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Should I buy gold to protect against a dollar collapse? No, you should not buy gold for fear of a dollar collapse. As the video discusses, this pitch is rubbish. Heck, you probably shouldn’t buy gold aside from coin collections and jewelry for personal use. Many unbiased experts don’t even consider gold an investment. Once…Read More
Introducing the MFT App for mobile devices It wasn’t that long ago one would’ve needed to use a stack of printed statements and a financial calculator to determine the return on an investment. And, to find out how the market or an investment had behaved in the past, a trip to the library for historical…Read More
Lessons from the 2008 financial crisis In September 2008, the brokerage firm Lehman Brothers collapsed due to risky trading in poorly designed securities. This kicked off one of the more dramatic financial crises in American history and what is now referred to as the Great Recession. The 10th anniversary of this event is a natural…Read More
With interest rates low, should I buy dividend paying stocks instead of bonds? No. Dividend-paying stocks are stocks not bonds and cannot be counted on to provide the stability good quality bond holdings have provided. Dividend paying stocks are every bit as risky as the rest of the stock market. Why? Dividend-paying stocks are a minority…Read More
Celebrating 20 years of financial planning excellence In July of 1998, what is now Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC was born. Much has changed in 20 years. Back then, a cell phone was the size of a blackboard eraser and only made phone calls! One could walk all the way to the gate in the airport…Read More
Preparation is key If you have ever attended a closely-matched sporting contest and witnessed a buzzer-beating shot in basketball, an extra inning baseball game, or a shootout in a championship soccer match, it is an experience you are unlikely to forget. In fact, if you take a minute to reflect on it, you will likely…Read More