“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine”
Wed, 05/25/16 | One Comment

Fresh off the second huge stock market rally from a frightening decline in the past year, I thought it would be timely to do a bit of reflecting.
For those with very short memories (or news …

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If you Don’t Save in your 20’s, you’re Screwing your Future Self
October 5, 2015 | 9 Comments
If you Don’t Save in your 20’s, you’re Screwing your Future Self

It’s common for experts and non-experts alike to occasionally drop a big steaming pile of bad financial advice on the laps of twenty-somethings. I’d like to believe that most twenty-somethings have the financial acumen to …

Satan, the Ghost of Hitler, and a VW Executive Walk into a Bar…
September 28, 2015 | 32 Comments
Satan, the Ghost of Hitler, and a VW Executive Walk into a Bar…

OK, I have to sound off on the Volkswagen emissions debacle and its implications. If you perused the headlines last week, you are probably aware that the company cheated on its emission tests. Calling VW …

The Benefits of Paper Payroll Statements
September 21, 2015 | 11 Comments
The Benefits of Paper Payroll Statements

A few years back, my employer made a change to move everyone over to an electronic payroll system. In order to continue receiving an old fashioned paper payroll statement, you had to actually opt-in for …

Starkist Class Action Lawsuit: Free Cash or Tuna for You!
September 14, 2015 | 5 Comments
Starkist Class Action Lawsuit: Free Cash or Tuna for You!

Can we talk tuna for a moment? (wow, that felt good to write)
But seriously folks, the Starkist Company (well known for its friendly “Charlie the Tuna” mascot) “allegedly” tried to pull a fast one on …

Meeting your Future Self
September 8, 2015 | 6 Comments
Meeting your Future Self

Imagine awakening to find yourself in the middle of the forest. It’s just you, the trees, and oddly – a backpack full of $100 bills. You get up, throw on the pack, and start a …

Lessons from a Manic Stock Market & Flash Correction
August 31, 2015 | 14 Comments
Lessons from a Manic Stock Market & Flash Correction

Last Monday morning, I was feeling absolutely sick to my stomach.
The Dow had just opened the day 1,000 points below where it had closed the previous Friday. And this was after it had lost an …


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