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What if your job isn't secure? What if your trading strategy fails? What if housing prices don't go up forever?   What if this isn't the end of the world? What if you get through this? What if things turn out better than you imagined?   Maybe the most...

  'Tis the season for political ads, campaign yard signs and presidential debates. I knew the 2020 presidential election was nearing but for some reason, probably Tuesday’s debate, I just realized how close it actually is. As of the posting of this brief, Election Day is...

A few weeks back I wrote an explainer of Joe Biden's tax proposal and received some questions about the following passage: "(Y)es, there are times where it’s beneficial to accelerate income." It's a counter-intuitive statement because most of the conversation around taxes is that you...

[caption id="attachment_12133" align="alignleft" width="300"] COVID chart or Stock Market chart?[/caption]   It's been a nervy week of trading in the stock market! Particularly for tech stocks. The Nasdaq Composite Index (which is heavily weighted toward tech stocks) fell more than 10% in just three trading sessions after...

There's almost always something interesting going on with the stock market. Lately, it’s been hard to ignore the dominance of large U.S. technology stocks. The fact that the stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, is up 9.16% year-to-date as of September 1st is...