5 Reasons To Fade This Rally

If you’re not sure what this title means, join the crowd. But it appeared in a news feed about money that I follow. I decided to read it anyway. It essentially confirms my gut feeling that the recent rally in the stock market is/was masking the reasons for further capitulation to reality as the crisis …

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Why You’ll Want To Avoid This Bounce

My Comments: I really don’t have any right now. Just a confirmation you need to be careful with your money right now. By Decian Fallon \ 26 MAR 2020 \ https://tinyurl.com/srdcmvp It looks like we are in the process of the initial bounce, but it's a bounce which typically forces 'weak hand' buyers to panic …

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8 Things to Know About Trusts

My Comments: First, a disclaimer saying that I’m NOT an attorney. Do NOT rely on what you read here without first talking with your attorney. Having said that, you will find this useful if you’ve ever wanted to speak from the grave or at least make sure that if you become goofy, your wishes will …

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The Day You Retire Might Be One of The Hardest Days of Your Life

My Comments: My reaction to this headline was skepticism. Some of that’s because while I'm no longer officially in business as a financial planner and investment advisor, I don’t think of myself as retired. For much of the 20th Century, retirement was defined as a single day in time, as described in this article. However, …

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Ways To Accelerate Your Savings For Retirement

It’s all well and good for people like to me tell you to save more money. That’s great but how do you make it happen? Many people I talk with are already stretched, and when I suggest they put more money aside every paycheck, I get the evil eye. So let’s step back a minute. …

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To Pay Fees or Not to Pay Fees?

After 43 years as an entrepreneur in financial services, I now think of myself as officially retired. But that doesn’t mean I’m divorced from what kept me busy those 43 years and provided a living wage. It’s just that my focus today is very different from what it was when I was trolling for new …

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There are 3 fundamental money concepts most people still don’t grasp

My Comments: Financial literacy is becoming an obvious problem for millions of Americans. I’m not sure if there’s a way to fix it. Most people are either too busy to pay attention to their lack of knowledge, or are simply unaware they have little understanding of money, or since they don’t have any, it doesn’t …

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