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It’s Friday, and there have been way too many negative developments and news stories to talk about, this week. A quick review of major network news websites, this morning, left me feeling like nothing good is happening. Of course, that is simply not true. With that in mind, here are few stories that I uncovered by looking beyond the headlines.
There was quite a bit of hoopla on Wall Street, and in the various media outlets, about the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching a record high on Tuesday. It provided a positive start to my day as I listened to the news on my drive to the office. For all of us, the recovery of the stock market from its lows of 2009 as boosted the value our IRAs, 401(k)s, and other stock and mutual fund portfolios. There is nothing wrong with that!
Should we be partying like its 1969, or should we simply pause to take a look at historical facts and future possibilities? I would suggest that you cancel the big celebration and consider what's driving this stock market.
THIS IS A WARNING. DO NOT BUY REAL ESTATE AT THIS TIME.
THINK ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED DURING THE 1930'S. WE ARE GOING INTO AN INFLATIONARY-DEPRESSION, HIGH INFLATION & HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT (Think 1979-1983) EXCEPT MUCH, MUCH STRONGER. Can you imagine what an inflationary depression is like?
People often misinterpret the meaning of tax advantaged investments. Some are concerned that tax advantaged investments indicate a strategy that is devious or unlawful. What you need to understand is that the only money you will ever have to spend, lose or invest is what the government allows you to keep. Many taxpayers do not realize that they do have a choice as to whether they will pay a small or large amount of income tax. Why pay the IRS investable funds you are allowed to keep?