Category Archives: Goals

Goals are what drive us to become more accomplished individuals.

2017 Financial Goals

What’s 6 inches long and gets Kim Kardashian excited? That’s right. It’s money. 😀 Especially the one with Benjamin’s face on it. There is certainly no shortage of liquidity in the world today thanks to central banks. As investors, our priority is to increase our expected returns while reducing our anticipated risks. A good way to go about doing this is by… Read More »

Why the Average Investor Performs so Poorly

When Average Isn’t Enough Everyone knows that exotic dancers are bad at investing. After all, they always end up losing their shirts. 😆 But they are not alone. Most people in general are simply not very successful at investing. According to BlackRock, the largest financial management company in the world with nearly $5 trillion of AUM, the average American investor managed to make only… Read More »

Turn Complaints into Opportunities

Complaints are Opportunities in Disguise Picky eaters like to whine and dine. But food isn’t the only thing people complain about. Although whining isn’t productive, it’s a legitimate coping mechanism that shifts blame and responsibility to other people. But if handled correctly, complaints can be turned into opportunities. In order for there to be a complaint, there must be something else… Read More »

A Look Back at 2015

Year End Review – 2015 I remember 2015 like it was yesterday. 😛 I hope everyone is having a great New Year so far. Let’s review some of the biggest financial news and stories from 2015. Falling commodity prices. – The Standard & Poor’s GSCI commodities index plunged 34% in 2015, down 80% from its peak. It’s now at the lowest… Read More »