November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018

The Markets It was a turkey of a week. The United States and China continued to spar over trade and other issues. An expert from Moody’s told Frank Tang of the South China Morning Post (SCMP) the United States-China dispute will not be easily resolved: “Look at the...
November 19, 2018

November 19, 2018

The Markets Keep your eyes on the horizon. Motion sickness happens when your body receives conflicting signals from your eyes, ears, and other body parts. One way to manage the anxiety and queasiness that accompany the condition is by keeping your eyes on the horizon....
Linger at Your Thanksgiving Table

Linger at Your Thanksgiving Table

I have been to many funerals for clients over my 29 years in the Financial Advising business.  It is a natural part of helping transition people through different stages of life.  They work, they retire, and they pass on.  I have been fortunate enough to have a...
November 12, 2018

November 12, 2018

The Markets How are you feeling about financial markets? Some votes are still being counted but investors appear to be happy with the outcome of mid-term elections. Major U.S. stock indices in the United States moved higher last week, and the American Association of...

Einstein’s Theory of Compound Interest

Albert Einstein famously said that compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe.  He said, “Compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world.  He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it.”  Who am I to argue with such a smart guy? Einstein...
November 5, 2018

November 5, 2018

The Markets Stocks recovered some ground last week and then stumbled over unemployment. Major U.S. stock indices faltered Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on a popular ‘lagging’ economic indicator – unemployment. (Remember, lagging indicators...