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An Endless Supply of Dollars

Is the United States in danger of bankruptcy? Contrary to what you may read in the media or hear from many politicians, no, it isn’t. The US Treasury will never run out of dollars. It’s impossible. The reason is relatively simple. The US government owns a printing press. As long as goods, services, or obligations […]

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What are you telling your kids about the economy?

With all of the market turmoil over the last several years, what should you be telling your children? We know that our kids are watching and they know things are going on that stress us out. With limited knowledge of markets and economies, how do you explain to them that the stock market is volatile […]

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Absolute Return funds – Means a guaranteed return right?

This post was submitted by Alan Moore, Financial Planning Analyst with the Kahler Financial Group Absolute return is an asset class that we’ve used since the late 1990’s. When you ask many investment advisors who they use in their portfolios for their Absolute Return manager, they will stare at you blankly. Those that do answer will name a wide variety […]

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True Happiness: Married, Middle Class, No Kids

There is a great posting of a speech given by Christopher Munsey of the Monitor on the American Psychological Association blog that’s worth a read.  Here are three tidbits from the posting I found interesting: It’s not marriage that makes you happy, it’s happy marriage that makes you happy. Marriage seems to buy you a decade or more […]

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Study: The Cost Of Happiness Is Going Up

Indeed, the cost of happiness appears to be soaring.  The optimum happiness income is now up to $75,000, according to a study just released by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  That’s an increase of 50% over the $50,000 a 2005 study found. The survey polled 450,000 Americans and was conducted in 2008 and 2009 by […]

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