Generation X has some problems—and not just their own. Perhaps the biggest one of all is that this group has everyone else’s problems too!
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Forget boomers and millennials, Gen Xers need advisers’ help the most
Even though they are in their peak earning years, they have the poorest financial habits
Change may be a given, but even when we know it’s for the better, shifting our own thinking can be quite a challenge.
The fact is, all that financial “news” means absolutely nothing to the normal investor. Sure, the play-by-play changes in the stock market may make a difference to the day traders—at least for the day. And yes, the clicks on CNN’s website will make a difference to some marketing genius’s commission check. But for anyone investing for the long term, none of it matters. It’s just noise.
What most couples don’t realize is this: the mathematician in the house is getting a pretty raw deal.
By being mindful of your debt-to-income ratio and leveraging your expendable income wisely, you really can start building your wealth now.
Is a strong dollar all good news? Here’s a quick peek at the good, the bad, and the ugly about a high-flying dollar.
Keeping a lid on spending can be a challenge—especially when we’re constantly inundated with marketing that is designed to lead us away from those conscious, conscientious decisions.
“Tapering” will allow those awash in ‘cash’ to put their money back to work without shocking the system. The combination of demographics and historically large amounts of cash on hand will blunt most inflation pressures caused by a ‘normalizing’ of the interest rate environment.
The gold market has seen some of its more volatile trading days recently. What does it mean for us as investors? Is it time to buy now?