Cold-Calling at a Boiler Room

My first job after college was at a boiler room in Detroit. Yes, like the movie Boiler Room we would sit in a cubicles and call to try to sell financial and insurance products. There are many financial firms that recruit heavily out of college and get many young people to work for them, by…

Digital Currency

Governments always want more power and control. This shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. They also; along with the bankers want more control of the nations and citizens money. As of 2020 China has been experimenting with a Digital Yuan. As of now, American companies in China are accepting it. Including Starbucks and McDonalds. There…

Financial Advisor Exposes Mutual Funds

What is a mutual fund? A mutual fund is basically a group or securities either stocks and/or bonds that are managed by a fund company that has managers assigned specifically to that fund that buy and sell securities within it.  These managers may be analysts and have a CFA designation.  The fund managers try to…

Is Silver a Good Investment

Silver and gold have obsessive followers and fans.  But are they for the right reasons? I see these stackers on YouTube and on blogs. Which I guess means silver collecting and I hope they consider it a collection.  Like baseball cards, or old movies and video games. A lot of people buy as a hobby…