Save It or Spend It?

Save It or Spend It?

Money can’t buy happiness and the Bible says the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.   A 2015 survey by the American Psychological Association found 64% of Americans say money is a source of stress.[1]   When it comes to money we have a couple of choices; we can save it or spend it. 

Ready for a New Retirement?

Do you love new things?  Do you like driving a new car off the dealer’s lot?  How about getting a new pair of shoes?   We like getting new gifts but how about a new retirement?  Are we ready for a new retirement?

Are You an All-Star Investor?

The 88th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday in Miami honoring the game’s greatest players.   The all-star game has included perennial legends like Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Stan Musial each having played in twenty-four all-star games.  

Do You Need a Cinnabon™?

The summer travel season is upon us and this means an increase in traffic at your local airport.  As you stroll through the terminal it’s impossible to miss the awesome aroma of a Cinnabon™.   Cinnabon’s™ smell amazing and look incredible and it takes enormous will power to walk past their kiosk.   What’s the downside to indulging in one of

Groundhog Day.

Groundhog Day is a hilarious movie starring Bill Murray, Andie McDowell and Chris Elliott.  Phil, Bill Murray, is sent to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to report on the city’s famous groundhog to see if winter will continue for six more weeks.  Bill Murray’s character is stuck repeating this day and wakes up each morning to I Got You Babe by Sonny and Cher.  When Phil re

My Fabulous Fanatical F’s!

The financial services industry consists of several participants from major Wall Street Investment Firms to your local bank teller.  The industry is crowded with overlapping terms like broker, advisor, planner, analyst, money manager, wealth advisor, consultant, agent, etc.

Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman is conquering the summer box office competition.   The Wonder Woman movie has brought in $438.5 million so far and shows no sign of slowing down.  Wonder Woman was established by DC Comics in October of 1941 as a heroine from the Amazon and she is part of the Justice League with Batman, Superman and Aquaman.

Alexa, Conquer the World!

Amazon is taking over the world one acquisition at a time.   On Friday Amazon announced its buying Whole Foods.  Whole Foods will join Audible, The Washington Post and Zappos as Amazon subsidiaries.  As an Austinite I can hardly wait to order miniature empanadas from my Prime account and have them delivered by a drone. 

Worst Crash Ever?

Jim Rogers is a legendary investor and prolific author.   In a recent interview with Business Insider, Mr. Rogers called for the worst correction ever and added we’re headed for disaster.[1]  In fact, Mr. Rogers has made similar predictions for the past six years.[2] 

Fishing from my Driveway.

A boat resting on a driveway is safe from the wrath of Neptune and Poseidon.

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