A Lesson Learned

I’m fortunate to be part of a year-long program this year focusing on leadership. I look forward to hearing different perspectives and how I might implement the lessons across my professional and personal life. But I bring this program up not to tell you about what’s in store for me for the next year, but to relay an anecdote that serves as a nice Continue Reading

Reviewing 2016 Predictions

It’s time once again for the Year in Review! In year’s past, I simply find the first article I can regarding 2016 predictions and see how finely tuned the crystal balls were, but as a special treat this time around I actually kept a copy of Fortune magazine’s “Investor’s Guide 2016” from December 2015. It’s been sitting in my desk for twelve months Continue Reading

Choose Your Own Resolution

Happy 2017! I’ve always been leery of New Year’s Resolutions—I say if you want to make a resolution to better yourself or your situation in some way, just start immediately. Nevertheless, we’ve always enjoyed marking arbitrary points in time as a society, so in that spirit I will have the same generic resolution I have every year: I resolve to Continue Reading

A Tail of Two Dogs

Did you see what I did with the title there? I’ve fully turned into a dad, I guess, using puns for most of my jokes now… That’s beside the point though. We adopted our two dogs a couple of years ago when they were about seven years old. As any dog owner will tell you, by that age a dog’s personality and quirks are set in stone and you just go Continue Reading

Giving Thanks

Note: For Thanksgiving, I thought I'd revisit something I put together years ago, So in that spirit, I’m thankful for... Having access to the greatest wealth creator in history—the long-term power of the stock market Knowing that access to such a tool is relatively easy The rise of indexing and the rise of fee-only financial advisors. Continue Reading