Stocks, Twitter Polls, and Market Games

On Saturday November 6th, 2021, Tesla CEO Elon Musk released a Twitter poll asking if he should sell 10% of his Tesla holdings. Out of 3.5 million responses, 58% of them supported selling the shares. Since then, Musk has sold over $10 billion worth of stock, but still...

Year-end Money Moves

As 2021 draws to a close, now is a good time to consider smart money moves. “It’s a marathon, not a sprint” may be an overused phrase, but behind every overused cliche there is some element of truth. The majority of financial outcomes are a function of...

Inflation Got You Down? I Bonds to the Rescue!

Inflation: What is it and why are we freaked out by it? Inflation is a decline in the purchasing power of a given currency, and is measured by the rate of change in the average price level of goods and services over some period of time. In simple English –...

The Great Mortgage Debate

Politics and religion – two topics to be avoided at work, social gatherings, and if you are looking to stay away from unwinnable discussions with soon-to-be former friends. I might add “mortgage advice” to that list. The real estate market has been on quite a...