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For many people, college is a rite of passage into adulthood. Leaving home for the first time, making your own decisions, and deciding how to spend your time without parental oversight are all part of the growth experience. For both kids and their parents, college...read more
My family and I recently vacationed at the Portage Point Inn, outside of Onekama, Michigan for a week. During one unseasonably hot afternoon my brother-in-law jumped from his chair poolside, hopped a fence and ran down a nearby dock in a panic. Along the way he...read more
Many years ago, I volunteered one morning per year at an area school with other financial types playing what can most simply be described as a stock market game. The goal of the game and the ensuing discussion was to teach children how saving and investing can help...read more
Baseball is almost back and even if we can’t visit Great American Ballpark it’ll be nice to be able to finally watch it at home or listen to it on the radio. The Last Dance documentary kept us occupied for a little while but nothing says Summer like Reds baseball....read more
(from Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Original post can be found here and was published June 24, 2020.) A top-heavy stock market with the largest 10 stocks accounting for over 20% of market capitalization and a marquee technology firm perched at No. 1? This sounds like...read more
‘Fifty-three years ago, today, a marriage like ours became possible in the United States,’ said my daughter-in-law as our family sat together in the living room last Friday night. I am frequently humbled about all I take for granted, and I have been reminded...read more
The coronavirus pandemic, which has taken the lives of more than 428,000 individuals and counting, has impacted the life of nearly every human on the planet. For me, someone privileged enough to be healthy, employed and white, it’s been nothing more than dealing with...read more
I’ve found it unusually difficult to get thoughts down on paper for this week’s blog. The nation’s response to long standing inequity due to race and other factors following the death of George Floyd while in police custody on top of society’s current battle with the...read more
As I sit down to write this blog it’s a little after 11 am, and it’s the first time today that I’ve checked to see what the stock market is doing. This morning I was busy preparing for a client meeting that Chip and I have next week and then reviewed trades placed in...read more
(from Carl Richards blog posted 5/14/2020. Carl Richards is a Certified Financial Planner® currently located in London. His two books are “The One-Page Financial Plan: A Simple Way to Be Smart About Your Money” & “The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb...read more
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