction to the market, the industry has already achieved global popularity and might hit the $59 billion worth mark in less than 10 years...

Alert: New IRA Conversion Rules to Consider

It’s been a long year for me personally, and I haven’t had the chance to keep this website as up to date as I wanted to due to many personal reasons.  However, today I came across an article on US News that I knew I just had to come and put in perspective that...

Making Money Investing in Gold Stocks

Among other precious metals, gold has been the most popular choice among investors. Most people today view the metal as a hedge against inflation and a measure of protection in stringent economic times. Many people choose gold to diversify their portfolios.There are...

5 Books You Should Read to Retire Wealthy

If you are looking to head into retirement with a well stocked bank account, listen up.  Today I’m going to  highlight five books you can read that will help you kick start your savings routine.I read about this list on Time.com, and felt it was worth...

Retirement Tips for 55 to 65 Year Olds

My number one tip in planning for retirement is to not procrastinate.  “I’ll do it later, there is plenty of time,” is an often heard out loud thought that many people possess.  It’s never too soon to start saving for your eventual retirement and if you find...

How to Trade Small Cap Stocks Online

Beginner investors find it more comfortable to invest in small cap stocks instead of taking on bigger investments. Small capitalization companies, of which these stocks belong to, are valued in between a price range of $250 million to $1 billion.The biggest advantage...