IS A BALANCED BUDGET NO LONGER IMPORTANT TO OUR GOVERNMENT?

Not too many years ago, many politicians, as well as most candidates for office, both Republicans and Democrats, made a big deal about the excessive increases in our national debt. There was constant emphasis on the importance of balancing the federal budget, and maybe even acquiring a “surplus”. Somehow, in 2019 it no longer seems […]

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HOW CAN YOUNG FOLKS FOCUS ON PREPARING FOR FUTURE NEEDS?

As a person raised in a prior century, it’s challenging for me to observe “millennials” raised in today’s digital world with a primary focus on “now”. Their exposure to “new” information and ways of the world arrive primarily through “sound bites” and “bullet points”. It’s not due to any fault of theirs, but most young […]

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INVESTING IN THE STOCK MARKET WITH LESS STRESS

In more than three decades of investing in the stock market, both as a private investor and as a professional stock portfolio manager, I have successfully learned how to do so with no greater stress and worry than that of raising a family, paying regular mortgage payments, and trying to stay healthy as the years […]

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