The life you want starts with a thoughtful financial plan. Tune out the market noise, focus on your goals, and mindfully follow the path you’ve set to financial success.

Jonathan K. DeYoe

Not All Stocks Are Created Equal

Not All Stocks Are Created Equal

It was a good week for a lot of stocks but not bank stocks. The Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) both finished at record highs last week. Barron’s indicated investors owe Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen a...

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Can You Afford A New Car?

Can You Afford A New Car?

According to recent data, there may be an affordable car crisis in the United States. The latest Bankrate.com Car Affordability Study found: “…typical households in most of America’s larger cities don’t earn enough to afford the average new vehicle, under a common...

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MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: HEALTH IS TRUE WEALTH

MINDFUL MONEY PRACTICE: HEALTH IS TRUE WEALTH

Our health should be a primary consideration in our life plans, not an afterthought, so let’s move it front and center for a few minutes. Start by thinking about yesterday. How did you feel — both physically and mentally — at the end of your day? Healthy, energized,...

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Are Higher Interest Rates Ahead?

Are Higher Interest Rates Ahead?

Things you may want to know… Last Friday, Financial Times (FT) published, ‘Five markets charts that matter for investors.’ Among the issues addressed in the charts were: The bond market bear watch. The yield on 10-year German Bunds (Germany’s government bonds) reached...

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You Say Potato, I say Potato.

You Say Potato, I say Potato.

A persistent debate among the geek set is how to pronounce the abbreviation for Graphics Interchange Format (GIF). You know, GIFs, the animated images you see online. Graphics starts with a hard ‘g’ sound, but pronunciation conventions suggest that ‘g’ makes a soft...

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2nd Quarter Market Review

2nd Quarter Market Review

This is the way the quarter ends – with a central bank scare. Central bankers are stodgy. They speak carefully. For many, reading the words ‘Federal Reserve’ is enough to cause boredom to set in and web surfing to ensue. Last week, though, the European Central Bank...

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Learn how to reach your financial goals and increase your happiness dividend.

Jonathan K. DeYoe

Jonathan is the author of Mindful Money and wholeheartedly believes you can create a roadmap to wealth and increase your happiness dividend by making mindful financial choices. Visit his website.

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