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reviewed Debt. June 11, 2012
Debt
(Warning: What you're about to hear will change your world and concept of money. Do not embark on the videos if you choose NOT to know what is at stake!)      The topic reviewed …
reviewed USAA Insurance. March 02, 2012
USAA
Thieves, liars, bureaucrats, and uncaring bean counters. A customer for 15 years we even financed our cars through the company. In January 2012, a 17 year old pulled out into a 55mph road dead in front …
posted a Quick Tip about U.S. Dollar (USD). April 29, 2011
U.S. Dollar (USD)
Since my last quick tip on Nov 10, almost 6 months ago, the US$ has & is still heading further south. I'm expecting to go another 10% at the least before it stabilizes. The worst scenario? Quite …
posted a Quick Tip about Inflation. April 27, 2011
Inflation
Interestingly, the only way to beat inflation is to spend those worthless money if you still have any of them left! Otherwise, be prepared for devaluation (if it's not already in progress!)!
reviewed Inflation. March 31, 2011
Inflation
"Inflation is going to be serious".  That is the sobering assessment offered by Wal-Mart US CEO Bill Simon during a recent meeting with the editorial board of USA Today. We have already …
reviewed Renminbi, RMB (CNY). November 17, 2010
Renminbi, RMB (CNY)
The RMB is China's official currency. RMB stands for Renminbi (人民币) aka people's currency. Yuan is the unit (not $) and is denominated as ¥ somewhat similar to the Japanese yen. Yet, …
reviewed Hong Kong Dollar (HKD). November 17, 2010
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
Hong Kong was a special entity for a 100 year. Until July 1, 1997, it was leased to the British. The Chinese lost it during the Opium Wars. If we were to discuss that, it'd be a very long review. …
posted a Quick Tip about Hong Kong Dollar (HKD). November 12, 2010
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
As with US$, one of the worse performers. So why do I rate is more favorably than the US$? Because of its potential and future. Right now, there is an opportunity in this currency which you might or might …
posted a Quick Tip about Renminbi, RMB (CNY). November 12, 2010
Renminbi, RMB (CNY)
Despite that it's not a floating currency (yet), it is one of the best performing currencies in the world. Having said that, watch for the ascent of RMB when it is eventually being floated in the …
reviewed Australian Dollar (AUD). November 12, 2010
Australian Dollar (AUD)
Is Australia Asian or Western? Good question, isn't it? Ahem, I've no idea either. But, Australia begins to prosper when it proclaims some years back as being in the Asia part of the continent. …
posted a Quick Tip about Japanese Yen (JPY). November 11, 2010
Japanese Yen (JPY)
One of the easiest gateways to be a millionaire! If you're rich, you can even be a billionaire!
reviewed Japanese Yen (JPY). November 11, 2010
Japanese Yen (JPY)
+4 is probably the highest ranking I'm going to give to any foreign currencies. Japanese Yen (JPY) is at the forefront of these ratings. It is not because I made a lot of money from investing or speculating …
posted a Quick Tip about Australian Dollar (AUD). November 11, 2010
Australian Dollar (AUD)
One of the best performing foreign currencies in the world of floating currencies. AUD is now on par with the US$ and is extremely popular with traders. Not only does it have a high interest rate, the …
posted a Quick Tip about Japanese Yen (JPY). November 10, 2010
Japanese Yen (JPY)
I've a lot more confident in the Yen than many any other Asian currencies. For 20 years that I've been traveling to this country, the Yen do fluctuates, but within a reasonable band. A country with a …
reviewed U.S. Dollar (USD). November 09, 2010
U.S. Dollar (USD)
The sight is ugly. It has been dropping and dropping slowly over the years and speeding up the last few months while Gold has been doing the reverse. This is not an expert opinion since I'm not working …
posted a Quick Tip about U.S. Dollar (USD). November 09, 2010
U.S. Dollar (USD)
Unfortunately and sad for me to say this but the USD is going down the drain... It is diminishing every day in $ terms and if one keeps this as part of his/her savings, it is certainly buying less and …
reviewed QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2). November 06, 2010
QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2)
When it comes to innovation, America is a winner. Big time!    When it comes to solving problems, America is a loser. Long Term!      Wall Street, the Feds, the U.S. …
posted a Quick Tip about QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2). November 06, 2010
QE 2 (Quantitative Easing Round 2)
Episode 2 of another nightmare some 2 years ago. 600 billions to the financial market? Whatever for? Been reported all over Asia as America's means of exporting inflation which is counterproductive. …
reviewed Inflation. November 06, 2010
Inflation
Inflation, a dirty word for politicians and economists. Yet, it's on almost everyone's mind these days, including some distant villagers in China.       There have been …
posted a Quick Tip about I Will Teach You To Be Rich. June 30, 2010
I Will Teach You To Be Rich
I am rich now!
reviewed I Will Teach You To Be Rich. June 26, 2010
I Will Teach You To Be Rich
I stumbled upon this book at the bookstore and was immediately drawn in by the title.  Who doesn't want to be rich?  The cover touts itself as a six week program and that is exactly what …
Fool's Gold: The Inside Story of J.P. Morgan and
I've now read no fewer than seven excellent books detailing the financial atrocities of 2007-9. Each takes a different spin.     British broker Philip Augar covers the historical perspective; …
reviewed Inflation. May 09, 2010
Inflation
Taxation has a lot of names.  It can be called a Tariff, Licensing Expense, Fee, Government Surcharge and more.  Whether you are buying a fishing license or licensing a business, you are paying …
reviewed USAA Insurance. November 14, 2009
USAA
2 yrs ago, I set up auto bill pay, and then went on tour for 2 months. When I got back, I opened a letter saying my ins was canceled due to non payment. USAA even admitted that it was their fault that …
posted a Quick Tip about Wachovia. October 16, 2009
Wachovia
Should be called Walk-All-Over-You on account of all the hidden surcharges they throw at you.
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