My dad used to tell me before my baseball games, “ya know Case, you play baseball against yourself”. I didn’t really get it at first. But the more he said it and explained it to me, the more I understood. You play baseball to the best of your abilities. If you do that, it doesn’t… [Read More] You Invest Against Yourself
To conform is human. During the Stone Age, our ancestors learned to fit in with their tribe. If they didn’t adopt the tribal culture, they were banished. Being banished was essentially a death sentence, so humans learned that fitting in was a pretty solid survival technique. This desire to conform has since baked itself into… [Read More] Don’t Invest Like the Rest
Last Friday, Netflix released the highly anticipated Stranger Things 2. In the show a group of middle schoolers start to investigate the disappearance of one of their friends, Will Byers. Their investigation leads to the discovery of some dark secrets. Most importantly, they discover another dimension exists in their town, which they call the “Upside… [Read More] Escaping the Financial “Upside Down”
I’ve grown very fond of a feature within The Weather Channel app. It’s called the GoRun Index. The index uses a 1-10 scale to rate running conditions. 1 indicates difficult conditions and 10 indicates prime conditions. What I like about the GoRun Index is that it’s identified four important factors that affect conditions. These factors… [Read More] The Right Conditions
Last weekend I went on an annual trip with my brothers and friends. Every August for the last six years, we’ve gone on what we call the Canoe Trip. We spend a long weekend camping and canoeing on the upper Delaware River. It’s a lot of fun, and there’s extremely spotty cell service. Unplugging from… [Read More] The Heavy Lifting
Do I Have Enough Saved For Retirement? As investment advisors, some variation of the question “will I have enough money to retire?” is almost always asked to us in meetings with clients. Rightfully so because it is a VERY important question. People work their entire lives towards retirement, and the last thing they would want… [Read More] Do I Have Enough Saved For Retirement?