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
One of the most insightful comments that I ever received came during one of the most difficult times in my life. My Aunt Pat was the one to deliver these insightful comments. My Dad had just died of pancreatic cancer days before and my aunt came to comfort her sister - my Mom. During one of the … [Read more...] about Is Extending Your Life Worth It?
Every time I bring up Social Security estimated payments for the first time with either prospects or clients, the response is always the same: I am to receive “X” amount if there is any money left. It is a common fear that Social Security will not be solvent when you hit the magical age of … [Read more...] about Social Security – Real Facts
As investors ring in the new year, some may see the occasional headline about the “January Indicator” or “January Barometer.” This theory suggests that the price movement of the S&P 500 during the month of January may signal whether that index will rise or fall during the remainder of the … [Read more...] about As Goes January, So Goes the Year?
As much as I value the unfettered access to information the internet provides, we all recognize the potential harm that too much information can cause. Take, for example, my friend who was experiencing some troubling medical symptoms. Typing her symptoms into a search engine led to an evening of … [Read more...] about Here’s the Prescription
We are going to have a new format occasionally on this educational site. It will feature articles that we have found interesting, useful and sometimes funny. Hopefully, you will find these articles enjoyable. Just click on the title to launch the article. 1) As we are approaching a new … [Read more...] about Interesting Articles