Why Do People Invest In Gold?

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Why do people invest in gold? The short answer to this is because of uncertainty. When prices of gas, oil, and other basic commodities rise, people get worried and run for cover. That cover is gold, which has been used for hundreds of years as hedge to inflation. A more complicated answer to that would be because of political turmoil or liquidity issues. In 2013, Germany decided to repatriate some...
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Searching For a Job Without Your Employer Knowing You’re Looking

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These days it often seems that it’s easier to get fired from a job than ever before. One way to get fired that’s almost certain is if and when your employer finds out that you’re looking for another job. This is usually considered to be an act of disloyalty to employer, subjecting you to instant termination. If you do begin a job search, it’s important that you do so without your employer knowing...
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What To Do If You Have a Large Medical Bill

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Now that the Affordable Care Act is in place, consumers are doing their best to keep health insurance as affordable as possible, often by taking larger deductibles. This means that there’s an even greater chance that you’ll get stuck having to pay large medical bills out of pocket, over and above the portion paid by insurance. And ironically, since health insurance premiums are now more expensive...
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5 Shortcuts for Setting Up Your Small Business Booth for Trade Show Success

Shortcuts for Setting Up Your Small Business Booth
Are you looking for a different way to market your business? You have the standard social media accounts, direct-mailings, and advertisements. But you’re looking for a new way to get your name out there – more personally. A trade show is right up your alley. A trade show is an event with a collection of businesses in the same industry. During the event businesses showcase their products...
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What’s the Best Free Recipe App?

The Apple Store and Google Play together offer more digital cookbooks than you probably have room for on your mobile device. So which... more →
New tax law might slow down housing market.

What Will the New Tax Law Do to the Housing Market?

The new tax law will have a profound impact on the housing market, although in ways that go beyond the deductibility of mortgage interest... more →

4 in 5 Households Will Get a Tax Cut in 2018

Four out of five U.S. households will get a tax cut as a result of the legislation that President Donald Trump signed into law today. more →
Will bitcoin reach $100,000?

When Will Bitcoin Reach $100,000?

Bitcoin has accelerated its pace of appreciation in recent months, and if the current levels between $15,000 and $19,000 make you itch... more →
The Dow Jones topped 24,000 -- now what?

The Dow Jones Crossed the 24,000 Threshold. Now What?

Stocks appear to be increasing in volatility, yet the markets closed on Monday, December 4 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average is... more →
Peer mortgage

Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage. more →
Investment gifting is awesome.

4 Things To Know Before You Donate an Investment

While donations of any kind are appreciated, gifting investments benefits both the giver and the receiver. Here are four key things... more →
Are you wondering: What's the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

What’s the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if gains in the stock market could actually reduce U.S. government indebtedness? If that were true,... more →
Your Wela review

YourWela Review: Organized Personal Finance

If you like Mint.com you’re going to love YourWela!  YourWela.com is an awesome financial tools site that simplifies investing,... more →