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Friday, December 6, 2019

Meg Ryan, in the movie ”You’ve Got Mail”, finds herself hoping for a miracle. She’s in the wrong checkout line, the cash-only line, and she has no cash. And the clerk isn’t budging. The grumpy guy behind...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Pringles just released a limited-edition, seasonal tube of chips. It’s actually an entire Thanksgiving meal-replacement, with chips flavored as turkey, chicken, duck, and even cranberry sauce and stuffing, and—just...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

“This time it’s different.” Famous last words. Sir John Templeton, founder of finance titan Franklin-Templeton, called these the four most dangerous words in investing—probably because it sounds more like Vegas...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

As long as it does the job well, I don’t care who manufactures the filing cabinet in my office. I bought it to hold documents, not organize them or write them for me. It’s not a service (someone doing work for you),...

Friday, November 8, 2019

There are no guarantees in life, but there are some things we can be pretty sure of: the sun will rise tomorrow, Trump is going to tweet, Valdosta is going to play football. But something could happen. The sun could fall out of the sky...

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Two weeks ago we muscled past the impulse to run out of the room at the sound of the words “meaning of life”, and last week we looked at the attitude required to live a meaningful life—namely, gratitude. This week we...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Last week we looked at the reason for this pursuit. To summarize, the meaning of life provides us with the answer to the question of why—why work, why love, why life—and it’s this answer that gives our life meaningful...

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

If you were to ask three hundred of the wisest people in history about the meaning of life, you’d think they would draw a crowd, but the only way to clear a room faster is by announcing the presence of a life insurance salesman....

Monday, October 7, 2019

Getting caught in the rain on a motorcycle is not a huge problem, but if you don’t have a windshield or a visor, your face is going to be in a world of hurt. Even still, lot of riders choose to ride without any protection for...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Mission of Business as Wholeness Modern Hebrew speakers use the same word for “hello,” and “goodbye”—but for some Jews, it’s not kosher to use in the restroom because it also is a nickname for...

Friday, September 27, 2019

6- On Freedom: Wisdom as Required Reading We all want to be free—after all, America is the “land of the free and the home of the brave”—but freedom often alludes us. Our constitution says freedom is an...

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The period of life we call “retirement” means different things to different people. It may mean you hang it up and strike out into the sunset with the RV, or, like George Washington, it may mean you go back and run the army...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

What is Success Our definition of success determines how we use our money and our quality of life. It can be difficult to define, but too often we look to others to define it for us—people we idolize like athletes, singers, or...

Friday, August 30, 2019

There is no clearer picture of greed than in Charles Dickens’ character Ebenezer Scrooge. It’s interesting because even though he obviously values money greatly, his actions show that he has no idea what the value of money...

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Welcome to our very first blog post. We hope to write a post every month that will recap what went on in the markets and our thoughts of the economy and markets in general. You will never see us make predictions here, so don’t take any...