Retirement Plan in Tatters? Not So Fast …

Recently, we read a New York Times article by Joe Nocera called My Faith-Based Retirement. It was a cheerless piece detailing the failure of 401k’s as an investment vehicle, the decline of pensions, the lack of employer-sponsored healthcare benefit plans and the consequent reduction of Boomer’s retirement expectations. A dreary, rain-drenched, out-in-the-street future was being … Read more

Is Opportunity Knocking in the Financial Markets?

I have been successfully investing for over three decades. Yes, I have made my share of costly “educational” mistakes, but we are still here. Mostly throughout this time I have been on my buy and hold plan, kicking back and enjoying the returns. I have always known about the ten-to-twenty-year market cycles, from when I … Read more