1.||A Tax Payer as Gilligan|
Let's all sing a new version to the tune of the 60's sitcom "Gilligan's Island" …
"Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of mishandled use; that started with our nation's past to ...
[Added: 21 Jun 2006 Hits: 399 Words: 1024]
2.||Give Me Egg Yellows|
There once lived a man fixated on contrarianism. If a clear sky blessed his town, he pointed to the distant storm clouds over the horizon. When the hometown team played its rival, he cheered diligently for the opponent. And ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2006 Hits: 326 Words: 1029]
3.||A Plastic Fork in the Road|
Planning for your financial direction can be difficult. At times it may even be confusing and frustrating. Important questions arise both before and after we make decisions. Is this the right financial product or did we make the right decision? We have several paths ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2005 Hits: 344 Words: 486]
4.||Winning the Game of Retirement|
Consider yourself an athlete in the sport of investing. Physical endurance is important when it comes to the sprint, however mental poise will see you through the long run. An investor can have the most reliable information available, but with the ...
[Added: 20 Oct 2005 Hits: 376 Words: 598]
5.||Winning the Game of Ret;irement|
Consider yourself an athlete in the sport of investing. Physical endurance is important when it comes to the sprint, however mental poise will see you through the long run. An investor can have the most reliable ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 389 Words: 599]
6.||Your Portfolio and "Old Ironsides"|
The USS Constitution first ventured into the waters in 1798. From there she became an icon of durability and success.
In battle, the ship became known as "Old Ironsides" because the shots fired from enemy ships seemed to bounce off her hull. She may be best remembered for her ...
[Added: 23 Jun 2005 Hits: 331 Words: 351]
7.||Does the Moon Have Covers?|
Recently, one late winter night, my four-year old son and I counted stars with one another. After a few minutes, he pointed to the bright moon and asked, "Why doesn't the moon have covers?"
"Covers? What do you mean?" I inquired. And in his own boyish ...
[Added: 26 May 2005 Hits: 264 Words: 451]
8.||It Must Be Joe Cocker's Market|
Agonizing displays of poor theatrics failed to entertain my mind one recent Saturday evening. I scrolled across several television channels hoping for an engaging program. Finally, one particular concert intrigued my senses. There on the stage performed one of rock and roll's most expressive singers.
With every bit ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2005 Hits: 277 Words: 377]
A fickle stock market encourages good-humored mockery.
Recently, as I watched the premiere of a sitcom, an obvious omission breached television etiquette. Silence followed every exaggerated comedic set-up. There was no laugh track. Where were the premeditated giggles from the show's "audience?" At last, the viewer ...
[Added: 27 Jan 2005 Hits: 277 Words: 493]
10.||Justify Social Security ... Don't Save for Retirement|
It is a common question when investors review their retirement plan—should we include social security benefits into our retirement income projections?
It seems the closer an investor is to retirement, the more likely he/she will include social security benefits into the analysis. Younger investors, ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2004 Hits: 281 Words: 428]