Category Archives: Personal Finance

Well, Well, Well, What Do We Have Here?

Investment markets had a bad day today.  They did come back a bit into the close, but still it was ugly. Why?  And should we be worried? First, some thoughts on why. As you regular readers of my irregular blog … Continue reading

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Timely Advice

Words for my retirement investment friends to ponder this week.   Undervalued Financial Advice September 25, 2018, by Ben Carson There’s a lot of overvalued financial advice out there these days.Don’t drink lattes or you’ll never be able to save … Continue reading

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Labor Day Thoughts on Stewarding Your Capital

Take a look at this chart: It’s been another hard year for prophets of doom. The chart above covers doomsday market predictions from 2012 to 2018, overlayed about the movement of the S&P 500 during those same years. The list … Continue reading

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August, 2018. Where are we?

Markets around the world continue to struggle this year – unlike last year – with American markets struggling the least, by the way.  We seemed to be making a run at challenging the January high for the S&P 500 last … Continue reading

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Up, Down, But – Seemingly – Going No Where

At least, that’s what it seems like so far in 2018. I can live with that, but I don’t know if you can. I hope you can. The market was up about 35% from Trump’s election night, Nov. 8th, 2016, … Continue reading

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