How the Economic Machine Works – An Educational Video

Without enrolling in your local university, it’s difficult to find good educational information on how our economy and markets function. There’s a lot of misinformation out there, sometimes masked as marketing or entertainment (most financial “news”). Finally, we have discovered and excellent 30 minute video that explains how money flows in our economy, with an […]

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The Retirement Manifesto

The Biggest Surprises in Retirement By GLENN RUFFENACH Wall Street Journal, Wealth Management Journal Report, Monday February 13, 2017 We asked readers to tell us about the things they didn’t anticipate when they stopped working. They had plenty to say. “I could make a major time commitment to doing something purely for my pleasure” | […]

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“Being Right” is Dead Wrong

My colleague, Andy Bryce, and I were able to spend two days last week working with a wonderful family who are in the middle of a multi-year transition of the family’s business to their very capable rising generation. Today, as we reflected on the progress the family had made together, Andy and I were musing […]

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Dow 20,000: Irrational Exuberance?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 20,000 for the first time in history this week, and many are asking if this is the time to get out of the market. Buy low, sell high, right? This is a question I have been asked ever since I first started as a financial advisor in 1985. At […]

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