Category: federal reserve

  • The scary facts about your money and how it is taxed that you don’t really want to know.

    The scary facts about your money and how it is taxed that you don’t really want to know.

    In 1773, the colonists dumped British Tea in to the Boston Harbor because of the taxation that was coming from the British empire. This act by the colonists was one of the first steps to the American Revolution and ultimately American Independence from the monarchy. Fast forward to today. ┬áNow who are the ones who…

  • How the middle class is getting screwed and 10 things you can do to stop it.

    How the middle class is getting screwed and 10 things you can do to stop it.

    It doesn’t take a math wizard for you to look at your checking account and know that your dollars aren’t going as far as they used to. And the current administration is telling you that things are better economically and you know this just isn’t true. The real problem though is the middle class that…

  • This is a huge advantage that you don’t even know you have.

    This is a huge advantage that you don’t even know you have.

    This morning I read one of the headlines on a popular financial account that I follow on twitter. It said this: Around 1.4 million Britons could lose a fifth of their disposable income if mortgage rates stay at current levels according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. The reason this jumped out at me is…

  • How much money do I need today versus 2021?

    How much money do I need today versus 2021?

    As everyone knows we are in a battle with inflation and it is eating your purchasing power away every single day. Although the Fed says that inflation has come down to its lowest rate in the last two years. We all know that this number is not representative of what is real in the economy.…

  • This is why inflation is going to persist and will continue to erode your purchasing power.

    This is why inflation is going to persist and will continue to erode your purchasing power.

    As of me writing this post this morning we are awaiting the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for May 2023 to be released. What is CPI? It is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Indexes are available for the U.S.…

  • 5 Key Reasons Why Price Stability Matters: The Importance of Low Inflation for a Strong Economy”

    5 Key Reasons Why Price Stability Matters: The Importance of Low Inflation for a Strong Economy”

    Price stability and low inflation are crucial for a healthy and stable economy. Overall, high inflation can have detrimental effects on the economy, including reduced purchasing power, increased uncertainty, income redistribution issues, disrupted investment and savings patterns, challenges in international competitiveness, and policy difficulties for central banks. It is important for policymakers to address inflationary…

  • The fast rising Interest Rates explained.

    The fast rising Interest Rates explained.

    Unless you are living under a rock, then you know that the current overall economy isn’t doing that well. No matter the spin coming from the White House and its aligned corporate media telling you other wise, here is the truth. Three things are impacting the economy. Well, four if you count the overall incompetence…

  • More bad news for your hard earned money!

    More bad news for your hard earned money!

    I don’t want you to think I am an expert on this subject. However, I do follow it enough that I understand what is going on and what the consequences are if the US Dollar is no longer the worlds reserve currency. Earlier this week Russia and it looks like Saudi Arabia will soon follow.…

  • Deep Dive into what is killing your purchasing power.

    Deep Dive into what is killing your purchasing power.

    I am not an economist, but I can do basic math and my guess is you can too. The reality we all face right now is inflation is eating more of your money on a daily basis. That is why it is more important than ever before to invest money in assets that benefit from…

  • The real reason interest rates are at all time highs

    The real reason interest rates are at all time highs

    A few years ago I made it my mission to better understand how the financial markets work and the economy as whole work. The reason I care about this and you should care about this, is because it impacts our everyday lives in the things we spend our money on. And more importantly are investing,…

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