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Marty Allen once wrote, “A study of economics reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year.” I feel that this is the story of how most people feel about investing. So often I find people retroactively kicking themselves for not buying internet stocks (and selling them before they tanked) or real estate...
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The year 2011 brought the first wave of Baby Boomers turning 65. Every single day in America there are 10,000 people turning 65 and this will continue on for the next 18 years. Let’s review what a typical 65-year-old Baby Boomer has experienced the past decade or so. In the late nineties, a typical Baby...
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An annual delight of mine is reading Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders. Buffett has very much influenced me as a financial advisor and how I manage investments. In this year’s letter he writes, “Investing is often described as the process of laying out money now in the expectation of receiving more money in the...
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I’m being tongue in cheek, but speaking literally of gold and all the gold hype. Before 2000 for about twenty years gold was hardly spoken of in the media as an investment of any interest. Let’s look at some history: From the period of 1934-1971 gold was set at a fixed rate of $35.00 =...
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Five years ago (Spring 2007), if you had told me that the 10-year US Treasury Rate would have been 1.39% (as it was briefly last week), I would have asked how big the meteor was that hit the earth. On the one hand, very low interest rates are a good thing because it presents low...
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Logic and good thinking is a hobby of mine. Conversely, dishonesty, misleading facts and poor thinking are very irritating to me which is why I probably I don’t like most news reporting. I feel like a good value I bring is to help people see wrong assumptions and myths in the world around us, particularly...
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Tonight at my son’s Cub Scout meeting they had a reptile expert come show his various reptiles that they’ve rescued. He talked about how a big problem is that people buying reptiles don’t take into consideration how long they can live. Snakes can live beyond 20 years, alligators 70 years and tortoises for 200 years....
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