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A Role Model and Encourager

On April 22, a few days after watching the Golf Channel documentary “Arnie,” Adam, 21, a keen golfer himself, wrote a letter to Palmer on behalf of his younger brother Nate, asking if he “could possibly write Nate a letter wishing him good luck in college and providing him some advice along the way.” He […]

Market Update

Stocks suffered their largest weekly decline since the start of a year, due almost entirely to a sharp sell-off on Friday.  Friday’s plunge marked the end of an extended period of light trading activity and relatively stable stock prices.  For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell -406 points to 18,085 down -2.2%.  The […]

When A Mandate Is Not A Mandate

No doubt, you’ve heard about the Employer Mandate and the Individual Mandate that are a part of Obamacare.  Both relate to a requirement for Americans to have health insurance and resulting fines for failure to comply.  The Supreme Court, in a case that could have ended Obamacare, ruled that the fines are constitutional.  In 2013, […]

Who Said That?

Make your best guess on who said the following, and when… (Scroll down for the answer after you read this paragraph.) “In short, it is a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high today and tax revenues are too low and the soundest way to raise the revenues in the long run is to […]


    At Christmas, we’re thankful for a Savior being born into this world.  At Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for how God has blessed us and provided for us.  On July 4th, we’re thankful for a country where we have great freedoms, such as the freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and the right to pursue […]

What Could Possibly Go Wrong From Here?

Primarily, there are two potential problems before us in the investment world: rising interest rates; and stock market highs. Most often, when we think of risk, we think of money invested in the stock market. There are several different kinds of risk, and there is some kind of risk in every investment. Many like to […]