We Need To Retire More Often

We seek refuge in all the wrong places. The stock market is a prime example. Clinging to continuous change isn’t a good look. Everyone searches for happiness while avoiding pain. Don’t listen to your tribe. We’re more alike than people think. We are constantly searching for dopamine hits in bad neighborhoods. Temporary pleasure increases desire,…

Two Simple And Cheap Ways For Managing A Bear Market

Losing money sucks. Loss aversion assures us we suffer twice as much in bear markets compared to finding joy when the bull roars. Staring at flashing red screens and listening to overdramatic prophets of doom compound a bad situation. What should investors do in these trying times? Focusing on what you can control is always…

What I Need I Just Don’t Have…..When Is My Retirement?

We torment ourselves more than anything regarding our finances. Learn some self-care by reading this week’s terrific retirement links. Here’s how to find happiness during retirement. The Harvard Gazette Retirement needs new branding. Morningstar Fifty-seven million Americans don’t have access to a retirement account. Fatherly Is Social Security really in trouble? InvestmentNews Reading is a…

Can We Solve The Longevity Equation?

Death obliterates the best-laid retirement plans. What’s the secret to a longer life? Studies prove age beliefs are a big piece of the puzzle. Humans absorb positive and negative environmental factors. Pollution and  Ageism fall under the same category. Even in our current cancel culture, one group is still fair game – the elderly. In American…

For Others I Put On A Show…..When Is My Retirement?

If you’re not happy, you’re not successful. It doesn’t matter how much money you have. Remember that when planning your life and retirement. Start your quest by reading this week’s terrific links. A person may retire several times. Morningstar Ignore the behavioral finance entertainment complex. Abnormal Returns How should you “unretire”? USNews Social Security doesn’t…

What Are The Two Most Important Words to Remember During Bear Markets?

Know Thyself. Knowing what you are not capable of is an underrated superpower. The financial markets aren’t the place to discover a weakness. Stocks sometimes go down -a lot. Without this baseline of knowledge, things go south quickly. After graduating college, one of my first jobs was on an FX trading desk. On October 19,…

I Cannot Grow Old In Salem’s Lot….When Is My Retirement?

Politicians follow the money. Unfortunately, it’s from lobbyists. Please don’t rely on them to secure your retirement. Take matters into your own hands by reading this week’s terrific retirement links. Nothing is new in the stock market. Dollars and Data Everyone needs an inheritance strategy. Casey Mullooly Four great ways to plan for retirement. Dimensional…

Most Investment Advice Is A Tax Not A Benefit

Information overload is a thing. Your most valuable asset is how you decide to spend your attention. It wasn’t always this way. I remember when there were 3-to-5 T.V. channels, and all the networks signed off at midnight after playing the star-spangled banner – Not The Onion. Malcolm Gladwell wrote a terrific post on today’s…