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When my son Charlie came home from the NICU in February and was going to doctors appointments with some frequency, one of the things that came up was that he, like many newborns, had a case of torticollis. Torticollis is basically the tendency for a...

The last ten years of fair-weather markets have spoiled us a bit, but storms do come, and they can be ferocious. Just as Hurricane Michael came out of nowhere, so did a stock-selling spree that shaved more than 5% from the S&P 500. We are...

One of the most important exercises in financial planning is laying out your priorities. A priority list and its order provide necessary guidance as to how we should best go about achieving our goals, and which ones are more important than others. The exercise is...

[caption id="attachment_9815" align="alignright" width="500"] LUMBERTON, NC - SEPTEMBER 15: Members of Colorado Task Force 1, on the swift water team, head out to check on residents during Hurricane Florence on September 15, 2018 in Lumberton, North Carolina. (Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)[/caption] What an odd...

As Hurricane Florence continues endangering lives and destroying property, many of us wait in uncertainty, wondering how homes, boats, and treasured landmarks are faring. It's personal and emotional kind of uncertainty, the kind that can't be addressed by probabilities. But on the statistical side, the National Weather service...

On Sunday, this "news" came out that Geoffrey Owens--an actor who had a recurring role on The Cosby Show--was spotted working at a Trader Joe's somewhere in New Jersey, and then shamed for it. The sentiment seems to have been something like, "Poor Geoffrey. If only his former fame had...

My son, Jack, started kindergarten a few weeks ago. It was a big moment in his life and it was also a big moment in the lives of his parents. It’s when Emily and I started to surrender control of the child we’ve raised the...