Interest Rates: A Race to the Bottom?
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Interest Rates: A Race to the Bottom?

This month’s move by the Federal Reserve Bank to lower interest rates for the first time in a decade may prove to be a “boondoggle”. This was done on the backdrop of all the economic indicators in the U.S. posting continuously showing record employment, rising wages, all time historic high stock index prices, and record … Continue reading

Bitcoin…so, is there egg on my face?
Cryptocurrencies / Currency / Financial / Investing / Scams

Bitcoin…so, is there egg on my face?

On July 27, 2017, I wrote a blog trying to tell my followers about the difference between speculation and investing. Nothing has changed. What has changed is that the wonderous and mysterious Bitcoin has increased from a paltry $2500 (considered insane then) to over $11,000 USD today. I have had some people continuously remind me … Continue reading

Don’t Confuse Speculation with Investing. Crypto Currencies… GET out!
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Don’t Confuse Speculation with Investing. Crypto Currencies… GET out!

Tulips come to mind! Generally considered the first speculative “bubble”, investors and common folk alike bought into the never ending rise of tulip bulb prices way back in @1637 A.D. Yes, this is as relevant today and a lesson to be learned. It was coined “Tulip Mania”, where prices rose exponentially and deviated from any … Continue reading

Dealing with Aging Parents and Finance
Family Loans / Financial / Lending / Loaning to family members / Saving for retirement

Dealing with Aging Parents and Finance

The subject is like walking through a mine field; blindfolded. I am sure all people have an opinion ranging from idealistic views of childhood sitcoms to heart breaking dramas and horror stories. I want to talk to the people who have to support their parent or parents, and not all you trust fund kids or … Continue reading

Jimmy Walker… Dyn-o-mite!!!
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Jimmy Walker… Dyn-o-mite!!!

No, not the 1970s Television Comedian, Jimmie J.J. Walker, the professional golfer who is on fire for the last two years. First, let me set the record straight, I am not a golfer. My last round involved a green ball and a miniature windmill for a free game. Those of you who follow my blog … Continue reading