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So what exactly is an inverted yield curve and does it really matter? Historically, when long-term interest rates fall below short term rates, more often than not, recessions ensue. However, more recently the results have been mixed. Back in February of 2005 Allen Greenspan, then Fed Chair, debunked the...

Investing offers what in theory seems like an easy trade: long-term wealth creation for short-term volatility. But the reality is that it’s not so simple. The promise of gains over 10 or 20 years becomes less compelling as you face large market drops that take...

My wife Amy and I have two sons--Miles and Charlie--who are four years old and almost two years old, respectively. Do you know what one character trait we spend the most energy and time attempting to teach them? Of course you do! It's sharing. Share the Legos. Give your...

One thing that gaggle in Congress can agree on is spending billions of our hard-earned dollars, while turning a blind eye toward the futures of our children and grandchildren. Yesterday, the House voted to raise the federal debt and spending limits to allow them to...

My family and I just returned from a trip to Johns Hopkins Medical Center, a journey we’ve made three times over the last two years as we’ve tried to get a handle on why Emily hasn’t been feeling well. During our last visit the...

The New York Times ran an article a couple of weeks ago entitled "How E-Commerce Sites Manipulate You Into Buying Things You May Not Want," which was full of the sort of depressing and sometimes disturbing data privacy-related information that you may have grown accustomed...

There is a bill working its way through Congress that could impact every retirement saver and, potentially, their heirs. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act has four important provisions that you should be aware of: It increases the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)...