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10 Aug 2017 No Comments

Four Things I’ve Learned About the Finances of a Surviving Spouse

Having worked in the financial field for more than more 20 years, I had some knowledge of what to do when a person dies. The passing of my father-in-law earlier […]

10 Aug 2017 No Comments

The Richest Person in Every U.S. State in 2017

The massive empires of business tycoons like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Jeff Bezos are continually topics of discussion throughout the world, but much less attention finds its way towards […]

26 Jun 2017 No Comments

How Apple’s iPhone changed the world: 10 years in 10 charts

Apple’s first iPhone was released 10 years ago this week — on June 29, 2007. While it wasn’t the first smartphone, it leapfrogged far beyond the competition and launched the […]

26 Jun 2017 No Comments

Animated Map: The 20 Most Populous Cities in the World by 2100

If you look at a modern map of the world’s most populous cities, you’ll notice that they are quite evenly distributed around the globe. Metropolises like Moscow, New York, Tokyo, […]

2 Jun 2017 No Comments

Chart: Where is Global Growth Happening?

According to forecasts from earlier this year by the World Bank, the global economy is expected to average a Real GDP growth rate of 2.8% between 2017-2019. But where will […]

2 Jun 2017 No Comments

$20 Trillion of U.S. Debt Visualized Using Stacks of $100 Bills

For most people, our experiences in everyday life are with using lower numbers like one, two, or ten. We not only comprehend what it means to buy five apples, but […]

12 May 2017 No Comments

Chart: Here’s How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions

Please see (the chart of the week here)… Published By: Visual Capital  

24 Apr 2017 No Comments

When ‘Enough’ Doesn’t Have to Mean ‘More’

In retirement, a writer’s life, once filled with competition, gives way to contentment. Robbie Schell wrote this article reflecting on retirement and the mind set needed to succeed at it. […]

24 Apr 2017 No Comments

2nd Quarter 2017 IWM Insights Newsletter

2nd Quarter 2017 IWM Insights Newsletter (click here)…

3 Apr 2017 No Comments

The U.S. Spends More Public Money on Healthcare Than Sweden or Canada

The underlying challenges in fixing U.S. healthcare may be multi-faceted and complex, but the overall diagnosis is clear: costs are out of control. According to a 2015 health report using […]