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Archive for January, 2013

Pound Foolish offers tons of wisdom

January 28th, 2013

Pound Foolish, a new book by freelance writer Helaine Olen, pulls back the curtain on the ubiquitous personal finance industry. She identifies many problems but suggests that the ultimate solutions will require a massive collective effort, not smaller personal ones. Olen feels a bit guilty for her part in the financial self-help “juggernaut.” She wrote… Read more

Bonds may trip, stocks rise on higher rates

January 11th, 2013

Many professional bond investors have fretted for several years about the possibility of a bout of inflation. The government has injected a lot of money into the economy in the wake of the financial crisis. At some, point, they reasoned, all of that stimulus would gain traction and lead to higher prices and tighter monetary… Read more

January Newsletter

January 2nd, 2013

Happy New Year! Unfortunately, there are many things affecting our financial lives that we can’t do much about (like the bozos in Washington – until the next election). It helps to take control of some small things. Chip away at your fiscal cliff! While it’s great to make and keep resolutions about losing weight and… Read more