“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine”
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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.
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7 Lessons Learned After One Week of Unemployment
January 18, 2009 | 14 Comments
7 Lessons Learned After One Week of Unemployment

It’s been an interesting week. My wife (a Landscape Architect), and a number of her co-workers, experienced day one of unemployment. I had never encountered this situation before, but the ‘what-ifs’ always crossed my mind …

Day One of Unemployment
January 12, 2009 | 10 Comments
Day One of Unemployment

Well, folks. Real life circumstances are going to have a heavy hand in some of the topics I cover over the next few months. My wife lost her job today (she’s a Landscape Architect). All …

How to Choose a Certified Financial Planner
January 11, 2009 | 18 Comments
How to Choose a Certified Financial Planner

How to Choose a Financial Planner
There’s nothing better than self reliance and personal empowerment when it comes to financial planning. However, if you don’t yet have the confidence in yourself to manage your financial situation, …

Getting Things Done Review & Summary
January 2, 2009 | 6 Comments
Getting Things Done Review & Summary

A Review of Getting Things Done by David Allen
I just finished Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. The book has sold hundreds of thousands of copies and is preached as the go-to manual …

8 Financial Mistakes that Lead to the Post-Grad Blues
December 29, 2008 | 9 Comments
8 Financial Mistakes that Lead to the Post-Grad Blues

Student Finances: A Modern Day Tragedy
My apologies for those of you I sucked in by invigorating memories of dried noodles and chicken-like scents – this post will not encourage Ramen noodle eating (but it certainly …

ETF’s Versus Index Funds & the 5 Big Differences to Consider
December 21, 2008 | 9 Comments
ETF’s Versus Index Funds & the 5 Big Differences to Consider

ETF’s or Index Funds: An Epic Battle
ETF’s (exchanged traded funds) and index funds. The comparison between the two is kind of like deciding to pull over to a restaurant that you see off the side …


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