Tell me, what do you guys think about starting an inflation project? Here’s what I have in mind: Readers from different parts of the country (North East, East, South East, North Central, Central, South Central, North West, West, and South West) track a small number of goods (mostly grocery items) and report the numbers to [...]
“Seek the counsel of those who will tell you the truth about yourself, even if it hurts you to hear it. Mere commendation will not bring the improvement you need.” – Napoleon Hill Food for thought as you start this week.
Watch this when you get a chance: “Character can be taught.” Of course it can, but most leaders and employees don’t think that way.
When our oldest reached driving age, we handed down our 2002 Buick Rendezvous for him to drive. It’s not his car. It’s Mom and Dad’s car that he gets to drive until he gets his own car. No, it’s not a kid’s dream car but beggars can’t be choosers. It’s big, safe, and perfect for [...]
The Mansion section of today’s WSJ featured Luxury Kids’ Rooms. A DJ mixing station in the sleepover room. Secret passageways inspired by “Harry Potter.” A fully tricked-out videogame arcade. You’ve entered the teen wing of the house. As parents look for creative ways to keep older kids hanging out at home, some are turning to [...]
April was a decent month for all the indexes followed here at AFM except for gold. April’s 1.93% total return for the S&P 500 Index was the 40th best for the month of April going back to 1926. The index is up 12.74% year-to-date. Not bad. Here is the link to the AFM PDF Report: [...]
A front page article in this Sunday’s NY Times was about pension advances. I don’t know about you but, when I hear the term “advance” a red flag appears. I automatically see a high interest loan. Being true to their “painting everyone as a victim” ways, the article detailed an advance taken by a Mr. [...]
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