A Dollar Doesn’t Buy What it Used To

The chart below shows how this statement holds true for housing, healthcare and energy… pretty much everything in fact.

 

But the astronomical rise in the cost of higher education eclipses all.

Tuition and fees exploded 300% higher in the last 20 years. If one dollar bought four years of college in 1990, today that same dollar would only get you one year of school.

Schools continue to hike tuition because they have little incentive not to. Students accept debt servitude because they have few alternatives.

Something has to give. Exponential growth is not sustainable growth – it’s as simple as that.

How Will Trump Restore the Dream of the Golden Years?

President Trump has come into office with a tall order at hand to restore faith in our ability to retire on time… or at least come close. But the numbers aren’t in his favor… or ours.

Our new infographic, How Will Trump Restore the Dream of the Golden Years?, dives deep into U.S. retirement figures, to analyze a scary trend in the U.S. and gain perspective on the future of the retirement landscape.

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Adam O'Dell has one purpose in mind: to find and bring to subscribers investment opportunities that return the maximum profit with the minimum risk. Adam has worked as a Prop Trader for a spot Forex firm. While there, he learned the fundamentals of trading in the world’s largest market. He excelled at trading the volatile currency markets by seeking out low-risk entry points for trades with high profit potential. An MBA graduate and Affiliate Member of the Market Technicians Association, Adam is a lifelong student of the markets. He is editor of our hugely successful trading service, Cycle 9 Alert.