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Be Wary of Predictions in Economy and Elections

“I rarely have seen economic fundamentals as good as they are now.” I heard this observation from Greg Valliere, the chief global strategist at Horizon Investments, in a May 18 keynote address. He listed numerous positives for the economy, especially the very low unemployment rate, the tax cuts, the increase in government spending via the […]

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Politics and Personal Financial Planning

Recently I’ve heard from a few readers that some of my columns are too political. Yes, I sometimes discuss politics, because political issues and governmental actions have a direct impact on our personal finances. One of The American Heritage Dictionary’s definitions of “political” is “relating to or dealing with the structure or affairs of government.” […]

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