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Demographic Trends

Deflation: There’s an App for That

Once in a while I see a financial news headline so obviously ridiculous, I feel I should look at the writer with pity in my eyes and pat them on

Economy

Why Grass is Getting Greener

When I read a draft of Rodney’s feature story for the June issue of Boom & Bust, I joked in our investment committee meeting that our portfolio recommendations for the

Economy

Play Music, Get Rich

As a kid, I used to tease my dad on road trips for tuning in to the classic rock station. It just seemed so stereotypically old-man-ish. Yet as I approach

Investing

The Beauty of Covered Calls

My goal and my promise to Peak Income readers is to secure for them a high and stable income stream, no matter their situation: in retirement, close to retirement, or

Investing

Learning From the Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived

Ted Williams was arguably the best hitter in the history of baseball. The Boston Red Sox leftfielder finished his 19-year professional career with a lifetime batting average of .344 and

Gold

The Case Against Gold

Early last week, you may have seen Harry’s latest message about gold (and silver too). He’s got some pretty strong evidence that the metals are due to take a tumble.

Retirement

Let’s Stiff the Government Together

I’m downright fanatical about lowering my tax bill. In my youth, I would quite literally skip meals so I could scrounge up the cash to max out my 401(k) plan

Foreign Markets

When Nations Threaten War over Jello

You might’ve seen that Brexit became official about two weeks ago. Fully nine months after voters decided in a referendum to leave the European Union, the British government made it

Retirement

Here’s to Last-Minute Tax Moves

It’s almost tax filing deadline day. Pop the balloons and streamers, right? But, really, it’s almost here. The federal income tax filing deadline this year is less than two weeks

Investing

What Do You Do With Dividends?

Income investing is a big part of what I do. It’s rare for me to buy a stock that doesn’t pay a respectable dividend, and I have an entire newsletter