Randy’s blog

Realistic Expectations and Asset Allocation: Important Factors to Help With Long-Term Success

As the markets continue to increase, investor expectations are on the rise. This isn’t necessarily a positive trend as it is important for our long term


Happiness

Are successful people happy because they are successful or because they are happy? Science and personal experience suggest the latter. The idea that if we


Why Are You Investing?

Why are you investing? Is it to beat an index or achieve a personal goal? Is it to select the newest investment or achieve a


Pundits, Predictors and So Called Experts

The so called experts and pundits would have us believe that they can predict what is going to happen with the markets, economy, weather,  politics


Cheaper Can Be More Expensive – Asking The Wrong Questions

Intuitively it makes sense that the lower the cost of investing the more one should make.  As with many things the reality is more complicated


Made in America

The recent election had a lot of rhetoric about manufacturing jobs that had been lost overseas and America’s growing trade deficit with various countries.  If


The Election, Trump Bump and You

We experienced a major surprise with the election and also the market’s reaction on the days following (November 9th and 10th).   The 2016 Presidential


The Wildcard

Elections come and go, pundits discuss markets, and the media often shouts how bad the world is.  The three main things that the media says


How To Survive the Coming Market Crash

It really is not a question of if the markets will drop in the future but when.  The more relevant question is how it will


Have a Safe Flight

When we book an airline ticket we want to get from where we are to our destination as quickly and easily as possible with the


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