Like Crawling On Broken Glass

Like Crawling On Broken Glass

I was having lunch with one of my super successful and affluent friends and she astounded me with one of her comments.  She said she doesn’t even like to open her investment statements when she gets them in the mail. She told me about how she would get them in the...
Blockbuster Movie Flaw – Did You Catch It?

Blockbuster Movie Flaw – Did You Catch It?

Several years ago, a Hollywood movie dominated theaters and raked in millions of dollars despite a serious but largely unnoticed flaw in the plot.  Did you catch it?  I didn’t, but Jason Morris, a very smart estate attorney and this week’s guest writer, did.  Let me...
The silent nest egg robber

The silent nest egg robber

Did you feel that?  You’ve just been robbed!  Wait—and now you’re being robbed again.  And…again.  In fact, we are all being robbed 24 hours a day by something so silent, cunning, and ordinary, it eludes even the smartest people.  Why are we, for the most part,...
Which 10% Is Better?

Which 10% Is Better?

Let’s see if we can figure out which investment is better – from a lender’s standpoint:Scenario A –  $100,000 loan @ 10% interest only for 10 yearsORScenario B –  $100,000 loan @ 10% interest amortized over 10 yearsScenario A represents 10 years collecting $10,000 per...