About 6 months ago, the Social Security Administration started calling my office asking to arrange a meeting with my IRAAA colleagues and I. For months I had shrugged it off because of the fact that many of my readers, customers, and colleagues plan their finances as if SSA will fail. Taking control … [Read more...] about My Meeting with the Social Security Administration
While I generally avoid mutual funds like the plague, I don't avoid the stock market altogether. I'll split what I do in the stock market into two categories: long and short. Either way, I'm honest with myself in admitting that no matter what I do in the stock market, it will be speculative and … [Read more...] about Self Honesty: Stock Market Strategies Worth Considering
How come I've been losing 4% per year over the long run in a stock market that returns 10% per year?
One investment philosophy that has grown in popularity is "Because most mutual funds can't even outperform stock indices, just invest in index funds." This idea builds on the assumption that "over the long haul, the stock market goes up 10% each year." Guess what... The stock market does not go up … [Read more...] about How come I've been losing 4% per year over the long run in a stock market that returns 10% per year?
I ran across a site advertised on Google today - www.coloradodeedsoftrust.com - run by a company called Fairpointe. This post is just my initial opinion from reviewing their web site. I haven't spoken with or met these people or anyone who has done business with them. Once I have I will post an … [Read more...] about Grading Promoters – Fairpointe… B