Tag: Stock Market

February 19, 2015 No comments exist

How Are Your Investments Seeded? The Spring daffodils poking their heads up is a clear sign the college basketball season is beginning to wind down and the celebrated NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament often nicknamed “March Madness” is right around the corner. People all over the country will be scrambling to fill out their…

December 19, 2014 No comments exist

Out With the Old, In With the New: Themes For 2015 The question I’m most often asked at the beginning of each year is, “Where do you seen the Dow Jones Industrial Average heading this year?”   The new year always brings wild predictions from “experts” who have allegedly figured out what this market is going…

May 1, 2013 No comments exist

Two Beers, One Napkin and a 401(k)   What would you do if you found out your investment was earning 1% a year? Would you review your investment and make some changes or would you take a “wait-and-see” position?   The reality is that lots of good folks are sitting idly while their retirement plans…

August 1, 2012 No comments exist

Psst! Want to lose a lot of money? While there are no foolproof ways to accurately predict the market, there are several foolish ways in which investors can successfully subvert their portfolios and reap big losses. Here are several examples of how unknowing investors can unwittingly sabotage an investment portfolio. Neglect the Driving Force Behind…

July 19, 2012 No comments exist

  Benefits of Position Sizing The recent financial markets have been tough, to say the least. Some things that worked the first part of the year stopped working weeks later. Other segments of the market have experienced tough sledding for a year or longer. In summary, it has been hard to gain any traction with…

July 1, 2012 No comments exist

There is an old saying that children don’t come with instructions. Instead, we rely on the wisdom and knowledge we’ve gleaned over the years to teach our children what they need to create a happy and fulfilling life. So where does that wisdom come from? It comes from years of personal experiences and the experiences…