Over the last several years, index funds have received increased attention from investors and the financial media. Some have even made claims that the increased usage of index funds may be distorting market prices. For many, this argument hinges on the premise that indexing reduces the efficacy … [Read more...] about The Index Bogeyman
I was fortunate to begin my professional career working at MetLife in New York City. The ability to secure a job after graduation was not easy and I was thrilled to be able to go into the city and begin my career. Now I won’t lie, I had visions of Mary Tyler Moore with a fashionable apartment and a … [Read more...] about Sundays and Retirement
Body, Mind & Soul are essential components of our well being. With so much going on in our lives on a daily basis, creating balance can be a struggle. We need to make time to nurture our bodies, minds, and souls and a combination of stretching, brain games and good nutrition can do the … [Read more...] about Body, Mind & Soul
Sometimes you just have to be patient Maureen and I were fortunate enough to be invited to a New Jersey Devils hockey game as they took on the New York Islanders. Our good friends Jeanne and John have excellent seats at the Prudential Center, and we were excited to see this fast-paced game in … [Read more...] about When will a Hockey Goal be scored?
Investment fads are nothing new. When selecting strategies for their portfolios, investors are often tempted to seek out the latest and greatest investment opportunities. Over the years, these approaches have sought to capitalize on developments such as the perceived relative strength of … [Read more...] about Déjà Vu All Over Again
When I was younger, sleep was not my highest priority. I remember when I would barely get three hours of sleep, and still be able to function for the day. Or be able to sleep for ten hours straight without a care in the world. As I have gotten older, sleep can be difficult. Getting to sleep is … [Read more...] about Sleep is Underrated