The stock market had one of its best quarters on record. The first quarter of 2012 saw the best stock performance since 1998. What would be considered solid gains for any year overall the stock market accomplished the gains over three months. It is interesting to examine a parallel economy where housing is still performing [...]
Learning how to retire like a millionaire with $250,000. It is possible but you need to hack your idea that $1 million is the minimum to retire.
Many Americans have a magical notion that $1 million is sufficient for a steady retirement. Let us not point out that most Americans, 75 percent have less than $75,000 to their name and over 30 percent have zero dollars to their name. This by no means is a secure retirement. But lifestyle hacking is possible. [...]
2.4 Million Job Openings for 15.3 Million Unemployed: How Average Americans don’t Partake in the Current Casino Stock Market Rally. Most of Net Worth is Stored in Housing but not for the top 10 Percent.
For the most recent job opening data, according to the JOLT survey by the BLS, there were 2.4 million job openings in November of 2009. Now this might seem like a large number but it is not. Consider the fact that we have 15.3 million Americans that are still officially labeled as unemployed. And this [...]