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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

Economy

The Rules of a Side Hustle

I’m a big fan of using Uber in lieu of a traditional taxi when I travel, but I had a peculiar experience recently in Lima, Peru. If you’ve read some

Retirement

Why Income Matters

If you’ve read my work for a while, you know that I have a lot of respect for my grandfather. He’s actually the reason I got into the financial world.

Retirement

How My Friend Retired at Age 40

I very rarely smoke cigars anymore, but one of the benefits – I would go so far as to call it a health benefit – is that smoking a cigar

Economy

Making Money with a Mexican Coke Dealer

From Harry Dent: We recently wrapped up our March edition of Boom & Bust and I’ve no doubt it’s going to create a stir. I discuss the controversial immigration issue and

Investing

Searching for Income in a Market That Yields Next to Nothing: It Can Be Done!

I follow income stocks pretty religiously, though I’ll admit it’s been a while since I’ve looked at tobacco stocks, which are some of the most consistent and well-known dividend payers

Demographic Trends

From “King of the Hill” to Wall Street

When I usually tell people the story about how I became a financial analyst, working alongside Harry Dent, one of the most respected economists in the world, I sometimes have