I don't know if you've heard, but there is a Presidential election in November. Every 4 years this seems to add a bit of nervousness for investors. This is the third Presidential election in my short career as a financial planner. In all three … [Read more...] about Should You Sell Your Stocks Before The Election?
Investing in gold is once again gaining in popularity, with the price appreciating over 25% for the year thus far. On August 6th the price reached an all time high of $2,065 an ounce and it has since retracted. Some investors view gold as a hedge … [Read more...] about Does Investing in Gold Make Sense?
"Please cut the pizza into 4 pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat 8." -Yogi Berra Before I say anything critical about Tesla's stock split, I would like to take the opportunity to remind everyone the stock is up about 300% since I questioned … [Read more...] about A Few Words on Stock Splits
No I'm not joking. I don't have health insurance. My wife doesn't have health insurance. My children don't have health insurance. I imagine a few thoughts are circling through your head reading that, and among them would be "this has to be the … [Read more...] about Why I Don’t Have Health Insurance
The 2nd quarter saw a tremendous recovery in global markets, leaving many people surprised as the market seemed to move upward in the midst of a lot of bad news. This is not unusual, as the market is a leading indicator of expectations and will … [Read more...] about Quarterly Commentary (Q2 2020)
Statistical crimes are off the charts (no pun intended) in 2020. Why? It's easy to accept a chart or graph on the internet at face value without diving into it any deeper. A little book I love is a short read written by Darrell Huff in 1954 titled … [Read more...] about How To Lie With Statistics – COVID Edition