The fear-mongering and outright bs over what a UK exit from the EU would mean, has reached such a level that the pro-EU side is now claiming that if the British leave the EU, they would risk getting cancer. To counter all of the pro-EU propaganda, documentary maker Martin Durkin created Brexit: The Movie, which makes a total […]
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John Oliver exposes the messy world of overblown, & outright wrong health claims.
Investment trends are a lot like tides, generally quite predictable for those who know what to look for. The average person may look out to the sea, and notice ripples and waves, but have no clear idea as to whether the tide is coming in or going out. Waves and tides are predictable when you […]
For over two years now we have been warning that low interest rates were going to have a serious effect on savers. We have also highlighted many times how low interest rates would crush Pension Funds, as these funds need annual returns of 6%-8% to meet their future obligations. We recently published a blog on how […]
While Bernie Sanders reportedly earned just over $200,000 in 2014, Hilary Clinton, Sanders’s main Democratic rival, earned more than $200,000 per speech, in 42 paid speeches she made in that same year (Note: she made 5 other speeches in 2014, but only made between $100,000 – $150,000 per). Most of those speeches were less than an […]
$78 trillion is a massive number, & according to Citigroup, that is the amount of unfunded pension liabilities incurred by the richest 20 countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD). These countries include the US, UK, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Japan, & central Europe, among others. The report also noted that most […]
We are getting many questions from readers on how do we as individuals survive this coming period of incredible change. It used to be that people would work hard, save their money, and then when they retire, they could live off their savings. Today, seniors can no longer simply live off their savings, with record […]
As figures in technology and politics weigh in on the US Federal Bureau of Investigation’s iPhone encryption battle with Apple, the comedian John Oliver has now joined the fray. In his show on Sunday (Mar. 13), Oliver backs the tech company’s resistance to government efforts to compel it to unlock an encrypted iPhone belonging to a […]
While speaking today at SXSW, Obama said he could not comment directly on the Apple-San Bernardino shooter case, but gave these remarks on the larger issue surrounding the FBI’s ongoing fight with Apple about penetrating encryption. While using the usual fear of terrorism as the reason that government needs to be able to hack into […]