In the past year, coffee futures have dropped 18.35% in value; if you had based your financial future on coffee futures, your account could be worthless. How about concentrating in a category that has risen? Silver, for instance, has increased in value 25.57% in the past 12 months. The futures value [...]
If you are nearing retirement or already retired, are you still getting the same advice from your financial advisor? Is this the advisor you have had for the last 10, 15, or even 20 years or longer? Has he or she adjusted your portfolio to protect your hard-earned money against any sudden downturn in the [...]
The truth hurts sometimes, and so what follows may sting some of you a little. However, I owe you the truth. Always. (though you may not be hearing it from your financial advisor) If you are 58 or older, or nearing retirement at any age, and you need that retirement nest-egg to provide for your [...]
Is an annuity right for you? Several factors unique to your personal situation should be considered before investing in an annuity.