Category Archives: Personal Finance

What an interesting September this has been. Rewarding, too.

September, in the markets at least, is over for this year.  As I wrote earlier in the month, this past month tends to be the roughest one of the year.  But not this year. Not only is it over, it … Continue reading

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Now this is what real financial news would look like

Honestly, so much of life is the same thing over and over. It might even be described as boring. But doing it well and doing it for others is honorable work. Take a look at this article by a gentleman, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on our not-so-new President and markets

It’s now a little more than six months since President Trump was sworn in. World markets show that of 76 countries, stock markets around the world have risen an average of 8% since Trump’s inauguration. Of all 76, all but … Continue reading

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What does the the second half of 2017 look like for investors?

There’s much to unsettle us these days in economics, politics, society, and international affairs.  North Korea is up there near the top of the list for many.  Slow economic growth with sticky wage appreciation for others.  Changing societal mores and … Continue reading

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Good advice and perspective

I try to share a sane perspective with my readers.  There are others out there worth listening to. Here’s one of them: Barry Ritholz in an interview with Vanguard. +++++++++++++++++++++++ From millennials to retirees, investment pro Barry Ritholtz offers deep … Continue reading

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