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Too Many Choices

November 9, 2012

I buy my groceries at Kroger.  Often times I drive directly in front of the store on the way home from work.  So it’s not unusual to get a message from my wife asking me to pick something up on the way home.  Sometime back she...

The iPad

October 26, 2012

Sometimes an innovation comes along that is a real game-changer.  But change is difficult.  Because change is difficult, we fail to see the impact that real game-changing innovations has on our lives.  I think the Apple technology is...

Staying Balanced

September 26, 2012

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal addressed the issues of rebalancing a portfolio to its target asset allocation.  The relatively brief article was on point, but did not address the decision-making matrix required to properly execute...

Retirement-How Much Money is Enough?

September 12, 2012

As you can imagine after being in business for 30 years, I have attended lots of industry conferences.  After a while, I yearned for sessions where I could learn something new.  Several years ago, I attended a track of sessions which focused...

Sears Bucked from S&P

August 31, 2012

“Sears Holdings, a founding member of the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index, is getting booted from the venerable benchmark—and its own stock is to blame.  Once America's most iconic retailer, Sears will lose its place...

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