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Inflation Adjusted Silver Investment Return Calculator

On this page we present an automatically updating (daily) silver return calculator. Enter any two dates since January 2nd of 1968, and we will compute the annualized and total returns on money invested in silver between those two dates. We also automatically adjust the quoted returns for inflation, … [Read More...]

The DQYDJ Weekender, 7/26/2014

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An Inflation Check for July, 2014

There's a busy economic indicator week on deck - GDP (with revisions) and unemployment being the headliners.  With that said, we want to hit inflation again before those two controversial series make their debuts. More Hints of Inflation We mentioned in a couple articles now that we can sense a … [Read More...]

How Canada’s Real Estate Market is Like Beanie Babies

Remember Beanie Babies?  Those adorable little stuffed (with beans!) animals which set off a crazy toy bubble of epic proportions, right before the ensuing Tickle Me Elmo bubble really took off.  Yep, the 1990s were bullish for toys every bit as much as they were bullish for technology. Around a … [Read More...]

The DQYDJ Weekender, 7/26/2014

Yes, another fun spam comment! of course like your web-site but you need to check the spelling on quite a few of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling problems and I to find it very bothersome to tell the truth then again I will surely come again again. I'm sorry my poor spelling … [Read More...]

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The Four Pillars of Personal Finance

Both my co-writer Cameron and I have recently penned screeds on a worrisome trend we've seen in Personal Finance blogs - the hyperbolic obsession with "Debt Zero".  "Debt Zero" is, of course, the idea that above all else Debt Must Be Paid Down (or … [Read More...]

What is the Net Worth of Members of Congress?

Wish there was a Congressional Net Worth graph somewhere? There is, on this very page! Using data compiled from one of our favorite sites Open Secrets, we took the average United States Congressional Net Worth (that data comes as a range, so the … [Read More...]