State-IRAs Can’t (& Won’t) Clean Up America’s Retirement Mess

America isn’t winning any medals or topping any charts when it comes to planning and saving for retirement. “About 60 percent of Americans have no savings in retirement accounts like 401(k)s or IRAs,” reports Business Insider. Some are putting false faith in Social Security, others blame a lack of access to a workplace retirement plan,…

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GOLD: If not NOW, then WHEN?

GOLD: If not NOW, then WHEN? By John Rothans Throughout history, gold has functioned as the world’s de facto safety net. It thrives in tough economic climates and has proven to be a reliable and predictable hedge against rising inflation, volatile stocks, a deepening recession and a weakening dollar.   Some of gold’s greatest price…

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The Fearless Girl and the Wall Street Bull Rising Above the Noise

Back in early March, State Street Global Advisors erected a 4-foot-tall bronze statue of a young girl across from the iconic Wall Street Bull. The company is the investment management division of State Street Corporation, the third largest asset manager in the world. The statue was placed in Bowling Green Park in Manhattan’s Financial District…

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How to Buy Gold Bars

When you hear “gold bars,” visions of underground bank vaults sealed tight and stacked high with glimmering gold bricks may come to mind. While vaults like this do exist, gold bars are much more accessible than the everyday gold owner may imagine. Gold bars are portable, private and liquid, and in some ways, more straightforward…

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