Gold: Three Positive Opportunities

Wall Street typically enjoys belittling gold and gold mining stocks and thus the market can often be full of negative headlines. However, there are three positive processes currently occurring in the gold market that can demonstrate how things will begin to look up for gold. First: Central Bank buying In 2014, central banks bought 477.2 … Continue reading Gold: Three Positive Opportunities

Knowing Your Future You: Applying Behavioral Science to Improve Retirement Plans

Mainstream news and magazine articles make it very clear that most Americans are not saving enough for their retirement. Though there are countless lists and step-by-step how to save for retirement plans circulating through the internet abyss, a more thoughtful approach should be taken to consider why this is happening. A recent article by Mercer … Continue reading Knowing Your Future You: Applying Behavioral Science to Improve Retirement Plans

Highlights of Recent GFMS 2014 Gold Report

The Gold Fields Mineral Services (GFMS) 2014 Update 2 report is out, and people are talking. While the 42-page report can be accessed through the Reuter’s website, here are some highlights, figures and number you might be interested to know. Has India overtaken China as the World’s No. 1 Gold Consumer? The GFMS 2014 gold … Continue reading Highlights of Recent GFMS 2014 Gold Report

The Best Investment Strategy: Dollar-Cost Averaging

Investing brings about different images in peoples minds. For many, they envision active traders checking numbers, grabbing gains, and hopping on the latest, rising trend. But studies reveal that active “traders” rarely beat the market and that it’s mathematically impossible for the average investor to have above average returns. We usually find what we search … Continue reading The Best Investment Strategy: Dollar-Cost Averaging

Millennials: Passionate about Charitable Giving

Millennials are mission-minded people. Though they are typically accused by other generations of being self-consumed, results from the 2014 Millennial Impact Report show that 87 percent of millennials had donated money to a noprofit in 2013. And the majority of those millennials donated gifts larger than $100.  “A lot has been said about millennials and … Continue reading Millennials: Passionate about Charitable Giving