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To Crypto Or Not To Crypto

Bitcoin has been on a tear recently. Currently trading at $38,319.59 it has almost quadrupled in price since September of last year. Not coincidentally, the Dow is also trading at all-time highs. To me, it looks like a severe case of fear of missing out, with stock and crypto prices skyrocketing for no apparent underlying economic […]

Gratitude and Service

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington   My family and I recently volunteered at a local soup kitchen and before we started our shift, the homeless center’s Director took all the volunteers aside to give us some advice.    He told us the greatest act that […]

Demand is Building: Be Ready

The levels of demand for travel – especially cruise travel – is off the charts. Worldwide lockdowns, social distancing, and travel bans have created an unprecedented demand for cruise travel once the government and industry restrictions begin to lift. In a recent study by the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), participants were asked: “If the […]

The Only Thing To Fear Is Fear

On Monday, October 26, 2020, a headline on read: It’s been years since investors have been this fearful of a stock market crash, Nobel-winning economist warns.   In the article (paraphrasing an article in the New York Times), Robert Shiller, a Nobel Prize-winning economist and Yale professor, cautions about the dangers of investing in the top-heavy stock […]

Parking Capital for 2021+

When someone tells me something is free I always ask them what’s the catch. Nothing’s ever free – like free lunches paid by taxpayers.   Take for instance the government’s $2 trillion economic stimulus package launched in April to help struggling individuals, families, and businesses reeling from the COVID-19 lockdown.   Those checks, loans, and […]