Do You Own The Strongest Asset of 2018?

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The greatest value of a picture, is it forces us to notice what’s actually happening, and not what we want to happen. Pictures force us to treat our money better. And that means “picture-based-investors” are going to have their portfolios in assets that they might not expect. They could have part of their portfolios allocated…

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For Women Only. How To Invest Better.

I was raised by three women… My mom, my oldest sister Tonya and my older sister Tara. I was the youngest of three kids growing up in Illinois in the 1980s.  And to make things even harder for my mom, all three of us were (and still are) within three years of each other. My…

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A Better Life, High Yield Bonds And Diversification

If you’d like a better life… and who wouldn’t, then this is the one practice you’ll want to add to it. And the best part, it’s free, fast and simple. The following link shows you how doing this one thing can change your brain [for the better] and greatly improve your mental health. And Harvard…

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One Stock Market Correction. One Price Chart. One Story.

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What should I do? I’m worried about the market plunging again… is it time to jump into bonds? The above two questions came from one of my workout buddies this past week. In all there are about ten financial advisors in my “dad’s workout group” of which we are about 80 strong. So John, a…

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Americans Vote On The Future of Congress And Your Money

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This past Tuesday a bitterly divided America had a referendum on Trump. Officially it was the midterm elections here in the US, but really, it’s was a referendum. The single political question: Should the House of Representative and the Senate stay Republican? Said differently, Trump Yes? Or Trump No? For two years Trump has had…

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Look Who’s Panicking Right Now

I was introduced to meditation in 1997. This was also the same year I completely stopped watching the news. One of my first and favorite quotes I heard about meditators was: If you think you’re enlightened spend a weekend with your parents. If you want to know who someone really is. I mean really. Put…

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The Stock Market Will Fall This Far… At Least.

I took my deep dive into figuring out what really works in investing in my 20’s.  I was told by everyone to read this book. Or read that book. Or read this study. Or read that study.   The problem… my brain doesn’t do “reading” it does “seeing.” Almost all of learning is based on…

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Damage Has Been Done To The Stock Market…

Damage has been done to the market. In February this year, two days before the full 10% fall in the S&P500 had taken place I sent out a message to my subscribers saying: everything is going to be okay, but be prepared to read frightening stories of, “this is the big one.” I would not…

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Is Value-Momentum Even A Thing?

  “Only the disciplined ones in life are free. If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods and passions.” – Eliud Kipchoge Eliud is not a guru born in the 1300’s. And he didn’t lead the Romans to victory after victory. He’s a slightly built man that did something no one has…

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Will Religion Hurt Your Portfolio?

The first time I went to an Unitarian Universalist Fellowship was before my son was born… so I’m guessing it was over 12 years ago. We were there on graduation day. The seventh graders were graduating from their religious education class. And in the prior months fourteen, twelve year olds in Silicon Valley were offered…

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