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It Was Just a Matter of Time

Is This the Long-Awaited Market Correction? By Jon Aldrich The S & P 500 is off about 9% from its highs at the beginning of 2022. The Nasdaq 100, comprised of a lot of the high-flying tech stocks that have amassed huge gains the last few years, is off about 14% from the highs. Most…

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The Joys of Travel in the COVID Era


By Jon Aldrich Trey and I both looked at the Flight status board as we were waiting in line behind what seemed like thousands of people ahead of us looking to check in for their Flights home from Cancun. We had just finished a wonderful 8 days over Christmas and New Year’s near Tulum in…

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I-Bonds – Bring on Inflation

Series I Savings Bonds are one of the best investments going right now By Jon Aldrich 7.12%, That is right. There is a way to currently earn 7.12% on one of the safest investments available. You might be saying to yourself, Jon is full of @#$%, because usually when something seems too good to be…

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Is Social Security Doomed?


What does the future hold for Social Security? By Jon Aldrich A couple of weeks ago, the Social Security Board of Trustees issued an alarming press release that the combined trust funds for Social Security and S.S. Disability Income would become depleted in 2034, which was one year earlier than projected last year. Medicare’s main…

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Finally, A Correction?


By Jon Aldrich We have been waiting the last several months for the inevitable stock market correction. Remember, stocks do not just go in a straight-line upwards, although it seems like that has been the case virtually the entire time since we came out of the COVID bottom at the end of March 2020. As…

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Someone Stole My House!


How to Protect Yourself from Home Title (Deed) Theft By Jon Aldrich A retired couple from Long Island, New York went away on an extended vacation only to discover when they arrived back home that someone else was living in their home. No, this wasn’t some squatter taking up residence in their house because they…

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What Can We Expect in the 2nd Half of 2021?

By Jon Aldrich The 1st half of 2021 was a heck of a lot less eventful than the first half of 2020. As we all vividly remember last year with the COVID crash of February and March when the S & P 500 dropped nearly 35% in a month. 2021 by comparison has been a…

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Inflation – Return of the Boogeyman?

by Jon Aldrich For those of you old enough to recall the 1970’s, a couple of things probably come to mind for you. One might be bell bottoms or long lines at the gas pump or maybe even Kojak, but I have a sneaking suspicion that high inflation might be at the foremost of your…

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NFT’s – Non-Fungible Tokens


Let’s look at the latest investment (speculation?) craze By Jon  Aldrich The image above, known as “Everydays, the first 5000 Days”, by the digital-artist who goes by the name “Beeple” recently sold for an unfathomable $69 million on a Christie’s art auction. No, this is not an actual work of art on a canvas, it…

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Summary of the $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan


By Jon Aldrich Last Thursday, President Biden signed into legislation the long awaited COVID Relief package for Americans, named The American Rescue Plan of 2021 (ARP). It provides $1.9 Trillion (with a “T”) to drive economic stimulus and fiscal relief for the millions suffering from the fallout of the ongoing pandemic. Many of you may…

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