The American Tailwind

“The year was 1942, I was 11, and I went all in, investing $115 I had begun accumulating at age 6,” noted Warren Buffett in his annual letter to shareholders. That $115 investment helped Mr. Buffett illustrate the abiding strength of American businesses...

Short Money Rules

Morgan Housel, an award winning financial columnist, is gifted at expressing complex ideas clearly and with humor. Today a partner at The Collaborative Fund, he posted this recent blog, “Short Money Rules”, and I would add “to live by”. Above-average results require...

What’s 0% worth to you?

Last week’s headlines: Vanguard Ups the Ante in an ETF Race to Zero and Millennial Online Lender SoFi to Offer Zero-fee ETFs. Fidelity started the rush last August announcing two no-fee index mutual funds; today they offer four. How much do fees matter and is it...

Regrets

Do you ever anticipate regret? I find it a useful tool when making decisions. If I choose option A, how will I feel about it later, will I regret it? Or, will I feel better about choosing option B once my decision is made? These top 10 financial savings regrets can...

Racehorses and retirement

What do they have in common? Would you believe predictability? If 98% of well-bred racehorses aren’t winners, why do most people look at pedigree before placing their bets? And, if pedigree isn’t a great predictor of winning horses, what is? These are the questions...