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The World is Changing For the Better & Why It Matters To You

The World is Changing For the Better & Why It Matters To You

I wanted to draw your attention to a few graphs, all of which come from OurWorldInData.org via this article, “The short history of global living conditions and why it matters that we know it” by Max Roser. I have a simple question for you at the end. Question to Ponder: Despite “what we think we know” about the world, these are the prevailing trends. For me, this begs the question – “If these are the trends, what do you think…

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You have to think really hard to be pessimistic right now

You have to think really hard to be pessimistic right now

As I insinuated in my post three weeks ago, the media has a dichotomistic (made that word up) way of looking at the market. We’re either nowhere near the top or it’s all going to hell in a handbasket. The middle ground is pretty much nonexistent because it doesn’t sell advertising. So, each day, they choose one of two templates – pander to fear or cater to greed. Given the typical information diet of retirees, making smart financial decisions during the media’s…

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