Any handyman knows that you must have the correct tools in order to effectively complete the task at hand. As somebody who is less than handy, I have learned over the last few years how true that statement is. As most people with the same skill set, I only have the basic tools: one hammer, a … [Read more...] about Are you using the right tools?
As we are always relating money to life, this week we have information on a fantastic online class for anyone who wants to learn more about storing and selecting wines from James Suckling, an article about exercising your brain by reading more, and a video from Dimensional that reminds us about the … [Read more...] about Wine Class, Reading Tips & Short Investment Video
A quick online search for “Dow rallies 500 points” yields a cascade of news stories with similar titles, as does a similar search for “Dow drops 500 points.” These types of headlines may make little sense to some investors, given that a “point” for the Dow and what it means to an individual’s … [Read more...] about Getting to the Point of a Point
I will never sell a piece of this company to the public. Philip Knight co-founder and CEO of Nike Inc. says many times throughout his memoir. In his excellent memoir “Shoe Dog”, Phil takes the reader on his lifelong journey of creating one of the largest consumer good companies in the world. He … [Read more...] about Just Do it – Investing in Nike
We have three articles of topical interest this week. The first discusses some tips for assisting Caregivers especially for those dealing with patients with cognitive issues. Then with the news that the U.S. debt just passed $22 trillion, we provide an article discussing how the news of despair … [Read more...] about Caregiver Tips, U.S. debt and Travel
We do not have, never have had, and never will have an opinion about where the stock market, interest rates or business activity will be a year from now. —Warren E. Buffett, the world's most admired, least imitated investor, in his annual letter to shareholders 30 years ago this month, dated … [Read more...] about The Moving Finger Writes: Thirty Years On