Buffett's Investment in Goldman Sachs

It's been a year since the market bottomed and the financial crisis presumably peaked.

There has been enough time for noted financial journalists such as Roger Lowenstein and Michael Lewis to write soon to be released books on the crisis.

Why You Should Care About Predictive Medicine and Anti-Aging Science

Much of my professional background has been focused around the healthcare industry and I find the fields of...

What happens if the The Dollar is abandoned and new currency issued?

An interesting question and a rather extreme scenario I suppose.

As you indicate, the currency can suffer quite a bit of damage through either inflation or deflation.

I am not sure, however, how the contractual obligations would be affected in an insurance or annuity contract if the currency were replaced. 

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Raising the Social Security Retirement Age

In a recent interview, U.S. House Minority Leader John Boehner suggests that raising the Social Security retirement age to 70 will help avoid a collapse in the entitlement system.