Smart investing can overcome the power of emotion by focusing on relevant research, solid data and proven strategies. Here are principles that can help fight the urge to make emotional decisions in times of market turmoil.
By Anthony Rubinich In American History, there has surely never been an election quite like this. Between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, I wish I could say that the stakes weren’t high. Unfortunately, this is a very important election. The winner of the election will inherit a $19 trillion debt.
By Anthony Rubinich On July 4th 1776, the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain. In 2016, the island territory of Puerto Rico is fighting for a different kind of independence. As the Revolutionary War was fought with bayonets and muskets, Puerto Rico’s fight for financial
Over the past couple of weeks we saw terror attacks in Paris, Nigeria, Tunisia, Mali, and Lebanon. A bomb took down a Russian airliner in Egypt and Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian bomber they claim infringed on their airspace. France and Russia are on a bombing spree in Syria. The markets
Earlier this month the city of Detroit filed for federal bankruptcy protection. Once, the city that defined industrial America, the Motor City’s bankruptcy is the sad culmination of six decades of decline. With industry and population fleeing and the tax base eviscerated, they have experienced a
Every year the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds aka Social Security gets a checkup on who is receiving Social Security benefits and projections on how long it can continue making those payments. The arrival of the report may not have the same
The Old Foundation Looking for something to do in March. Come out to a benefit on March 9th in support of The Old Foundation and its mission to eliminate pediatric cancer. The event was great this past weekend and you can find out more information about the foundation at
In the past two newsletters my feature stories were about the “fiscal cliff” and how things were playing out. The cliff is the combination of tax increases, spending cuts, and the hitting of the debt ceiling limit all happening early 2013. Washington reached a last minute agreement on January 1st