Things Couldn’t Be Better

My Comments: Here we go again!  One day all is well, the next day we’re all going to Hell, and then the next day or week, “never mind folks, all is good”. It's the same with vaccinations. Here, you'll want to read to the very last sentence. My take is that if you’re young, or …

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Murphy’s Laws Part 6

My Comments: Here is Murphy's Laws Part Six, the last from my original list that I'm sharing. As mentioned before, the order in which they appear seems to have no rational explanation but appeared this way in the file I was given many years ago.  -Klipstein's Lament:   All warranty and guarantee clauses are voided by …

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Pass on the Investment Casino

My Comments:  Among the world of thought leaders I follow in the world of money, is a man by the name of James Dahle. He runs a site called The White Coat Investor. His primary audience is fellow physicians whose financial skills fall far behind their medical skills.   Several times a week I get …

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Murphy’s Laws – Part 5

Murphy's Laws - Part 5 My Comments: Here is Murphy's Laws Part Five. This is the 5th of six such lists that I'm sharing. As I mentioned earlier, the order in which they appear seems to have no rational explanation but appeared this way in a file I got many years ago. Lewis' Law: People …

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Still No Reason to Panic About Inflation

My Comments: To my mind, inflation is an existential threat when it routinely exceeds a certain percentage as defined annually. The challenge is to effectively define what is included in the measurement of cost increases and then to apply the resulting number to those who are affected. Those range at one end from those living …

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Murphy’s Laws – Part Four

My Comments: Here is Murphy's Laws Part Four. This is the 4th of six such lists that I'm sharing with everyone. As mentioned earlier, they're in no particular order, so please don't assume I'm just lazy. -Jone's Motto:   Friends come and go but enemies accumulate. -Churchill's commentary on man:   Man will occasionally stumble over the …

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Here are four reasons the West is headed for a ‘very drastic crisis,’ according to a veteran economist

My Comments: If you cry “wolf” often and long enough, you might actually see a wolf. My chances here in north central Florida are slim to none compared with someone in Alaska, but that ignores the metaphor associated with crying “wolf”. It simply means something bad is likely to happen. I sit and write this …

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14 Warning Signs That a Stock Market Crash Is Coming – (the first 7)

My Comments: I wish I knew what will happen between now and this crash people keep talking about. The warning signs are meaningless unless they actually result in a crash, which may or may not happen for many months. Yes, we are more or less in unchartered territory, but then every tomorrow is unchartered territory, …

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Murphy’s Laws – Part Three

My Comments: Here is Murphy's Laws Part Three. This is the third of six such lists that I'm sharing with everyone. As a reminder, they're not in alphabetical order, so please don't assume I'm just lazy. -Help a man when he is in trouble, and he will remember you when he is in trouble again.   …

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7 Best Vanguard Funds for Retirement

My Comments: This was written and published almost a year ago. I think the ideas expressed are still valid. I’ve amended the numbers shown for each fund named to reflect current 2021 numbers from Vanguard (3/3121). This is not a recommendation or suggestion you act on any of this with your money. But it does …

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