How can an extra 1% lead to building wealth over time?

A great New Years resolution. Instead of drastically changing your budget, pledge to increase your retirement contributions by 1% each year. This painless strategy will have enormous effects on your wealth over a decade. http://blogs.wsj.com/experts/2013/12/17/what-a-difference-a-percentage-makes/

Three reasons investors should listen to Pope Francis

  Inequality, corruption, and incompetent regulation are awful ingredients for a healthy economy. While partisan hacks have criticized the Pope for being a commie, they know not what they do. Pope Francis is trying to save capitalism from itself.   We have tremendous inequality in our country. This Gatsby chart http://wpmedia.o.canada.com/2013/08/gatsbycurve.jpg shows how socially immobile we…