Category Archives: retirement investing

The Water Torture Continues and What to Do About It

The stock market has been driving a lot of sensible people crazy the last several months. And I’m not sure it’s done yet. After a great January, there have since been some wild swings up and down. No less than … Continue reading

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Markets are so awful right now that it’s feeling rather promising

Come back with me to Davos, 2018, for a minute. If you’re not familiar with “Davos,” it’s an annual gathering of the world’s high-powered, beautiful, and richest at an expensive retreat in the Swiss Alps.  It’s an great opportunity to … Continue reading

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How are you doing with this volatility?

Take a look at the chart below. Take a good look. A bit of study of that chart may help any who are having anxiety attacks this spring over market gyrations understand why they are they are experiencing discomfort. We … Continue reading

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Some things to ponder in a chaotic market

Why? Why? Why? Why won’t – and when will – the markets stop the manic madness? It seems to be up big one day, then down big – or down bigger – the next. It soars then drops. And this … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the current volatility

Volatility has increased remarkably during the last two months after a year of uncommonly little volatility. The collateral damage of this upsurge in volatility is especially noticeable in people who have little experience with investing. Of course, it’s not 2008 … Continue reading

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