Welcome to Bear Country

The Dow officially entered a bear market (defined by a drop of 20% or more),…


Coronavirus Infecting the Stock Market

Last night was Chinese take-out night at the Terry home.  My daughter's fortune…


Market Outlook for 2020

What a year for investors in 2019.  If you can believe it, there have only been…


Running (And Investing) In The Rain

My friend Jamey is putting on a race next month, and he thought it'd be a good…


You May Be Accidentally Investing In Cigarette (and other) Companies

Last week, TED Talks Daily Podcast posted a fantastic talk on the unintentional…


Ski Lessons

Last week I took my two oldest kids (ages 10 and 8) to the ski slopes for the…


Are They Really Called Securities??

We often refer to stocks and bonds as securities.  Legally, these are…


In For A Bumpy Boat Ride

I think I’m done with traveling for a while.  After our extended RV trip up to…


How Will Trade Tariffs Affect My Investments?

How do you feel about the trade tariffs being announced?  Some people love it;…


6 Common Mental Mistakes Investors Make

On one hand, investing is rather simple.  There are basic rules and tenets, and…