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Category Archives: Finance
For years I have thought that one thing we needed to include amongst our preps is a good homeowners insurance policy on our property. As a result, I have always had good homeowner’s from The California State Automobile Club. Now over the years I have had a few minor claims but nothing major, until last Wednesday.
We were home in the afternoon and my wife had a load of washing running in the kitchen. All of a sudden, I heard her yell the washing machine is leaking. I ran in and found the kitchen floor to be almost an inch deep in water. …Read More...
Buying and selling silver and gold is always a problem, there are many people who will take advantage of you if they have the opportunity. For this reason, I would be very careful where I purchased my precious metals. My first rule would be never buying any of Ebay. Personally, I would recommend junk silver
Junk silver generally refers to pre-1965 circulated silver dimes, quarters, and half-dollars that are comprised of 90% silver and 10% copper. Major coin dealers generally sell these in $1,000 bags. The $1,000 reflects the face value of the coins (i.e., the legal tender value of the coins). …Read More...
This morning I have been watching the problems with the New York Stock Exchange, United Airlines and the Wall Street Journal. Computer glitches halt trading on New Your Stock Exchange. Now I don’t know the source of the problems, but it is enough to make you wonder. So far, both the government and the stock exchange have stated that it does not appear to be cyber breach, but is a computer malfunction.
Looking at the situation from that of an outsider, I am amazed that a simple computer malfunction or technical error can bring down an institution of this size. …Read More...