Anthony Isola

Playing Financial Sabermetrics Is A Perilous Game

Sometimes winning equates to losing. Case in point, the dying sport of Major League Baseball. The season’s too long. Young people find it tedious. They’re a myriad of reasons why the NBA and NFL have eclipsed baseball. The numbers never lie. Source: FdB The decline in World Series viewership curdles the blood of league officials….

Raise Your Glass…..When Is My Retirement?

Minding your mind is the best New Year’s resolution. Control your emotions, and everything else falls into place—Start 2022 with some brain food.   Employers are putting retirement savings on autopilot. CNBC Student loans and retirement savings plans may become linked. Yahoo Use different tax buckets when saving for retirement. FLOW Remove Stuff from your…

The Time Is Now, The Place Is Here…..When Is My Retirement?

Give yourself a great holiday gift. Dedicate 2022 to learning. Start right here by reading this week’s terrific retirement links. When is enough, enough? Female Finance Claiming social security at seventy offers many advantages. Forbes Focus on what you can control. The Street Are you saving too much? Darius Foroux If you don’t ask, you’ll…

Tales From The Financial Crypt

Where can you find the best financial advice? Ask the dead. Exit Poltergeists, enter the Lindy Effect. The Lindy Effect is the idea that the older something is, the longer it’s likely to be around in the future. Nassim Taleb gets it. “If a book has been in print for forty years, I can expect…

Our Manager’s Crazy…..When Is My Retirement?

Not knowing is the door to wisdom. Open your portal to a happy retirement by reading this week’s terrific links. How do you tell how much money you will receive from social security? Grow Teachers’ 403(b) plans are the worst. Part Gazillion. TFA Treat your savings like a bill. Motley Fool Don’t forget to live…

Six Rules For Avoiding Market Panic Attacks

“The wise man accepts his pain endures it but does not add to it.” Marcus Aurelius Imperfect markets are beyond your control. How you react to them isn’t. Panic makes the pain disappear. Unless you’re a Cyborg, reacting negatively to bad events is a feature, not a bug of human nature. Humans are just humans….

Never Been A Better Time Than Right Now…..When Is My Retirement?

The ego’s world is a lonely one. Don’t let it sabotage your retirement plans. Open your mind by reading this week’s terrific links. Despite their low yields, you still need bonds in your retirement portfolio. Morningstar Optionality is an underrated asset class. Random Roger Money will never buy happiness. Female Finance Don’t underestimate your role…

The Worst $$$ Advice Ever

Hedge Funds are the gifts that keep on giving. Many endure chiefly to finance the purchase of some partner’s sixteenth mansion in Palm Beach. Come for the underwhelming performance and stay for the high fees. Source: Seakingalpha.com Further proving the adage, you get what you don’t pay for. Most pricey hedge funds don’t beat a…

I’m Not Sick But I’m Not Well….When Is My Retirement?

Money doesn’t make you rich; it makes you secure. Keep this in mind, and your motivation for saving will increase exponentially. Start changing your attitude by reading this week’s terrific retirement links. Retirement is something new. Bloomberg Your emotions are the biggest threat to your retirement. The Reformed Broker Make the most of your crisis….

You May Love Your Work But It Doesn’t Love You Back

Who’s your master? Money and possessions are appalling candidates. People crave happiness despite looking in all the wrong places. We sell ourselves at a discount. We want what we can’t have. We don’t understand property rights. External events emerge as the source of all misery. Epictetus stated; The more we value things outside our control,…