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“It never rains, but it pours.” One of my favorite sayings. Used to apply it when we all lived in Zurich. We’d go for weeks at a time with no social life, no visitors, no good weather for family outings. … Continue reading
This morning, IFO was listening to one of those weekend investment advisory radio programs. She was surprised to find herself agreeing with most of what they said. Many programs she’s heard have simply advised paying a financial advisor and/or buying … Continue reading
This blog has nothing to do with babies, British royals, siblings or other newsy topics. But IFO just simply COULD NOT RESIST posting this darling picture of. as someone called them, “Their Royal Cutenesses.” So, here it is. You know … Continue reading
Years ago, a friend of a friend told the story of his older sister, who, with all of her siblings, was getting a lesson in investing from Dad. Sis was 16 – the age of highest friction between daughters and dads. … Continue reading
For an income investor, stocks are all about the dividends. Early in your investing career you can re-invest your dividends. Later, you can live off of the dividends without ever touching the principal. IFO does not recommend automatic dividend reinvestment, the … Continue reading
On Jan. 2, 2012, we began to look at what we called our Model Portfolio. This was an attempt to see what could happen with a RANDOM selection of stocks and pretend to invest a total of $5,000 in shares … Continue reading
It’s been nine months since IFO (this means me, your faithful blogger) last posted. No, she (this means me, too. It is a literary affectation to refer to oneself as “we,” but I like it) isn’t preggers. She just needed … Continue reading
Okay, yesterday we discussed five kinds of difficult clients. If you view yourself as your own client, which type(s) are you – Fixed on Past; Scared; Resistant to Change; Over-reactor; or Attached to Cash? Now, what do you, the financial … Continue reading