How to Tell when Someone Is Lying

How to Tell when Someone Is Lying

Q: How can you tell when a teenager — or a politician — is lying? A: Their lips are moving. Okay, seriously.  How can you tell when a teenager is lying to you?  The article below by Dr. Travis Bradberry, best-selling author and expert in emotional...
You Are All Wrong, You Are All Right

You Are All Wrong, You Are All Right

Every month, I look forward to the economic outlook article in Tom Henderson’s newsletter, and I like to share it with our readers as well.  Tom has a way of using straight talk to break down complex subjects into simple terms.  It usually isn’t much more complicated...
Not Everything Goes as Planned

Not Everything Goes as Planned

There’s just no way around it: not everything works out the way we planned.  In fact, when life just seems to be a series of ebbs and flows, I sometimes wonder if anything has ever worked out as planned.  As CEO of Hughes Private Capital and co-manager of our...
Airbnb Fights Back

Airbnb Fights Back

This is an interesting way to fight back.  Airbnb is going to build their own apartments and lease them out to tenants who can, in turn, rent them out to Airbnb guests. There have been multiple attacks on Airbnb operators in various states and cities as of late — from...
Use the Wrong Pronoun, Go to Jail

Use the Wrong Pronoun, Go to Jail

In none other than the progressive blue state of California, it is now written in the Health and Safety Code for nursing homes and long-term care facilities that if you repeatedly use the wrong pronoun you can be sentenced to up to one year in prison. Is it just me,...
My Friend Debt

My Friend Debt

Like a great spouse, the “good” kind of debt (or leverage) can be your best friend when it comes to investing.  And, like a not-so-great spouse, it can also be the friend you wish you had never met.  Successfully leveraging debt has made many people fabulously...