Growing up in the tri-state area is beneficial for many reasons and one in particular is the ability to attend the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been around for over eighty years and I have been fortunate to have attended several times in my … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving 2022
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I have been getting this type of question lately.... It feels like everything is down this year! What's going on and what do I do? It’s rare to see a quarter where both stocks and bonds are down at the same time. From March 1979 - March 2022 only 8% of quarters have experienced negative returns … [Read more...] about It feels like everything is down this year! What’s going on and what do I do?
Keep Calm and Carry On is a catchphrase that originally appeared on a World War II-era British public safety poster. After one of the original posters was recovered and placed in a British bookshop in 2000, the inspirational message was shared online, sparking a series of images centered around the … [Read more...] about Keep Calm and Carry On
I wrote this article for the Bergen County magazine "Autumn Years" concerning a topic that has gotten more attention lately. Autumn Years is a quarterly regional magazine whose mission is to inspire and inform members of the sixty-plus generation. The topic is the Reverse Mortgage. If you’re 62 … [Read more...] about Considering a Reverse Mortgage?
Working out has never been my favorite pastime. But like most of us, I find that it is a necessity. There are many who do not like going to a gym, including me. However, it can help me get motivated when I work-out with others who are enduring the same activity. Therefore, I joined a gym. Not … [Read more...] about Training and Planning for Your Future
Volatile markets can be stressful for investors. But volatility also can be viewed in a more positive light. Price changes show that markets are working as they quickly incorporate new information into stock prices. A sound investment philosophy can guide behavior during periods of uncertainty, just … [Read more...] about Perspectives on Market Volatility