Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The Best Way to Grow And Preserve Wealth?

“Buy and hold is dead!” critics claim.
Once believed to be the best way for investors to accumulate wealth over the long term, “buy and hold” portfolios took a pounding in the recent bear market. The cries came out loud and clear that the old truth was wrong and "buy and hold" as an investment strategy was dead. 

Let's take a closer look at just what buy and hold means, as it pertains to investing.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

I Will Never Date A Purple Potato

I remember when purple potatoes first started showing up in the markets…probably the early 80’s. I recall having a funny first impression of them. Purple wasn’t a ‘natural’ food color was it? They couldn’t look good next to a steak, could they?