Investment

July 20, 2021

Rethinking Forward

‘Rethinking Forward’ has been a life-long pursuit of study that began in college, continues fervently today, and will continue for the remaining time that I’m on this beautiful and amazing blue and green planet. ‘Rethinking Forward’ means going against the crowd, skating to where the puck is going to be, avoiding groupthink, and looking for the true meaning in the investment markets. In planning for being work-optional, it means not using the last 48-hour news cycle to plan for a 30-year retirement. Or to put it another way, it’s avoiding the recency bias of current information in making long-term decisions. […]
June 17, 2021

The Most Common Retirement Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

These days, planning to retire —or as we like to call it, making work optional— isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. Making work optional has become too complex to just pick a day and stop showing up to work. And it’s more than complex— it is also expensive. You have to factor in expenses, taxes, and other spending. There are many ways to pay for it, but which ways are the best ways? How much do you need to save? How should you invest?   Many pre-retirees don’t know the answers to these questions. As a result, there are several common […]
July 12, 2016

Can I get an Aspirin?

The headaches from the months of June and July have been nothing short of nerve-wrecking! From Brexit, police shootings, world bombings, mass shootings, the Fed indecision, market rally to all-time highs, and to top it off, a political discourse that is unbelievable. This has led to some extremely dramatic discussions by the left and the right. As an investor, what are you to make of this environment and how do you invest during this kind of chaos? Remember to stay focused on the long term. Don’t make drastic decisions based on your mood of the day. Investing with your emotions […]