Owning longer duration bond funds in the current environment is dangerous. History confirms this. In this Letter, I explain an important element of my current strategy for navigating the bond market.
This educational Letter helps investors understand the basics of bonds and places extra focus on explaining why bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.
True Vine Investments is launching its own index to measure junior mining companies focused on industrial metals. It is called the Industrial Minefinder™ Junior Index (IMJI™).
Seeking Alpha interviewed me a few weeks ago about industrial metals. In this True Vine Letter I share an excerpt and a link to the full interview.
This week I launched a subscription service on the Seeking Alpha Marketplace called Industrial Minefinder. This service will focus on providing do-it-yourself individual investors, professional investors, and institutional investors with exceptional investment opportunities from within the industrial mining sector.
In this True Vine Letter, I provide an overview of Social Security Retirement Benefits. This Letter is designed to provide the informed reader with a refresher and the uniformed reader with a general understanding of how the system works so that they can start thinking properly about their benefit(s), if applicable.
This Letter is an extract from my book, The Truth On Investing: From the Darkness of the Crowd to the Light. It includes the first part of chapter 5—Investing with God.
I recently built a database of lower grade, industrial metals focused mining projects with the intention of analyzing them to determine what the necessary ingredients are to produce attractive economic outcomes. This analysis led to some interesting conclusions.
The Retirement Savings Contributions Credit is a nice incentive for saving for retirement for those who qualify.
The Qualified Charitable Distribution presents a unique tax saving strategy that many retired and charitably-inclined Americans can take advantage of.