This blog has tried to get our readers to focus on the incredible improvements occurring globally to counter-balance the never-ending negative reporting. This negative reporting aligns with our basic human instincts to seek negative stories. Last year, a book was published by Ronald Bailey and … [Read more...] about Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know
Scammers are targeting seniors at a rate higher than ever before. From targeting them online to the telephone and even in person. Yes in person! These individuals prey on seniors by being kind and helpful and are very good at gaining their trust. They also will take an approach that time is of the … [Read more...] about Elder Scams: What to Look Out For
It’s easy to view the stories of market speculation that have dominated the news recently as cautionary tales for individual investors. But we can also look at the current moment as an opportunity to welcome a new group of investors to the market: those who have been drawn in by all the high-stakes … [Read more...] about Think Investing Is a Game? Stop.
The financial news focuses on stock market volatility and where the market is heading. No one can predict where it will go. The best way to invest is to stay in the market - buy and hold. And, of course, to continue to invest on a regular basis. Don't focus on the noise of the financial media. … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Is the Financial Media a Help or a Hindrance
A father said to his daughter “You have graduated with honors, here is a car I bought many years ago. It is pretty old now. But before I give it to you, take it to the used car lot downtown and tell them I want to sell it and see how much they offer you for it." The daughter went to the used car … [Read more...] about Message for All the Recent College Graduates…and All of Us!
I was at the mall (yes - I am trying to help the stores) and passed by a bulletin board with the following header “NEVER RETIRE”. This caught my attention as the prospect of never retiring is not one that is commonly stated, especially as much of our concern is retirement planning. However, when you … [Read more...] about Never Retire…Keep Moving!