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Money and Marriage: Four Tips for Successful ‘Matrimoney’

It’s a fairly well-known fact that money can be one of the biggest sources of strife in a relationship. In fact, according to a survey of professional certified divorce financial analysts, it’s the third leading cause of divorce in North America (behind basic incompatibility and infidelity, respectively). February is among the most popular months to […]

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Average Consumer Expenditure Per Year Proves Americans Are Living The Dream

We know the average spending for American households over the age of 65 is a surprisingly high $45,756 a year or $3,800 a month according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Given the average Social Security benefit is only $17,532 a year, or $1,461 a month, the average retiree likely has a significant amount of […]

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Barrick and Tanzania reach proposal to settle country’s row with Acacia

Canada’s Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX) (NYSE:GOLD) and Tanzania have arrived at a plan to settle disputes between the miner’s 63.9%-owned Acacia Mining (LON:ACA) and the country’s government, which includes a $300 million payment to resolve tax claims in the East African nation. Among the proposals put forward, Barrick offered to create a local operating company in […]

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Merrill Edge Brokerage: Higher Interest Rate Options on Cash Sweep

I recently wrote about combining the Merrill Edge brokerage account with Preferred Rewards can get you higher credit card rewards, free stock trades, and cash bonuses for moving investments over. However, I didn’t say much about the interest rates on their cash sweep. That’s because their cash sweep options are horrible, and I always manually […]

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Illinois Considering "Asset Transfers" To Pensions: Be Afraid

Submitted by Mark Glennon of Wirepoints Governor JB Pritzker’s administration has now made clear it will seriously consider the latest idea to address Illinois’ pension crisis – transferring public assets directly to state pensions. It recently announced the formation of a task force on the subject. At its core, the concept is exceptionally simple. In […]

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Grand Canyon Museum Tourists Exposed For Years To Dangerous Radiation, Whistleblower Admits

For nearly two decades at the Grand Canyon, tourists, employees, and children on tours passed by three paint buckets stored in the National Park’s museum collection building, unaware that they were being exposed to radiation. Federal officials learned last year that three five-gallon buckets stored in the Grand Canyon’s museum building were literally overflowing with highly-radioactive uranium […]

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NYPD Reviews Alleged Threat By Police Commander To Kill 50 Cent 

The New York Police Department is investigating several claims a precinct commander told officers to “shoot” the rapper 50 Cent, The New York Daily News reported Sunday. Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez, who is chief of the city’s 72nd precinct in Brooklyn, allegedly told officers to shoot 50 Cent “on sight” at a police roll-call, otherwise known as a briefing. Curtis […]

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FDA Asks Old People To Stop Infusing Children's Blood To Prevent Aging

The FDA has warned old people to stop infusing plasma from young people in order to slow down the aging process, saying it has “no proven clinical benefit” according to Bloomberg.  In a Tuesday safety alert, the agency suggested that old people getting scammed with $8,000 per liter plasma to treat age-related issues including dementia, Parkinson’s […]

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Should we declare emergency for gold?

Sixteen states sue Trump over border wall emergency. Is it good or bad for the yellow metal? Trump’s national emergency and gold On Friday, President Trump declared a national emergency to obtain funds for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, which was his key promise during a campaign. According to the President’s proclamation : […]

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Wolfden reports drill results at Orvan Brook

Wolfden Resources, headquartered in Thunder Bay, Ont., has the results of diamond drilling at its 100% owned Orvan Brook property near Bathurst. The property is only 15 km from the active Caribou zinc-lead mine. A longitudinal section of the Orvan Brook deposit. (Image: Wolfden Resources) The company drilled 10 holes – four on the West […]