Debt storm ahead?

By Barry Spencer | May 30, 2023 |

Politicians are creating more drama than Hollywood over the federal debt ceiling.Let’s recap what we know with some educated speculation about what could happen next.[Scroll down to the bottom for…

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Full of Hot Air?

By Barry Spencer | May 22, 2023 |

magine there are 100 miles between you and a goal. A place you want to get to. But the land in between is chock full of canyons, crevasses, and crumbling…

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Correction Incoming?

By Barry Spencer | May 16, 2023 |

Markets are doing their thing again, so let’s discuss.Markets tumbled, heading into negative territory, and then bounced back. And then promptly fell again. 1We’re caught in a whipsaw pattern of uncertainty.Is…

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Give Now or Give Later

By Barry Spencer | May 2, 2023 |

For centuries there were families that hung in the balance awaiting the king to choose which heir would be the successor. All too often the choice of successor was whispered…

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Good News (Optimism)

By Barry Spencer | April 25, 2023 |

What’s some good news from your life?It doesn’t have to be big news. Have you had a really good meal with loved ones?Celebrated a milestone?Read a really good book?I ask…

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You Are Not a Number

By Barry Spencer | April 18, 2023 |

Sci-fi book series and movies franchises have always remained popular. According to story lines like the ones featured in The Hunger Games and Divergent series, one day we’ll all be…

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Do You Watch Your Language?

By Barry Spencer | April 11, 2023 |

I want to share a quote with you from Desmond Tutu: “Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.” It got me…

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Bank failures = recession?

By Barry Spencer | March 28, 2023 |

Let’s talk about what’s going on in markets and the economy after the recent bank failures. Quick recap: Over the last few weeks, several banks have collapsed under the pressure…

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SVB and bank collapses

By Barry Spencer | March 21, 2023 |

Is it 2008 all over again? Should we be worried about the financial system collapsing?Deep breath. Let’s discuss.On March 10th, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a bank catering to startups closed…

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Look out for this on your 2022 tax return

By Barry Spencer | March 14, 2023 |

Were you surprised by your tax bill? (A lot of folks were, unfortunately.)Did you know that you don’t always have to file jointly with your spouse? (And there are some…

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