In a shocking new report coming from Bloomberg, Amazon is looking to ready a massive push into brick and mortar that would rival the largest c-store chains....
So you are in your 30s, just out of training, and you really want to catch your retirement savings up since the pipeline to get here was so long. And you think, why should I put any investment money in bonds? I understand they are lower risk and...
<!-- --> Posted September 19, 2018 by Ben Carlson On this week’s Animal Spirits with Michael and Ben we discuss: Ray Dalio’s thoughts on debt cycles. Taking financial advice from billionaires. The world’s $250 trillion in debt. How much debt is too much for the world’s governments? Why no one...
I was the decision-maker for both my parents at the end of their lives.  They had very different end-of-life trajectories: one was a best-case scenario, one a cautionary tale.  I learned a great deal about navigating the tricky financial, legal and familial waters of caring for elderly relatives,...
Tech ticketing company Eventbrite plans on going public next week (9/20/18), and we couldn’t be more excited over this. Founded all the way back in 2006, the...
McDonald’s ($MCD) announced today (9/17/18) that they are going to increase their quarterly dividend to $1.11, up $.10 from $1.01. This seems to be Ronald McDonald grasping...
My least favorite market stats lead off with the following: If you would have just invested $10,000… This is always followed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, Bitcoin or some other asset that has seen enormous gains since its infancy. And if you had only invested $10,000 you would be a millionaire...
Natural disasters are no joking matter. The Carolinas are experiencing one of the worst storms in recent memory, and are benefitting from the hurricane losing quite a bit of power, mitigating some damage. Even though Wall Street (the actual street) is feeling the effects with increased rainfall in NYC,...
I’m still getting frequent questions on how to do a Backdoor Roth IRA.  So I thought I’d put together a basic, step by step, tutorial people can refer to when they do this.  Most physicians should be using a personal and spousal Backdoor Roth IRA.  Not only does this provide...