Investing

Success In The Market Is Rarely Pain Free

Success In The Market Is Rarely Pain Free The last few months of football here in Kansas City have been among the most entertaining I can remember. While the Chiefs didn’t advance to claim the ultimate prize in the end, this season was mostly a success, despite the…

Always Tell Me the Odds

Always Tell Me the Odds

Traditions are very important to our family They’re a fun way to build excitement and memories together, especially with two kids in the house. One of our more recent traditions involves seeing all the new Star Wars movies when they…

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Investing

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Investing

“The market hates uncertainty” has been a common enough saying in recent years (even by me), but how logical is it? There are many different aspects to uncertainty, some that can be measured and some that cannot. Uncertainty is an…

The Worst Way to Pick a Mutual Fund is Often the Most Popular

The Worst Way to Pick a Mutual Fund is Often the Most Popular

It’s all in a name. Until, well, it’s not. Imagine this: You sit down to select a mutual fund to invest in, and after looking over a few options, you select the one with the word “preservation” in the description.…

Take a Cue from Soccer on Recent Market Volatility

Take a Cue from Soccer on Recent Market Volatility

As of yesterday’s close, U.S. stocks have fallen over 10% from their peak in late January (officially in “correction” territory). Given the smooth ride the market gave us in 2017, this recent volatility has spooked investors and have led many…