Posts Categorized: Perspective

Is Your Investor Hindsight 20/20?

How many times have you checked the news only to triumphantly proclaim, “I knew that was going to happen!”  You might feel perceptive, but there are few predictable outcomes when it comes to the stock market. What’s a responsible investor to do? Click here to find out how to tailor a well-diversified portfolio in order… Read more »

It’s OK to Be Emotional About Your Portfolio

The textbooks may be wrong. Investors are not often rational creatures and won’t always be comfortable with the “perfect” investment plan. Perhaps some favor only domestic stocks even though having a globally-diversified portfolio can be more economically advantageous. New research explores how some investment decisions ruled by our “wants” rather than what’s considered good for… Read more »

The Power of Compounding

Compounding can be paramount to a successful investment plan. When you put off investing to a later date, you risk having to invest much more money to counteract the effects of not investing sooner. This chart shows how time in the market can make the difference between hitting your important retirement goals and falling short.  This… Read more »

Latte Factor Calcuator

Minor expenses (such as that $5 a day coffee habit) can cost you thousands over a 10 year period. After putting your expenses into this helpful calculator, you’ll never look at your Starbucks trips the same way again.

Amy Purdy’s Living Beyond Limits

For added Olympic spirit and inspiration, here is a video for anyone who has ever tried to do something and thought, “It’s just too difficult.” After meningitis left 19-year-old Amy Purdy a paraplegic, she went on to become the top ranked adaptive snowboarder in the U.S. and 2014 Paralympic bronze medal winner. Learn how a… Read more »