The past few weeks have been overwhelming for many people due to the devastating consequences of wildfires and hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria. For some, it will take weeks or months to recover; for others, the return to “normal” will […]
Last week, Equifax announced it suffered a massive data breach, releasing the personal information of over 140 million people. The best action to protect yourself from identity theft is one of the easiest; freeze your credit.
Freezing credit prevents identity theft because […]
If you’re familiar with the adage, “As goes January, so goes the year,” your radar may be up more than usual right now. Dubbed the January Barometer, the saying is based on market analyst Yale Hirsch’s research findings that were […]
Happy New Year! Well, another year has passed by and what a wild ride it has been. Welcome to stock investing. That tendency for stock prices to vary widely and often is called volatility risk, and despite the stomach-churning feeling […]
Bonds. Boring, right? Well, as I have written in previous newsletters, they play a pivotal role in your portfolio.
“First of all, what are bonds?” you ask. Not a dumb question. I would say most people don’t understand how bonds work. […]
Phil is a 19-year-old college student, who was seriously injured in an automobile accident. His condition is now stable and he’s expected to improve. However, he is not yet able to communicate and some decisions must be made […]
When I plan a trip, I try to talk to other people who have traveled to the same destination to get tips on places I should visit, things I should do, and places I should eat. When my wife […]