Why Do Stock Investors Care So Much???

Seth Godin had a great post that immediately made me think of investors. You can read below where I have cut and pasted it in its entirely.  The Anatomy of Annoying Pema Chodron’s story has stuck with me for a decade: At a meditation retreat, the guy sitting near her kept making an annoying clicking…

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Why Investment News Is Killing Your Portfolio

One image. One decade. One $550 trillion year. One nuclear annihilation. One assassination. One more assassination. And even one more assassination. This is why many people are losing money (and sleep). In Your Corner, RC Peck, CFP PS – I’ve have five extra things for my Money Badges this week… (1) Why learning what to…

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The Bond Market Got It Wrong… This Explains Why

You are being taught to invest from a position of ‘fight or flight’  What type of decisions do you think a person is making as they are running for their lives? The bear is behind them and closing in. And they are having to make an investment decision… So… is their brain thinking long-term? No.…

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Oops. This Might Really Hurt Retirees

We’ve been taught bonds are safe and stocks are dangerous.  It’s not that bonds are actually dangerous, it’s the story of safety that has been wrapped around them for the past 50 years that is dangerous.  We are all taught to keep “safe money” in bonds. And money that can get kicked around and beat…

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German Yields Rule The World

These charts will change how you see everything.  Let me explain.  We’ve all been taught to fight the last war.  In the 1970’s and 1980’s “NOT being diversified” was where the war was waged. And then the world got index funds and Mutual Funds and ETFs. And now today people are still being taught to…

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Ask Me Anything

About 60 days ago I asked the Fearless Wealth community to ask me anything. Below are ten questions, plus a bonus that I curated based on all the questions that came in.  If you like this format please let me know and I’ll do it again.  Below are the questions. In many cases I had…

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The yield curve was so last recession

Anyone else tired of hearing about yield curves??? At some point a word or term is so overused it doesn’t mean anything anymore. And it loses its value.  It’s like saying you want to be successful. I don’t even know what that term means anymore. How is success measured?  Or everyone wants to be “authentic”…

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The Bond Market Is Signaling The End

According to the bond market, the world has ended. Not ending. But ended.  Bonds are going bonkers. Well… actually their yields are going bonkers.  The US 30-Year Yield just hit lifetime lows. It’s as if the bombs are landing right now on US soil and people are dying.  Countries around the world are dropping their…

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The Real Reason Rates Are Dropping In The US

The Federal Funds Rate Are Dropping… We are told the Federal Reserve has a dual mandate… price stability and maximum sustainable employment. Some joke their third mandate is a higher stock market. We are also told that The Fed looks to US centric data to make their interest rate adjustments… well I think things have…

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Five Stock Market Prediction For the Final Innings Of This Bull Market

Change is coming. But not how most expect. And those who don’t prepare are unfortunately going to have a very rough few years. As the 60/40 stock bond split “balanced” portfolio is not going to do the heavy lifting that it has in the past.  The problem? Those darn bonds. 10 year treasuries are negative…

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