by on September 12, 2022
Just the word, “recession,” is scary for most of us, but you can put many of your fears to rest. By adopting these seven basic principles into your life, the pain of a recession can be largely minimized.   ...
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by on August 20, 2022
The threat of the Fed increasing interest rates has been going on for some time. An increase in the interest rate, also known as the federal funds rate, has one primary effect. Banks have to pay more to borrow money from the Fed. That’s it. However, this effect leads to several other effects. When banks pay more to borrow money, everyone has to pay more to borrow money. This includes businesses. It also becomes more expensive for consumers to use credit, such as credit cards. Overall, busine...
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by on September 13, 2021
For many retirees, rising inflation is a serious concern. Price hikes on everyday items, from food to gasoline, mean that a lifestyle once within budget may soon be out of reach. So, what's the solution? Apparently, it was all just a lie—this whole "inflation is transitory" caca-doo the Federal Reserve has been feeding the world for the last couple of months. ...
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by on June 7, 2021
If you’ve ever wondered why you can’t get a straight answer from the Federal Reserve, you’re not alone. And you’re not imagining it.   Beginning with Paul Volcker in the early 1980s and continuing with Alan Greenspan in the 1990s and early 2000s, Fed officials developed a new language called “Fedspeak.”   Fed governors and chairmen frequently have to testify before Congress, give speeches or do media interviews. They know they have to say something that seems to have substance and is technic...
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by on May 28, 2021
1. Clients Come to You Instead of you chasing clients, clients come to you. There are over 300 marketplaces for freelance services filled with millions of buyers who want simple things like proofreading and editing, as well as more complex assignments like business consulting and pretty much everything in between you could imagine. 2. You Can Start Small ...
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by on January 15, 2021
Are you ready for an inflationary storm? Inflation had already entered the system courtesy of the Fed printing over $3 trillion last year while the U.S. federal government paid out over $2 trillion in stimulus checks. Then Joe Biden won the presidency. ...
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