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Review: Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty studies and examines the only controversial question in economics: the distribution of income and wealth. It studies distribution between capital and labor, among wage earners, among capital owners, between countries and over several hundred years. Few authors of economics books more than 500 pages with […]

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Review: “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt” by Michael Lewis

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Michael Lewis is back with another book on Wall Street just four years after The Big Short, his last book on the abuses of Wall Street. Flash Boys tells the story of new abuses and how and why the old stock market has disappeared. Back in 2002 eighty-five percent of stock trades traded on the […]

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Equity Release: The Pros and Cons

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More and more people are finding that their retirement funds are not enough to see them through. Others who are approaching retirement are feeling the financial pressure to continue working. In order to provide a solution, an increasing number of individuals are turning to equity release. Equity release is a means of borrowing against the […]

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Six Places to Turn for Investment Advice

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You’re a motivated, goal-oriented person who believes all the experts when they claim that wise investments are a key to a secure future. However, when you think about investing or adjusting the portfolio you already have, the prospect might send chills down your spine. There are many places where you can go for sound insight […]

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Should You Pay Debt or Should You Invest?

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This guest post is from Blair Thomas. Finding the right path financially to put yourself on the path out of debt and towards your long-term financial goals can be difficult. When you compare paying off debt against investing towards your future there are attractive merits to both approaches. Being debt free means you no longer […]

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5 Ways to Make Money via the Currency Market

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The foreign exchange market is a very lucrative business. There is a daily turnover close to $4 trillion. That figure is astronomical and there is a large amount of liquidity around meaning it is only a matter of time before you can grab a piece of the pie. However, forex trading is not the only […]

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Want to Retire? Automate Your Investments – Today

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If you’re under the age of 40, then retirement might seem like that far-distant place you hope to maybe get to one day, if you can save enough money or you win the lottery. So it’s certainly easy to put off any decisions about saving for retirement, especially if you’ve got other short-term, pressing financial […]

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