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Have Governments Been Manipulating Gold and Silver Prices>

July 10, 2012
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Have Governments Been Manipulating Gold and Silver Prices>

“Gold may have been manipulated like the London interbank rate or Libor over a long time frame, Ned Naylor-Leyland, investment director at Cheviot,” told CNBC.  “The scandal surrounding the fixing of the Libor has opened markets up to “more scrutiny and more investigation,” Naylor-Leyland said. He expects to see revelations over the next few...

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CT Golden Years: Disabled? Elderly? Got a Plan?

May 30, 2012
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CT Golden Years: Disabled? Elderly? Got a Plan?

The aging of the population brings its own set of medical problems and foremost among these is the increased likelihood of disability due to diseases or other causes. Although care for the elderly and care for the disabled can be distinct disciplines they also can overlap, as was the case with a friend of...

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Ct Boomers: Seniors Tricked Into Buying Precious Metals Investments On Credit

March 28, 2012
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Ct Boomers: Seniors Tricked Into Buying Precious Metals Investments On Credit

The Federal Trade Commission took action to halt a telemarketing operation that allegedly took millions of dollars from senior citizens by conning them into buying precious metals on credit without clearly disclosing significant costs and risks, including the likelihood that consumers would subsequently have to pay more money or lose their investment. According to...

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Long Term Care Insurance: A Gamble For Consumers, A Sure Bet For Agents

March 24, 2012
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Long Term Care Insurance: A Gamble For Consumers, A Sure Bet For Agents

Second of two parts Part One When long term care insurance companies explain why their premiums are so high and why they need rate increases, they give all kinds of economic factors. One they always neglect to mention is the amount of money they pay insurance agents to sell you your policy. On average,...

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