Maureen and I were late to the game with the hit TV show “Downton Abbey” This British drama series follows the lives of the Crawley family and its servants in the family's Edwardian country house. The series begins with the 1912 sinking of the Titanic, which leaves Downton Abbey's future in … [Read more...] about What is your part to play?
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Have you done all the planning and believe your retirement is all accounted for financially? Well that is a good start. But have you taken the time to plan how the changes will affect you psychologically when you transition into retirement? Most major life-changing events involve an ongoing … [Read more...] about Are you Psychologically Prepared for Retirement?
Attached is an article written by David A. Levine for the New York Times in February. In the article he discusses how most investors should have most of their money invested in stocks. What makes this more compelling is that he is a self-confessed "bond guy" or someone who has believed in the … [Read more...] about How much of Your Nest to Put into Stocks? All of it.
Who do you listen to when you are trying to determine what you should do with your money? It is a powerful question and the answer to the question will likely determine how well you will do financially. Do you listen to the talking heads on television such as Jim Cramer? Do you watch one of the … [Read more...] about To Whom do you Listen to for Advice?
I have season tickets to the New York Jets. Yes I know, an average year so far. But this post is not about the patience that is required to be both an investor as well as a Jet fan, but rather deals with the pregame entertainment that goes on at the beginning of every Jet home game, both in the … [Read more...] about 6 Keys to Investor Success – Now and Forever
The new movie from Pixar “Inside Out” is a wonderful film for all ages. The story line focuses on the many emotions that play a part in one’s life. The story focuses on the turmoil of growing up for 11 year old Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San … [Read more...] about “Inside Out” and Your Emotional Investing