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Assault on Gold

The precious metal’s biggest drop in 30 years on Monday left it deeply entrenched in bear-market territory. Recently, gold prices have dropped 28% from their record settle high in August 2011. Gold’s 13% decline over two days marks a potentially historic reversal for an investment that gained wide acceptance after gains of more than 500% […]

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MERRY CLIFF MESS – Republican Plan B Cancelled

Fiscal Cliff – Republican’s Punt to the Democrats House Speaker Boehner called off a vote on a Bill that would have maintained most of the current tax rates (except for $1 million wage earners).  Apparently, it may not have had enough votes to pass. Fiscally conservative House members are not planning to vote for a […]

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Post Election Economic and Investment Outlook

Well the first several days after the election has seen the stock market drop by five percent, leaving those that follow our nation’s fiscal situation feeling uneasy.  I feel the same way as I have been yelling from the tallest tower (or at least my weekly blog) that our government spending is out of control […]

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5 Huge Financial Issues Now That Obama was Re Elected

The voters spoke.  The number of people dependent on the federal government (our tax $$) to pay some or all of their way will continue to grow. Wage and investment income earners will be asked to pay thousands of dollars in additional taxes ($3,500+ average per family) annually to allow this to continue to happen […]

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Romney Wins – Then What?

When Romney Wins – Then What? Since Mr. Romney is well positioned to win the presidential election, I’ll take a few minutes to explain what I think might happen if Governor Romney is elected the 44th President of the United States. If Republicans also win both houses of Congress, expect there to be quite a […]

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What Big Bird Teaches Adults About Government’s Wasteful Spending

It’s the Spending Stupid! Government spending by both parties is ridiculous and PBS and Big Bird is one on many examples of wasteful spending.  Remember, the government is taking money from your paycheck and deciding who to give it to.  In 2008, President Obama ran on the idea of cutting the deficit in half.  Instead, […]

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Obama’s America 2016 Love Him or Hate Him – Watch the Movie (Read time 4 min.)

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A New Day Cambodia

  It’s hard to believe that we are half way through the summer. I hope you have had a fantastic and memorable summer.  Typically Brad and I post articles that will assist you in your life planning.  This week I wanted to share with you an experience that our son Jack just completed that is […]

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Video From 60 Minutes – An Imperfect Union: Europe’s Debt Crisis

I recommend taking a few minutes to watch/listen to this 60 Minutes piece to gain a good understanding of what is going on in Europe and why. Share freely with friends so they can be made aware. FFG Menu of Financial Planning Services

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