The average money market account in America is paying less than one-quarter of one percent ANNUALLY! But if you lived in Germany you'd be thrilled to get that much! The Wall Street Journal reports that over $13 trillion dollars worth of bonds and bank accounts worldwide are now paying negative interest rates. Find out if you'll soon be paying your bank to store your money--Steve and Sinclair have the report.
The technology revolution has delivered Google searches, Facebook friends, iPhone apps, Twitter rants and shopping for almost anything on Amazon, all in the past decade and a half.
What it hasn’t delivered are many jobs! Steve and Sinclair review a Wall Street Journal investigation of how Silicon Valley creates billionaires but are eliminating American workers. Then estate planning Attorney Richard Dwornik is here for the Q & A.
Gold is one of 2016's big winners. Get the inside story and a complete update today from nationally known gold expert Nick Grovich, and don't forget to register for the IQ Wealth Financial & Estate Planning Workshop, Thursday, October 13. Visit IQWealth.com slash workshops to register!
Bonds were always considered the safe investment. But is the Bond Market currently in a Bubble? Robert C. Pozen, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management and former mutual-fund executive, tells the Wall Street Journal that the bond market is entering a bubble as yield-hungry investors are gravitating toward riskier bonds at exactly the wrong time. Steve and Sinclair have the report.
Estate planning attorney and MBA Richard Dwornik discusses the most common mistakes easily made with powers of attorney and reviews topics he will discuss at the upcoming IQ Wealth Financial And Estate Planning Workshop October 13.
One investment --that you may have once held in your hand-- is up 674% for the past ten years, compared to gold which is up 85.2% for ten years and the S & P 500 index up 58.5% for the same ten year period! What's the investment? Stay tuned to find out! Steve and Sinclair have the complete Wall Street Journal Report on this piece of property that weighs less than an ounce, but here's a two-word hint: Mickey Mantle.
Forget nuclear bombs! Hackers from Russia and North Korea appear to be going after the email accounts of high profile celebrities, corporations, and those who work at major corporations. Meanwhile, the Twitter accounts of everyone from Mark Zuckerberg to deceased Beatle George Harrison got hacked this summer--and it could happen to anyone who has had a Linked-in or MySpace account plus 76 cents-- according to experts. Steve and Sinclair have the Wall Street Journal report. Then Reverse Mortgage Specialist Wendy Hartzler with First Bank is here to discuss reverse mortgages.
So, are you thinking about buying a "RFID" Safe Wallet? You might not know it, but you could have a credit or debit card that uses a tiny computer chip and a radio antenna to transmit account information from your card—even when you’re not shopping. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express report over 100 million RFID cards in circulation and RFID-safe wallets are selling like hotcakes. But do you really need one? Find out what Consumer Reports has to say. Then Steve previews several topics he'll be discussing at the IQ Wealth Financial and Estate Planning Workshop, Thursday, October 13.
Many people buy leveraged index mutual funds hoping to make two or three times the return of the S & P, only to find that losses are lurking on a daily basis in these risky funds--losses that may never be gotten back. Steve and Sinclair have the report. Then-Attorney Richard Dwornik weighs in on some topics he will be discussing at the upcoming IQ Wealth Financial and Estate Planning Workshop, coming up Thursday, October 13 in Tempe.