With most major equity indices firmly in the negative, investor anxiety is at levels not seen in some time. In this environment, it is very easy to focus on the short-term and not keep a long-term perspective.
Investing 101: Removing Emotion
If you’ve saved a decent amount of money over the years, or recently found yourself with a windfall of cash, you may want to invest the money in the stock market. Where do you go from here?
How a little forethought & persistence made Thanksgiving a favorite holiday
Do you ever wonder how we’ve come to celebrate Thanksgiving as a holiday of gratitude, filled with traditional food staples like turkey, stuffing, cranberries, potatoes and pumpkin pie? This menu was not the menu the English settlers and the local natives sat down to enjoy in 1621.
Are you aware of these year-end tax deadlines?
Whether you’re retired or still working, year-end is a busy time of year. As the holidays approach, it’s easy to lose track of important year-end tax deadlines. The following checklist will help keep these deadlines top-of-mind.
As a strong proponent of financial education, I wanted to pass along this list of recommended reading to help become more knowledgeable in ways to manage finances.
If there’s a particular book you’ve found valuable in increasing your financial knowledge, I'd love to hear about it—just drop me a quick email.
Life and Death of a $20 Bill
The average $20 bill is in circulation for 7.7 years, according to a report by the Federal Reserve. That’s better than the $10 bill, which has a life span of only 4.2 years, but worse than the $100 bill, which is in circulation for 15.0 years.¹