Are you interested in taking a vacation? Here are three different articles with interesting options on how to spend your free time: Greece has always been on the top list of places to travel. Island hopping in Greece – Loup Charmant’s founder, Kee Edwards, takes us through the Greek islands … [Read more...] about Options for your Next Vacation
Recently our office has moved into the new age. Not new technologies mind you. We have purchased standing desks for all of us. The standing computer desk size is small. It fits our computer laptop and a pad, but not much else. When I first started working at Chase Manhattan Bank in the mid … [Read more...] about De-Cluttered Office Desks
The first decade of the 21st century, and the second one that’s drawing to a close, have reinforced for investors some timeless market lessons: Returns can vary sharply from one period to another. Holding a broadly diversified portfolio can help smooth out the swings. And focusing on known drivers … [Read more...] about A Tale of Two Decades: Lessons for Long‑Term Investors
Many years ago when my daughters first went to school, I worried about whether or not they would find a friend. The benefits of having someone who you can count on during the long school day was important and I completely understood the dynamics of the classroom. A buddy would definitely be an … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Friendships
I came to America as an 8-year old refugee from the Vietnam War, along with my five brothers, my parents, and my grandmother. My parents were broken in spirit, but still retained enough pride to refuse food stamps and welfare assistance from our new homeland. They reminded us often that we have the … [Read more...] about Asian Philosophy and Retirement Planning
Maureen and I were big fans of the hit TV show “Downton Abbey”. Now the series has recently hit the big screen with a featured film. This British drama series follows the lives of the Crawley family and its servants in the family's Edwardian country house. The series begins with the 1912 sinking … [Read more...] about Downton Abbey – What is your part to play?