What Are You Paying For?

“How much did it cost?” is a question I often get asked. The better question is, “Did you get what you paid for?” The first question doesn’t distinguish quality. The second considers value. If you are sick or injured, and need surgery or healthcare to get better, cost weighs into the decision less than it…

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Almost Over

Elections & Markets Do the election results really matter? The media and even the presidential candidates would like you to believe that the election results really matter for your money. Even the financial experts and media give conflicting views. Howard Marks, a billionaire hedge fund manager, stated that the stock market will “breathe a sigh…

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Not What You Think

This Term Gets a Bad Rap When you have a “bad” day what are the words you use to describe that day?What about when you have a “good” day?Completely different words, right?!In the financial world, there is a term that gets used in the negative sense most of the time, when in reality it refers…

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What To Do

What is Normal? “When things calm down and go back to normal, I’ll…” get back out there… go back to dining out… start investing again… make decisions about my retirement… finally do some planning. Waiting for things to get back to normal with the election, the economy, the market, and the like is a common…

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