My Kids Said the Darndest Things

My Kids Said the Darndest Things

Remember the show “Kids Say the Darndest Things” with Art Linkletter?  That always got me and the family laughing.  I documented plenty of funny lines spoken by my own kids and a while back, I stumbled upon one of those lists with some of the darndest things that my...
Start Them Early

Start Them Early

It’s indisputable: children are the future.  If we don’t teach our youngest how to earn, save, and invest money, our future (and theirs!) could be in a boatload of trouble.  What are you doing to help teach your kids, grandkids, or even great-grandkids about money? ...
What Losing $250,000 Taught Me — Part 3

What Losing $250,000 Taught Me — Part 3

Enjoy the conclusion to my three-part saga about how I lost $250,000 in a winner-of-an-investment gone bad.  If you have already read the first two parts of this story (be sure to read parts one and two before continuing with part three), you know this happened before...
What Losing $250,000 Taught Me — Part 2

What Losing $250,000 Taught Me — Part 2

No one in their right mind enjoys feeling like they’ve been duped — or, worse yet, actually being duped.  But I’m here to tell you that it happens to the best of us, sometimes even after doing our due diligence and checking all the right boxes.  This is the second...
What Losing $250,000 Taught Me — Part 1

What Losing $250,000 Taught Me — Part 1

Whenever I speak at an event, I often include the story of how I lost a big chunk of money in a bad investment. I share this as a learning experience.  The lessons I came away with helped shape Hughes Private Capital’s approach to investing, including stress-testing...
Greg Recommends: Betting On Zero

Greg Recommends: Betting On Zero

What do you get when you take a super successful, multi-level marketing company that is traded on the public stock exchange and pit it against an equally successful hedge fund manager?A good story.In fact, it’s the story of how Bill Ackman, founder of Pershing Square...