1. Update 06/13/2019

    While it has been a chore trying to find anything to write about other than the absurdity of the interventions of central banks today has provided some material which may be important going forward. For starters, it appears to me that we are near a major inflection point. In watching a video with Ch…Read More

  2. Weekly Article 06/13/2019

    How many people out there are more than a little surprised at the amount of severe weather we have been seeing locally, nationally and globally?  I have been noticing that there is strange weather all over the globe. There are stories of 700 earthquakes in the Fontana area of California in the past…Read More

  3. The Dos of 401(k) Plans

    Employees of all ages tend to treat 401(k) plans like gold, as if they are the only retirement planning tool necessary for a successful retirement, especially when their employer offers to match their contributions. Other strategies include an IRA, a Roth IRA, opening a health savings account, getti…Read More

  4. Weekly Article 05/30/2019

    Many times I have written that if you say something enough- whether it be true or not- many consider it to be a fact. Just today I had a client in and he, along with many others, made the comment that “the market is doing great”. Keep in mind that the mainstream media and the financial game show…Read More

  5. Weekly Article 05/23/2019

    What a difference a week can make. In the past week we have seen the trade talks between the USA and China turn from encouraging to China announcing that no trade talks will be scheduled any time in the near future. Just last week we were told that no American troops are going to the Middle East- th…Read More

  6. Public Service Announcement …

    A few weeks ago my wife came to me all upset because supposedly the Social Security Administration called and said that her social security number was compromised and that she should call right away. Of course, since I am in an attorney’s office where they deal with the Social Security Administr…Read More

  7. Weekly Article 05/16/2019

    I have had a rough time for the last few weeks coming up with commentary that has anything new to say. It seems that we are bombarded day after day with talk of trade wars, tariffs and counter-tariffs. Just today, April retail and industrial production numbers came out in China and in the USA. To sa…Read More

  8. Weekly Article 05/08/2019

    Last week I wrote about the differences that I saw in reported “greatest economy of all time” numbers and the actual numbers that contradicted the “greatest” story. In it I noticed that even though all the numbers were surprising to the upside the reality didn’t quite match. As a matter of…Read More

  9. Weekly Article 05/01/2019

    Dichotomy- a word that means a difference between two completely opposite idea or things according to the Cambridge English Dictionary. Day after day we are bombarded in the mainstream media, from politicians, central bankers and the paid performers on the news and financial game shows that we have …Read More

  10. ADV I doubt it Harry

    I listened to a podcast with Harry Dent the other day and he made some great points about demographics and the fragility of the stock and bond markets. I have watched Harry’s work for some time now and find myself agreeing with him on many points. I certainly would trust anything he says about dem…Read More