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Hidden Risks

I’m occasionally asked why we don’t purchase individual bonds in client accounts.  This is typically posed by an incoming client with existing bonds purchased back when rates of 5% or higher were not uncommon.  It can seem like a no-brainer – loan a company money for...

Who Advocates for the Future?

New York Times columnist and PBS NewsHour commentator David Brooks is someone whose opinion I always enjoy reading, regardless of how often I agree.  David recently wrote an op-ed piece that made some recommendations for Congress and our current administration...

The Speed of Change

Last week the CEO of Groupon was fired after the company’s share price dropped 24% in one day following a poor earnings report.  The Chicago based company pioneered daily coupon deals for local companies on the Internet.  But in today’s world, when you come up with a...