What Is The Big Mac Index

What Is The Big Mac Index

The Big Mac Index is a useful tool in comparing the relative values of the currencies of different countries. Last Week, In Switzerland, a Big Mac Cost $7.54.  The Economist invented the Big Mac Index in 1986 as an entertaining way to assess whether currencies were at...
No Regrets: Three Money Mistakes To Avoid

No Regrets: Three Money Mistakes To Avoid

If You Want No Regrets, Here Are Three Money Mistakes To Avoid Everyone has financial regrets — including you. I know this because you (or someone who looks, sounds and worries an awful lot like you) just collapsed on the couch in my office and started...
Weekly Perspective – September 8, 2014

Weekly Perspective – September 8, 2014

It’s déjà vu all over again! Last year, pundits and analysts tried to discern when the Federal Reserve might begin to end quantitative easing by reading economic tea leaves. For months, bad economic news proved to be good news for stock markets. This year, investors...
Mindfulness, Spending & Retirement Income

Mindfulness, Spending & Retirement Income

Mindfulness, Spending & Retirement Income I have been a wealth manager for nearly 20 years, but before this I was working on a master’s in Tibetan Buddhism—specifically phenomenology, the study of how we perceive and experience the world. It is through that lens...
Retirement: The Transition From Human To Financial Potential

Retirement: The Transition From Human To Financial Potential

RETIREMENT Is Just Moving From Reliance Upon Your Human Potential To Financial Potential. Our lives are a transition between potentials.  We start with immense human potential and end, hopefully, with a powerful and steady financial potential. Human Potential When we...
What to do with Extra Money

What to do with Extra Money

Whenever we find ourselves with extra money, we know we should use it wisely.  We wonder, however, “Should I save and invest it or use it to pay down debt?” Usually, I recommend saving/investing first, then paying down debt. First though, there is a behavioral...
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