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US Debt and the Future for Interest Rates

Many investment professionals believe interest rates on US Government debt are too low given the current budget deficit and the future fiscal drain of Medicare and Social Security as presently constituted and the risks these problems present relative to our … Continue reading

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ANNUITIES

Why Annuities are the “Wizard of Oz” of Investments In these times of low-interest rates, many investors are tempted by purported “guaranteed” rates of return offered on some annuity products.  As annuities can be the “Wizard of Oz” of investments—“Look … Continue reading

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