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Category: Retirement Planning

How to Tell a Good Financial Advisor from a Bad One

Using a bad financial advisor is worse than having none at all, for they can destroy your wealth and jeopardize your financial future. On the other hand, you can significantly benefit from the recommendations given by a good financial advisor. For this reason, when finding a professional financial advisor to work with, it’s important to know what to look for. While their title might be the same, financial advisors are not created equal. As a fee-only fiduciary financial advisor in […]   Read More

3 Common Retirement Planning Mistakes

An American Institute of Certified Public Accountants survey of more than 1,000 adults found the following: 49 percent are not confident about how they will finance their retirements 29 percent said they’re not sure they’d reach their retirement goals 20 percent said they don’t think they will ever reach their retirement goals Even if you’re successful and cash flow is not a worry now, things may feel different when you stop receiving that paycheck or you sell your business, and […]   Read More
Date: June 22, 2020

Top 5 Tips for Financial Fitness in 2014

Here is the link to my segment on Fox 61 in CT, Top 5 Tips for Financial Fitness in 2014 http://foxct.com/2014/01/23/morning-extra-tips-to-get-financially-fit-in-2014/   Read More
Date: January 26, 2014

3 Indicators That Can Tell You the Market’s Next Move

On Monday, I was in the city spending some time with my friends at Yahoo Finance.  As always, I thank them for their hospitality and Jeff Macke for the engaging conversation. http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/breakout/3-indicators-tell-market-next-move-115923205.html With the volume and velocity of information out there, trying to get a read on the stock market is like attempting to get a sip of water from a firehose. Thankfully Paul Schatz of Heritage Capital has three ways to check the health of the market and durability […]   Read More

What would Thomas Jefferson Say to the Architects?

The latest Street$marts is out, “What would Thomas Jefferson Say to the Architects?” http://www.investfortomorrow.com/newsletter/CurrentStreet$marts20120625.pdf Topics in this issue include a little known, but important economic indicator, the latest pullback in stocks and where gold is headed.   Read More

Who Do You Trust?

The latest Street$marts has just been posted! http://www.investfortomorrow.com/newsletter/CurrentStreet$marts20120605.pdf     Read More

Can You Trust the Experts?

One story related by Peter L. Bernstein in “Against the Gods: the remarkable story of risk” was the experience of Kenneth Joseph Arrow, an American economist and joint winner of the 1972 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. Some officers had been assigned the task of forecasting weather a month ahead, but Arrow and his statisticians found that their long-range forecasts were no better than numbers pulled out of a hat. The forecasters agreed and asked their superiors to be relieved […]   Read More

The Facebook Fiasco… A Guide of How NOT to IPO

Here is the latest Street$marts with a detailed article on the bust that is Facebook. http://www.investfortomorrow.com/newsletter/CurrentStreet$marts20120525.pdf   Read More

The Most Unloved Investment

Last Wednesday, I participated in an interesting discussion on CNBC’s Closing Bell regarding what I consider to be the most “unloved” investment.  Most continue to scratch their heads as to why they haven’t cratered with the trillions of the dollars our Fed has created over the past few years.  But there are bigger stories at play.  For years, most have thought that inflation would really kick into high gear, but that certainly hasn’t happened.  You may have seen it at […]   Read More

Stocks at Inflection Point

Here is the article based on my interview with CNBC’s European Closing Bell from May 1. http://www.cnbc.com/id/47243367 The 2012 bull market still has further to run, according to Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, an independent investment banking and advisory firm. Instead of a major selloff, Schatz believes that the equity markets will only peak later on in the year, or early in 2013. But he’s undecided about whether this will incorporate a “sell in May and go away” mantra. […]   Read More