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A Tale of Four Decades – 1995 & 2005 – Part 2 of 3

Forty years seem like a long time. This is the 2nd post of a 3-part series covering the last 40 years.    We have discussed many times in various posts that 40 years is generally the starting duration that needs to be planned for when we meet with a couple in their mid-50’s.  If a married couple is […]

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A Tale of Four Decades – 1975 & 1985 – Part 1 of 3

Forty years seem like a long time. As this new year begins, I wanted to look back over the last 40 years as a way of bringing perspective to what was happening around the world during these past four decades and specifically what happened in the stock market. I hope this historical perspective helps investors stay focused on the […]

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Robert Merton Interview – Video

This post is a video post.  The video is an interview with Robert C. Merton who is the School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.  Merton received the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1997 for a new method to determine the value of derivatives.  He […]

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The more famous inventor Thomas Edison in the 1930s.

Lowell Wood – the quiet genius

Last month we had a post on the U.S. being the #1 country for innovation. You can read the post here: Keeping the Edge: US Innovation.  As a follow-up, this post will discuss the most prolific inventor that you likely have never heard of.  His name is Lowell Wood. Last July, Lowell Wood received his […]

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ROW 01 Podcast – Invest Like A Bee

This post is our 1st audio post on the Roots of Wealth channel.  We hope to incorporate this way of communicating more during the years to come.  Push the red play button to hear me read the post about how investors can learn a thing or two from my arch enemy – the bees.  The […]

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To Whom do you Listen to for Advice?

Who do you listen to when you are trying to determine what you should do with your money? It is a powerful question and the answer to the question will likely determine how well you will do financially. Do you listen to the talking heads on television such as Jim Cramer?  Do you watch one […]

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Curious about how markets work?

 Curious about how markets work? This video from our partner – Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) explains how security prices are set and how they change based on the collective knowledge of buyers and sellers.  Armed with this information, investors will better understand how and why markets work. This 3 minute video describes the power of the […]

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Keeping the Edge: U.S. innovation

The presidential election process is upon us.  For the next year all of the candidates vying for the presidency will focus on the current problems that we face here in the United States.  And while there is plenty for the candidates to discuss (such as the rise of international terrorism, the large number of U.S. citizens not […]

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Will Fed Raise Interest Rates? Don’t Follow the Doomed Frogs

A couple of summers ago, my family was vacationing in Woodloch Springs in Hawley, Pennsylvania.  It happened to be a particularly hot stretch of summer weather.  It was stifling and they had to bring out cold cloths to the golfers to prevent them from being overwhelmed by the heat.  This allowed me to have yet another […]

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6 Keys to Investor Success – Now and Forever

I have season tickets to the New York Jets. Yes I know, an average year so far. But this post is not about the patience that is required to be both an investor as well as a Jet fan, but rather deals with the pregame entertainment that goes on at the beginning of every Jet home […]

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