Family

Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me

Have you ever stopped to evaluate your life? Not just your job or your home or your possessions, but your LIFE? What is precious to you? Your automobile, your furniture, your paycheck, your retirement account? What really, really matters to you? Well, if you started listing what was important to you, you’d probably soon find that the real question is not “what” buy “who”. Who is precious to you? Your spouse, your children, your grand-children? Perhaps a friend, or another relative? Maybe a person in your church or synagogue? Well, no matter “who” it is, you need to tell them how much you care about them. You need to find them, and put your arms around them, and remind them…

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Investing

Stuff I Don’t Know Anything About

Okay, here are some things that I THINK are important, but I am just not sure WHY… P/E Ratios… Hmmm… I hear this all the time, but I really have no clue as to what this is, or why it is important. Mutual Fund Load… I know this is the price you pay in up front fees for a mutual fund, but you also pay fees with a no-load fund, just not up front. Discount Rate… I have no idea what this is, who gets it, or if it has anything to do with getting a bargain. Bonds… I have no clue as to how a bonds value moves. I know that it is inverse to the interest rate, or…

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