Interesting Stuff on the Web
Saving Money Won’t Make You Rich/Think Save Retire Steve wrote about “Saving money has little to do with getting rich. It’s true. The act of saving money won’t, in and of itself, make anyone rich.”
low Inflation is no mystery/outside the box By Brian S. Wesbury, and Robert Stein. “When is a mystery not a mystery? When Janet Yellen is puzzling over a lack of inflation, that’s when. So say Brian Wesbury, chief economist, and Robert Stein, deputy chief economist of First Trust, in today’s Outside the Box. The bottom line: QE didn’t work, and Janet knew it was unlikely to work, from the start”.
Top 100 Dividend Stocks by Norm Rothery at MoneySense. “We awarded grades based on hard data, starting with dividend yield. Stocks with generous yields get better grades. We also like stocks that have boosted their dividends over the last five years. Both of these important metrics are shown in separate columns”.
10 Places Where You Can Retire For $200K MoneyWise. “How much does it actually cost to retire in North America? Experts say a couple needs to have $275,000 to $1,025,000 saved to retire comfortably at age 65″.
Global Retirement Reality/John Mauldin “Lately I have focused on the trend in US public pension funds, many of which are woefully underfunded and will never be able to pay workers the promised benefits, at least without dumping a huge and unwelcome bill on taxpayers. And since taxpayers are generally voters, it’s not at all clear they will pay that bill.”
3 Things You Should Think About Before Selling a Business/Financially Alert “There are many reasons to sell a business. For many, it may be that the current owner seeks a change of pace or a new opportunity, or maybe it is a financially beneficial move on the part of the owner. Maybe the owner is retiring, the number one reason to sell according to IBBA Market Pulse.”