America: Is Our Culture Greater than Our Crisis?

America: Is Our Culture Greater than Our Crisis?

Are you forever told to stay the course, even though in your gut you feel the tracks are heading toward a mountain bridge with a gaping hole? Are their times in life where the foundation could be so fractured that it would be a mistake not to try and protect your wealth with divergent strategies? These are questions of many, but we have difficulty finding clear information with which to make logical decisions. 

America, Is Our Culture Greater than Our Crisis is a paper that aligns your heartfelt concerns with purposeful information that you can use to guide your monetary and investment decisions.

 It was no secret for most engineers who studied dyke’s that New Orleans was a city and population exposed to immense risk under the perfect terrifying circumstances. Year after year, those that may have been able to allocate resources sufficient to fix this potential problem decided not to do so. In hindsight, those decisions look rather shortsighted. 

When fundamentals are broken - then something has to give...

Happy Fathers Day!

Happy Fathers Day!

Wedding season for my group of friends was more than a decade ago. Attending most celebrations as a bachelor, the veterans proudly passed me pictures of their little tykes, adorning that they have given them “purpose” in life.

Having believed I was of solid foundation with a firm connection to my life’s meaning, I smiled and agreed, “I’ll bet they do.”

Years later and now with a couple sons of my own, I too have discovered that awesome purpose earlier told.

Parent’s put their heart and soul into teaching their kids so they have a chance at a richer life. From baseball, to math, dealing with bullies or heartbreak; we might not always know what we’re talking about - but we sure try our best.

If You Were a Stock, Would You Buy YOU?

If You Were a Stock, Would You Buy YOU?

Stocks have peaks and hit valleys. If properly managed, they recover from those valleys and move on to better days. Those not up to the challenge might go under. The value of a stock is certainly connected to the rise and fall of the overall economy, but it is also greatly influenced by the quality and focus of the people in the company. 

Just look at the past 2-3 years for examples. As of today, Apple is up 100% from its 2008 pre-market crash peak, and 300% increase from its valley.  Netflix over that same time rallied 700% from pre-crash prices simultaneously taking down giant rivals like Blockbuster to boot.  (According to Yahoo Finance)