Index Investing Isn’t What You Think

Index Investing Isn’t What You Think

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”- Eric Hoffer I love this quote as it accurately describes the current investing environment. Index investing is the...
The Big Question

The Big Question

The most frequent concern that I hear from clients, regardless of what is happening in the economy, politics, or the market, is, “I worry that the bottom is going to drop out of the market, what can we do about it?” In this situation, there are three main strategies...
The Tip of China’s Iceberg

The Tip of China’s Iceberg

Developments surrounding China’s second-largest property developer, Evergrande, are beginning to remind me of the cracks in the US mortgage markets in 2008. Evergrande is on the verge of bankruptcy, and whether the Chinese government will bail the company out is...
Are We About to See Double-Digit Inflation?

Are We About to See Double-Digit Inflation?

We’ve done it before, several times. Inflation, even if it is mild, destroys the purchasing power of your dollars.  So, the bigger question beyond “could we see double-digit inflation?” is “how to protect your family and your savings from its ravages?”  This...
The Threat of Inflation

The Threat of Inflation

Inflation is that phenomenon where dollars buy less and less as time goes on.  I’m sure you can see that the prices of food, gasoline and housing are rising fast.  Unless you can do without those 3 items, your cost of living is going up, and the purchasing...