By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher. What is the benefit for taking the time to envision and plan for the future you desire? That is what each prospect consciously or subconsciously thinks about before … [Read more...] about Securing Your Dignity in Retirement
Initial public offerings (IPOs) often attract initial public interest—especially when familiar brands become broadly available to investors for the first time. In recent months, investors have had the opportunity to buy shares of ride‑hailing networks Uber and Lyft, workplace productivity … [Read more...] about IPOs: Profiles Are High. What About Returns?
They say that knowledge is power. Without knowledge, we cannot be successful in life or truly know what we like or what we're capable of. The world is full of information, however we need to take the information that we receive, process it, and determine if it is useful for our lives. We can … [Read more...] about Knowledge: A look at Collective Knowledge & How it Makes Us Better
The key to successful investing and golfing is determining when risk is necessary to accomplish your goals and when it is not. As I watch the phenomenal professional golfers tend to their craft this summer, I thought of the similarities that risk has in both pursuits. Watching the different … [Read more...] about Golfing and Investing: Risk trade offs
Over the course of a summer, it’s not unusual for the stock market to be a topic of conversation at barbecues or other social gatherings. Occasionally, a neighbor or relative might ask about which investments are good to buy now. The lure of getting in at the right time or avoiding the next … [Read more...] about Timing Isn’t Everything
40 Years ago this week, Newsweek had one of its most infamous headlines: "The Death of Equities: How inflation is destroying the stock market". This was the cover headline August 13, 1979. The financial media and media in general are always trying to project fear into investors and this … [Read more...] about The Death of Equities – Re-visited