Mindful Minute

Personal Finance for Artists

Finance For Artists When it comes to personal financial planning, a regular salary makes things a lot easier. You know how much you have coming in and you know when it will arrive. Finance for artists is a bit more challenging. Artists, Designers and Contract...

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Mindful Market Minute – What is Financial Planning?

What is Financial Planning... exactly? Your financial plan is the anchoring principle that tells you how to act and keeps you from re-acting to the constant and unpredictable movement of markets and craziness of the media's bullhorn. Your plan is the antidote to...

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Mindful Market Minute: May 18, 2015

Ever Changing Earnings Estimates Just a few months ago, both Wall Street and Main Street were excited about the prospects of rising earnings expectations. Today, the opposite holds true as earnings have been revised down broadly for both energy companies and for...

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Mindful Market Minute: May 07, 2015

Falling Energy Prices & Consumer Spending. The lower price for gas has left $33 Billion in the hands of consumers... This savings could allow us to pay off some debt, spend a little more at local restaurants, or save for our futures. At first, I expect people to...

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2 Minute Mindful Market Lesson – Strong Dollar

The increasing value of the dollar is a two edged sword. A Strong Dollar is good for the US consumer as our dollars can buy more foreign goods cheaply, but hard on the US producer whose products become more expensive overseas.     So, what should YOU do? Simply stay...

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