Scammed: What you didn’t know about Voltaire

Voltaire was a famous French historian, philosopher and scam artist. Yep. In the early 1700s, the well-known enlightenment thinker played the French government for a huge sum of money which...

In Gold We Trust (But Should we?)

People are running for cover. Increasing stock market volatility (serious swings in stock prices) seems to be sending investors to gold. The precious metal has risen quite a bit since...

What Makes Debt So…Sustainable?

Greece is just one of many countries in deep debt. 175% of gross domestic product, to be exact. Think about all the goods and services that Greece -...

How to Choose Between a Fixed or Variable Rate

Have you ever wondered which one is better: a fixed or variable rate? You might think that a variable interest rate is the best option always, given that...

Fed Leaves Training Wheels on…For Now

If you've ever learnt to ride a bike, you probably did so with the help of training wheels. You wheeled around the block, little legs pumping away,...

10 Favorite Books of Millionaire Investors

Warren Buffet, one of the richest men in the world, credits his enormous success to reading. In fact, many wealthy people spend a substantial amount of their time...