Over the years as a financial planner I have developed a few pet peeves. It was fun to jot a few of them down below. Pet Peeve #1: Dividends Stock dividends can make some investors mouth's water, but they shouldn't. Dividends are simply cash … [Read more...] about Finance Pet Peeves
Parallax - is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight. Billy Beane is the general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team, and portrayed by Brad Pitt in the 2011 movie, … [Read more...] about Take the Parallax View
Once upon a time Collinsville, IL was nationally recognized as a high school basketball powerhouse. I remember going on a family vacation to Florida as a child and someone asking our family where we were from. When we replied "Collinsville, Illinois" … [Read more...] about Collective Sacrifice
The Seahawks had the ball on the 2 yard line with 26 seconds left in Super Bowl XLIX. In their backfield was one of the greatest running backs to ever play the game, Marshawn Lynch. Everyone knew the ball was going to him......except it didn't. A … [Read more...] about Strategy Versus Outcome
"A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again." -Alexander Pope London has one of the most complex city grids in the world. A … [Read more...] about The Knowledge of London
Source: The Behavior Gap by Carl Richards The last few years I have read from different sources that this is the best time in history to be an investor. Investment expenses have dropped precipitously for several decades now. The choices at our … [Read more...] about Is This The Best Time Ever to be an Investor?