April 2018

Who Makes How Much in America Today

Here's you Friday afternoon feel-good statistic:

In order to be in the top 10% - you need an annual salary of $90,000 and above.

In order to be in the top 5%, you need an annual salary of $130,000 and above.

In order to be in the top 2%, you need an annual salary of $195,000 and above.

Why You Should Hire A Financial Planner

Even if you're not rich....

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"I Am Only Passionately Curious" -- Albert Einstein

In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."

Top leaders have what's called "Applied Curiosity." 

Bond Market Still Dismal Worst Since 1960's

The core bond fund index has returned +1.7% per year over the last 5 years.  Barely keeping up with inflation over the same period. Add in taxes and you've lost money...Ugh.

Volatility - What To Keep In Mind

Stocks were down another 1%-2% today. Yikes! Here are some things to keep in mind before your panic response kicks fully in...