THE “RULE OF 72” – YES YOU NEED IT!

        Have you heard of the “Rule of 72”?  This simple rule helps your HARD-EARNED MONEY grow!  The “Rule of 72” approximates how many years it will take for your money to double, given a fixed rate of return.  The formula: {72 / interest rate = Number years to double}. How long do you believe it will take to double your money if placed in a typical U. S. savings account?   ...

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ONE OF THE WORSE MISTAKES YOU CAN MAKE WITH YOUR 401 – (K) WHEN CHANGING JOBS

ONE OF THE WORSE MISTAKES YOU CAN MAKE WITH YOUR 401- K WHEN CHANGING JOBS Several years ago, a good friend confided she cashed out her 401K and spent the money. At the time I thought an unwise decision. But of course being less diplomatic (hard to believe right) I said something more in the line of: YOU DID #$@% WHAT ?  I was reminded of this story last week, when I ...

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DID YOU BUY, HOLD OR SELL IN OCTOBER – WHILE THE MARKET LOST $2 TRILLION?

Many investors both institutional and individuals sold in October 2018. What about you? I am not smart enough to guess the best time to get out and return to the market, so I held my positions. I have survived numerous corrections, like this October 2018, where I lost significant PAPER Net-Worth. BY recognizing my inability to time the market and just sit still, my Net-Worth increases most years. Taking No Action ...

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DO YOU LOVE YOUR ADULT KIDS? IF YES – HELP THEM TO A STRONG FINANCIAL START IN LIFE!

My Dad and Mom, helped prepare me to become successful. As a father, I have that same responsibility to help my daughter succeed. I constantly read how the majority of Americans live check to check. I have been laid off too many times to live check-to-check! My parents taught me the value of budgeting, living beneath my means, growing my emergency savings, etc and I survived ...

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