KEY TAKEAWAYS After last year’s economic shocks, we shouldn’t be surprised to see prices rebounding. But the potential for inflation is one among many factors investors take into account when agreeing on a price at which to trade. A look at headlines … [Read more...] about ‘Everything Screams Inflation.’ How to Interpret the Headlines.
When the prices of goods and services increase over time, consumers can buy fewer of them with every dollar they have saved. This erosion of the real purchasing power of wealth is called inflation. Inflation is an important element of investing. In many cases, the reason for saving today is to … [Read more...] about The Impact of Inflation
I was watching the National Geographic Channel and they were discussing the rattlesnake. It seems that over the course of millions of years of evolution that the rattlesnake has developed an interesting feature. Most of the time before striking and biting someone, the snake will signal with their … [Read more...] about Rattlesnake Bonds – Listen for the rattle
In ancient Roman times, there was an elder by the name of Cato who said: Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses This applies today even more so than it did back then. Even if you were a member of the wealthy class during Roman times, the average life expectancy was age … [Read more...] about Our Longevity and Purchasing Power