Those who Avoid Short-Term Consumption Trends will Prosper
Thu, 08/25/16 | 6 Comments

About a year and a half ago, I saw the writing on the wall. OPEC had been pumping out millions of barrels of oil a day at a significant loss in order to drive supply …

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Loss Incentive: a Jedi Mind Trick to Save & Invest More
May 17, 2016 | 14 Comments
Loss Incentive: a Jedi Mind Trick to Save & Invest More

Motivating oneself to hit big financial goals through saving and investing over the long-term is often a mental game. And it’s a game that many of us lose in favor of spending on day-to-day pleasantries. …

Maximum HSA Contributions for 2016 & 2017
May 15, 2016 | 14 Comments
Maximum HSA Contributions for 2016 & 2017

The IRS recently published an inflation adjustment increase to the maximum HSA contribution for 2017 over the maximum HSA contribution limit for 2016. More specifically, the individual contribution maximum will increase while the maximum family …

Spousal IRA Basics
May 11, 2016 | No Comment
Spousal IRA Basics

I’m willing to bet that most readers of this article have heard of a “spousal IRA”, but very few know exactly what it is or how it works. In reality, however, spousal IRA’s are actually …

Basic Income: Basically Inevitable?
May 9, 2016 | 13 Comments
Basic Income: Basically Inevitable?

After being shelved for decades, the concept of “basic income” (aka “universal income”) has been trending lately. A number of countries in Europe have recently begun basic income pilot programs and voters in Switzerland will …

Vanguard Lowers Fees (Again). Here’s why…
May 4, 2016 | 10 Comments
Vanguard Lowers Fees (Again). Here’s why…

Vanguard recently announced that they over the past six months, they have reduced expense ratios for 200 fund and ETF shares amounting to aggregate savings of about $215 million.
That’s $215 million more in investors pockets …

Chobani’s CEO Shows us how Capitalism SHOULD be Done
May 2, 2016 | 5 Comments
Chobani’s CEO Shows us how Capitalism SHOULD be Done

It would be hard to argue that there is not a serious moral and ethical vacuum in Corporate America these days. When companies do really sinister $hit, I do what I feel like is my …


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