A Toll Road as Metaphor for the Fiscal Cliff
As the country drives toward the fiscal cliff, a metaphor on taxes and capitalism.
Candy Economics at Halloween and Our Tax System
Should our tax system ration out tax-avoidance 'candy' to some while taking that candy from others?
An Advisor (and Client) Wish List for the Next President
Is it too much to ask for some simplicity, common sense and logic from our Commander-in-Chief?
Playing to Win Still Matters in Football, the Markets and the Economy
Lessons our leaders can learn from the Alabama Crimson Tide: a hand up, not a hand out.
Financial Freedom Is Not Free
As our country approaches the fiscal cliff, can we afford to have the financially responsible segment of our society pay for the other 50% of our society?
The 6 Elements of Portfolio Construction
As Warren Buffet once said, “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” Here are six topics for educating your clients.
Creating Wealth Isn’t Quick or Easy. So Why Do So Many Think Otherwise?
An important part of our job as advisors is to separate fact from fiction for our clients; a (market) picture can be worth a million words.
Why You Still Shouldn’t Gamble on Gift and Estate Taxes
Almost every advisor seems to be pushing their clients to give away all their assets to heirs this year. But is that really a wise move? Consider these six issues.
Truth Talking on Taxes: Don’t Believe Everything You Hear
Our politicians and press distort the facts on what the ‘wealthy’ actually pay in taxes, but the truth can set you free.
What’s Different About the Wealthy? They’re Patient
Many people think wealthy investors have a silver bullet to “get rich quick,” but most wealthy individuals have endured tough times through extreme patience and emotional control