Folks, I wish I had a nice article to publish but unfortunately this one is unpleasant. It’s at the very top of everyone’s list of concerns. Frankly, I could retire right now if this wasn’t a lingering concern of mine. I’ll explain ACA (affordable care act? What a joke!) and hopefully I can clear some […]Read More Early Retirees & Health Insurance, pt. 1
A few weeks ago, back on March 25th I bought the dip in equities. The market basis the Dow Jones ($DJI) has risen a little over 1000 points over that period. This afternoon I took profits in my trading portfolio, sold my ETF’s and REIT’s and moved to 100% cash. I remain invested in my core […]Read More Markets…took profits
This Weekend I took my oldest daughter on her first trip to Las Vegas in celebration of her 21st birthday and she/we had a blast! She’s home for the Summer (she completed her Junior year and will be an Senior on the Honor Roll in the Fall) and this is our first outing in quite […]Read More Weekend in Vegas…..
In last evening’s missive I demonstrated how my portfolio customarily performs on down days. This screen shot I’m providing is in real time and demonstrates how I perform on large up days. Obviously I don’t track the upside of any benchmark index. That’s alright by me. I’m more concerned about slow growth of capital and […]Read More Markets…the day after…
As many of you probably already know, I’m a type 1, insulin-dependent Diabetic. I keep it under control and frankly, as a Diabetic patient, I’m my doctor’s dream! This is because I exercise daily AND I follow the Ketogenic Diet, otherwise known as the Paleo Diet. I’m very diligent and disciplined. I consume ZERO GRAINS and ZERO […]Read More Wine for the Keto/Paleo dieter? YES!