Maureen and I were lucky enough to recently visit the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica. It was our second visit to the tropical island and we enjoyed the beautiful landscape and friendly Jamaicans. One of the excursions that we enjoyed was visiting the Mayfield Falls which requires a treacherous … [Read more...] about Forced to have Patience – Maybe a Cure for Investors!
Only Focus on Things that Matter - Robin Powell and Financial Journalist Carl Richards We have added a new category to our blog posts - Videos. Our first video is a reminder to focus on the intersection of both the things that matter AND the things that you can control. Carl Richards helps … [Read more...] about Video: Only Focus on Things that Matter
“Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something.” Winnie the Pooh One of my favorite pastimes is going to the movies and no one likes a children’s movie more than I do. I’m not sure if this fact is worth disclosing, but I believe some of the best life lessons are learned from … [Read more...] about Lessons from a Bear
After a period of relative unusual calm in the markets, in recent days the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors. Last year US stock markets experienced the least volatile year on record, hitting new highs seemingly every day. However, from … [Read more...] about Recent Market Volatility
Sometimes even the best of ideas are only good in theory because they are impossible to implement in practice. This holds true to the financial world as well. Academic financial research generates hundreds of research papers each year highlighting potential ways for investors to get a … [Read more...] about Using research to time markets – Belling the Cat
Independence Day is the celebration of our country’s birthday! Our Declaration of Independence was a historical moment and one that is cherished and celebrated with picnics, barbeques, fireworks, hot dogs and apple pie! It is a great day to wear red, white and blue and to proudly wave the American … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day!