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And when you’re dealing with billions – if not trillions – of dollars, a few measly percentage points can make a huge ripple in the economy. So, current interest rates and future interest rate changes are really important for companies, consumers and investors alike. Our experts keep you in the loop with the rise and fall of interest rates.

What the Millennials’ Baby Bust Means for Your Money

The week before we married (and long before we had our first baby), almost 30 years ago, my new boss turned to me and said, “Son, you’re never richer than the day before you get married.” Hmm. For the next three...

Crunching the numbers on today’s inflation

I recently had dinner with my extended family. Afterwards, my parents mentioned they were surprised at how expensive the meal had been. It was a nice restaurant, but nothing fancy. It worked out to roughly $50 apiece, before tip....

Where Growth Is Free and Everybody Gets Rich

Employment numbers came out last week and showed unemployment at a 50-year low. Average hourly earnings are up 3.2% over the past year. Add in the equity markets at record highs, GDP at 3.2% in the first quarter, and 10-year...

How We’ll See Deficits at $40 Trillion in a Few Short Years

Smart people are worried about out deficit. They should be. Never mind the chaos around the world (like mass shootings, terrorist bombings, Armageddon marches, etc. ad infinitum), it was recently report that Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the IMF,...

Interest Rates: Why the Fed is Cowering

The Fed left interest rates unchanged, again. I’m not surprised… But many pundits are wondering if this is Powell kowtowing to The Donald… I can see why they might think that… Do you remember the Alien movie franchise with Sigourney Weaver?...

Uncovering the Real 2019 GDP Picture

Botox seems weird to me. People pay to be injected with tiny amounts of a virus so as to deaden nerves for a prolonged period of time. I understand the goal… to change the way they look (in most cases). But eventually...

Who’s protecting your Social Security and Medicaid?

My wife and I drove to San Antonio last weekend so she could attend a bridal shower. Not part of the festivities, I took the opportunity to hit an outdoor pub and catch up on some reading and people...

The Link Between the New Zealand and Sri Lanka Tragedies

Last Wednesday, I wrote to you about the 70-year Globe Buster – the second iteration of the 35-year Geopolitical Cycle that brings with it chaos and global agony during its negative turn. And man! This cycle has truly been brutal....

The Good Path to Greater Income Inequality

I want the difference between median pay and a top earner to get bigger. A lot bigger. It’s not that I want average workers to earn less… I’m just hoping that a top earner can make more. And I’ve got a specific...

The 70-Year Globe Buster is Almost Over

Conspiracy theorists are out in force, proclaiming the Notre Dame Cathedral fire an intentional act against the Catholic faith just days before Easter. Paris officials denounced the idea, pointing to the more likely cause being an unfortunate accident during...

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