A couple of summers ago, my family was vacationing in Woodloch Springs in Hawley, Pennsylvania. It happened to be a particularly hot stretch of summer weather. It was stifling and they had to bring out cold cloths to the golfers to prevent them from being overwhelmed by the heat. This allowed me … [Read more...] about Will Fed Raise Interest Rates? Don’t Follow the Doomed Frogs
What can the Wizard of Oz teach us about investing? The Wizard of Oz is one of the most well-known films of all times. I grew watching this iconic movie once a year on television which was a much-anticipated event for the entire family. This movie has it all: singing, munchkins and flying … [Read more...] about What can the Wizard of Oz teach us about Investing?
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
Don’t fall in love with individual companies that you partially own through the ownership of their stock shares. This concept is difficult for many investors as they exalt the benefits of a particular company’s product or service that they provide. For example, they may discuss how a retailer is … [Read more...] about Don’t fall in love with individual companies
It’s important to have an investment philosophy just like it’s important to have your own personal philosophy – one you can stick with through time. We at Crimmins Wealth Management have an investment philosophy that we follow. Here it is: We use a highly diversified investment strategy which … [Read more...] about Our Investment Philosophy
Maureen and I were in the Garden State Plaza Mall and we overheard a couple of people in the Nike store discussing how “nothing is made in America anymore”. I'm sure all of us have heard someone discussing the same thought or thought the same thing themselves. Well it turns out it's just not … [Read more...] about America’s Manufacturing “Come Back “